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Wednesday 22 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Sales

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# legalisation
Cannabis social clubs and licensed sales: How the UK could earn £1bn in drugs tax
The Liberal Democrats have called for cannabis to be legalised.
# Star Man
People have been listening to a LOT of David Bowie this week
Bowie could achieve his first US number 1 album.
# E-Commerce
This is the surprising first thing ever sold online
It wasn’t pizza.
# Your Say
Poll: Have you bought anything in the sales yet?
Sure we all love a bargain!
# rain dampens spirits
"We just popped in for the half-price shoes": Stephen's(s) Day sales shoppers are being disappointingly sensible
Tales of common sense and politeness, from the streets of south Dublin.
# The Sales
Retailers expect bumper Christmas sales after early-morning queues
Mad Ted.
# Christmas
Here's why 'Culchie Shopping Day' is now like any other
It seems Black Friday has taken over…
# gimme dem dealz
Here are all the best deals available to Irish people on Black Friday
The US tradition has firmly hit Ireland and well, we’re not complaining.
# gimme dem dealz
Here are all the best deals available to Irish people on Black Friday
The US tradition has firmly hit Ireland and well, we’re not complaining.
# hold me back
Poll: Will you be getting involved in the Black Friday madness?
Tomorrow is the big day.
# No worries
Irish people aren't going to let the emissions scandal stop them buying Volkswagens
Last month 12% of all new cars licensed were Volkswagen.
# turning the page
Amazon is opening a physical bookstore - with a difference
It will even include reviews from the site.
Asking prices for Dublin houses have fallen for the first time in almost 3 years
House price inflation is expected to slow to 5% by December.
# no slowing down
This man has every reason to be incredibly happy today
Apple just sold a record number of new iPhones again and a date for its release in Ireland was revealed.
# aerie
A lingerie company stopped retouching ads - and its sales soared
Best of all, its customers keep talking about how much they love the move.
# Jobswatch
Vodafone is spending €60 million to create a load of jobs in Dublin
Recruitment for the new jobs is already well underway, an event in Dublin heard today.
# application denied
The Central Bank's new mortgage rules are slowing lending to house-buyers in a MAJOR way
Year on year growth in mortgage lending has slowed to 12%, its lowest in two years.
# Hands Off
People can now buy the Apple Watch online - unless they're in Ireland
Unless you have a good friend in the UK, Japan or Germany?
# shovel ready
This week’s vital property news: The new Daft report and a cap on the property tax
Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.
# cash to splash
Lower prices at the petrol pumps means you're spending more in the shops
However, women didn’t invest in too many winter coats this season.
# Clampdown
Poll: Do you support minimum prices for alcohol?
Is this the way to curb Ireland’s problem drinking?
# nice motor
100,000 people will be driving brand new cars this year
Lucky for some.
# turning point
Which country is buying the most iPhones? (Hint: It's not the US)
Apple’s home turf is selling a lot of iPhones – but not enough to topple the current champ.
# sliver lining
Playstation 4 gives Sony something to shout about as sales top 18.5 million
More than four million PS4 consoles were bought during the year-end holiday season, while game sales remained strong.
# booming
Retailers are really happy with their post-Christmas sales
And mens fashion is one of the biggest markets.
# winter sales
Handbags at dawn: People were literally pulling bargains out of each other's hands this morning
“People were literally grabbing at them — ‘I got it first… No, it’s mine’.”
# bargain hunting
St Stephens Day sales madness: Queues from 6am and 'handbags at dawn'
Mad Ted.
# Mayhem
These vintage pics of Christmas shopping crowds will make you glad it's all over
This is not a modern nightmare – people in the 1930s were running around like headless chickens doing last minute shopping as well.
# splurge
The teachers' strike day was the busiest pre-Christmas shopping day this year
Overall though, sales have been disappointing in December 2014.
# christmas wrapping
10 things you'll only understand if you've worked retail at Christmas time
Shop ’til the sales assistants drop.
# Sucking diesel
This has been a pretty massive year for car sales
Figures for new vehicles licenced have hit a five year high.
# cyber monday
Baffled by Cyber Monday? Here's what you need to know
Finally, another chance to buy stuff.
# Black Friday
Black Friday has gone bonkers in Britain, and this is what it looks like
It’ll be in Ireland soon, you know.
# discount shoppers
Black Friday: What is it and why is it creeping in on Ireland?
Crazy shoppers at the ready….
# restructure
Sony places its hopes on the PS4 as it undergoes major changes
The company will slash its TV and smartphone lineup, and place greater focus on its image sensor business as it tries to reverse losses.
# shovel ready
The Viewing: Your vital round-up of property news from the week
Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.
# Sales
'Rising consumer confidence' prompts CPM to recruit for 300 new jobs
The company is looking for 150 full-time and 150 temporary staff.
# Sell Sell Sell
Apple shows no signs of slowing down as iPhone sales top 10 million
The figure also includes the four million devices sold within the first 24 hours of pre-order sales.
# everything is awesome
Lego is now the world's biggest toymaker as kids choose bricks over Barbies
The Lego Movie helped propel the Danish company into the top spot.
# Competitiveness
Samsung blames slow smartphone sales and increased competition for profit slump
Slow global sales of smartphones and tablets and rising marketing costs to shift stock were some of the factors Samsung cited as its net profit fell by nearly 20% in the second quarter.