Re: Re: The Park, Carrickmines
Charity shops are cyclical; they won’t last once the market picks up; but the challenges are tougher for local authorities as there is a huge structural change in retail beyond the economic cycle this time; the only retail fad expanding at the moment appears to be chocolate shops which are trying to replace a long list of contracting uses not least of which include banks, card shops, mobile phone shops. I would hate to see Dun Laoghaire as a budget retail location;
Depressing website time!!! http://www.chavtowns.co.uk/
You would like to see the council encouraging an outbreak of pop up shops in conjunction with NCAD and the local art college.