BUSINESS PROFILE: GARETH BRITTON, ALL SPORTS, DONEGAL TOWN

first_imgDONEGALDAILY.COM BUSINESS PROFILE: GARETH BRITTON, ALL SPORTS, QUAY STREET, DONEGAL TOWN.Donegaldaily.com: What is your career and what do you do?Gareth: Sports Shop Proprietor, retail sports shop Donegaldaily.com: Tell us about your first job and how much were you paid?Gareth: First job would have been in a bag factory earning £5.00 an hour.Donegaldaily.com:What was your first success in business?Gareth: Moving from our first location on Main St. to a bigger shop on Quay St. and increasing our stock levels and a better product offering for our customers. Donegaldaily.com: What has been your biggest mistake in business?Gareth: When a competitor opened up in town I panicked and over-bought and ended up clearing the stock off at a loss!Donegaldaily.com: What advice would you give to someone starting out in business today?Gareth: Start off small and gradually move up the scale and grow the business gradually.Donegaldaily.com: What item can you not do without? Gareth: ComputerDonegaldaily.com: What item would you prefer to do without?Gareth: PhoneDonegaldaily.com: What do you do in your spare time (if you have any)? Gareth: SportsDonegaldaily.com: When will you retire?Gareth: 55 yearsDonegaldaily.com: What’s your tip to surviving the recession?Gareth: Keep costs to a minimum, diversify, and keep the head down and work hard.Donegaldaily.com: What one thing would you do if you were Finance Minister to help business?Gareth: Do whatever is possible to try and get more money into the Irish economy as people cannot spend much at the moment due to wages/budget cuts. This is going to affect businesses, and in the circle its going to affect the revenue that the government will generate.BUSINESS PROFILE: GARETH BRITTON, ALL SPORTS, DONEGAL TOWN was last modified: January 10th, 2011 by gregShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img

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