It's 6.30pm on Thursday, and the much-hyped Harvey Nichols, which opened its doors at Dundrum Town Centre in south Dublin under four weeks ago, is bereft of customers.
It was widely believed that the arrival of the iconic London store would signal the end of Brown Thomas' hegemony over the Irish luxury and designer goods market, and form the centrepiece for Ireland's shopping mecca of choice.
Harvey Nichols was an important anchor tenant for the...
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