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#Retail

# 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 27,336 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 712 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 246 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 2,185 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 34,278 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 1,316 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 43,090 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 1,775 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 16,067 Views 17 Comments

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

Irish cream liqueurs are finally recovering from a ‘lost decade’ of sales
# Food And Drink
From Business ETC
# Food And Drink

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

Dec 27th 2017, 11:19 AM 934 Views 0 Comments

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

# retail - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

'Sales are like a drug for retailers': How Stephen's Day shopping took hold in Ireland
# Sacred Days
# Sacred Days

'Sales are like a drug for retailers': How Stephen's Day shopping took hold in Ireland

Dec 26th 2017, 10:00 PM 30,071 Views 46 Comments

Until about a decade ago, the 26th was a day of rest for retail staff.

Irish retailers on course to record best Christmas season since 2007
# Retail Ireland
# Retail Ireland

Irish retailers on course to record best Christmas season since 2007

Dec 26th 2017, 12:27 PM 10,031 Views 33 Comments

Despite the positive growth, cross-border shopping has been a big worry for Irish outlets this year.

'Sales are like a drug for retailers': How Stephen's Day shopping took hold in Ireland
# Retail
From Business ETC
# Retail

'Sales are like a drug for retailers': How Stephen's Day shopping took hold in Ireland

Dec 26th 2017, 6:00 AM 2,125 Views 0 Comments

Until about a decade ago, the 26th was a day of rest for retail staff.

# retail - Monday 25 December, 2017

'I sold my home to start Lottie dolls - that was the biggest risk I've ever taken'
# Lottie And Finn
# Lottie And Finn

'I sold my home to start Lottie dolls - that was the biggest risk I've ever taken'

Dec 25th 2017, 5:00 PM 26,616 Views 3 Comments

Arklu’s Ian Harkin also talks about why he chose Donegal over London.

# retail - Saturday 23 December, 2017

'We had kids and a mortgage, so when sales slowed my wife was pulling her hair out'
# Retail
From Business ETC
# Retail

'We had kids and a mortgage, so when sales slowed my wife was pulling her hair out'

Dec 23rd 2017, 4:00 PM 1,336 Views 0 Comments

As part of our ‘Christmas in Stephen’s Green’ video series, we look at the Green Gallery.

# retail - Friday 22 December, 2017

'You work seven days a week until 8pm. The kids miss me, but you have to do it'
# Retail
From Business ETC
# Retail

'You work seven days a week until 8pm. The kids miss me, but you have to do it'

Dec 22nd 2017, 6:13 PM 1,078 Views 0 Comments

As part of our ‘Christmas in Stephen’s Green’ video series, we look at House of Japan.

# retail - Thursday 21 December, 2017

'When your shop is quiet it's tough not seeing anyone come in. Christmas kept us going.'
# Retail
From Business ETC
# Retail

'When your shop is quiet it's tough not seeing anyone come in. Christmas kept us going.'

Dec 21st 2017, 6:07 PM 1,390 Views 0 Comments

As part of our ‘Christmas in Stephen’s Green’ video series, we look at the Donegal Shop.

One of Mayo's biggest success stories has racked up a multimillion-euro profit
# Manufacturing
From Business ETC
# Manufacturing

One of Mayo's biggest success stories has racked up a multimillion-euro profit

Dec 21st 2017, 10:51 AM 1,599 Views 0 Comments

Portwest is led by Harry Hughes, who was recently named the EY Entrepreneur of the Year.

# retail - Monday 18 December, 2017

'I sold my home to start Lottie dolls - that was the biggest risk I've ever taken'
# Startups
From Business ETC
# Startups

'I sold my home to start Lottie dolls - that was the biggest risk I've ever taken'

Dec 18th 2017, 6:00 PM 2,555 Views 0 Comments

Arklu’s Ian Harkin also talks about why he chose Donegal over London.

Irish shoppers are flocking back to Tesco in the run-up to Christmas
# Retail
From Business ETC
# Retail

Irish shoppers are flocking back to Tesco in the run-up to Christmas

Dec 18th 2017, 2:12 PM 1,961 Views 0 Comments

But Dunnes Stores remains the most popular supermarket in the country.

# retail - Saturday 16 December, 2017

One business is fighting plans to turn a famous Donnybrook grocer into 'yet another café'
# Roy Fox Grocery
# Roy Fox Grocery

One business is fighting plans to turn a famous Donnybrook grocer into 'yet another café'

Dec 16th 2017, 9:00 PM 30,430 Views 39 Comments

A local fishmonger says the south Dublin area has hit peak coffee shop.

'My cancer gave me a life check': Bobby Kerr on why he left Insomnia Coffee
# Food And Drink
From Business ETC
# Food And Drink

'My cancer gave me a life check': Bobby Kerr on why he left Insomnia Coffee

Dec 16th 2017, 10:00 AM 8,663 Views 0 Comments

It was hard for the businessman to step away from the company he spent 20 years building.

# retail - Friday 15 December, 2017

'I shed a few tears that first weekend. We thought it'd be quiet but the restaurant was rammed'
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

'I shed a few tears that first weekend. We thought it'd be quiet but the restaurant was rammed'

Dec 15th 2017, 5:31 PM 8,954 Views 0 Comments

Natalie McCambridge talks about coming home to run the her family’s business in the heart of Galway.

INM's print distribution wing has bought a well-known school supplies firm
# Media And Arts
From Business ETC
# Media And Arts

INM's print distribution wing has bought a well-known school supplies firm

Dec 15th 2017, 12:23 PM 455 Views 0 Comments

Newspread’s acquisition of Supreme Stationery was cleared by the competition watchdog.

# retail - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Why this Dublin woman left Melbourne to start a flower business with her in-laws
# Agribusiness
# Agribusiness

Why this Dublin woman left Melbourne to start a flower business with her in-laws

Dec 14th 2017, 6:37 PM 729 Views 0 Comments

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Flowers Made Easy.

One business is fighting plans to turn a famous Donnybrook grocer into 'yet another café'
# Food And Drink
# Food And Drink

One business is fighting plans to turn a famous Donnybrook grocer into 'yet another café'

Dec 14th 2017, 6:29 PM 877 Views 0 Comments

A local fishmonger says the south Dublin area has hit peak coffee shop.

Vacant shops could be converted into housing without planning permission under new rules
# Building And Property
From Business ETC
# Building And Property

Vacant shops could be converted into housing without planning permission under new rules

Dec 14th 2017, 3:47 PM 468 Views 0 Comments

Housing minister Eoghan Murphy claims the move will ‘breathe life into inner-core urban areas’.

The most common jobs in Ireland are in sales, retail and farming
# Census 2016
# Census 2016

The most common jobs in Ireland are in sales, retail and farming

Dec 14th 2017, 12:40 PM 52,665 Views 36 Comments

Over two million people were working at the time of the Census last year.

'It's a bittersweet day for me': Bobby Kerr is leaving his Insomnia coffee business
# New Chapter
# New Chapter

'It's a bittersweet day for me': Bobby Kerr is leaving his Insomnia coffee business

Dec 14th 2017, 10:46 AM 50,271 Views 59 Comments

Over the last 20 years he has built the company into one of Ireland’s biggest coffee chains.

'It's a bittersweet day for me': Bobby Kerr is leaving his Insomnia coffee business
# Food And Drink
From Business ETC
# Food And Drink

'It's a bittersweet day for me': Bobby Kerr is leaving his Insomnia coffee business

Dec 14th 2017, 9:40 AM 9,103 Views 0 Comments

Over the last 20 years he has built the company into one of Ireland’s biggest coffee chains.

# retail - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Why this Dublin woman left Melbourne to start a flower business with her in-laws
# Agribusiness
From Business ETC
# Agribusiness

Why this Dublin woman left Melbourne to start a flower business with her in-laws

Dec 13th 2017, 6:00 PM 995 Views 0 Comments

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Flowers Made Easy.

# retail - Sunday 10 December, 2017

One business is fighting plans to turn a famous Donnybrook grocer into 'yet another café'
# Food And Drink
From Business ETC
# Food And Drink

One business is fighting plans to turn a famous Donnybrook grocer into 'yet another café'

Dec 10th 2017, 4:00 PM 3,082 Views 0 Comments

A local fishmonger says the south Dublin area has hit peak coffee shop.

# retail - Friday 8 December, 2017

Flat-pack king Ikea sold more than €160m worth of furniture in lreland this year
# Profit
# Profit

Flat-pack king Ikea sold more than €160m worth of furniture in lreland this year

Dec 8th 2017, 11:00 AM 8,045 Views 39 Comments

Turnover at the local wing of the Scandinavian giant grew by 10%.

Flat-pack king Ikea sold more than €160m worth of furniture in lreland this year
# Retail
From Business ETC
# Retail

Flat-pack king Ikea sold more than €160m worth of furniture in lreland this year

Dec 8th 2017, 10:12 AM 417 Views 0 Comments

Turnover at the local wing of the Scandinavian giant grew by 10%.

# retail - Thursday 7 December, 2017

A Superquinn scion and consumer giant Unilever are backing this grocery delivery startup
# Buymie
# Buymie

A Superquinn scion and consumer giant Unilever are backing this grocery delivery startup

Dec 7th 2017, 2:52 PM 1,217 Views 0 Comments

Buymie wants to raise nearly €400,000 through a crowdfunding campaign.

Supervalu's owner is buying a fine foods supplier from the maker of Cuisine de France
# Musgrave Group
# Musgrave Group

Supervalu's owner is buying a fine foods supplier from the maker of Cuisine de France

Dec 7th 2017, 2:39 PM 1,315 Views 1 Comment

The Musgrave group has agreed to acquire La Rousse Foods for an undisclosed sum.

Inglot Ireland plunged into the red last year after opening new stores
# Retail
From Business ETC
# Retail

Inglot Ireland plunged into the red last year after opening new stores

Dec 7th 2017, 11:00 AM 3,437 Views 0 Comments

The Westmeath-based franchise of the cosmetics brand recently opened a unit in the UK.

# retail - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Supervalu's owner is buying a fine foods supplier from the maker of Cuisine de France
# Food And Drink
From Business ETC
# Food And Drink

Supervalu's owner is buying a fine foods supplier from the maker of Cuisine de France

Dec 5th 2017, 12:44 PM 1,653 Views 0 Comments

The Musgrave group has agreed to acquire La Rousse Foods for an undisclosed sum.

# retail - Saturday 2 December, 2017

How conflict in Ukraine and frost in Germany affect Irish Christmas tree growers
# Agribusiness
From Business ETC
# Agribusiness

How conflict in Ukraine and frost in Germany affect Irish Christmas tree growers

Dec 2nd 2017, 9:15 AM 465 Views 0 Comments

The last few weeks in November are peak season for growers as their annual harvest begins.

# retail - Friday 1 December, 2017

A Superquinn scion and consumer giant Unilever are backing this grocery delivery startup
# Funding
From Business ETC
# Funding

A Superquinn scion and consumer giant Unilever are backing this grocery delivery startup

Dec 1st 2017, 11:46 AM 1,075 Views 0 Comments

Buymie wants to raise nearly €400,000 through a crowdfunding campaign.