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Monday 2 October 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Sales

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Warning: Irish children are short-changing their dads on Father's Day gifts
How much do you usually spend on your dad?
Tesco blames property tax for fall in Irish sales
The supermarket giant has said that like-for-like sales have fallen by three per cent in the first 13 weeks of this year.
"Worrying figures" show we spent less on clothing, books and furniture in April
Retail Ireland has said government must give consumers “hope and a reason to start spending”.
Google exec grilled in UK over 'devious' use of Ireland to reduce tax
MPs suggested that more sales activities are taking place in the UK than the company is willing to admit to.
Property tax: Seller faces €500 fine if they under-declare value of home
A buyer who discovers that the person who sold them the house under-declared its value when paying the tax will be required to inform Revenue which will then pursue the seller, the Department of Finance said.
Retail sales up in last three months of 2012
Hot beverages and home and giftware sectors saw noticeable increases while furniture and flooring suffered losses.
One4all reports 14 per cent increase in turnover in 2012
The Irish company behind the gift card brand said sales increased across all distribution channels last year.
Dixons retail sales up 8% in Ireland and UK
Dixons Retail has posted an 8 per cent rise in sales in Ireland and the United Kingdom over the key Christmas period.
Graphs: Here's how car-crazy Ireland was in 2000
Figures compiled by the All-Ireland Research Observatory show just how much car sales in Ireland spiked (especially in 2000) – but how they fell sharply in the crash.
Samsung sells 100 million Galaxy S smartphones
The company launched the first Galaxy S model at the end of May 2010 and has sold 41 million of the newest version of the phone.
Is Frank Lampard off to Manchester United? The Telegraph reckon he might be...
Check out tomorrow’s reports; Fergie wants to bring that midfield’s average up to 80.
Retailers report up to 10 per cent rise in St Stephen's day sales
Retailers are also feeling positive about 2013, saying that they may see an upturn in sales.
'Do they sell dignity?' - the best tweets from the St Stephen's Day sales
They came. They saw. They spent their Christmas money.
Christmas shoppers and sales up on 2011 says Retail Excellence Ireland
Good news for retailers from the evidence so far on St Stephen’s Day says the retail representative body.
Early morning for eager shoppers as St Stephen's Day sales begin
Did you queue up early this morning? These people did…
Poll: Are you hitting the St Stephen's Day sales?
Will you be bargain hunting today?
4 stupidly simple but successful new inventions
Start-up turns community-generated ideas into clever new products, paying back lifetime royalties to inventors.
When do the post-Christmas sales start?
Many retailers have once more chosen to open their doors on St. Stephens Day. has a roundup of dates and times of the post-Christmas sales.
December retail sales 'up for first time in five years'
Retail Excellence Ireland says this weekend wasn’t as manic as expected, but was very productive.
Tesco sales down 1.3 per cent in third quarter
The company also announced today it will be conducting a strategic review of its loss making US chain Fresh & Easy.
Retail sales up 1.7 per cent in October
Retail Ireland said the 24 per cent increase in electrical sales is “almost certainly” driven by television purchases ahead of the digital switchover.
Cyber Monday shoppers urged to know their rights
The NCA says there are certain risks with online shopping, particularly the non-delivery of goods or if consumers wish to return an item.
10 viral marketing Facebook posts that got most 'likes'
These were the most successful marketing posts on Facebook last month.
Forty-eight million bottles of Jameson being sold every year
Whiskey from the Midleton distillery in Cork is one of Ireland’s greatest export successes.
HMV clarifies new tattoo and piercings rules
It had been suggested that the company had banned tattoos, piercings and long hair – but the company denies this is true.
Supermarket chain criticised for pre-peeled bananas
The Austrian-based supermarket Billa wrapped the peeled bananas in plastic packaging.
Poll: Should the number 13 be taken off car licence plates next year?
The Government is considering taking the number 13 from the start of number plates because people consider it unlucky. Good idea? Bad idea?
Arsenal new boy Cazorla targets trophies
The Spanish playmaker becomes the latest impressive addition to the London club’s squad this summer following the signings of Lukas Podolski and Olivier Giroud.
Cisco to axe 1,300 jobs worldwide
The global computer equipment giant said it is trimming its workforce by 2 per cent.
New car sales continue to fall significantly
However, official figures are greatly exaggerated because of last year’s scrappage scheme.
Eastbound and down as Jonathan Woodgate returns to Boro
The 32-year-old is a free agent having played for Stoke last season.
Barca strike deal to sign Valencia's Alba
It’s the first new signing for Barcelona since the departure of its multiple trophy-winning coach Pep Guardiola at the end of last season.
Rate of cross-border shopping falls
The amount of people buying groceries has dropped slightly – but alcohol sales are up.
Tesco sees first Irish sales boost for two years
The announcement is a turnaround after months of declining sales figures.
5 properties to view in... Dublin 15
Sherry FitzGerald picks five homes you can see this weekend.
Pfizer confirms loss of 177 jobs at Cork manufacturing sites
Jobs at Little Island and Ringaskiddy will be lost in 2013, after the expiry of the Lipitor patent resulted in lower demand.
Ticket sales "going great" for Eucharistic Congress
More than 20,000 people have already booked tickets for events during the Eucharistic Congress next month – but with 80,000 expected to attend the final mass, organisers expect last-minute ticket sales.
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.
5 properties to view in... Dublin 16
Sherry FitzGerald picks five homes you can see this weekend.