October 03, 2011
By NEIL HARTNELL
Tribune Business Editor
A LEADING businessman yesterday said sales for his impacted outlets slumped by 40 per cent at the New Providence Road Improvement Project's peak, telling Tribune Business the main Argentinean contractor "made a mistake" in not hiring more Bahamian supervisors and sub-contractors.
Dionisio D'Aguilar said that while the top-line at his Superwash laundromat chain's Montell Heights and Robinson Road outlets was now back to around 80 per cent of pre-roadworks numbers, the most heavily impacted location - Prince Charles Drive - was suffering a further indignity because the new road was "four feet" below its entrance level.
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News date : 10/03/2011 Category : Tribune Stories