Saturday July 4, 2020

Festive spending: the retail view

The Sunday Business Post spoke to four retailers, from different segments of the market, to see what the Christmas rush means for them, writes Siobhan Brett.

4th December, 2011
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Steven and Celine Goode of the Goode Life Food Company and their free-range pork. Photo: Maura Hickey

With three weeks to go until Christmas Day, retailers across the country are preparing for what they hope will be a busy and profitable period. But with shoppers nervous about the contents of this week's budget, the likelihood is that it will be a mixed bag for traders.

According to the retail sales index released by the Central Statistics Office at the end of November, the categories of retail which have experienced little or no...

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