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Higher footfall in Dublin leads to increased retail sales

Sales are likely to be up by 3 per cent on last year’s figure of €4.75 billion

Aaron Rogan

News Correspondent

@aarrogan
29th December, 2019
Sales on Henry Street, figures are likely to be up 3 per cent on last year. Picture: Fergal Phillips

Trade groups have said that higher footfall in Dublin has led to increased sales over Christmas, bucking the trend this year of more people visiting the capital but spending less.

Richard Guiney, chief executive of DublinTown, said that during 2019 the number of people coming to Dublin increased but, despite that, sales in retail and hospitality fell. However, sales have beaten expectations over the Christmas period, he said, and are likely to be up around...

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