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# retail-and-services - Monday 17 December, 2018

Online gifting platform Clevergift is gearing up to go live with dozens of retailers in the new year
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Online gifting platform Clevergift is gearing up to go live with dozens of retailers in the new year

Dec 17th 2018, 1:00 AM 893 Views 0 Comments

The company expects to roll out with 45 merchants in 2019.

# retail-and-services - Sunday 16 December, 2018

'A field day for the black market': Docs reveal what the minister was told after the budget VAT hike
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'A field day for the black market': Docs reveal what the minister was told after the budget VAT hike

Dec 16th 2018, 1:01 AM 2,382 Views 0 Comments

Hospitality firms and hairdressers wrote to Paschal Donohoe to say they will be forced to shut up shop.

# retail-and-services - Saturday 15 December, 2018

What employers can learn from Ikea's recent workforce cull
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What employers can learn from Ikea's recent workforce cull

Dec 15th 2018, 3:00 PM 1,825 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what you need to know about making staff redundant.

# retail-and-services - Friday 14 December, 2018

'One day I had all the perks of a tech company and the next I was doing flyering on the street'
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'One day I had all the perks of a tech company and the next I was doing flyering on the street'

Dec 14th 2018, 10:12 AM 1,667 Views 0 Comments

Gym + Coffee’s Niall Horgan talks about giving up his job to start his athletic clothing business.

‘Dawson Street was a fifth of our sales. When we closed we thought it would be a disaster’
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# Insights And Opinions

‘Dawson Street was a fifth of our sales. When we closed we thought it would be a disaster’

Dec 14th 2018, 10:11 AM 3,905 Views 0 Comments

From 3am starts to make juices to opening restaurants, Jack Kirwan talks about setting up his business.

Industrial lights are really dull - and that's given birth to a whole new industry
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# Resource And Energy

Industrial lights are really dull - and that's given birth to a whole new industry

Dec 14th 2018, 9:53 AM 1,810 Views 0 Comments

Lighting-as-a-service is tipped to balloon into a multibillion-dollar industry by the mid-2020s.

As it fights to keep a café open, Dunnes argues it hasn't made a Starbucks-style violation
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# Retail And Services

As it fights to keep a café open, Dunnes argues it hasn't made a Starbucks-style violation

Dec 14th 2018, 9:52 AM 21,073 Views 4 Comments

The retailer was ordered to close its Café Sol outlet in Liffey Valley by the local council.

As it fights to keep a café open, Dunnes argues it hasn't made a Starbucks-style violation
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As it fights to keep a café open, Dunnes argues it hasn't made a Starbucks-style violation

Dec 14th 2018, 1:01 AM 5,020 Views 0 Comments

The retailer was ordered to close its Café Sol outlet in Liffey Valley by the local council.

# retail-and-services - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

'One day I had all the perks of a tech company and the next I was doing flyering on the street'
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From Business ETC
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'One day I had all the perks of a tech company and the next I was doing flyering on the street'

Dec 12th 2018, 3:00 PM 2,604 Views 0 Comments

Gym + Coffee’s Niall Horgan talks about giving up his job to start his athletic clothing business.

# retail-and-services - Sunday 9 December, 2018

Industrial lights are really dull - and that's given birth to a whole new industry
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From Business ETC
# Resource And Energy

Industrial lights are really dull - and that's given birth to a whole new industry

Dec 9th 2018, 1:00 AM 1,903 Views 0 Comments

Lighting-as-a-service is tipped to balloon into a multibillion-dollar industry by the mid-2020s.

# retail-and-services - Friday 7 December, 2018

‘Dawson Street was a fifth of our sales. When we closed we thought it would be a disaster’
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From Business ETC
# Insights And Opinions

‘Dawson Street was a fifth of our sales. When we closed we thought it would be a disaster’

Dec 7th 2018, 1:01 PM 6,131 Views 0 Comments

From 3am starts to make juices to opening restaurants, Jack Kirwan talks about setting up his business.

Eir has accused ComReg of breaking EU laws in its clampdown on costly helplines
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# Retail And Services

Eir has accused ComReg of breaking EU laws in its clampdown on costly helplines

Dec 7th 2018, 10:32 AM 958 Views 3 Comments

The watchdog is rolling out new rules relating to ‘non-geographic numbers’.

Applegreen built a fuel station exactly where it said a rival's plan would cause traffic chaos
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Applegreen built a fuel station exactly where it said a rival's plan would cause traffic chaos

Dec 7th 2018, 9:43 AM 25,326 Views 27 Comments

The firm appealed a rival’s south Dublin plans last year and then opened up its own outlet on the site.

# retail-and-services - Thursday 6 December, 2018

After announcing a global jobs cull, Yelp shrunk its Dublin HQ to nearly nothing
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After announcing a global jobs cull, Yelp shrunk its Dublin HQ to nearly nothing

Dec 6th 2018, 1:01 AM 852 Views 0 Comments

New documents show dozens of jobs have been axed from the review website’s Irish office.

# retail-and-services - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Applegreen built a fuel station exactly where it said a rival's plan would cause traffic chaos
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From Business ETC
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Applegreen built a fuel station exactly where it said a rival's plan would cause traffic chaos

Dec 4th 2018, 6:01 PM 5,631 Views 0 Comments

The firm appealed a rival’s south Dublin plans last year and then opened up its own outlet on the site.

Eir has accused ComReg of breaking EU laws in its clampdown on costly helplines
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From Business ETC
# Retail And Services

Eir has accused ComReg of breaking EU laws in its clampdown on costly helplines

Dec 4th 2018, 12:41 PM 835 Views 0 Comments

The watchdog is rolling out new rules relating to ‘non-geographic numbers’.

# retail-and-services - Monday 3 December, 2018

How Dental Care Ireland is plotting to become the country's biggest dentistry chain
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How Dental Care Ireland is plotting to become the country's biggest dentistry chain

Dec 3rd 2018, 1:00 AM 1,543 Views 0 Comments

The three-year-old company has already taken over 16 practices – with more deals in the pipeline.

# retail-and-services - Thursday 29 November, 2018

'Starting from scratch in your 30s and 40s isn't easy on any couple. It was such a dark period'
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# Retail And Services

'Starting from scratch in your 30s and 40s isn't easy on any couple. It was such a dark period'

Nov 29th 2018, 4:26 PM 1,864 Views 1 Comment

Gina Cassidy from Purcell & Woodcock says the key to working with your partner is not bringing it home.

Pest Pulse wants to bring much-needed tech to the 'unglamorous' world of pest control
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Pest Pulse wants to bring much-needed tech to the 'unglamorous' world of pest control

Nov 29th 2018, 3:00 PM 850 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile the one-year old tech company.

# retail-and-services - Saturday 24 November, 2018

How chatbots can sooth stressed-out, angry customers during the busy shopping season
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How chatbots can sooth stressed-out, angry customers during the busy shopping season

Nov 24th 2018, 3:00 PM 227 Views 0 Comments

Retailers can build engagement during the Christmas period without increasing their workload.

# retail-and-services - Friday 23 November, 2018

'Starting from scratch in your 30s and 40s isn't easy on any couple. It was such a dark period'
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From Business ETC
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'Starting from scratch in your 30s and 40s isn't easy on any couple. It was such a dark period'

Nov 23rd 2018, 12:55 PM 2,130 Views 0 Comments

Gina Cassidy from Purcell & Woodcock says the key to working with your partner is not bringing it home.

# retail-and-services - Thursday 22 November, 2018

The Irish Fairy Door Company has bagged a million-euro investment to start its line of merch
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The Irish Fairy Door Company has bagged a million-euro investment to start its line of merch

Nov 22nd 2018, 6:00 PM 774 Views 0 Comments

The Dublin outfit has just signed a deal with Canadian media giant DHX for a new online video series.

'My father gave the best advice - be comfortable with failure, otherwise you'll never take risks'
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# Retail And Services

'My father gave the best advice - be comfortable with failure, otherwise you'll never take risks'

Nov 22nd 2018, 3:13 PM 794 Views 0 Comments

Golden Discs’ Stephen Fitzgerald talks about the ups and downs of music retail and the ‘tragic’ rental crisis.

Baristas and burritos: How Circle K is prepping for fuel's decline
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Baristas and burritos: How Circle K is prepping for fuel's decline

Nov 22nd 2018, 3:06 PM 2,069 Views 1 Comment

The forecourt retailer says more than 50% of transactions are now non-fuel purchases.

A Mothercare Ireland boss liked retail tech startup ServiceDock so much he backed it
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A Mothercare Ireland boss liked retail tech startup ServiceDock so much he backed it

Nov 22nd 2018, 11:47 AM 1,003 Views 0 Comments

The Dublin company builds tools for collecting and monitoring customer feedback data.

# retail-and-services - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Flyefit's bumper profits highlight the very lucrative business of budget gyms
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Flyefit's bumper profits highlight the very lucrative business of budget gyms

Nov 21st 2018, 6:00 PM 3,277 Views 0 Comments

The low-cost chain has rapidly expanded and will soon open its first branch in Cork.

'My father gave the best advice - be comfortable with failure, otherwise you'll never take risks'
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'My father gave the best advice - be comfortable with failure, otherwise you'll never take risks'

Nov 21st 2018, 12:12 PM 1,241 Views 0 Comments

Golden Discs’ Stephen Fitzgerald talks about the ups and downs of music retail and the ‘tragic’ rental crisis.

# retail-and-services - Monday 19 November, 2018

Poll: Do you think the government is wrong to favour fibre for the National Broadband Plan?
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Poll: Do you think the government is wrong to favour fibre for the National Broadband Plan?

Nov 19th 2018, 3:00 PM 1,224 Views 0 Comments

Some suggest wireless services would be a better option for rural internet users.

# retail-and-services - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Zara's owner is shuttering an Irish operation used to handle over €1 billion in global online sales
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# Retail And Services

Zara's owner is shuttering an Irish operation used to handle over €1 billion in global online sales

Nov 15th 2018, 3:26 PM 4,116 Views 0 Comments

The move comes as Inditex plans a huge expansion of its digital retail presence.

Inside Dublin Airport's 'secret third terminal' - the one where selfies are banned
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Inside Dublin Airport's 'secret third terminal' - the one where selfies are banned

Nov 15th 2018, 3:24 PM 28,734 Views 10 Comments

DAA is targeting deep-pocketed executives and honeymooners with its ‘platinum services’ facility.

Baristas and burritos: How Circle K is prepping for fuel's decline
# Food And Drink
From Business ETC
# Food And Drink

Baristas and burritos: How Circle K is prepping for fuel's decline

Nov 15th 2018, 1:01 PM 2,604 Views 0 Comments

The forecourt retailer says more than 50% of transactions are now non-fuel purchases.

# retail-and-services - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Inside Dublin Airport's 'secret third terminal' - the one where selfies are banned
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Inside Dublin Airport's 'secret third terminal' - the one where selfies are banned

Nov 11th 2018, 1:00 AM 25,970 Views 0 Comments

DAA is targeting deep-pocketed executives and honeymooners with its ‘platinum services’ facility.

# retail-and-services - Saturday 10 November, 2018

Zara's owner is shuttering an Irish operation used to handle over €1 billion in global online sales
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From Business ETC
# Retail And Services

Zara's owner is shuttering an Irish operation used to handle over €1 billion in global online sales

Nov 10th 2018, 1:01 AM 6,432 Views 0 Comments

The move comes as Inditex plans a huge expansion of its digital retail presence.

# retail-and-services - Thursday 8 November, 2018

'My twins came nine weeks early - I was checking emails on my phone by an incubator'
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'My twins came nine weeks early - I was checking emails on my phone by an incubator'

Nov 8th 2018, 6:00 PM 834 Views 0 Comments

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Wedding Dates.

'Selling my dad's practice was tough. It had put food on the table and clothes on our back'
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'Selling my dad's practice was tough. It had put food on the table and clothes on our back'

Nov 8th 2018, 5:26 PM 3,787 Views 0 Comments

Told there was no job for him in the family practice, vet Charles Cosgrave decided to reinvent his father’s firm.

Pat Phelan says his new cosmetic clinic chain could be a 'half-billion-dollar business'
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# Retail And Services

Pat Phelan says his new cosmetic clinic chain could be a 'half-billion-dollar business'

Nov 8th 2018, 5:23 PM 6,298 Views 0 Comments

The Cork entrepreneur is planning five new Sisu branches across Ireland and the UK.

Ikea has gone cold on opening another Irish store - because it's focused online instead
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# Retail And Services

Ikea has gone cold on opening another Irish store - because it's focused online instead

Nov 8th 2018, 5:22 PM 1,365 Views 1 Comment

The Swedish flat-pack furniture giant had been looking at opening in south Dublin or Cork.

Penneys' owner will keep shunning online shopping so it can drive social media 'mania'
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Penneys' owner will keep shunning online shopping so it can drive social media 'mania'

Nov 8th 2018, 5:19 PM 14,508 Views 3 Comments

Associated British Foods is planning to introduce more partnerships with so-called ‘influencers’.

Ikea has gone cold on opening another Irish store - because it's focused online instead
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Ikea has gone cold on opening another Irish store - because it's focused online instead

Nov 8th 2018, 1:01 AM 2,010 Views 0 Comments

The Swedish flat-pack furniture giant had been looking at opening in south Dublin or Cork.

# retail-and-services - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

Pat Phelan says his new cosmetic clinic chain could be a 'half-billion-dollar business'
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From Business ETC
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Pat Phelan says his new cosmetic clinic chain could be a 'half-billion-dollar business'

Nov 7th 2018, 4:19 PM 2,438 Views 0 Comments

The Cork entrepreneur is planning five new Sisu branches across Ireland and the UK.