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#Shopping

# shopping - Sunday 19 December, 2021

Last minute online shopping? Here are some tips to keep your cash safe from fraudsters
# Fraud
# Fraud

Last minute online shopping? Here are some tips to keep your cash safe from fraudsters

Dec 19th 2021, 6:30 AM 10,482 Views 3 Comments

Fraud cases continue to increase.

# shopping - Tuesday 16 November, 2021

Poll: Will you be shopping on Black Friday?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you be shopping on Black Friday?

Nov 16th 2021, 8:59 AM 29,073 Views 34 Comments

The day of flash sales takes place this year on Friday 26 November this year.

# shopping - Thursday 21 October, 2021

Shoppers being warned to protect themselves from rogue traders in lead up to Christmas
# Christmas Shopping
# Christmas Shopping

Shoppers being warned to protect themselves from rogue traders in lead up to Christmas

Oct 21st 2021, 8:51 AM 8,620 Views 2 Comments

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission has issued advice to consumers.

# shopping - Tuesday 24 August, 2021

Vast majority of Irish retailers struggling with rent arrears, according to new survey
# Landlords
# Landlords

Vast majority of Irish retailers struggling with rent arrears, according to new survey

Aug 24th 2021, 11:04 AM 10,361 Views 13 Comments

In 20% of cases, retailers said they had no engagement from their landlord on the issue of arrears.

# shopping - Monday 17 May, 2021

Poll: Will you head to the shops today?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you head to the shops today?

May 17th 2021, 9:14 AM 47,663 Views 35 Comments

All non-essential retail stores can reopen from today.

# shopping - Monday 8 March, 2021

Household grocery bills increase by €1,000 as Irish shoppers spend €2 billion extra amid pandemic
# Supermarket Sweep
# Supermarket Sweep

Household grocery bills increase by €1,000 as Irish shoppers spend €2 billion extra amid pandemic

Mar 8th 2021, 1:40 PM 16,297 Views 32 Comments

Online grocery sales had another record breaking month in February.

# shopping - Monday 11 January, 2021

December saw record-high grocery sales, but less money spent on whole turkeys
# Small Turkeys
# Small Turkeys

December saw record-high grocery sales, but less money spent on whole turkeys

Jan 11th 2021, 2:06 PM 14,530 Views 12 Comments

Sales of smaller cuts of meat such as turkey rolls and roast pork increased.

# shopping - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

Click and collect services for non-essential retail banned under new restrictions
# Retail
# Retail

Click and collect services for non-essential retail banned under new restrictions

Updated Jan 6th 2021, 4:45 PM 43,286 Views 58 Comments

The decision to ban click and collect services comes following a Cabinet meeting this afternoon.

# shopping - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

Poll: Have you done the 'big' Christmas shop?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you done the 'big' Christmas shop?

Dec 23rd 2020, 11:14 AM 36,683 Views 60 Comments

This is a festive season like no other.

# shopping - Friday 11 December, 2020

Dublin City centre saw its busiest weekend since March last weekend
# Out And About
# Out And About

Dublin City centre saw its busiest weekend since March last weekend

Dec 11th 2020, 1:14 PM 14,045 Views 8 Comments

Last Saturday night in Dublin city was 80% busier than the previous Saturday night.

# shopping - Thursday 10 December, 2020

Poll: Have you done any Christmas shopping in person?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Have you done any Christmas shopping in person?

Dec 10th 2020, 9:57 AM 30,261 Views 19 Comments

Non-essential retail reopened last week.

# shopping - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

'It's nice to be out and about again': Quiet start as retailers open their doors to Christmas shoppers
# Level Three
# Level Three

'It's nice to be out and about again': Quiet start as retailers open their doors to Christmas shoppers

Dec 1st 2020, 12:31 PM 16,338 Views 10 Comments

With just 24 shopping days left, retailers are expecting business to pick up.

'Stay away from crowded shops, streets and buses': Caution urged as retailers open back up for Christmas shopping
# Covid19
# Covid19

'Stay away from crowded shops, streets and buses': Caution urged as retailers open back up for Christmas shopping

Dec 1st 2020, 12:05 AM 20,032 Views 29 Comments

The government has asked customers to “play their part” as we head into the busiest shopping season of the year.

# shopping - Monday 23 November, 2020

Poll: Do you plan to do most of your Christmas shopping in person?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you plan to do most of your Christmas shopping in person?

Nov 23rd 2020, 9:06 AM 37,218 Views 24 Comments

The Taoiseach has said that the country will move back to Level Three restrictions from 1 December.

# shopping - Monday 16 November, 2020

Poll: Have you started your Christmas shopping?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you started your Christmas shopping?

Nov 16th 2020, 8:14 AM 33,789 Views 26 Comments

There are 39 days left until Christmas.

# shopping - Friday 13 November, 2020

Cork shopping centre reopens its doors for first time since major blaze last year
# Douglas Shopping Centre
# Douglas Shopping Centre

Cork shopping centre reopens its doors for first time since major blaze last year

Nov 13th 2020, 8:05 AM 30,654 Views 13 Comments

Dozens of cars were destroyed by the fire at Douglas Shopping Centre on 1 September 2019.

# shopping - Thursday 29 October, 2020

Aldi and Lidl remove all non-essential middle aisle products
# Shopping
# Shopping

Aldi and Lidl remove all non-essential middle aisle products

Oct 29th 2020, 4:27 PM 122,641 Views 94 Comments

Aldi said this decision was made after receiving further clarification from the government.

# shopping - Monday 26 October, 2020

Poll: Will you do more of your Christmas shopping online this year?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you do more of your Christmas shopping online this year?

Oct 26th 2020, 9:30 AM 50,114 Views 80 Comments

Many retailers – if they have an online presence – are depending on customers shifting to online sales.

# shopping - Saturday 24 October, 2020

How to support Irish businesses when buying gifts this Christmas
# Shopping Local
# Shopping Local

How to support Irish businesses when buying gifts this Christmas

Oct 24th 2020, 10:30 AM 62,209 Views 44 Comments

A new directory of Irish companies to buy gifts from was launched this week.

# shopping - Friday 9 October, 2020

Dublin businesses urge people to start Christmas shopping early to avoid large queues in December
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

Dublin businesses urge people to start Christmas shopping early to avoid large queues in December

Oct 9th 2020, 9:54 AM 23,189 Views 31 Comments

DublinTown said 2020 has been “an extremely difficult year” for businesses.

# shopping - Sunday 23 August, 2020

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

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

Aug 23rd 2020, 7:02 PM 28,224 Views 14 Comments

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'
# Early Doors
# Early Doors

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

Jun 15th 2020, 6:15 AM 44,251 Views 35 Comments

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
# Reopening
# Reopening

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

Jun 12th 2020, 7:11 AM 10,977 Views 6 Comments

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
# Inflation
# Inflation

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

Jun 11th 2020, 2:08 PM 10,126 Views 8 Comments

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
# EASING THE LOCKDOWN
# EASING THE LOCKDOWN

Dublin city 'easing open' on Monday, but shoppers can expect queues

Jun 6th 2020, 6:09 PM 27,324 Views 12 Comments

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
# Shopping

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

Jun 4th 2020, 5:42 PM 52,271 Views 74 Comments

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
# Retail
# Retail

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

May 18th 2020, 4:12 PM 40,083 Views 45 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

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

Apr 23rd 2020, 8:56 AM 58,007 Views 85 Comments

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%
# Shopping
# Shopping

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

Mar 28th 2020, 3:17 PM 32,101 Views 81 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Mar 20th 2020, 8:13 AM 28,882 Views 27 Comments

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
# Opening Hours
# Opening Hours

Older people enjoy dedicated shopping sessions at supermarkets

Mar 17th 2020, 5:07 PM 50,447 Views 34 Comments

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
# Your Say

Poll: Will you make a visit to the St Stephen's Day sales?

Dec 25th 2019, 7:00 PM 33,621 Views 52 Comments

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
# Shopping
# Shopping

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

Dec 23rd 2019, 6:00 AM 8,696 Views 21 Comments

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

# shopping - Saturday 7 December, 2019

Poll: Have you started your Christmas shopping?
# Shopping
# Shopping

Poll: Have you started your Christmas shopping?

Dec 7th 2019, 10:30 AM 24,227 Views 32 Comments

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
# Green Christmas
# Green Christmas

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

Nov 30th 2019, 11:00 AM 18,797 Views 12 Comments

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
# Shopping
# Shopping

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

Nov 29th 2019, 6:10 AM 5,335 Views 6 Comments

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
# Fraud Prevention
# Fraud Prevention

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

Nov 27th 2019, 6:30 AM 12,918 Views 5 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Nov 12th 2019, 8:32 AM 22,752 Views 58 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Nov 4th 2019, 8:00 PM 19,930 Views 54 Comments

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
# Shopping
# Shopping

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

Oct 29th 2019, 1:23 PM 13,478 Views 34 Comments

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

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