Deloitte: Clever strategy is paying dividends

Barry Group, which is branching out into gardening and household products, is doing well in a very tough trading environment, writes Gareth Naughton.

4th March, 2012
Deloitte: Clever strategy is paying dividends
Jim Barry, managing director, The Barry Group: 'I think it is very important in business that you are able to read where the market is going'. Photo: Provision

One of Ireland's leading food and drink wholesale and distribution groups is set to shake up the hardware business over the coming months.

The Barry Group is launching a range of gardening and household products, procured directly from manufacturers in Asia, with the aim of challenging the established players in the market, according to managing director Jim Barry.

"We are creating a new business in effect and we are very confident that in about three...

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