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#retail sales

# retail-sales - Friday 29 May, 2015

A price war is making things much cheaper for consumers
# Retail Sales
# Retail Sales

A price war is making things much cheaper for consumers

May 29th 2015, 6:05 AM 16,171 Views 7 Comments

The volume of retail sales has risen by 11.9% since last year.

# retail-sales - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Cars, furniture and electrical goods: These are a few of our favourite things
# Motor-vated
# Motor-vated

Cars, furniture and electrical goods: These are a few of our favourite things

Oct 29th 2014, 4:25 PM 9,992 Views 10 Comments

Products that people stopped buying during the recession are back on shopping lists.

# retail-sales - Friday 27 June, 2014

Retailers struggle with costs despite 6.2% sales bump this year
# Shopping Not Dropping
# Shopping Not Dropping

Retailers struggle with costs despite 6.2% sales bump this year

Jun 27th 2014, 12:50 PM 3,967 Views 10 Comments

Despite a fourth straight quarter of growth, ISME warned that shop-owners are still under pressure

# retail-sales - Monday 28 April, 2014

'Tsunami' of problems trip up retail sales in slow March
# No Wind In The Sales
# No Wind In The Sales

'Tsunami' of problems trip up retail sales in slow March

Apr 28th 2014, 12:53 PM 7,868 Views 11 Comments

The Government is coming under fire from employer bodies who say it’s looking the other way on retail problems.

# retail-sales - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Retail sales continue fall across eurozone
# Retail Sector
# Retail Sector

Retail sales continue fall across eurozone

Jul 3rd 2013, 6:26 PM 3,504 Views 12 Comments

For example, eurozone countries purchased less ‘food, drink and tobacco’ this May, compared to May 2012.

# retail-sales - Friday 26 April, 2013

We all spent less in March... (Was it the weather?)
# Retail Sales
# Retail Sales

We all spent less in March... (Was it the weather?)

Apr 26th 2013, 11:42 AM 5,926 Views 28 Comments

The Central Statistics Office and Retail Excellence Ireland both showed a drop in retail spending in March.

# retail-sales - Monday 28 January, 2013

Retail sales fell slightly in December - CSO
# Retail
# Retail

Retail sales fell slightly in December - CSO

Jan 28th 2013, 11:35 AM 2,968 Views 8 Comments

The volume of retail sales fell by 0.1 per cent in December but figures show an increase when motor trades are excluded.

# retail-sales - Friday 25 January, 2013

Retail sales up in last three months of 2012
# Retail
# Retail

Retail sales up in last three months of 2012

Jan 25th 2013, 12:12 PM 4,315 Views 56 Comments

Hot beverages and home and giftware sectors saw noticeable increases while furniture and flooring suffered losses.

# retail-sales - Monday 7 January, 2013

Retail sales fell 1.1% in November - CSO
# Retail
# Retail

Retail sales fell 1.1% in November - CSO

Jan 7th 2013, 11:40 AM 1,891 Views 2 Comments

Retail Excellence Ireland says it is “not surprised” with decrease, pointing to the timing of the Budget and ‘kite flying’ by the Government for the fall in consumer sentiment.

# retail-sales - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Retail sales up 1.7 per cent in October
# Retail Sales
# Retail Sales

Retail sales up 1.7 per cent in October

Nov 28th 2012, 1:43 PM 2,203 Views 6 Comments

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

# retail-sales - 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 4,301 Views 17 Comments

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

# retail-sales - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Consumer spending "down for fourth consecutive year"
# Consumer
# Consumer

Consumer spending "down for fourth consecutive year"

Aug 14th 2012, 5:12 PM 3,955 Views 22 Comments

New figures also show that credit card debt is continuing to decline compared to last year.

# retail-sales - Friday 27 July, 2012

Retail sales continue to fall - with food, drink and cigarettes taking a hit
# Retail Sales
# Retail Sales

Retail sales continue to fall - with food, drink and cigarettes taking a hit

Jul 27th 2012, 6:02 PM 3,297 Views 22 Comments

Retails sales have seen the biggest drop since December 2009.

# retail-sales - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Retail sales for May: Motor trade down, (almost) everything else up
# Retail
# Retail

Retail sales for May: Motor trade down, (almost) everything else up

Jun 28th 2012, 2:38 PM 2,855 Views 4 Comments

When including the motor trade, sales are at their lowest in five years – but without cars, the outlook is improving.

# retail-sales - Monday 28 May, 2012

Going down: Retail sales fall in April
# Retail
# Retail

Going down: Retail sales fall in April

May 28th 2012, 1:53 PM 1,766 Views 6 Comments

Sales had been on the up for two months running but the latest figures from the CSO paint a bleaker picture. The weather, VAT, and the government have been blamed.

# retail-sales - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Feb 28th 2012, 8:02 PM 4,080 Views 7 Comments

All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces that you may have missed…

# retail-sales - 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.

# retail-sales - Saturday 24 December, 2011

Government expects VAT hike to hit sales by 1.8 per cent
# Retail
# Retail

Government expects VAT hike to hit sales by 1.8 per cent

Dec 24th 2011, 8:45 AM 1,922 Views 14 Comments

Estimates for tax income in 2012 indicate that the government doesn’t expect the VAT hike to have a major impact on shoppers.

# retail-sales - Thursday 22 December, 2011

Pre-Christmas boost for retailers, with 1.6pc surge in November
# Retail Sales
# Retail Sales

Pre-Christmas boost for retailers, with 1.6pc surge in November

Dec 22nd 2011, 11:57 AM 820 Views 1 Comment

The volume of retail sales was up by 1.6 per cent in November, as retailers reported a surge in spending pre-Christmas.

# retail-sales - Friday 28 October, 2011

Retail sector slump continues as sales weaken in September
# Falling
# Falling

Retail sector slump continues as sales weaken in September

Oct 28th 2011, 11:41 AM 352 Views 12 Comments

Retail sales were down 3.9 per cent in September when compared to the corresponding month in 2010.

# retail-sales - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Sep 28th 2011, 8:02 PM 1,472 Views 1 Comment

In tonight’s Fix: The latest from the presidential election campaign; sex toy adverts; The Sopranos; and what Amazon is doing to rival Apple’s iPad.

Retail sales weaken again in August
# Retail Sales
# Retail Sales

Retail sales weaken again in August

Sep 28th 2011, 11:35 AM 228 Views 4 Comments

Both the value and volume of retail sales fell during August this year as the sector continues its slump.

# retail-sales - Monday 29 August, 2011

Mixed messages as retail sales continue their slide
# Retail
# Retail

Mixed messages as retail sales continue their slide

Aug 29th 2011, 3:05 PM 376 Views 11 Comments

Both the volume and value of retail sales fell in July, and if you exclude motor trading, the domestic economy is even gloomier.

# retail-sales - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

Slideshow: As retail sales fall, what are we buying?
# Retail
# Retail

Slideshow: As retail sales fall, what are we buying?

Jul 26th 2011, 9:22 PM 634 Views 8 Comments

June was the 40th consecutive month which saw a drop in retail sales.

# retail-sales - Thursday 23 December, 2010

Ireland drops its brand obsession as December retail sales tail off
# Shopping
# Shopping

Ireland drops its brand obsession as December retail sales tail off

Dec 23rd 2010, 9:15 AM 546 Views 0 Comments

Customers are no longer obsessed with labels as they leave the credit cards at home when shopping, says retailers’ association.