Retailers call for urgent reform of local authority rates system

Retail Ireland, the Ibec group that represents the retail sector, today launched a new policy paper entitled ‘Tackling the rates burden’. The paper highlights the serious deficiencies in the current system governing how local authority rates are levied and collected from retailers, resulting in over €200 million in uncollected rates each year. The retail sector […]

Tipperary Store Named XL Store Of The Year At Prestigious XL Retailing Standard Awards

Colum Browne’s XL store in Clogheen was awarded the XL Store of the Year accolade at the recently held XL Retailing Standard Awards 2017. Browne’s XL Clogheen beat over 240 other XL Stores nationwide to claim the coveted title. The store was honoured for achieving outstanding excellence in retail at the recent Awards which attracted retailers from all over Ireland to […]