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# Shoppers

Last year
Irish shoppers splashed out on clothes and DIY supplies in the lead-up to Christmas
But the volume of sales in pubs was still 29.2% below pre-pandemic levels in November, the CSO said.
All time
Dublin City centre saw its busiest weekend since March last weekend
Last Saturday night in Dublin city was 80% busier than the previous Saturday night.
What does shopping look like in a pandemic? Here's what we learnt today
From queuing to face masks, the shopping experience looked very different today.
Dublin city 'easing open' on Monday, but shoppers can expect queues
Shoppers can expect queues to enter stores, changing rooms to be closed and in some cases, staff wearing PPE.
Trapped shoppers survive Thai mass killing by tracing shooter on CCTV
One family said a friend working in the CCTV control room gave them updates on his location.
The average Irish household has spent €2,800 in shops this month
Consumer spending is set to reach almost €5 billion this month.
Disney Store wants security gate at Grafton Street shop to prevent homeless sleepers
An application for installing the gates was lodged in October by The Disney Store Ltd.
Irish shoppers spent record €995 million on groceries in December
For a second Christmas in a row and the fourth consecutive period overall, Dunnes was Ireland’s leading retailer.
France to crackdown on spread of promotions after Nutella frenzy
A French supermarket chain discounted Nutella by 70% and shoppers went crazy.
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.
Brexit makes London cheapest city for luxury goods shopping
American products, designed and assembled in the States, are cheaper for American tourists to buy in London.
Mystery man threw cash at shoppers in Derry Shopping Centre
Police have examined the money and said it was genuine.
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.
Looking for a job this Christmas? These places are hiring
Need some extra cash this Christmas? A few places are hiring.
Supermarket wars: Is Tesco bouncing back?
Back to school was good for Tesco.
Pictures: Want to see what the Brown Thomas Christmas shop looks like?
There are 126 days until Christmas, just saying.
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.
Poll: Would you shop in Dunnes today?
Or would you avoid the shops in support of the workers?
Shoppers in the US have apparently forgotten how shopping baskets work
What have we come to?
Here are the tricks shops use to make you spend more money
Think you make your own decisions? Well, think again…
There's been a sharp dip in consumer confidence and water charges might be to blame
The 8-year high in consumer sentiment recorded in September didn’t last long.
Man receives facial wounds in afternoon attack on Dublin's Henry Street
Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the attack yesterday afternoon.
Helpful Garda Pic of the Day
A member of An Garda Síochana was only too happy to take a groupie shot of these people.
Tesco remains the market leader in the Irish grocery market
Dunnes and SuperValu have seen a boost in their share in comparison to last year.
Advertisers can now use mobile phone signals to track shoppers
By tracking the movement of individual shoppers, advertisements can take advantage of location-based ad campaigns.
Early morning for eager shoppers as St Stephen's Day sales begin
Did you queue up early this morning? These people did…
Over 75 per cent of people do their Christmas shopping at work
A new survey also showed that only 9 per cent of people will buy Irish this festive season.
Irish consumer confidence rose in November
The KBC Bank Ireland/ESRI index shows a small amount of growth with sentiment at 63.8 in November compared to 60.9 in October.
Tesco sees first Irish sales boost for two years
The announcement is a turnaround after months of declining sales figures.
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.
Shoppers evacuated from Dublin's IKEA
IKEA said a “technical issue” caused management to evacuate Sunday afternoon shoppers from the store in Ballymun today.
In pictures: The best 9-metre high chocolate fountain you'll see today
So… much…. chocolate
Retail sales still dropping, industry figures show
Many stores face going out of business in 2012, according to the chief executive of Retail Excellence Ireland.
Winners and losers of Budget 2012: In pictures
There was plenty at stake in the austere Budget presented by Brendan Howlin and Michael Noonan over the past two days. This slideshow will fill you in…
Retail sales remain at lowest point since recession hit
Continued lag in domestic demand left retail sales barely changed from September to October, remaining well down on last year.
What recession? Irish shoppers will be the highest spenders in Europe this Christmas
A Deloitte survey shows the average household spend over the festive season will be €943. How much are you planning to spend?
Brown Thomas sale postponed due to flood