Fighting the recession: The gloom busters

In these turbulent times it is encouraging to find companies that are prospering, but all warn that 2009 is likely to be one of consolidation, with a focus on keeping costs down and improving service levels

3rd January, 2009

Given the state of the Irish economy, it would be easy to presume that few, if any, businesses are prospering or expanding But while times are certainly tough, there are some firms for whom2008 wasn’t all bad news.

The Sunday Business Post has spoken to the owners and managers of nine companies about their year in business. Some, like the food chain Nando’s, are new entrants to the Irish market and are trading...

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