Saturday November 28, 2020

Retail in Ireland: Are you being served?

Fast-fashion and online sales are leading the demise of conventional shops

19th June, 2016

Former staff at Clerys carried out a guerrilla protest last weekend on Dublin’s O’Connell Street to mark the first anniversary of the overnight closure of the iconic department store, a controversial corporate coup that put 460 staff out of work overnight. The centrepiece of the protest was the projection of a giant Clerys clock onto the building with the words: “Time for Justice”.

The manner of the closure struck a...

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