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#Christmas Shopping

# christmas-shopping - Monday 16 December, 2013

Poll: Will you be doing a Christmas shop up North?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you be doing a Christmas shop up North?

Dec 16th 2013, 9:11 AM 14,454 Views 103 Comments

People are still travelling north to buy cheap food and alcohol, so will you be one of them?

# christmas-shopping - Friday 13 December, 2013

7 people who are definitely in your office Kris Kindle this year
# Krap Kindle
From The Daily Edge
# Krap Kindle

7 people who are definitely in your office Kris Kindle this year

Dec 13th 2013, 1:00 PM 21,302 Views 12 Comments

Recognise these people? Or even… YOURSELF?

# christmas-shopping - Sunday 8 December, 2013

Here's how to spot someone up to Dublin for the 8th of December
# Get Outta Town
From The Daily Edge
# Get Outta Town

Here's how to spot someone up to Dublin for the 8th of December

Dec 8th 2013, 9:30 AM 52,590 Views 174 Comments

Some people call it “culchie shopping day”. We don’t, but some people do.

# christmas-shopping - Monday 2 December, 2013

Today will be the busiest online mobile shopping day of 2013
# Shopping
# Shopping

Today will be the busiest online mobile shopping day of 2013

Dec 2nd 2013, 8:31 AM 8,219 Views 21 Comments

A new survey revealed 22 per cent of Irish people are shopping from a mobile or smartphone for Christmas this year.

# christmas-shopping - Thursday 21 November, 2013

In pics: Clerys is officially open for business again
# Clerys
# Clerys

In pics: Clerys is officially open for business again

Nov 21st 2013, 6:07 PM 25,555 Views 35 Comments

It was handbags at midday as shoppers battled to be the first to nab the opening day bargains.

How to drop and decode present hints this Christmas
# Sponsored By Kildare Village
From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By Kildare Village

How to drop and decode present hints this Christmas

Nov 21st 2013, 9:50 AM 87 Views 0 Comments

You’ve got to talk the talk if you want the right present under the tree this year.

# christmas-shopping - Saturday 16 November, 2013

So what's happening in DUBLIN in the run up to Christmas?
# Counting Down
# Counting Down

So what's happening in DUBLIN in the run up to Christmas?

Nov 16th 2013, 9:45 AM 23,525 Views 30 Comments

We’ll be taking a look at all the shopping, entertainment, and (of course) parking arrangements in Ireland’s cities over the next few weekends. This morning, let’s start with the capital…

# christmas-shopping - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Instagram, Gangnam and partridges in pear trees: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Instagram, Gangnam and partridges in pear trees: The week in numbers

Dec 22nd 2012, 7:30 PM 6,025 Views 3 Comments

How long does a Presidential website last? And how much does it pay to Assemble the Avengers?

# christmas-shopping - Friday 21 December, 2012

Column: 10 tips for a special Christmas with the kids… on a budget
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: 10 tips for a special Christmas with the kids… on a budget

Dec 21st 2012, 8:30 PM 12 Views 22 Comments

Christmas can be expensive for parents, but it is important to remember that children remember the traditions and memories about Christmas, not the presents, writes Martina Newe.

Over 75 per cent of people do their Christmas shopping at work
# Shopping
# Shopping

Over 75 per cent of people do their Christmas shopping at work

Dec 21st 2012, 7:00 AM 2,945 Views 14 Comments

A new survey also showed that only 9 per cent of people will buy Irish this festive season.

# christmas-shopping - Thursday 20 December, 2012

7 completely pointless* gadgets for the person who has everything
# That's Gift
From The Daily Edge
# That's Gift

7 completely pointless* gadgets for the person who has everything

Dec 20th 2012, 11:02 AM 18,868 Views 29 Comments

*Well, pretty much.

# christmas-shopping - Monday 17 December, 2012

Hi Ho Segway Pic of the Day
# Rollin
# Rollin

Hi Ho Segway Pic of the Day

Dec 17th 2012, 4:40 PM 20,189 Views 80 Comments

They haven’t gone away, you know.

Lisa McInerney: Don't feed the Grinch - Christmas is meant to be over the top
# Opinion
# Opinion

Lisa McInerney: Don't feed the Grinch - Christmas is meant to be over the top

Dec 17th 2012, 7:00 AM 52 Views 15 Comments

We overspend, not because we’re greedy or worried we’ll be ostracised if we don’t, but because we love how generosity feels.

# christmas-shopping - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Column: 5 simple ways to survive Christmas unscathed
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: 5 simple ways to survive Christmas unscathed

Dec 13th 2012, 9:00 PM 40 Views 6 Comments

This can be a difficult time, writes Ciara Conlon – but there are easy ways to keep stress at a minimum.

# christmas-shopping - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Late shoppers may be penalised as stores run low on toys and tablets
# Shortages
# Shortages

Late shoppers may be penalised as stores run low on toys and tablets

Dec 12th 2012, 2:01 PM 12,566 Views 55 Comments

This is not a drill. Furbys are heading towards extinction and iPad Minis are all sold out.

# christmas-shopping - Monday 26 November, 2012

Cyber Monday shoppers urged to know their rights
# Cyber Monday
# Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday shoppers urged to know their rights

Nov 26th 2012, 9:01 AM 5,187 Views 11 Comments

The NCA says there are certain risks with online shopping, particularly the non-delivery of goods or if consumers wish to return an item.

Average Irish consumer 'will spend €227 online this Christmas'
# 29 Days To Go
# 29 Days To Go

Average Irish consumer 'will spend €227 online this Christmas'

Nov 26th 2012, 6:45 AM 3,313 Views 18 Comments

Visa Europe says Irish consumers will spend a total of €420 million shopping online for the holiday season.

# christmas-shopping - Friday 23 November, 2012

Pictures: Frenzied bargain shoppers hit US stores on Black Thursday/Friday
# Shop 'til You Drop
# Shop 'til You Drop

Pictures: Frenzied bargain shoppers hit US stores on Black Thursday/Friday

Nov 23rd 2012, 12:28 PM 12,010 Views 33 Comments

It’s traditionally a time when retailers turn a profit for the year.

# christmas-shopping - Friday 16 November, 2012

In pictures: Christmas lights turned on on Grafton Street
# That Time Of Year Again...
From The Daily Edge
# That Time Of Year Again...

In pictures: Christmas lights turned on on Grafton Street

Nov 16th 2012, 8:40 AM 17,415 Views 33 Comments

Switching on the Grafton Street Christmas lights is heralded as the official start date of the festive season.

# christmas-shopping - Monday 12 November, 2012

Pic: Anyone for snowman poo?
# Whoopsies
From The Daily Edge
# Whoopsies

Pic: Anyone for snowman poo?

Nov 12th 2012, 10:17 AM 1,054 Views 2 Comments

Nothing says “Christmas spirit” like chocolate excrement.

One quarter of Irish people ‘will be paying for Christmas’ in New Year
# Debt
# Debt

One quarter of Irish people ‘will be paying for Christmas’ in New Year

Nov 12th 2012, 8:15 AM 3,742 Views 26 Comments

Only two out of five of us will be able to get through Christmas just on our regular income – although credit card use is set to drop, according to Irish credit unions.

# christmas-shopping - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Poll: Have you started your Christmas shopping?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you started your Christmas shopping?

Nov 8th 2012, 9:24 AM 8,641 Views 48 Comments

Too early or just the right time?

Irish consumers will be highest spenders in Europe this Christmas
# Christmas
# Christmas

Irish consumers will be highest spenders in Europe this Christmas

Nov 8th 2012, 8:49 AM 8,007 Views 60 Comments

Two thirds of Irish consumers also say they will focus on supporting the local economy this festive season.

# christmas-shopping - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Explainer: What are the rules that govern legal moneylenders?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: What are the rules that govern legal moneylenders?

Nov 3rd 2012, 7:45 AM 5,673 Views 11 Comments

With Halloween now behind us, Christmas has become the focus of many. While the holiday can bring joy to many, it can be a time of huge financial pressure for others.

# christmas-shopping - Friday 26 October, 2012

Retail sales up for the third month in a row
# Shopping
# Shopping

Retail sales up for the third month in a row

Oct 26th 2012, 2:29 PM 4,302 Views 17 Comments

The amount and value of Irish retail sales have risen by 0.9 per cent in September compared with August 2012.

# christmas-shopping - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Season's Greetings Pic of the Day
# Pic Of The Day
From The Daily Edge
# Pic Of The Day

Season's Greetings Pic of the Day

Aug 28th 2012, 12:27 PM 1,382 Views 4 Comments

Yes, it’s happening. Already.

# christmas-shopping - Friday 27 January, 2012

Good news for retailers: sales increased in December
# Shopping
# Shopping

Good news for retailers: sales increased in December

Jan 27th 2012, 2:26 PM 1,647 Views 13 Comments

It was the first time there has been quarterly growth in retail sales in almost two years.

# christmas-shopping - Saturday 24 December, 2011

Poll: Have you finished your Christmas shopping?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you finished your Christmas shopping?

Dec 24th 2011, 10:20 AM 2,793 Views 20 Comments

What’s your plan for today? Are you smugly putting your feet up with your presents all wrapped and ready or are you rushing around for those last-minute gifts?

# christmas-shopping - Monday 19 December, 2011

Poll: Do you still shop in record stores?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you still shop in record stores?

Dec 19th 2011, 11:20 AM 5,326 Views 69 Comments

Music retailer HMV today said that it faced an “uncertain” future after announcing huge losses. Lots of indie record stores have already closed in Ireland so far this year – so we’re asking: do you still shop in record stores?

# christmas-shopping - Saturday 17 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Dec 17th 2011, 7:56 PM 5,654 Views 4 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Government support nosedives in new poll; the truth about Christmas shopping; and the year’s most annoying words…

Open thread: What are you stocking up on for Christmas?
# Let Us Know
# Let Us Know

Open thread: What are you stocking up on for Christmas?

Dec 17th 2011, 6:00 PM 3,504 Views 42 Comments

What food, drink or entertainment do you rely on to get you through the festive season? Join the discussion here…

Poll: Have you done your Christmas shopping?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you done your Christmas shopping?

Dec 17th 2011, 4:06 PM 5,198 Views 24 Comments

Retail Excellence Ireland is so worried about the lack of spending that some of its members might hold pre-Christmas sales. Have you been holding off doing your Christmas shopping?

Sales might start next week... BEFORE Christmas
# Shopping
# Shopping

Sales might start next week... BEFORE Christmas

Dec 17th 2011, 3:46 PM 5,986 Views 5 Comments

Christmas shopping predictions… and 11 shopping habits we’ve picked up this year.

# christmas-shopping - Monday 28 November, 2011

How much would it cost to buy everything in The Twelve Days of Christmas?
# Christmas Shopping
From The Daily Edge
# Christmas Shopping

How much would it cost to buy everything in The Twelve Days of Christmas?

Nov 28th 2011, 11:53 AM 3,212 Views 5 Comments

More than €75,000 for the full complement of partridges and lords-a-leaping. We’ve got the full breakdown…

Irish shoppers to spend over €250m online this Christmas
# Christmas Shopping
# Christmas Shopping

Irish shoppers to spend over €250m online this Christmas

Nov 28th 2011, 7:00 AM 1,671 Views 9 Comments

Today is the busiest day for online shopping over the Christmas period according to research.

# christmas-shopping - Saturday 26 November, 2011

Gallery: Is this where your Christmas presents are coming from?
# Christmas Shopping
# Christmas Shopping

Gallery: Is this where your Christmas presents are coming from?

Nov 26th 2011, 10:00 AM 6,770 Views 14 Comments

Incredible photos of Amazon’s vast shipping warehouses in the UK – one of which is the size of 14 football pitches.

# christmas-shopping - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

One in five plan to shop for Christmas over the border - survey
# Christmas Shopping
# Christmas Shopping

One in five plan to shop for Christmas over the border - survey

Nov 22nd 2011, 4:53 PM 2,014 Views 26 Comments

Of those surveyed by Irish travel company GoHop.ie, 70 per cent said they would be shopping in the Republic this Christmas.

# christmas-shopping - Saturday 19 November, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Nov 19th 2011, 7:55 PM 5,516 Views 7 Comments

Catch up on the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…