Ireland's retail sector has faced difficulties over the past couple of years, from the credit crunch to the country's fiscal woes and recession. The result has been a drop in retail rental prices and property values. International brands have been eager to capitalise on the correction in rents and the more flexible terms, but are only interested in the best trading locations. Pandora, Disney, Pumpkin Patch, Hollister and Forever 21 are just a few of the global brands that have opened or are poised to open in Ireland.
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