Saturday 23 September 2017

Competition worries replace cash flow woes

New competitors and discounting by existing competitors has replaced cash flow as businesses' primary concern, according to a new survey. The shift came in the last quarter of 2015.

Cross-border trade body Intertrade Ireland, which released the survey, said the result was a sign of a "relatively healthy" market.

"Companies that are in growth mode are characterised by their investment in innovation and exporting to new markets, including the cross-border market on the island," Intertrade's strategy and policy director Aidan Gough said.

Irish Independent

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