Doom and Gloom

October 2008
Checkout;Oct2008, Vol. 34 Issue 10, p18
The article discusses how various retailers in Ireland are performing in the midst of an economic turmoil. Lidl UK GmbH is the best performing retailer in Ireland as it has grown a rate of over 16% in 2008 and despite the tough times, its growth rate increased to over 21%. Aldi Inc. has a good year start as it is driven by new store openings and positive press coverage. Tesco PLC had a challenging summer due to the reactionary Cash Savers' range and worsened by the departure of some executives.


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