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# 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 10,423 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 30,662 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 14,121 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 4,833 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 24,723 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.

# retail - Monday 22 October, 2018

Dunnes Stores regains top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars
# Kantar
# Kantar

Dunnes Stores regains top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars

Oct 22nd 2018, 2:09 PM 24,582 Views 42 Comments

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
# Playwright
# Playwright

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

Aug 14th 2018, 12:03 AM 56,069 Views 39 Comments

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
# Hot Off The Shelves
# Hot Off The Shelves

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

Aug 13th 2018, 6:05 AM 7,978 Views 15 Comments

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
# Retail
# Retail

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

Jul 28th 2018, 6:30 AM 34,163 Views 23 Comments

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?
# Items
# Items

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

Jun 24th 2018, 12:05 AM 25,684 Views 18 Comments

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
# Complaints
# Complaints

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

Jun 19th 2018, 12:17 PM 95,026 Views 19 Comments

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
# Closures
# Closures

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

May 22nd 2018, 2:23 PM 18,344 Views 19 Comments

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
# Sweetening The Deal
# Sweetening The Deal

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

May 1st 2018, 4:08 PM 27,902 Views 71 Comments

The sugar tax comes into effect today.

# retail - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Why some fashion stores like Penneys and TK Maxx resist selling online
# Stick To The Knitting
# Stick To The Knitting

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

Apr 28th 2018, 6:30 PM 31,210 Views 14 Comments

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

# retail - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Arnotts is getting an €11 million facelift
# Revamp
# Revamp

Arnotts is getting an €11 million facelift

Apr 12th 2018, 9:18 PM 21,981 Views 17 Comments

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
# Dispute
# Dispute

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

Apr 11th 2018, 6:06 PM 37,583 Views 0 Comments

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

# retail - Friday 30 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 30th 2018, 11:34 AM 1,496 Views 0 Comments

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

# retail - Thursday 15 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 15th 2018, 3:29 PM 1,319 Views 0 Comments

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
# Doors Open
# Doors Open

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

Mar 3rd 2018, 1:55 PM 99,951 Views 77 Comments

Limited opening hours for some major supermarkets and local shops.

# retail - Friday 23 February, 2018

Littlewoods credits the GAA for helping it 'recruit' new shoppers and sell more sportswear
# Retail
From Business ETC
# Retail

Littlewoods credits the GAA for helping it 'recruit' new shoppers and sell more sportswear

Feb 23rd 2018, 2:29 PM 273 Views 0 Comments

The online retailer’s sales surpassed the €70 million-mark last year.

# retail - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Bill Cullen is suing Ulster Bank for €120 million over the collapse of his business
# Retail
From Business ETC
# Retail

Bill Cullen is suing Ulster Bank for €120 million over the collapse of his business

Feb 22nd 2018, 12:01 AM 3,180 Views 0 Comments

The suit was filed in the High Court earlier this week.

# retail - Saturday 17 February, 2018

7 of the most God-awful things that happened to me as a retail assistant
# Retail Assistant
From The Daily Edge
# Retail Assistant

7 of the most God-awful things that happened to me as a retail assistant

Feb 17th 2018, 8:00 PM 10,525 Views 4 Comments

Stories from the shop floor.

# retail - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Kildare Village says axing one unit from its €50m expansion will 'jeopardise' the entire project
# Retail
# Retail

Kildare Village says axing one unit from its €50m expansion will 'jeopardise' the entire project

Feb 15th 2018, 4:09 PM 1,990 Views 2 Comments

The designer outlet centre was granted permission for several new stores, but it’s not happy with the council.

# retail - Monday 12 February, 2018

Dunnes is still Ireland's most popular supermarket - and we're buying more big name brands
# Supermarket Wars
# Supermarket Wars

Dunnes is still Ireland's most popular supermarket - and we're buying more big name brands

Feb 12th 2018, 12:45 PM 20,600 Views 40 Comments

We’re also buying more vegetarian and vegan foods.

# retail - Saturday 3 February, 2018

People are horrified by this gal's story of accidentally trying on someone else's bra in Penneys
# Bosom Buddies
From The Daily Edge
# Bosom Buddies

People are horrified by this gal's story of accidentally trying on someone else's bra in Penneys

Feb 3rd 2018, 10:44 AM 12,751 Views 4 Comments

EEEEUUUUGH.

# retail - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Competition officials are virtually powerless to police a €700m car loan market
# CCPC
# CCPC

Competition officials are virtually powerless to police a €700m car loan market

Feb 1st 2018, 5:36 PM 2,439 Views 6 Comments

The UK is worried about sub-prime lending in the industry, so Ireland is taking a closer look.

# retail - Saturday 27 January, 2018

Competition officials are virtually powerless to police a €700m car loan market
# Transport
From Business ETC
# Transport

Competition officials are virtually powerless to police a €700m car loan market

Jan 27th 2018, 6:00 AM 2,498 Views 0 Comments

The UK is worried about sub-prime lending in the industry, so Ireland is taking a closer look.

# retail - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Tesco has blocked Lidl's multimillion-euro plan to expand one of its Limerick stores
# Supermarket Wars
# Supermarket Wars

Tesco has blocked Lidl's multimillion-euro plan to expand one of its Limerick stores

Jan 25th 2018, 6:04 PM 1,480 Views 3 Comments

An Bord Pleanála agreed the scale of the project would ‘significantly exceed’ local planning caps.

Why the couple behind Tiger Ireland are selling up and moving to the USA
# Roaring Success
# Roaring Success

Why the couple behind Tiger Ireland are selling up and moving to the USA

Jan 25th 2018, 5:43 PM 26,731 Views 16 Comments

The Danish company wants Gillian Maxwell and her husband to repeat their Irish feat.

# retail - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Ikea is 'exploring the option' of opening a south Dublin store
# Will They Wont They
# Will They Wont They

Ikea is 'exploring the option' of opening a south Dublin store

Jan 24th 2018, 12:27 PM 27,319 Views 61 Comments

But the flat-pack giant hasn’t committed to a new Irish location just yet.

# retail - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Return of 'breakfast roll economics' predicted by retail expert
# Tasty Cash
# Tasty Cash

Return of 'breakfast roll economics' predicted by retail expert

Jan 21st 2018, 3:30 PM 699 Views 0 Comments

JP Kennedy is the new chair of Retail Excellence Ireland, and has 20 years’ experience in the sector under his belt.

# retail - Thursday 18 January, 2018

'With garda stations and post offices closing, the local shop is the last bastion of communities'
# Retail Excellence
# Retail Excellence

'With garda stations and post offices closing, the local shop is the last bastion of communities'

Jan 18th 2018, 11:30 AM 239 Views 0 Comments

The new chair of Retail Excellence Ireland predicts the return of ‘breakfast roll economics’ this year.

Sales and profits are booming at the company behind Costa Coffee in Ireland
# Black Gold
# Black Gold

Sales and profits are booming at the company behind Costa Coffee in Ireland

Jan 18th 2018, 11:26 AM 2,173 Views 0 Comments

Turnover at MBCC Foods spiked by over €9 million during 2016.

# retail - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Dealz: 'Our clothes brand is more than strong enough to compete with Penneys'
# Thanks Hun Dealz
# Thanks Hun Dealz

Dealz: 'Our clothes brand is more than strong enough to compete with Penneys'

Jan 17th 2018, 7:28 PM 34,241 Views 31 Comments

The discount retail store’s UK parent is bringing fashion chain Pep&Co to 30 stores in Ireland.

# retail - Thursday 11 January, 2018

The Irish-owned BB's café chain has hatched a plan to open dozens of outlets
# Coffee And Muffins
# Coffee And Muffins

The Irish-owned BB's café chain has hatched a plan to open dozens of outlets

Jan 11th 2018, 2:31 PM 1,292 Views 0 Comments

BB’s Coffee & Muffins used to be owned by billionaire Denis O’Brien.

# retail - Friday 5 January, 2018

Aldi staff will now earn the €11.70 an hour living wage
# Living Wage
# Living Wage

Aldi staff will now earn the €11.70 an hour living wage

Jan 5th 2018, 12:04 PM 43,055 Views 77 Comments

It is the first supermarket to commit to paying the living wage.

# retail - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Upmarket grocer Donnybrook Fair is back in profit after opening its new Malahide store
# Food And Drink
From Business ETC
# Food And Drink

Upmarket grocer Donnybrook Fair is back in profit after opening its new Malahide store

Dec 28th 2017, 12:00 PM 1,754 Views 0 Comments

The high-end supermarket’s six stores turned over more than €27 million last year.

# retail - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Irish cream liqueurs are finally recovering from a ‘lost decade’ of sales
# Progress
# Progress

Irish cream liqueurs are finally recovering from a ‘lost decade’ of sales

Dec 27th 2017, 1:13 PM 16,045 Views 15 Comments

Analysis by the Alcohol Beverage Federation of Ireland has highlighted the category’s turnaround.