Rise of online sales forcing retailers to rethink approach

The growth of online sales is a worrying reality for the country's retailers.

IBEC's Retail Ireland says an uplift in sales in the run-up to Christmas is hiding a decline in more traditional business.

Takings rose by 2.7% in the last three months of 2018.

Retail Ireland Director, Thomas Burke, says they have noticed a dramatic shift in shopping patterns in general.

"Online is taking footfall from high streets and shopping centres at an increasing pace over...
source: Irish Examiner

2019-02-12 11:31
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