Bookseller Eason issues Brexit revenue warning

Price deflation ‘already having an impact’, shareholders told; Book giant will review supply chain with view to outsourcing

12th March, 2017
Eason bookstore in Dublin

Eason, the Irish-owned book and stationery retailer, has written to its shareholders warning that “macroeconomic factors such as Brexit will have a considerable impact on [it] and the Irish retail sector in general”.

James Osborne, the chairman of the group – which has a network of 65 stores, including ten in the North – told shareholders that “price deflation since the Brexit vote is already having a considerable impact on our revenues and...

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