% of Retail turnover from online 15.5% in April (3.3% for 2019 in total).
It was noted that the recovery will depend on the path of the virus but a gradual opening up is under way which is very positive. Jim is of the opinion that Ireland in a good place to borrow and with personal savings increasing during the crisis this will drive a rebound in spending. However, it is vital that government act quickly to protect business and support re-employment during the recovery period. Jim expects demand to be strong for interim management services and noted that they can be a valuable resource to business as they look to the recovery.
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