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# retail - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

From Business ETC Not so hot: Why the big clothing chains are sweating over an Indian summer Hello Sunshine

Not so hot: Why the big clothing chains are sweating over an Indian summer

Was that the magic word “discount” we just heard?

# retail - Sunday 26 October, 2014

From Business ETC Here are a few things businesses can learn from Google’s Consumer Barometer (for free) No Pressure

Here are a few things businesses can learn from Google’s Consumer Barometer (for free)

So Google knows almost everything about how you shop, which is a bit creepy really…

# retail - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Tesco in redundancy discussions over “small number of roles”

Talks are over voluntary redundancy or redeployment of staff.

# retail - Monday 22 September, 2014

Why did farmers bring a Grim Reaper to an Aldi store?

They also brought a coffin full of vegetables.

# retail - Monday 15 September, 2014

Argos needs 500 more staff to cope with Christmas rush

Dublin gets the bulk of the extra jobs, but positions on offer in 22 Irish cities and towns.

Irish shoppers still watching their euro

Consumers love cheap deals and loyalty cards, survey says.

# retail - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

From Business ETC Six shopping centres up for grabs, going rate €120 million Big Bucks

Six shopping centres up for grabs, going rate €120 million

Total of seven properties on the market to claw back some of Bank of Scotland’s billions in Irish loans.

# retail - Monday 25 August, 2014

‘Budget 2015 should give money back to consumers’

Retail Ireland wants the retail sector to be boosted in October.

# retail - Thursday 21 August, 2014

From Business ETC Beef farmers launch “blitz” at Tesco in Naas They Got Beef

Beef farmers launch “blitz” at Tesco in Naas

They’re protesting new age limits on their products in British supermarkets.

# retail - Thursday 31 July, 2014

From Business ETC How do you get shoppers to return to your store? Inspire them Surprise In Store

How do you get shoppers to return to your store? Inspire them

Kids’ activities, helpful staff, demos and clear signage – just some of the ways retailers can make themselves irresistible.

# retail - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

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.

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