Cheap goods from Britain putting pressure on Irish distributors

Irish retailers and wholesalers are set to obtain an increasing amount of their goods from cheaper British sources, according to the state advisory board, Forfás. In a new report on the sector, Forfás said the move to source goods abroad would put si

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Ian Kehoe

15th May, 2010

Irish retailers and wholesalers are set to obtain an increasing amount of their goods from cheaper British sources, according to the state advisory board, Forfás. In a new report on the sector, Forfás said the move to source goods abroad would put significant pressure on Irish distributors and could lead to job losses or company closures.

The report said that the wholesale and retail sector accounted for 14 per cent of...

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