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Irish apparel retailer to create 150 new jobs
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Dec '11
Ireland's premium fashion retailer Carraig Donn Ltd. has announced that expansion in export markets and increase in online retail sales has enabled it to expand its operations, pursuant to which 150 fresh employment opportunities will be created in Westport, Co Mayo.

It was in 1965 that late Mr. Padraic Hughes, alongwith his wife Mrs. Maire Hughes and 13 children, started making knitwear for tourist market, thus laying foundation for the family business, which has today grown into a company called Carraig Donn, a market leader in Ireland.

Ireland's Head of the Government Enda Kenny said Carraig Donn is a great example of a traditional Irish family business developing into a real global success story.

Carraig Donn Director Vincent Hughes shared that the traditional market, which was experiencing a downfall in recent times, has once again started developing, particularly in the US, where there is a huge demand for fashion apparels and handmade crafts.

The 150 new jobs would be spread over retail, manufacturing and online businesses of Carraig Donn. The company says 57 of these jobs have already been created this year with the opening of its online shopping site and six new stores.

Carraig Donn now has 28 retail outlets across Ireland and employs over 350 people and the number is expected to increase to 450 within the next 18 months.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


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