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# retailers - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Simon Harris says 'there's no need to camp outside Penneys' as major retailers outline re-opening plans

Under the government’s accelerated roadmap, retailers are permitted to re-open from Monday.

# retailers - Thursday 4 June, 2020

High street stores to get green light to reopen from next Monday

Shopping centres will not be permitted to reopen in Phase 2.

# retailers - Monday 23 September, 2019

Dunnes Stores retains top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars

That’s according to the latest Kantar Worldpanel supermarket shares.

# retailers - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Warning that dietary supplement 'not fit for human consumption' due to presence of illegal steroids

The FSAI has told people not to purchase or consume Falcon Labs products.

# retailers - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Over 300 retailers targeted in sting operations to see if they're selling cigarettes to under 18s

The HSE figures relate to the first three quarters of last year.

# retailers - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Irish retailers on course to record best Christmas season since 2007

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

# retailers - Friday 10 November, 2017

Retailers used customers' email addresses taken for issuing receipts to send marketing material

The Data Protection Commissioner has issued guidelines for shops using people’s email addresses for marketing purposes.

# retailers - Monday 28 August, 2017

Penneys and discount supermarkets are making other retailers decrease their prices

Intense competition is forcing retailers to pass on cost savings, according to Savills’ latest retail report.

# retailers - Monday 10 July, 2017

Retailers say the rates they have to pay are way too high and it's damaging business

Retail Ireland has called for urgent reform of the rates system.

# retailers - Thursday 11 August, 2016

No plans to introduce PSNI petrol 'drive-off' pilot scheme in Republic

PSNI is leaving it up to petrol station owners in two areas to pursue non-paying drivers – but there are fears it would make it “easier” for criminals.

# retailers - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

The post-Christmas sales are a 'mixed bag' for Irish retailers

Footfall is down, but spending is up.

# retailers - Saturday 26 December, 2015

Aunt Mary has bought you another horrible Christmas jumper. So, can you return it?

It’s the time of year when people need to know their consumer rights – here’s the lowdown.

# retailers - Monday 10 August, 2015

Retailers fear Dublin traffic restrictions will force shoppers to out-of-town centres

The Irish Parking Association said the restrictions could result in a 24% fall off in shopping and entertainment revenue.

# retailers - Saturday 6 December, 2014

Poll: Have you finished your Christmas shopping yet? Your Say This post contains a poll

# retailers - Monday 1 December, 2014

Retailers are going to have their best Christmas since 2009 thanks to you

Irish households are expected to spend an extra €650 to €750 in shops this month compared to other months this year.

# retailers - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

# retailers - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Retailers might stop selling cigarettes if tobacco licence fee goes up

That’s according to the National Federation of Retail Newsagents.

# retailers - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Beef farmers launch "blitz" at Tesco in Naas

They’re protesting new age limits on their products in British supermarkets.

# retailers - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Irish farmers' anger at 'decimation' of income

A meeting in Navan organised by the Irish Farmers Association saw tempers flare over beef pricing.

# retailers - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Life on the dole - a dark and humorous diary

Tobias Kirkner arrived back to Ireland and thought it would be easy to ‘get on the dole’… he was wrong.

# retailers - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Opinion: Irish farmers must stand up for change – or else sleep with one eye open

The reality is that this globalisation of our food and agricultural system is failing consumers, the environment and our farmers.

# retailers - Monday 28 April, 2014

Mandate union secures €20m in pay increases for 40,000 members

By winning pay increases, Mandate says members have more money to spend in the local economy.

# retailers - Monday 20 January, 2014

Tesco's market share fell over Christmas while discount retailers saw a boost

Supervalu attracted 40,000 more households over the festive period, helping it to push its market share above 20 per cent.

# retailers - Thursday 26 December, 2013

PICS: Queues for Brown Thomas go all the way around the corner in Dublin and Cork

It’s like something out of the Celtic Tiger…

# retailers - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Four A|wear stores remain open following examiner appointment

Following the fashion chain entering receivership, stores in Blanchardstown, Dundrum, Grafton Street and Sligo are still trading.

# retailers - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Own-brand products 'allow retailers to bully their suppliers'

An Oireachtas committee has expressed “serious concerns” about the increasing use of own-brand products by supermarkets and retailers.

# retailers - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Call for below-cost selling of milk and bread to be banned

An Oireachtas Committee has also called for a code of conduct in the groceries sector that would be enforced by a supermarket ombudsman.

# retailers - Thursday 22 August, 2013

It's back! HMV to reopen four stores in two weeks

The Limerick, Henry Street, Dundrum and Liffey Valley outlets are due to reopen on either the 5 or 6 September.

# retailers - Monday 24 June, 2013

The price of groceries is still rising - but slightly slower than before

Data from Kantar Worldpanel also shows Lidl and Aldi continuing to increase their share of Ireland’s grocery market.

# retailers - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

Contactless payments to cut the time you spend in a queue

With 6,000 of the terminals now in Ireland, the 11.2 minutes that people spend queuing on a daily basis looks set to drop.

# retailers - Sunday 21 April, 2013

Retailers fuming over illegal cigarette trade

Up to 100 retailers are to meet tomorrow evening on the issues of cigarette smuggling and illegal cigarette selling in Dublin.

# retailers - Friday 19 April, 2013

Consumers shopping more often to hunt for bargains

Retailers say customers are buying less branded products and are shopping around more.

# retailers - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Late shoppers may be penalised as stores run low on toys and tablets

This is not a drill. Furbys are heading towards extinction and iPad Minis are all sold out.

# retailers - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Irish people change to 'little and often' shopping trips

Supermarket share analysts say the notion of the ‘big shop’ not as popular as before – while supermarket market grows slightly here for second month in row.

# retailers - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Budget 2013: Here's what the experts had to say about it

From property tax to child benefit cuts to the motor industry, we asked the experts what they thought about Budget 2013. Here’s what they had to say.

# retailers - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Centra shops criticised for ‘disgraceful’ Children’s Allowance Day beer offers

A leaflet being distributed by two Centra shops in north Dublin are promoting offers on crates of beer for those in receipt of Children’s Allowance. The retailer has been heavily criticised today.

# retailers - Monday 28 May, 2012

Grocery sales fall by 0.2 per cent

But own-brand labels grow by 2.3 per cent year-on-year, as shoppers attempt to make savings.

# retailers - Sunday 6 May, 2012

Could Ireland ever abandon the 1c and 2c coins? Loose Change This post contains a poll

Could Ireland ever abandon the 1c and 2c coins?

Most of us hate carrying them – and some of us don’t even pick them up if we drop them. So could we just phase them out?

# retailers - Friday 4 May, 2012

Cully & Sully acquired by New York food group

The Cork-based food company has been acquired by a US natural and organics food group, Hain Celestial.

# retailers - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

St Patrick's weekend sales up on last year but retailers remain pessimistic

In its latest business sentiment survey, Retail Ireland has conveyed a pessimistic outlook among retailers for the months ahead.

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