Press Release: More consumers shopping during Black Friday but average spend lower
26 November 2022
This Black Friday is the closest one to pre-Covid levels with shoppers flocking the streets...
GRTU has this week met the Hon Christian Cardona as Minister
responsible for Small Businesses and presented GRTU's five priorities for
Minister Cardona welcomed GRTUs contribution to the discussion in
the run up to the Budget and said that the proposals presented merit evaluation
and serious consideration. The Minister discussed with GRTU Government's
financial limitations in changing certain policies however recognized the
validity of the arguments and emphasized that he will do his best to find
solutions or compromise where possible. GRTU explained that it is aware that
there will be important changes directly linked to GRTU's priorities in this
year's Budget and that we insist that discussions need to be held and an
agreement reached prior to any announcements.
GRTU this year has focused on 5 priorities for Budget
2015: Tackling Unfair competition, Removal of Eco Tax, Reducing the cost of
finance, Tackling high trade costs and Reducing high commercial licenses.
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