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# retail - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Two men charged over thefts at retail premises in five counties

The two men aged in their 20s and 30s were arrested on Monday.

# retail - Friday 14 August, 2020

River Island tells UK staff 350 jobs to be cut in management shake-up

The move comes just a month after it had already said it would cut 250 head office staff as part of cost-cutting measures.

# retail - Thursday 16 July, 2020

It's not up to retail staff to police mask-wearing, union says

Shoppers and retail staff will be required to wear face coverings in stores as the government slows down Ireland’s phased reopening.

# retail - Monday 22 June, 2020

Poll: Have you felt uncomfortable in a shop recently? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you felt uncomfortable in a shop recently?

Concerns have been raised about the lack of social distancing and people wearing masks in some instances.

# retail - Friday 12 June, 2020

Mothercare Ireland has gone into liquidation with the loss of 197 jobs

The company said that due to the impact of Covid-19 and other factors, the business was “no longer sustainable”.

# retail - Thursday 11 June, 2020

Prices of clothing, footwear and communications fall for two consecutive months

Consumer prices were 0.5% lower in May than in the same month last year.

# retail - Monday 18 May, 2020

B&Q asks under 16s to stay away as queues mark reopening of hardware stores

Woodie’s has rolled back on its decision to restrict under 16s from its stores.

Phase One: Here's what's allowed from today as Covid-19 restrictions eased

Hardware stores, garden centres and golf are all a possibility now.

# retail - Friday 20 March, 2020

Poll: Will you make more of an effort to shop locally in the coming weeks? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you make more of an effort to shop locally in the coming weeks?

Many shops and businesses around the country have already shut their doors as a result of Covid-19.

# retail - Friday 10 January, 2020

Spending might be up over Christmas, but Irish retailers are still facing challenges

Increased trade doesn’t quite match economic growth, as consumers habits continue to evolve.

# retail - Friday 18 October, 2019

Online retailer Appliances Delivered announces closure

The firm said all outstanding orders of appliances will be honoured and delivered.

# retail - Friday 11 October, 2019

The consumer cost of a no-deal Brexit: Grocery prices at risk of rising

A no-deal scenario would also cost Ireland 73,000 jobs over the next two years, according to analysts’ predictions.

# retail - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Topshop's flagship Stephen's Green store earmarked for closure

The Arcadia Group has announced plans to close six stores around Ireland.

# retail - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

# retail - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

Marks and Spencer seeks 97 voluntary redundancies across 7 Irish stores

The retailer has begun a consultation with the trade union Mandate on the voluntary redundancy proposal.

# retail - Saturday 16 February, 2019

'It was many things to many people': This Temple Bar landmark closes today

The Eager Beaver has been a fixture of the area for decades.

# retail - Monday 28 January, 2019

Tesco announces up to 9,000 job cuts in the UK under wide-scale restructuring plan

Jobs will be cut amid plans to shut fish, meat and cheese counters at some stores.

# retail - Sunday 6 January, 2019

After 30 years, the tiny doughnut kiosk on Dublin's O'Connell Street is still going strong

The family-run business is facing stiff competition.

# retail - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Opinion: The press needs to stop sensationalising the weather

No matter what is reported by Met Éireann or any other weather forecaster around the globe, the media will report the worst-case scenario which scares citizens, writes David Fitzsimons.

# retail - Friday 28 December, 2018

HMV calls in administrators in UK for second time in six years

The company no longer has any stores in the Republic of Ireland – the five remaining stores here closed in 2016.

# retail - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

Poll: Will you make a visit to the St Stephen's Day sales? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you make a visit to the St Stephen's Day sales?

The crowds have been out since early morning, are you going to be among them?

# retail - Friday 7 December, 2018

Primark set to reopen at new location in Belfast tomorrow following major fire at former store

The retailer’s new outlet in Commonwealth House on Castle Street will open on 8 December.

# retail - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

From The Daily Edge Poll: Have you ever worked in retail at Christmas? Retail This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever worked in retail at Christmas?

A moment of silence for everybody who has to work on Stephen’s Day.

# retail - 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 - Friday 30 November, 2018

Religious books and gifts company Veritas to close 3 retail stores across the country

It is not yet known how many jobs will be lost.

# retail - Friday 23 November, 2018

Local Irish retailers hit back at Black Friday 'headaches' by encouraging a new shopping trend instead

The hashtag #GreenFriday is hoping to encourage consumers to be more conscious of how they shop.

# retail - Monday 22 October, 2018

Dunnes Stores regains top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars

Dunnes Stores accounted for 22.1% of the consumer spend in the latest period.

# retail - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

A former landmark pub in Blackrock is set to become a Dunnes Stores

The sit of the Playwright pub has been vacant since 2011.

# retail - Monday 13 August, 2018

Boost for Irish retailers as sales of ice cream, fans and patio furniture spike during heatwave

The World Cup and royal wedding also helped alcohol and magazine sales this year.

# retail - Saturday 28 July, 2018

The owner of some of Dublin’s biggest shopping centres recorded a drop in footfall this year

Hammerson says trade at Dundrum and its other centres was “particularly badly hit” by Storm Emma.

# retail - Sunday 24 June, 2018

How and why do boutiques and influencers buy and resell items made in Asia?

We take a look at an issue that has got many people exercised online.

# retail - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Irish boutique Cari's Closet responds to criticism made on anonymous Instagram account

The boutique came under fire in posts on the Instagram page earlier this week.

# retail - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

M&S to close 100 stores across the UK by 2020

No Irish stores will be affected as part of the move.

# retail - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Supermarket own-brand products reduce sugar to avoid new 30c tax

The sugar tax comes into effect today.

# retail - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Why some fashion stores like Penneys and TK Maxx resist selling online

Despite its popularity, e-commerce doesn’t always make business sense.

# retail - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Arnotts is getting an €11 million facelift

That news was welcomed by business group Dublin Chamber.

# retail - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Worker wins right to bonus which was revoked after she drove through a car park barrier to collect children

The woman received an eight-month written warning as a result of her actions.

# retail - Friday 30 March, 2018

From Business ETC The 'Beast from the East' gave Irish grocers a €10m sales boost Retail

The 'Beast from the East' gave Irish grocers a €10m sales boost

Consumers spent more than usual on wine, beer and frozen food during the storm.

# retail - Thursday 15 March, 2018

From Business ETC Caffé Nero plans to ramp up its Irish expansion after profits quadruple Food And Drink

Caffé Nero plans to ramp up its Irish expansion after profits quadruple

The coffee chain’s revenue increased by more than €1.5 million last year.

# retail - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Going to the shops? Many stores and supermarkets are now open

Limited opening hours for some major supermarkets and local shops.

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