Hughes & Hughes invests €500k in new store

Irish retailer Hughes & Hughes will open its 14th bookshop in Wexford this month as part of larger expansion plans to open seven new outlets in Ireland over the next two years.

6th August, 2005

The company is investing €500,000 in the new store, which will stock up to 10,000 titles across a range of genres. Located on Redmond Square inWexford town, it will create six full-time jobswhen it opens next Saturday.

Hughes & Hughes chief executiveDerekHughes said the 2,000 sq ft shop would target younger readers with a junior section, stocking specialist children's books, educational toys and games. He said the company was keen to target younger readers - it...

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