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Wednesday 29 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Sales

All time
# Remuneration
Banks 'fail' to identify risk of awarding bonuses for higher sales
The Central Bank has asked all firms to review their guidelines by the start of next year.
# Sales
Man United 'ready to break transfer records', says Ed Woodward
We’ve heard this before.
# demand
Apple profit climbs along with iPhone sales
However, iPad sales fell 9.2 percent from a year ago to 12.27 million.
Opinion: SALE! Why does this one word cause all logic to go out the window?
I can’t go into town at the moment. Don’t trust myself. It’s too dangerous.
# green fingers
Female, wealthy and urban: the shoppers driving Ireland's €100 million organic food sector
The organic industry in Ireland is growing again, according to Bord Bia.
# overtaking
PCs are still outselling tablets (but not for long)
According to a new report by research firm Gartner, it’s expected that tablet computers will begin outselling PCs next year.
# console wars
PS4 helps Sony overtake Nintendo in global console sales
The change in position marks the first time Sony held the top spot since Nintendo launched the Wii back in 2006.
# Buy Up
Cars, medicine and books all down as retail sales fall
Retail Ireland said that the retail sector is showing signs of recovery.
# second hand
Sales aren't a problem for charity shops... it's a lack of donations
Oxfam has recorded an increase in sales this year. However, many are struggling to get stock in the door.
# making connections
Speed-dating (networking) for business: 'It's time to get out of your comfort zone'
Want to make 15 business connections in less than an hour – here’s how.
# Your Say
Poll: Should the sale of cigarettes be restricted to certain times?
The sale of tobacco products could be banned between 7am and 9am and after 6pm.
# Houses
No policy decision made yet on NAMA speeding up sale of assets, says Noonan
He said he’s asked NAMA to explore what the implications would be of bringing forward the sale as he said the market would be able to carry a big sale.
# Vroom vroom
Good sign for 2014? Car sales zoom ahead by 33 per cent
SIMI says that the upsurge in car sales has brought a sense of optimism to dealerships.
# at least it wasn't socks
Did you get books or cosmetics for Christmas? Figures suggest many people did
The CSO said that there was a 3 per cent increase in retail sales in December with Christmas gift regulars driving the increase.
# Your Say
Poll: Have you been shopping in the January sales?
There was disappointment yesterday when figures showed Christmas shopping failed to boost retails sales in November, so were you waiting for the January sales?
# Sales
NAMA has raised €16.5 billion since 2010
The bad bank raised €5.8 billion of that figure in 2013.
# crazy prices
6 different types of pain you'll feel while sales shopping
As illustrated through people suffering on Twitter.
# Poll
Poll: How much money have you spent in the post-Christmas sales?
Shoppers have turned out in force to find a bargain in the sales this year.
# winter sales
Retailers report busiest St Stephen's Day since start of the recession
One retailer said they had done 50 per cent of last year’s 26 December turnover in the first hour of trading yesterday.
# St Stephen's Day
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…
# Bargain bin
6 unarguable reasons to avoid the sales today
It’ll be hell, believe us.
# Christmas Slump
Retailers "disappointed" as Christmas sales are down on 2012
The slump pre-Christmas means big sales from St Stephens’ Day, says a representative group.
# Hire me
Unemployed man launches roadside placard campaign
Brendan Coleman said he will continue to wear the placard at Newland’s Cross in Dublin until he is employed.
# Sales
Watch: Shoppers brawl over flat-screen TVs in Walmart
And 10 other objects that caused physical fights yesterday.
# Incentives
Central Bank warns of risks of paying sales incentives to insurance staff
The bank said there are a number of risks that may encourage sales behaviours that are not in the best interests of consumers.
# Cars
New number plates haven't helped motor industry
The Society of the Irish Motor Industry says that while the new number plates contributed to a small rise in sales, it has been a difficult year.
# Property Prices
Property prices rise again, that’s five months in a row now
Residential property prices at a national level, increased by 3.6 per cent in September but Dublin accounted for practically the entire increase.
# Spending
Retail industry "still experiencing difficulties"
New CSO figures show that people spent less money in supermarkets and petrol stations last month.
# Technology
Apple's earnings fall again despite strong iPhone sales
Apple’s market value has plunged by about 25 per cent, or $160 billion, this year after three straight quarters of contraction.
# Jobswatch
Volvo slashes 2,000 jobs worldwide
The company said the cuts will be mainly in administrative and support roles in its 112,000-strong workforce.
# look who's back
Golden Discs reopens today in its old haunt at Stephen's Green
After a successful year of expansion the music store is back in its city centre store.
# For Sale
Allsop Auctioneers: 'No repossessed homes were sold at auction today'
A group of protesters gathered outside the Allsop auction at the RDS today, but the auction house states no houses were sold over the heads of any owners.
# motors
Increase of 17% in new private cars licensed in September
Volkswagen was the most popular make of new vehicle licensed in September.
# Housing Market
Dublin property prices up 10.6 per cent as cash sales increase
Savills Ireland said mortgage buyers are struggling to compete with cash buyers.
# Pep
Man Utd on alert as Guardiola says he wants Thiago at Bayern
“I want Thiago Alcantara. I have asked Bayern to get him,” he said. “I don’t know what will happen.
# Retail
'A blip has become a trend' says retail group as sales drop
Retail Ireland calls for action as motor sales and books show the biggest dropoff in sales in May.
# real deal
Real Madrid confirm signing of Spanish international Isco
The youngster becomes the club’s first major signing of the close season.
# Sales
Higuain close to Arsenal deal, says agent
“Juventus are a great club, but Gonzalo is too expensive for them,” says the Argentine’s manager.
Column: It's summer sales time – consumers, know your rights
Summer sales season is upon us again and bargains beckon – but consumers should be aware their rights and be careful not to impulse buy, writes Fergal O’Leary of the National Consumer Agency.