retail ireland skillnet retail employee presentation
On Monday 11th June 2018, the fabulous team at Mothercare Ireland Mahon Point celebrated as they were awarded their Retail Ireland Skillnet QQI Certificates for the range of occupational training courses completed.  On the day, our very own Margaret and Irene joined Jonathan  Ward the Managing Director, Mothercare Ireland, Ian Malone, the Mahon Point Store Manager and Karen Ferris,

Well Done Fashion Retail Academy!!

The Fashion Retail Academy (FRA) has been rated as Outstanding by a recent Ofsted assessment! Retail Week have reported that the FRA received Ofsted’s highest possible rating in every area of its curriculum. Among other areas, it listed employer partnerships, career progression and teaching quality as outstanding. We were delighted to visit the Fashion Retail
Despite the fact that Ireland is home to many of the big internet companies such Ebay and Google, many of our domestic small and medium enterprises are lacking an online presence. A large proportion of potential business is being lost to international and UK retailers. (More here) According to a digital scorecard issued by the
Letterkenny Institute of Technology welcomed HRH The Prince of Wales to the campus last week and Retail Ireland Skillnet got a front row seat!! As Retail Ireland Skillnet’s main office is based at LyIT’s CoLabs (the incubation and innovation centre for the North West) this was an exceptional opportunity to get out of the office
The UK will hold a referendum on June 23 to decide if it will stay in or leave the European Union. At present the debate is a close one with just over half at present favouring a ‘stay’ vote. So what would it mean for the Irish Retail Sector if Britain were to withdraw from