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Friday 3 February 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Sales

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# Retail
River Island tells UK staff 350 jobs to be cut in management shake-up
The move comes just a month after it had already said it would cut 250 head office staff as part of cost-cutting measures.
# new car
New car sales plummet by 34% compared to last year
Car dealers are hoping for an increase in sales in this half of the year.
# handbags at dawn
Brown Thomas the main attraction on Grafton Street as early risers hit the Stephen's Day sales
The crowds are expected to descend on Ireland’s cities and major shopping centres later this morning.
# Your Say
Poll: Will you make a visit to the St Stephen's Day sales?
Crowds of people will be out shopping tomorrow, will you be among them?
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.
# shop the sales
14 gems from the sales that are worth a post-Christmas splurge
Treat yo’self!
# bargain hunters
Shoppers queued up from early this morning for the St Stephen's Day sales
There was a sizeable line stretching up Grafton Street for Brown Thomas before it opened at 9am this morning.
# Your Say
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?
# Black Friday
Looking for some indie Irish jewellery or accessories? Here's all the best Black Friday offers
Get them while they’re hot.
# Arrears
Ulster Bank to sell 5,200 'non-performing' mortgages to vulture fund
The portfolio, worth €1.4 billion, is to be sold to Cerberus Capital Management LP.
# hot off the shelves
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.
# Jersey
1916 jersey 'by far' the best selling in O'Neill's 100 year history with sales of €2 million
The commemorative jersey released ahead of the 1916 centenary had a harp on the front and 1916 proclamation on the back.
# Skin Deep
Skin Deep: These beauty sale bargains will distract you from murdering your family
Just saying what you’re all probably thinking.
# Sacred Days
'Sales are like a drug for retailers': How Stephen's Day shopping took hold in Ireland
Until about a decade ago, the 26th was a day of rest for retail staff.
# Retail Ireland
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.
# handbags at dawn
'I could lose the run of myself': We talked to the early risers queuing outside Brown Thomas
While you were sleeping, these enthusiastic shoppers were lining up on Grafton St.
# Christmas Spending
Dunnes Stores is clinging onto top spot in Ireland's battle of the supermarkets
Meanwhile, Tesco has experienced continuous strong sales growth.
# Census 2016
The most common jobs in Ireland are in sales, retail and farming
Over two million people were working at the time of the Census last year.
# Profit
Flat-pack king Ikea sold more than €160m worth of furniture in lreland this year
Turnover at the local wing of the Scandinavian giant grew by 10%.
# Sales
Wenger admits Arsenal may sell star men Sanchez and Ozil in January
The pair are out of contract at the end of this season.
# Sales
Looking for a new job? Microsoft is hiring another 200 people in Dublin
After all the roles are filled, it will bring the number of Microsoft employees in Ireland to 2,000.
# For Sale
Rise in house sales along commuter belts due to lack of affordable homes in Dublin
A MyHome.ie study shows the number of house sales has increased by 8.4% in the first half of 2017.
# Sales
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.
# Back in black
Golden Discs has bounced back thanks to vinyl's 'renaissance'
The chain’s traditional record sales more than doubled last year.
# Boeing Boeing Gone
A $3 billion plane sale could cause problems for Trump
The White House is in the midst of a 90-day review to decide if it will stick by the 2015 deal between Iran and world powers.
# going going gone
Photos: Over 5,000 items from former Central Bank going on auction in huge sale
The objects on offer range from a barista bar to large desks, chairs, plants, printers and even water coolers.
# G-III Apparel Group
Ivanka Trump clothing line sales soar by 61% in 2016
The results appear to contradict Nordstrom’s stated reason for dropping the Ivanka Trump line.
# on sale
U2 tickets go on sale today - but will there be a second date?
Last week the band announced it will play Croke Park on 22 July.
# click and buy
Online shopping surged by 15% last month but shop sales suffered
The clothing and footwear sector continues to struggle.
# Shop Till You Drop
Want to get a bargain in the January sales? Don't jump in headfirst
Just because something you like is on sale doesn’t necessarily mean it’s worth getting.
# winter sales
Chaos in US shopping centres: Skirmishes send shoppers scrambling for the doors
There were incidents across America, and numerous false reports of gunfire.
# know your rights
Watchdog reminds shoppers their rights don't change for Christmas sales
If an item is faulty, consumers are still entitled to a repair, replacement or refund, even if it was on sale.
# Sales
'Seize the moment': Minister tells businesses to make the most of Cyber Monday
Research suggests Irish consumers will spend €53 million online today.
# sponsored by kbc
Doing some Cyber Monday shopping? Here are the best deals around Ireland
Get your clicking finger ready.
# Explorers on the moon
A page from a Tintin comic could fetch €1 million at auction
It’s a rare piece of comic book history.
# Milestone
It's official: Apple has sold a billion iPhones
It took more than nine years for it to pass that marker.
# million euro judgement
Remainder of Ireland's Fittest Family winner's cattle herd to be sold on Monday
He had described the mood after the news broke earlier this month as “like the day after a funeral”.
# Japan
Mitsubishi offices raided after massive fuel efficiency scandal
Officials from the Japanese Transport Ministry descended on the Mitsubishi research and development centre in Nagoya earlier this morning.
# motoring away
Cars are virtually walking off the lots in Ireland and that's good news for everyone
Consumer confidence is picking up when people trade in their old models.
# hot cross dunnes
These are the supermarkets that won and lost in the Easter grocery battle
Everyone had a good few months.