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# retail - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Retail manager who made derogatory remark at work party loses unfair dismissal bid
# Out Of Hours
# Out Of Hours

Retail manager who made derogatory remark at work party loses unfair dismissal bid

Oct 14th 2017, 7:15 AM 25,335 Views 16 Comments

The man made a derogatory remark towards another employee at an out-of-hours work gathering.

Why Avoca's products will never wind up on supermarket shelves
# Retail
From Business ETC
# Retail

Why Avoca's products will never wind up on supermarket shelves

Oct 14th 2017, 6:00 AM 4,385 Views 0 Comments

The company’s new US owner is learning about ‘experiential retail’ from the Irish outfit.

# retail - Friday 13 October, 2017

'The most difficult decision was selling my cottage to get enough money to buy the business'
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

'The most difficult decision was selling my cottage to get enough money to buy the business'

Oct 13th 2017, 5:41 PM 275 Views 0 Comments

After ditching her life in London for the Burren, Sadie Chowen ended up running her own company.

Nearly a decade after its bailout, AIB wants to turn its customers into 'fans'
# Financial Services
# Financial Services

Nearly a decade after its bailout, AIB wants to turn its customers into 'fans'

Oct 13th 2017, 9:14 AM 631 Views 1 Comment

But one of the bank’s retail execs says people may need to pay extra for face-to-face services.

Nearly a decade after its bailout, AIB wants to turn its customers into 'fans'
# Financial Services
From Business ETC
# Financial Services

Nearly a decade after its bailout, AIB wants to turn its customers into 'fans'

Oct 13th 2017, 1:00 AM 1,098 Views 0 Comments

But one of the bank’s retail execs says people may need to pay extra for face-to-face services.

# retail - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

SuperValu, Centra and Daybreak stores hit by attempted cyber attack
# Musgrave Group
# Musgrave Group

SuperValu, Centra and Daybreak stores hit by attempted cyber attack

Oct 10th 2017, 12:30 PM 13,823 Views 17 Comments

The Musgrave Group has urged customers to check their bank statements as a precaution.

SuperValu's owner has been hit by a cyber attack
# Retail
From Business ETC
# Retail

SuperValu's owner has been hit by a cyber attack

Oct 10th 2017, 12:04 PM 545 Views 0 Comments

Musgrave Group has urged customers to check their bank statements as a precaution.

# retail - Monday 9 October, 2017

The data protection watchdog is investigating shops that hand out 'e-receipts'
# Data And Security
From Business ETC
# Data And Security

The data protection watchdog is investigating shops that hand out 'e-receipts'

Oct 9th 2017, 1:00 AM 1,242 Views 0 Comments

Retailers have been audited to ensure they’re compliant with personal information rules.

# retail - Friday 6 October, 2017

Retailers want to revive a scheme where workers live above their shops
# Retail
From Business ETC
# Retail

Retailers want to revive a scheme where workers live above their shops

Oct 6th 2017, 1:15 PM 991 Views 0 Comments

Retail Excellence believes the initiative would help ease the housing crisis.

# retail - Thursday 5 October, 2017

How Paddy Power is using its brick-and-mortar bookies to push spending online
# Money Maker
# Money Maker

How Paddy Power is using its brick-and-mortar bookies to push spending online

Oct 5th 2017, 1:46 PM 1,218 Views 0 Comments

Cash is still king, as far as the bookmaker’s concerned.

'We lost €1m when an unhappy customer rang Joe Duffy. I still have nightmares'
# Hidden Hearing
# Hidden Hearing

'We lost €1m when an unhappy customer rang Joe Duffy. I still have nightmares'

Oct 5th 2017, 1:30 PM 6,234 Views 1 Comment

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile the Irish arm of Hidden Hearing.

The new McDonald's? Irish healthy fast food chain Chopped launches in Cyprus
# Retail
From Business ETC
# Retail

The new McDonald's? Irish healthy fast food chain Chopped launches in Cyprus

Oct 5th 2017, 10:10 AM 1,274 Views 0 Comments

The company said it is the first step in a wider rollout across Europe.

# retail - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

'I’m not a grey suit-wearing accountant. It’s not in my DNA. I love the retail buzz.'
# Health
From Business ETC
# Health

'I’m not a grey suit-wearing accountant. It’s not in my DNA. I love the retail buzz.'

Oct 4th 2017, 6:16 PM 30,447 Views 0 Comments

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile the Irish arm of Hidden Hearing.

# retail - Sunday 1 October, 2017

How Paddy Power is using its brick-and-mortar bookies to push spending online
# Retail
From Business ETC
# Retail

How Paddy Power is using its brick-and-mortar bookies to push spending online

Oct 1st 2017, 2:00 PM 1,858 Views 0 Comments

Cash is still king, as far as the bookmaker’s concerned.

What Mark Zuckerberg's clothes can teach you about avoiding customers' 'decision fatigue'
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

What Mark Zuckerberg's clothes can teach you about avoiding customers' 'decision fatigue'

Oct 1st 2017, 12:00 PM 368 Views 0 Comments

Faced with too many complex choices, a lot of potential buyers will just opt out.

# retail - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

This iconic Dublin coffee kiosk has shut after 38 years in business
# Ground Down
# Ground Down

This iconic Dublin coffee kiosk has shut after 38 years in business

Sep 27th 2017, 4:45 PM 70,152 Views 36 Comments

The café is located on the junction of Leeson Street and Adelaide Road.

This iconic coffee kiosk in Dublin has shut after 38 years in business
# Food And Drink
From Business ETC
# Food And Drink

This iconic coffee kiosk in Dublin has shut after 38 years in business

Sep 27th 2017, 2:31 PM 5,292 Views 0 Comments

The café is located on the junction of Leeson Street and Adelaide Road.

# retail - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Bebo and Microsoft's founders are pumping cash into this retail tech startup
# Funding
# Funding

Bebo and Microsoft's founders are pumping cash into this retail tech startup

Sep 21st 2017, 4:25 PM 621 Views 0 Comments

Dublin-based Pointy has closed a series A round of investment worth $6 million.

Bebo and Microsoft's founders are pumping cash into this retail tech startup
# Startups
From Business ETC
# Startups

Bebo and Microsoft's founders are pumping cash into this retail tech startup

Sep 21st 2017, 7:00 AM 1,582 Views 0 Comments

Dublin-based Pointy has closed a series A round of investment worth $6 million.

# retail - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

What people who work in customer service say vs what they really mean
# Retail
From The Daily Edge
# Retail

What people who work in customer service say vs what they really mean

Sep 20th 2017, 8:00 AM 7,025 Views 2 Comments

A lot of pain lies behind each one of these sentences.

# retail - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

'It's alarming': Outrage over decision to remove housing units from Limerick development plans
# Project Opera
# Project Opera

'It's alarming': Outrage over decision to remove housing units from Limerick development plans

Sep 19th 2017, 6:30 AM 22,037 Views 30 Comments

One homeless charity said it is turning away adults on a nightly basis and accommodation in the city centre is badly needed.

# retail - Saturday 16 September, 2017

Secret Millionaire: 'I had many calls in tears with my mum. I thought I'd made my biggest mistake'
# Secret Millionaire
# Secret Millionaire

Secret Millionaire: 'I had many calls in tears with my mum. I thought I'd made my biggest mistake'

Sep 16th 2017, 5:00 PM 52,627 Views 16 Comments

Cara Pharmacy’s Ramona Nicholas talks about why she hates emails and her tips for interviewing.

How Irish shoppers' online habits can teach retailers to make more sales
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

How Irish shoppers' online habits can teach retailers to make more sales

Sep 16th 2017, 12:00 PM 164 Views 0 Comments

Getting customers onto your site is only part of the battle.

# retail - Thursday 14 September, 2017

What this 'new luxury' store can teach brick-and-mortar retailers about savvy shop design
# Retail
From Business ETC
# Retail

What this 'new luxury' store can teach brick-and-mortar retailers about savvy shop design

Sep 14th 2017, 6:36 PM 206 Views 0 Comments

This entrepreneur delivers a masterclass in smart shop-floor aesthetics.

'I had many late-night calls in tears with my mum. I thought I'd made my biggest mistake'
# Ramona Nicholas
# Ramona Nicholas

'I had many late-night calls in tears with my mum. I thought I'd made my biggest mistake'

Sep 14th 2017, 4:38 PM 4,065 Views 0 Comments

Cara Pharmacy’s Ramona Nicholas talks about why she hates emails and her tips for interviewing.

# retail - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

A Mullingar boutique owner has been handed a €3m bill for unpaid taxes
# Tax Bills
# Tax Bills

A Mullingar boutique owner has been handed a €3m bill for unpaid taxes

Sep 12th 2017, 7:00 PM 52,687 Views 32 Comments

The woman reached the biggest settlement on the latest tax defaulters list.

'I had many late-night calls in tears with my mum. I thought I'd made my biggest mistake'
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

'I had many late-night calls in tears with my mum. I thought I'd made my biggest mistake'

Sep 12th 2017, 6:01 PM 9,467 Views 0 Comments

Cara Pharmacy’s Ramona Nicholas talks about why she hates emails and her tips for interviewing.

A Mullingar boutique owner has been handed a €3m bill for unpaid taxes
# Retail
From Business ETC
# Retail

A Mullingar boutique owner has been handed a €3m bill for unpaid taxes

Sep 12th 2017, 4:43 PM 15,549 Views 0 Comments

The woman reached the biggest settlement on the latest tax defaulters list.

# retail - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Big and getting bigger: Blanchardstown shopping centre is expanding again
# Getting Boomier
# Getting Boomier

Big and getting bigger: Blanchardstown shopping centre is expanding again

Sep 6th 2017, 6:06 PM 26,280 Views 19 Comments

The plans will add nearly 10% to the centre’s retail space.

Big and getting bigger: Blanchardstown shopping centre is expanding again
# Retail
From Business ETC
# Retail

Big and getting bigger: Blanchardstown shopping centre is expanding again

Sep 6th 2017, 1:58 PM 1,212 Views 0 Comments

The plans will add nearly 10% to the centre’s retail space.

# retail - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Two Kildare furniture retailers have been declared bankrupt over a €330,000 tax debt
# Retail
From Business ETC
# Retail

Two Kildare furniture retailers have been declared bankrupt over a €330,000 tax debt

Sep 5th 2017, 3:04 PM 2,813 Views 0 Comments

The Quinns previously avoided eviction from their home, on which they owed €3 million.

# retail - Thursday 31 August, 2017

The ex-boss of Brown Thomas is taking over the reins at Dublin Airport
# Taking Flight
# Taking Flight

The ex-boss of Brown Thomas is taking over the reins at Dublin Airport

Aug 31st 2017, 6:28 PM 20,026 Views 23 Comments

Dalton Philips was also the head of UK supermarket Morrisons for five years.

Tallaght's shopping centre is suing Three to force it to keep a store open
# Retail
From Business ETC
# Retail

Tallaght's shopping centre is suing Three to force it to keep a store open

Aug 31st 2017, 4:45 PM 1,283 Views 0 Comments

The telecoms firm closed its shop without giving notice earlier this month.

The giant behind Jameson is mentoring new distilleries – but it won't be buying any
# Food And Drink
From Business ETC
# Food And Drink

The giant behind Jameson is mentoring new distilleries – but it won't be buying any

Aug 31st 2017, 11:40 AM 357 Views 0 Comments

New results for Pernod Richard show a spike in Jameson sales since last year.

The ex-boss of Brown Thomas is taking over the reins at Dublin Airport
# Transport
From Business ETC
# Transport

The ex-boss of Brown Thomas is taking over the reins at Dublin Airport

Aug 31st 2017, 11:36 AM 1,028 Views 0 Comments

Dalton Philips was also the head of UK supermarket Morrisons for five years.

# retail - Monday 28 August, 2017

Lidl's controversial €15m Castleknock development has ended up in the High Court
# Retail
From Business ETC
# Retail

Lidl's controversial €15m Castleknock development has ended up in the High Court

Aug 28th 2017, 6:02 PM 1,675 Views 0 Comments

A property owner is challenging An Bord Pleanála’s decision to give the project the green light.

Penneys and cheap supermarkets are forcing other retailers to slash their prices
# Retail
From Business ETC
# Retail

Penneys and cheap supermarkets are forcing other retailers to slash their prices

Aug 28th 2017, 8:47 AM 304 Views 0 Comments

Intense competition is making stores pass on cost savings, according to a Savills report.

# retail - Monday 21 August, 2017

A bookkeeper who was 'retired' at 66 wins €12,000 for age discrimination
# Work
From Business ETC
# Work

A bookkeeper who was 'retired' at 66 wins €12,000 for age discrimination

Aug 21st 2017, 1:03 PM 699 Views 0 Comments

The woman rejected an offer of re-engagement on a two-year contract.

# retail - Saturday 19 August, 2017

The Swords outfit that provides security to Penneys made a fortune last year
# Soaring Profits
# Soaring Profits

The Swords outfit that provides security to Penneys made a fortune last year

Aug 19th 2017, 5:00 PM 34,727 Views 14 Comments

Outsourced services provider Noonan was recently sold to a South African group for €175 million.

The future of retail is Amazon vs everyone - here's how Irish firms can still compete
# Retail
From Business ETC
# Retail

The future of retail is Amazon vs everyone - here's how Irish firms can still compete

Aug 19th 2017, 1:00 PM 172 Views 0 Comments

The mass migration of in-store shopping online has only just begun.