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Sunday 1 October 2023 Dublin: 17°C

# winter sales

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'Some staff reported being spat at': Public asked to respect shop workers as sales begin
Labour shortages and abuse from customers have made the work environment more difficult this year.
Brown Thomas the main attraction on Grafton Street as early risers hit the Stephen's Day sales
The crowds are expected to descend on Ireland’s cities and major shopping centres later this morning.
How Much of a Horrible Customer Are You?
The sales are bringing out the worst in us all.
'I could lose the run of myself': We talked to the early risers queuing outside Brown Thomas
While you were sleeping, these enthusiastic shoppers were lining up on Grafton St.
Chaos in US shopping centres: Skirmishes send shoppers scrambling for the doors
There were incidents across America, and numerous false reports of gunfire.
'It has never been a better time to be an Irish shopper': Retailers struggle as prices fall
Retail Ireland said many shops had been hit by competition from UK based online retailers and cross border trade.
"We just popped in for the half-price shoes": Stephen's(s) Day sales shoppers are being disappointingly sensible
Tales of common sense and politeness, from the streets of south Dublin.
Poll: Have you hit the winter sales yet?
Are you a bargain hunter or would you rather stay at home and eat ham sandwiches?
Handbags at dawn: People were literally pulling bargains out of each other's hands this morning
“People were literally grabbing at them — ‘I got it first… No, it’s mine’.”
Retailers report busiest St Stephen's Day since start of the recession
One retailer said they had done 50 per cent of last year’s 26 December turnover in the first hour of trading yesterday.
Retailers delighted after 'superb' first day of winter sales
Many retailers who were sceptical about opening on St Stephen’s Day are now glad they decided to go for it.
PICS: Queues for Brown Thomas go all the way around the corner in Dublin and Cork
It’s like something out of the Celtic Tiger…
Poll: Are you heading out to the winter sales today?
Will you be getting your shop on?
The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Stephen's Day or New Year's sales?
This and every festive day until New Year’s Eve, let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)