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#Retail Ireland

# retail-ireland - Thursday 21 February, 2019

'Costs will rise': UK and Irish retail groups warn of 'devastating' no-deal consequences

Tariffs that would be imposed in a no-deal Brexit scenario would result in an increase in costs for Irish shoppers.

# retail-ireland - Monday 3 December, 2018

Retail group predicts Irish households will spend an average of €2,690 this December

Retail Ireland said that there will be an increase in sales this year of over €150 million.

# retail-ireland - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Two months out from Christmas, retailers are short-stocked for seasonal staff

Stores are facing worker shortages as the country nears full employment.

# retail-ireland - Thursday 23 August, 2018

'We want a level playing pitch': Retail groups take aim at pop-up markets

But one major operator says bricks-and-mortar firms are simply ‘unable to take competition’.

# retail-ireland - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Selling energy drinks to children: No plans from other retailers to copy Aldi's ban

Retailers such as Dunnes Stores, Centra and SuperValu haven’t announced any plans to follow Aldi’s lead.

# retail-ireland - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Irish retailers on course to record best Christmas season since 2007

Despite the positive growth, cross-border shopping has been a big worry for Irish outlets this year.

# retail-ireland - Monday 4 December, 2017

Irish households to spend an average of €2,654 in the run up to Christmas

Retail Ireland said that cross-border shopping and online shopping from foreign retailers is a big worry for Irish outlets this year.

# retail-ireland - Monday 1 May, 2017

Retail Ireland's new head wants to convince people that jobs in shops aren't just for students

BWG Foods boss Willie O’Byrne was appointed to the role earlier this week.

# retail-ireland - Monday 6 February, 2017

Irish retailers claim they didn't have a very merry Christmas

Irish retailers claim they didn't have a very merry Christmas

Retail Ireland called their latest shopping figures “disappointing”.

# retail-ireland - Monday 5 December, 2016

The cost of Christmas: Irish households will spend an extra €720 in December

The figure is a €26 increase on the average monthly spend for Christmas 2015.

# retail-ireland - Monday 15 August, 2016

Retailers fear return to cross-border shopping if sterling continues to fall

Retail sector representatives are calling on the government to take “decisive steps” as Irish consumers react to Brexit.

# retail-ireland - Monday 21 December, 2015

Lots of people have left their Christmas shopping until the last minute

Big Dublin retailers are experiencing 20 minute queues in the lead up to Christmas.

# retail-ireland - Monday 9 February, 2015

Lower prices at the petrol pumps means you're spending more in the shops

However, women didn’t invest in too many winter coats this season.

# retail-ireland - Monday 1 December, 2014

Retailers are going to have their best Christmas since 2009 thanks to you

Irish households are expected to spend an extra €650 to €750 in shops this month compared to other months this year.

# retail-ireland - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Clerys boss: 'O'Connell street is a very cold environment'

The Jobs Committee was told that Dublin’s main thoroughfare is dangerous and dirty, giving retailers little chance.

# retail-ireland - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Ireland's most shuttered main street is...

Vacancy rates in Ireland could be combated by more pro-active local authorities, Retail Ireland has said.

# retail-ireland - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Retail industry "still experiencing difficulties"

New CSO figures show that people spent less money in supermarkets and petrol stations last month.

# retail-ireland - Friday 6 September, 2013

Taoiseach to hear of barriers to online retail in Ireland

Adverts.ie and a host of other companies in the sector to meet with Enda Kenny today to outline difficulties in what will be Taoiseach’s first-ever webcasted consultation meeting.

# retail-ireland - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

"Worrying figures" show we spent less on clothing, books and furniture in April

Retail Ireland has said government must give consumers “hope and a reason to start spending”.

# retail-ireland - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Retailers turn focus to online operations in a bid to tap into the €4.1bn market

Sixty-four per cent of businesses intend to upgrade their online presence in the next 18 months, with the Irish online market predicted to grow to €21bn by 2017.

# retail-ireland - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

'Nearly 30 per cent' of cigarettes sold in Ireland last year were illegal

A major tobacco company’s Irish branch says 28.2 per cent of all cigarettes sold here last year evaded the excise duty net.

# retail-ireland - Monday 11 February, 2013

Food and drink prices down over 6 per cent since 2008 - Retail Ireland

Retail Ireland made the comments following the publication of a Consumers’ Association of Ireland (CAI) report on Irish food prices – which indicated the typical cost of a basket of groceries had risen 12 per cent in the past two years.

# retail-ireland - Friday 28 December, 2012

Retailers report up to 10 per cent rise in St Stephen's day sales

Retailers are also feeling positive about 2013, saying that they may see an upturn in sales.

# retail-ireland - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Retail sales up 1.7 per cent in October

Retail Ireland said the 24 per cent increase in electrical sales is “almost certainly” driven by television purchases ahead of the digital switchover.

# retail-ireland - Saturday 10 November, 2012

Budget 2013: As speculation mounts, retailers say their business is suffering

Consumer confidence has plummeted as we worry about the forthcoming budget and retailers say they’re feeling the pinch but will the government do anything to stop the leaks and speculation?

# retail-ireland - Monday 20 August, 2012

Black market and retail crime 'costing Ireland €861m a year'

Retail Ireland says one-eighth of all diesel sold in Ireland is illegal, while one in six people have made illegal downloads.

# retail-ireland - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Column: Taking kids to beauty salons? It’s far from child’s play

From junior manicures to baby clothes reading “I’m too sexy” – this sexualisation of children isn’t just a bit of fun, writes Joanna Fortune.

# retail-ireland - Friday 27 April, 2012

Retail sales on the up for second month running

CSO figures show that the volume of retail sales grew by 0.2 per cent last month, with the value of sales up by 0.6pc.

# retail-ireland - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

St Patrick's weekend sales up on last year but retailers remain pessimistic

In its latest business sentiment survey, Retail Ireland has conveyed a pessimistic outlook among retailers for the months ahead.

# retail-ireland - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Most shops in Dublin to remain open on St Patrick’s Day

A survey by retail Ireland reveals that nearly three-quarters of outlets in the capital plan to remain open this Saturday.

# retail-ireland - Thursday 29 December, 2011

Retailers pessimistic about 2012, says IBEC

Despite positive sales this Christmas, retailers are “pessimistic” about the year ahead, says Retail Ireland, which describes their overall mood as “grim”.

# retail-ireland - Monday 28 November, 2011

Retailers call for no taxes on consumers and cuts to expenditure in Budget

Retail Ireland has called on the government not to increase excise duty and not to shift the payment of sick leave onto employers in the Budget next week.

# retail-ireland - Monday 24 October, 2011

Calls to equalise diesel duty rates to deter fuel laundering

Retail Ireland says illegal fuel laundering to remove the dye from agricultural diesel is costing the state €150m in lost tax revenues annually.