Shopping never goes out of fashion

The retail market picked up in 2005 where it left off last year and continued at a robust pace.

9th July, 2005

The retail market picked up in 2005 where it left off last year and continued at a robust pace.

Consumer spending remained strong, with some commentators predicting that it will rise by 5 per cent for the year. However, a slowdown in British consumer spending this spring caused many to cast a concerned eye across the water, and to speculate on the possible effects on Ireland.

So far, the slowdown seems only to have caused the main...

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