Around 100,000 retail jobs could be lost if sales don't improve

Around 100,000 jobs could be lost in retail if current sales figures don't improve.

Retail Excellence Ireland is reporting that overall sales have fallen by close to a third.

Clothing and footwear stores along with coffee shops were worst affected, they saw their figures slashed by three quarters.

Managing Director of Retail Excellence Duncan Graham says the month of June did give him hope:

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