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# retail - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 27th 2017, 11:19 AM 894 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 30,051 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 10,022 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
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# Retail

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

Dec 26th 2017, 6:00 AM 2,119 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 26,594 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'
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# Retail

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

Dec 23rd 2017, 4:00 PM 1,327 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'
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# 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 1,048 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.'
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# Retail

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

Dec 21st 2017, 6:07 PM 1,373 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
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# Manufacturing

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

Dec 21st 2017, 10:51 AM 1,466 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'
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# Startups

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

Dec 18th 2017, 6:00 PM 2,436 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
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# Retail

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

Dec 18th 2017, 2:12 PM 1,949 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 30,419 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
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# Food And Drink

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

Dec 16th 2017, 10:00 AM 8,349 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
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# 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 8,898 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
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# Media And Arts

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

Dec 15th 2017, 12:23 PM 427 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 724 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 866 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
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# Building And Property

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

Dec 14th 2017, 3:47 PM 455 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 47,512 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 50,101 Views 58 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
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# Food And Drink

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

Dec 14th 2017, 9:40 AM 9,046 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 946 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 3,055 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 8,007 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
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# Retail

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

Dec 8th 2017, 10:12 AM 400 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 1,210 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 1,312 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
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# Retail

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

Dec 7th 2017, 11:00 AM 3,395 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 1,590 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
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# Agribusiness

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

Dec 2nd 2017, 9:15 AM 440 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
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# Funding

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

Dec 1st 2017, 11:46 AM 1,049 Views 0 Comments

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

# retail - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Salad chain Chopped has signed a multimillion-euro deal to spread across Spar's network
# Salad Days
# Salad Days

Salad chain Chopped has signed a multimillion-euro deal to spread across Spar's network

Nov 30th 2017, 4:16 PM 2,137 Views 1 Comment

The food company currently has 32 stores in the Republic.

Sales jumped by more than €20m at Supermac's last year – that's a lot of snack boxes
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# Food And Drink

Sales jumped by more than €20m at Supermac's last year – that's a lot of snack boxes

Nov 30th 2017, 1:30 PM 1,124 Views 0 Comments

The Galway-founded fast-food business made a profit of more than €13 million.

# retail - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Salad chain Chopped has signed a multimillion-euro deal to spread across Spar's network
# Retail
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# Retail

Salad chain Chopped has signed a multimillion-euro deal to spread across Spar's network

Nov 28th 2017, 9:58 AM 3,155 Views 0 Comments

The food company currently has 32 stores in the Republic.

# retail - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Profits have doubled at Just Eat's Irish operation as its commission fees climb
# Fast Food
# Fast Food

Profits have doubled at Just Eat's Irish operation as its commission fees climb

Nov 23rd 2017, 2:48 PM 1,774 Views 0 Comments

The firm now has over 2,000 takeaways in Ireland on its service.

Ikea ordered to pay €35k to a man who hit his head on an advertising board
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# Retail

Ikea ordered to pay €35k to a man who hit his head on an advertising board

Nov 23rd 2017, 1:59 PM 5,019 Views 0 Comments

The accident occurred in the car park of the retailer’s Ballymun store.

The Irish wing of Zara recorded a massive spike in sales last year
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# Retail

The Irish wing of Zara recorded a massive spike in sales last year

Nov 23rd 2017, 11:58 AM 445 Views 0 Comments

The fashion retailer’s sister firm Massimo Dutti reported a 16-fold increase in profits.

# retail - Monday 20 November, 2017

Profits have doubled at Just Eat's Irish operation as its commission fees climb
# Food And Drink
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# Food And Drink

Profits have doubled at Just Eat's Irish operation as its commission fees climb

Nov 20th 2017, 5:01 PM 911 Views 0 Comments

The firm now has over 2,000 takeaways in Ireland on its service.

# retail - Sunday 19 November, 2017

A Mayo medical supplies firm has to pay €25,000 to a worker who 'went from hero to zero'
# Work
# Work

A Mayo medical supplies firm has to pay €25,000 to a worker who 'went from hero to zero'

Nov 19th 2017, 7:15 AM 40,992 Views 41 Comments

The ex-employee told the Labour Court she was effectively demoted from her role as a retail supervisor.

# retail - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Golden Discs' boss insists the vinyl revival is 'far from a fad'
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# Retail

Golden Discs' boss insists the vinyl revival is 'far from a fad'

Nov 18th 2017, 6:00 PM 500 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Fitzgerald says the retailer hopes to open three new stores in 2018.