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Retail

# retail - Today’s News

Poll: Have you ever made an official complaint about a company? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever made an official complaint about a company?

Over 56,000 complaints were made to the National Consumer Agency alone. Do you kick up a fuss when you’re not happy with a service?

From Business ETC Ryanair, Aer Lingus and Greyhound among companies pursued by consumer agency Know Your Rights

Ryanair, Aer Lingus and Greyhound among companies pursued by consumer agency

The National Consumer Agency received 56,000 contacts last year.

# retail - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

From Business ETC Trading conditions in Ireland ‘continue to be challenging’, says M&S Retail

Trading conditions in Ireland ‘continue to be challenging’, says M&S

The retailer reported a slight increase in womenswear sales and said that sales were impacted by launch of new website.

# retail - Monday 7 July, 2014

From Business ETC This is what the proposed new €100m Horizon Mall in Limerick will look like On The Horizon

This is what the proposed new €100m Horizon Mall in Limerick will look like

It’s planned to be built on the site of the derelict Parkway Valley shopping centre.

# retail - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

From Business ETC Hotels have fingers crossed that Garth gigs go ahead Friends At High Prices

Hotels have fingers crossed that Garth gigs go ahead

Many hotels in Dublin have sold out – and hiked prices – to cater for the hordes who have bought tickets for the five nights.

# retail - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From Business ETC “Strong sales” at Allsop auction, as landmark Dublin pub goes for €410,000 Deadman's Return

“Strong sales” at Allsop auction, as landmark Dublin pub goes for €410,000

The latest high-profile auction of homes, retail outlets and business premises is taking place at the RDS in Dublin today…

# retail - Friday 20 June, 2014

National Geographic opens its first Irish store somewhere very fitting

It’s bound to provide much travel inspiration.

# retail - Monday 9 June, 2014

From Business ETC More and more people are shopping with Aldi and Lidl as Tesco loses out Retail

More and more people are shopping with Aldi and Lidl as Tesco loses out

Tesco’s top position is under threat from Dunnes and SuperValu.

# retail - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Cars, medicine and books all down as retail sales fall

Retail Ireland said that the retail sector is showing signs of recovery.

# retail - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

From Business ETC Aldi on the lookout for new hires- and is offering €92,000 a year plus a company car Tough At The Top

Aldi on the lookout for new hires- and is offering €92,000 a year plus a company car

The German retailer is hiring 450 new faces as part of a nationwide expansion scheme.

From Business ETC Ireland’s most shuttered main street is… Shuttered Ireland

Ireland’s most shuttered main street is…

Vacancy rates in Ireland could be combated by more pro-active local authorities, Retail Ireland has said.

# retail - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

From Business ETC Irish consumer confidence hits seven year high* Happy Customers

Irish consumer confidence hits seven year high*

*But we’re coming from a low base, so don’t get carried away.

# retail - Sunday 4 May, 2014

From Business ETC Are Ireland’s independent retailers a dying breed? Hard Pressed

Are Ireland’s independent retailers a dying breed?

TheJournal.ie talked to Ireland’s small shop owners about the problems they face.

# retail - Friday 2 May, 2014

From Business ETC 66 per cent of hotels and restaurants at risk of collapse Hospitality

66 per cent of hotels and restaurants at risk of collapse

The construction industry and retail sector are not doing too great either, according to credit-risk analysts.

# retail - Friday 25 April, 2014

Column: Dependence on out-of-town shopping complexes destroys community life

The ‘solution’ of building more housing and expecting people to commute to out-of-town shopping complexes is detrimental to local community life.

# retail - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge There’s a very special job opening at this Dublin antique shop Jobfairy

# retail - Monday 14 April, 2014

From Business ETC Aldi reaches record market share, with Lidl not far behind Consumers

Aldi reaches record market share, with Lidl not far behind

If you shop in Aldi, you’re probably spending more as well.

# retail - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Primark to pay €7m compensation to workers over Bangladesh building collapse

The company has already distributed $2m to workers and their families.

# retail - Friday 14 March, 2014

From Business ETC 150 jobs to go as Musgrave ends deal with Blanchardstown supplier Job Cuts

150 jobs to go as Musgrave ends deal with Blanchardstown supplier

Musgrave won’t be renewing its contract with Wincanton — as it has decided to supply all of its stores from its own distribution network.

# retail - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Shopfronts of Dublin: a very lovely photo project indeed Some Front This post contains images

Shopfronts of Dublin: a very lovely photo project indeed

Independent stores, and the way they make you feel.

From Business ETC Irish consumers are happier than they have been in seven years We're Happy

Irish consumers are happier than they have been in seven years

The report says that Irish consumers are increasingly confident in the Irish economy.

# retail - Monday 3 March, 2014

From Business ETC Ryanair’s new marketing man: We want to make it better for customers Dmx Dublin

Ryanair’s new marketing man: We want to make it better for customers

Kenny Jacobs will tell DMX Dublin conference next week about plans to make the company a ‘digital leader’.

# retail - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Lidl creates over 50 new jobs in three new stores

The stores will open in Galway, Cork and Donegal.

# retail - Thursday 13 February, 2014

So long, farewell: Superquinn becomes SuperValu today

The sausages are still available, but the branding across the store will be different.

# retail - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

“We’re being made fools of” – Limerick staff sit-in enters 17th day

Staff are angry that entitlements have not been paid, despite a promise that they would.

# retail - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

From Business ETC Did you get books or cosmetics for Christmas? Figures suggest many people did At Least It Wasn't Socks

Did you get books or cosmetics for Christmas? Figures suggest many people did

The CSO said that there was a 3 per cent increase in retail sales in December with Christmas gift regulars driving the increase.

# retail - Monday 20 January, 2014

From Business ETC Tesco’s market share fell over Christmas while discount retailers saw a boost Supermarkets

Tesco’s market share fell over Christmas while discount retailers saw a boost

Supervalu attracted 40,000 more households over the festive period, helping it to push its market share above 20 per cent.

# retail - Friday 10 January, 2014

Poll: Have you been shopping in the January sales? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you been shopping in the January sales?

There was disappointment yesterday when figures showed Christmas shopping failed to boost retails sales in November, so were you waiting for the January sales?

# retail - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

From Business ETC Clothes and shoe sales up in November; books and newspapers down Retail

Clothes and shoe sales up in November; books and newspapers down

Retail sector says it is still under pressure.

# retail - Friday 27 December, 2013

From Business ETC Retailers report busiest St Stephen’s Day since start of the recession Winter Sales

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.

# retail - Thursday 26 December, 2013

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…

# retail - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Retailers “disappointed” as Christmas sales are down on 2012

The slump pre-Christmas means big sales from St Stephens’ Day, says a representative group.

# retail - Monday 23 December, 2013

From Business ETC Business booming for Aldi and Lidl as discounters show growth at expense of Tesco Supermarkets

Business booming for Aldi and Lidl as discounters show growth at expense of Tesco

The German discount chains have been gaining ground in the last 12 months, as shoppers continue to keep a close watch on their grocery spend.

# retail - Friday 13 December, 2013

From Business ETC Penneys staff vote for 3 per cent pay increase deal Retail

Penneys staff vote for 3 per cent pay increase deal

Mandate said the deal includes the abolition of the under-18 rate of pay at the Irish store.

# retail - Monday 9 December, 2013

From Business ETC Largest shopping centre in the midlands enters receivership Grant Thornton

Largest shopping centre in the midlands enters receivership

Grant Thornton have been appointed as receivers in an agreement that includes the shopping centre, car park, and a number of apartments.

# retail - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

From Business ETC Four A|wear stores remain open following examiner appointment Examinership

Four A|wear stores remain open following examiner appointment

Following the fashion chain entering receivership, stores in Blanchardstown, Dundrum, Grafton Street and Sligo are still trading.

From Business ETC Shoppers should be encouraged to buy Irish this Saturday, says SFA Retail

Shoppers should be encouraged to buy Irish this Saturday, says SFA

An initiative like “Small Business Saturday” could raise as much as €30 million, the Small Firms Association believes.

# retail - Monday 2 December, 2013

Communities can take back their town with pop-up museums in vacant spaces

The Heritage Council is hosting a workshop in Kilkenny to teach people how to create their own pop-up museums.

# retail - Friday 29 November, 2013

Marks & Spencer staff to strike next Saturday

The staff are angered at the closing of their pension scheme.

# retail - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Car-free zones in Dublin city centre could include Henry Street area

It’s part of a proposal by the Lord Mayor to temporarily pedestrianise some streets in the city centre one Sunday a month.

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