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# shopping - Sunday 23 August, 2020

Nationwide post-lockdown electrical goods buying spree sees record recycling levels

WEEE Ireland said it recovered 3,763 tonnes of electrical waste in July.

# shopping - Monday 15 June, 2020

Shopping centres can reopen today but limits on children and defined routes may become 'new normal'

While high street stores opened their doors last week, shopping centres had to remain shut for another week.

# shopping - Friday 12 June, 2020

All shops in Northern Ireland are allowed to re-open today

From Monday, a much broader range of retailers in England will also open their doors.

# shopping - Thursday 11 June, 2020

Prices of clothing, footwear and communications fall for two consecutive months

Consumer prices were 0.5% lower in May than in the same month last year.

# shopping - Saturday 6 June, 2020

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.

# shopping - Thursday 4 June, 2020

High street stores to get green light to reopen from next Monday

Shopping centres will not be permitted to reopen in Phase 2.

# shopping - Monday 18 May, 2020

B&Q asks under 16s to stay away as queues mark reopening of hardware stores

Woodie’s has rolled back on its decision to restrict under 16s from its stores.

# shopping - Thursday 23 April, 2020

'Not necessary' to disinfect outside of food packaging after buying, shoppers advised

Dr Linda Gordon, a specialist in microbiology, said there is “no evidence” the virus is transmitted by food or food packaging.

# shopping - Saturday 28 March, 2020

Contactless payment limit will increase to €50 next week, as cash transactions drop by 20%

Banks have also warned the public not to be tricked into giving out their pin number online.

# shopping - Friday 20 March, 2020

Poll: Will you make more of an effort to shop locally in the coming weeks? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you make more of an effort to shop locally in the coming weeks?

Many shops and businesses around the country have already shut their doors as a result of Covid-19.

# shopping - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

Older people enjoy dedicated shopping sessions at supermarkets

Iceland, Tesco and Lidl introduced the initiative amid incidents of stockpiling as the nation grapples with the coronavirus outbreak

# shopping - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

Poll: Will you make a visit to the St Stephen's Day sales? Your Say This post contains a poll

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?

# shopping - Monday 23 December, 2019

The average Irish household has spent €2,800 in shops this month

Consumer spending is set to reach almost €5 billion this month.

# shopping - Saturday 7 December, 2019

Poll: Have you started your Christmas shopping? Shopping This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you started your Christmas shopping?

We’re 18 days away from the big event.

# shopping - Saturday 30 November, 2019

Trying to shop for presents more sustainably this Christmas? Here's what experts suggest

From wrapping paper to wax wraps, a guide to making Christmas shopping a little greener.

# shopping - Friday 29 November, 2019

Black Friday shoppers warned to be aware of their rights as watchdog expects surge in requests for help

It is expected that around €250m will be spent by Irish shoppers today.

# shopping - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Gardaí issue warning ahead of Black Friday as €4 billion worth of online sales expected in next month

Gardaí said the potential for fraud increases around the Christmas period.

# shopping - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Poll: Should there be a ban on selling sweets beside shop checkouts? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be a ban on selling sweets beside shop checkouts?

The Irish Heart Foundation has launched a plan to cut childhood obesity rates by half in the next decade.

# shopping - Monday 4 November, 2019

Poll: Will a levy increase make you give up plastic bags at the supermarket? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will a levy increase make you give up plastic bags at the supermarket?

Minister Richard Bruton will bring a memo to Cabinet tomorrow outlining a number of options to increase environmental levies.

# shopping - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Aldi plans to replace 12.5 million single-use plastic bags each year with compostable options

From January, all loose fruit and vegetable single-use plastic bags will be compostable.

# shopping - Monday 23 September, 2019

Dunnes Stores retains top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars

That’s according to the latest Kantar Worldpanel supermarket shares.

# shopping - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Irish people travelling to UK after no-deal Brexit will be able to buy duty free tobacco and alcohol

The EU abolished duty-free shopping between member nations in 1999.

# shopping - Friday 5 July, 2019

From The42 'They bring X-factor': Solskjaer delighted with summer business Transfer Market

'They bring X-factor': Solskjaer delighted with summer business

Daniel James and Aaron Wan-Bissaka are the two new faces around Old Trafford.

# shopping - Monday 22 April, 2019

Penneys' online trial could bring 'incremental' growth, but its future still lies in bricks and mortar

The retailer has just opened its biggest store in the world in Birmingham.

# shopping - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Government moves to protect duty-free status quo between Ireland and UK in no-deal Brexit

At the turn of the millennium, the EU abolished duty-free and tax-free sales on all air and sea routes within the trade bloc.

# shopping - Monday 11 February, 2019

'Veganuary' influenced what we put in our shopping baskets last month

Sales of plant-based milks were 40% higher than in January 2018.

# shopping - Monday 14 January, 2019

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.

# shopping - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Opinion: The press needs to stop sensationalising the weather

No matter what is reported by Met Éireann or any other weather forecaster around the globe, the media will report the worst-case scenario which scares citizens, writes David Fitzsimons.

# shopping - Thursday 27 December, 2018

From The Daily Edge 14 gems from the sales that are worth a post-Christmas splurge Shop The Sales

# shopping - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

From The Daily Edge Why asking for the gift receipt shouldn't be considered rude Unpopular Opinion

Why asking for the gift receipt shouldn't be considered rude

And why I do it all the time.

# shopping - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

Poll: Will you make a visit to the St Stephen's Day sales? Your Say This post contains a poll

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?

# shopping - Saturday 22 December, 2018

From the Garden: Supermarkets selling below cost veg is hurting farmers and it is bad for us all

Farmers protested outside M&S in Liffey Valley last week to draw attention to what the IFA called ‘predatory’ pricing models, writes Michael Kelly.

# shopping - Friday 21 December, 2018

From The Daily Edge Christmas sales have started! And here are the discounts on offer Sale Season

Christmas sales have started! And here are the discounts on offer

Nab yourself a bargain!

# shopping - Thursday 20 December, 2018

New rules could ensure gift vouchers are valid for five years under Irish law

There is currently no minimum expiry date on gift vouchers under law.

# shopping - Sunday 16 December, 2018

From The Daily Edge 11 of the tackiest bags you'll probably want to buy Tack Central

11 of the tackiest bags you'll probably want to buy

Embrace the tack!

# shopping - Saturday 15 December, 2018

From The Daily Edge These ‘mam shops’ are jam-packed with absolute gems Not Your Mam's Shop

These ‘mam shops’ are jam-packed with absolute gems

We’ve had a change of heart.

# shopping - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Poll: Have you started your Christmas shopping? Making A List This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you started your Christmas shopping?

It’s “do you want that gift-wrapped” time.

# shopping - Monday 26 November, 2018

From The Daily Edge Aisling Bea is showcasing ethical fashion brands on Instagram in retaliation to Black Friday sales Eco Fashion

# shopping - Friday 23 November, 2018

Local Irish retailers hit back at Black Friday 'headaches' by encouraging a new shopping trend instead

The hashtag #GreenFriday is hoping to encourage consumers to be more conscious of how they shop.

# shopping - Thursday 22 November, 2018

From The Daily Edge Looking for some indie Irish jewellery or accessories? Here's all the best Black Friday offers Black Friday
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