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Friday 1 December 2023 Dublin: -2°C

# Retail

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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.
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.
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.
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.
Online retailer Appliances Delivered announces closure
The firm said all outstanding orders of appliances will be honoured and delivered.
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.
Topshop's flagship Stephen's Green store earmarked for closure
The Arcadia Group has announced plans to close six stores around Ireland.
Debenhams Ireland reassures staff and customers as UK store enters administration
The retailer has 11 Irish stores.
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.
'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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Poll: Have you ever worked in retail at Christmas?
A moment of silence for everybody who has to work on Stephen’s Day.
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.
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.
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.
Dunnes Stores regains top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars
Dunnes Stores accounted for 22.1% of the consumer spend in the latest period.
A former landmark pub in Blackrock is set to become a Dunnes Stores
The sit of the Playwright pub has been vacant since 2011.
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.
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.
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.
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.
M&S to close 100 stores across the UK by 2020
No Irish stores will be affected as part of the move.
Supermarket own-brand products reduce sugar to avoid new 30c tax
The sugar tax comes into effect today.
Why some fashion stores like Penneys and TK Maxx resist selling online
Despite its popularity, e-commerce doesn’t always make business sense.
Arnotts is getting an €11 million facelift
That news was welcomed by business group Dublin Chamber.
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.
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.
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.
Going to the shops? Many stores and supermarkets are now open
Limited opening hours for some major supermarkets and local shops.
Littlewoods credits the GAA for helping it 'recruit' new shoppers and sell more sportswear
The online retailer’s sales surpassed the €70 million-mark last year.
Bill Cullen is suing Ulster Bank for €120 million over the collapse of his business
The suit was filed in the High Court earlier this week.
7 of the most God-awful things that happened to me as a retail assistant
Stories from the shop floor.
Kildare Village says axing one unit from its €50m expansion will 'jeopardise' the entire project
The designer outlet centre was granted permission for several new stores, but it’s not happy with the council.
Dunnes is still Ireland's most popular supermarket - and we're buying more big name brands
We’re also buying more vegetarian and vegan foods.