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#Retail

# retail - Thursday 21 January, 2021

'Increasingly antagonistic' people not wearing masks in shops as retailers ask for higher vaccine priority for staff
# Vaccine Strategy
# Vaccine Strategy

'Increasingly antagonistic' people not wearing masks in shops as retailers ask for higher vaccine priority for staff

Jan 21st 2021, 6:15 AM 36,208 Views 50 Comments

RGDATA is asking for frontline retail staff to be vaccinated quicker.

# retail - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

Aldi to create 1,050 jobs across the country, including 700 permanent roles
# Jobs
# Jobs

Aldi to create 1,050 jobs across the country, including 700 permanent roles

Jan 13th 2021, 8:46 AM 29,738 Views 28 Comments

The supermarket chain plans to open a number of new stores in Ireland this year.

# retail - Monday 11 January, 2021

December saw record-high grocery sales, but less money spent on whole turkeys
# Small Turkeys
# Small Turkeys

December saw record-high grocery sales, but less money spent on whole turkeys

Jan 11th 2021, 2:06 PM 14,473 Views 12 Comments

Sales of smaller cuts of meat such as turkey rolls and roast pork increased.

# retail - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

Click and collect services for non-essential retail banned under new restrictions
# Retail
# Retail

Click and collect services for non-essential retail banned under new restrictions

Updated Jan 6th 2021, 4:45 PM 42,498 Views 58 Comments

The decision to ban click and collect services comes following a Cabinet meeting this afternoon.

# retail - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

Non-essential retail to remain open under Level 5 but shops asked to defer January sales
# Level 5
# Level 5

Non-essential retail to remain open under Level 5 but shops asked to defer January sales

Dec 22nd 2020, 1:31 PM 43,442 Views 35 Comments

“The retail sector will be requested to defer January sales events,” the Taoiseach said this afternoon announcing the measures.

# retail - Monday 14 December, 2020

Boost for supermarkets as sales of mince pies, Christmas biscuits and alcohol soar ahead of festive season
# Kantar
# Kantar

Boost for supermarkets as sales of mince pies, Christmas biscuits and alcohol soar ahead of festive season

Dec 14th 2020, 1:09 PM 11,447 Views 15 Comments

Dunnes Stores leads the way in terms of market share, just ahead of Supervalu, according to the latest Kantar figures.

# retail - Saturday 28 November, 2020

Retailers prepare for 'make or break' Christmas run-in with longer opening hours and 24-hour shopping
# Level 3
# Level 3

Retailers prepare for 'make or break' Christmas run-in with longer opening hours and 24-hour shopping

Nov 28th 2020, 1:29 PM 28,902 Views 51 Comments

Non-essential retailers will be allowed to re-open from next Tuesday.

# retail - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Retailers call on government to move forward re-opening of sector to Monday
# Reopening
# Reopening

Retailers call on government to move forward re-opening of sector to Monday

Nov 24th 2020, 12:53 PM 26,954 Views 29 Comments

Cabinet is meeting today to discuss the Level 5 exit plan.

# retail - Monday 23 November, 2020

Poll: Do you plan to do most of your Christmas shopping in person?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you plan to do most of your Christmas shopping in person?

Nov 23rd 2020, 9:06 AM 37,196 Views 24 Comments

The Taoiseach has said that the country will move back to Level Three restrictions from 1 December.

# retail - Monday 16 November, 2020

'We have to get the doors open before Christmas': Retailers and pubs call for clarity on re-opening
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'We have to get the doors open before Christmas': Retailers and pubs call for clarity on re-opening

Nov 16th 2020, 1:30 PM 25,583 Views 28 Comments

The Vintners Federation of Ireland said outdoor-only service is “useless” for many pubs.

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

Poll: Have you started your Christmas shopping?

Nov 16th 2020, 8:14 AM 33,751 Views 26 Comments

There are 39 days left until Christmas.

# retail - Friday 30 October, 2020

'Children will be able to get clothes': Taoiseach says retailers should take compassionate approach
# Level 5
# Level 5

'Children will be able to get clothes': Taoiseach says retailers should take compassionate approach

Updated Oct 30th 2020, 5:01 PM 212,098 Views 219 Comments

The row over essential and non-essential retail items has been rumbling on since Level 5 restrictions were introduced last week.

# retail - Thursday 29 October, 2020

Tesco to create 450 full-time jobs across the country
# Retail
# Retail

Tesco to create 450 full-time jobs across the country

Oct 29th 2020, 7:16 AM 22,656 Views 22 Comments

The supermarket chain said it is also to create 700 temporary positions for the Christmas period and is already recruiting for these roles.

# retail - Friday 23 October, 2020

Larger retailers 'abusing' Level 5 by remaining open for non-essential sales, retail group claims
# Level 5
# Level 5

Larger retailers 'abusing' Level 5 by remaining open for non-essential sales, retail group claims

Oct 23rd 2020, 3:26 PM 151,358 Views 171 Comments

Retail Excellence Ireland has said it is writing to the Tánaiste over its concerns.

# retail - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Two men charged over thefts at retail premises in five counties
# Theft
# Theft

Two men charged over thefts at retail premises in five counties

Aug 19th 2020, 7:44 AM 21,764 Views 0 Comments

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
# Retail
# Retail

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

Aug 14th 2020, 3:11 PM 12,551 Views 7 Comments

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
# Reopening
# Reopening

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

Jul 16th 2020, 5:14 PM 20,019 Views 39 Comments

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
# Your Say

Poll: Have you felt uncomfortable in a shop recently?

Jun 22nd 2020, 10:09 AM 48,374 Views 114 Comments

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
# Retailer
# Retailer

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

Jun 12th 2020, 7:38 AM 27,310 Views 30 Comments

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
# Inflation
# Inflation

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

Jun 11th 2020, 2:08 PM 10,066 Views 8 Comments

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
# Retail
# Retail

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

May 18th 2020, 4:12 PM 40,015 Views 45 Comments

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
# Changes
# Changes

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

May 18th 2020, 12:05 AM 143,807 Views 68 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Mar 20th 2020, 8:13 AM 28,860 Views 27 Comments

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
# Retail And Services
# Retail And Services

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

Jan 10th 2020, 12:02 PM 462 Views 0 Comments

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
# Closed
# Closed

Online retailer Appliances Delivered announces closure

Oct 18th 2019, 1:59 PM 71,145 Views 50 Comments

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
# Central Bank Forecast
# Central Bank Forecast

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

Oct 11th 2019, 8:02 AM 17,022 Views 28 Comments

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
# Arcadia Group
# Arcadia Group

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

May 22nd 2019, 9:09 PM 27,456 Views 18 Comments

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

# retail - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Debenhams Ireland reassures staff and customers as UK store enters administration
# High Street
# High Street

Debenhams Ireland reassures staff and customers as UK store enters administration

Apr 9th 2019, 3:10 PM 23,790 Views 8 Comments

The retailer has 11 Irish stores.

# retail - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

Marks and Spencer seeks 97 voluntary redundancies across 7 Irish stores

Marks and Spencer seeks 97 voluntary redundancies across 7 Irish stores

Mar 20th 2019, 6:55 PM 25,114 Views 17 Comments

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
# Eager Beaver
# Eager Beaver

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

Feb 16th 2019, 7:45 AM 23,391 Views 16 Comments

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
# Axed
# Axed

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

Jan 28th 2019, 7:27 PM 19,826 Views 34 Comments

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
# Rolling Donut
# Rolling Donut

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

Jan 6th 2019, 10:30 AM 42,414 Views 21 Comments

The family-run business is facing stiff competition.

# retail - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Opinion: The press needs to stop sensationalising the weather
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: The press needs to stop sensationalising the weather

Dec 30th 2018, 6:00 PM 24,624 Views 58 Comments

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

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

Dec 28th 2018, 2:23 PM 10,418 Views 24 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Dec 25th 2018, 7:30 PM 30,660 Views 36 Comments

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
# Commonwealth House
# Commonwealth House

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

Dec 7th 2018, 8:37 AM 14,114 Views 16 Comments

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

# retail - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

Poll: Have you ever worked in retail at Christmas?
# Retail
From The Daily Edge
# Retail

Poll: Have you ever worked in retail at Christmas?

Dec 5th 2018, 8:00 AM 4,827 Views 11 Comments

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
# Shop Till You Drop
# Shop Till You Drop

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

Dec 3rd 2018, 11:04 AM 11,419 Views 68 Comments

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
# Redundancies
# Redundancies

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

Nov 30th 2018, 4:31 PM 24,710 Views 49 Comments

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
# Green Friday
# Green Friday

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

Nov 23rd 2018, 1:00 PM 73,494 Views 64 Comments

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

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