Hopes high as lights mark start of festive shopping

Retailers are set to earn up to 35 per cent of their annual turnover during the festive shopping season, which officially starts today with the switching on of the Christmas tree lights across Dublin.

20th November, 2010

Retailers are set to earn up to 35 per cent of their annual turnover during the festive shopping season, which officially starts today with the switching on of the Christmas tree lights across Dublin.

The increased footfall from Christmas shoppers will give a timely boost to the sector, which has had a challenging year.

‘‘Footfall has stabilised towards 2009 levels recently and the six weeks running up to the Christmas period is worth close to €1...

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