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# Shopping

All time
# Drake
Drake went to a supermarket in Miami and spent €40,000 buying every single customer's shopping for them
He told them to fill up their trolleys with anything they wanted.
# no queues
Amazon has finally opened its long awaited 'Go' store
The shop allows customers to take stuff off the shelf and walk out.
# best buys
10 of the most ridiculous products that people bought in 2017
Let’s hope everyone comes to their senses in 2018.
# Retail Ireland
Irish retailers on course to record best Christmas season since 2007
Despite the positive growth, cross-border shopping has been a big worry for Irish outlets this year.
# Bargains
Poll: Are St Stephen's Day sales worth the hassle?
The crowds have been out since early morning, but is it worth the trip to a shopping centre today?
# christmas rush
Driver facing €3,000 fine for using mother-in-law's disabled parking permit to go late-night shopping
The person could also be jailed for six months.
# oh christmas tree
Buying your Christmas tree this weekend? Here's how to pick the right one and keep it fresh
It’s the most wonderful time of the year.
# safe online shopping
Christmas shopping on the move? Gardaí warn to only shop online when on personal WiFi
In the first six months of this year there has been €16.6 million gross card fraud.
# Tick tock
Poll: Have you started your Christmas shopping?
There are just 38 days to go.
# vicky's secrets
Victoria's Secret have officially confirmed the opening date for the Grafton Street store
Get excited.
# Data Protection
Retailers used customers' email addresses taken for issuing receipts to send marketing material
The Data Protection Commissioner has issued guidelines for shops using people’s email addresses for marketing purposes.
# smellies
17 thoughts everyone has while shopping in Lush
Bath bomb, bath bomb, you’re my bath bomb…
# depop for dummies
A chancer's guide to Depop
Flog it!
# Shopping
Which Irish Department Store Matches Your Personality?
In other words, how badly have you got notions?
# the hunger games
The 16 unwritten rules of shopping in Zara
It’s a bloody minefield.
# forever twentysomething
19 thoughts you have shopping in Forever 21 when you're over 21
Land of thigh high boots and terrible t-shirt slogans.
# saved items
19 situations you'll recognise if you're slightly addicted to online shopping
So many parcels you forget ordering.
# Shopping
These are the Irish brands most likely to be in your shopping trolley
According to a global Kantar Worldpanel survey.
# Shopping
12 things you'll remember if you ever did the 'big shop' with your mam
Dunnes wedges.
# BTs
20 thoughts every woman has had at the makeup counters in Brown Thomas
Where wallets and willpower go to die.
# Shopping
Dunnes Stores takes top spot in supermarket rankings for second time
Dunnes took 22.7% of the market during in the 12 weeks to the end of January.
# Your Say
Poll: Where do you do most of your shopping?
Do you prefer going online or in store?
# The Germans Are Coming
Why do people object to Lidl and Aldi in their towns?
“The Dublin 4s of the world prefer a Dunnes to a Lidl or an Aldi.”
# boob cages
20 thoughts every woman has had while shopping for a new bra
Back sweat. It’s happening.
# carlow central
Penneys to take centre stage as over 1,000 jobs to be created in new Carlow shopping centre
A further 100 jobs were created by synthetic diamond suppliers Element Six in Shannon.
# twas the season
SuperValu wins the Christmas supermarket war
Irish shoppers spent an extra €92 million on groceries over the festive period.
# only in the ilac
11 of the most Ilac Shopping Centre things to ever happen
The best.
# Shop Till You Drop
Want to get a bargain in the January sales? Don't jump in headfirst
Just because something you like is on sale doesn’t necessarily mean it’s worth getting.
# know your rights
Watchdog reminds shoppers their rights don't change for Christmas sales
If an item is faulty, consumers are still entitled to a repair, replacement or refund, even if it was on sale.
# christmas in Dublin
28 lovely photos of Christmas in Dublin over the last 20 years
It’s simply magical.
# christmas in Dublin
28 lovely photos of Christmas in Dublin over the last 20 years
It’s simply magical.
# henry street
Children as young as 12 and pensioners in their 70s shoplifting in Dublin stores
Many shoplifters during the festive period are first-time offenders, according to gardaí who police Dublin’s city centre.
# Oberhausen
Merkel thanks Italy after Berlin market attack suspect shot dead in Milan
The news was confirmed by the Italian Interior Minister.
# Retail
A quarter of shoppers to go to Northern Ireland for Christmas deals
A new survey also showed that young people are the most likely to cross the border.
# big christmas shop
The 12 panics of the Big Christmas Shop
DON’T FORGET THE SHLOER!
# empty wallets
We're spending less in the shops this Christmas - blame it on Brexit and Trump
That’s according to experts Retail Excellence Ireland.
# Online Shopping
18 Christmas shopping mistakes we make every single year
“That shadowy place is Penneys, Simba, You must never go there.”
# take care
People at risk of thefts in shopping centre car parks this Christmas, gardaí warn
Over €400,000 worth of goods were stolen from cars in retail car parks last year.
# Your Say
Poll: How much money will your household spend this Christmas?
A report shows expected spending is up across the country this year.
# cashing in
There's been a surge in people leaving the state for their Christmas shopping
Clothes, alcohol and food & groceries topped the list for those leaving the state for shopping.