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# arnotts - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

Shoppers queued up from early this morning for the St Stephen's Day sales

There was a sizeable line stretching up Grafton Street for Brown Thomas before it opened at 9am this morning.

# arnotts - Monday 10 December, 2018

From The Daily Edge Everything you need to know about notorious makeup brand Lime Crime before it comes to Ireland Lime Crime

# arnotts - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

'We draw people into magical scenes': The inside story of Dublin's Christmas windows

The window designers behind Dublin’s most famous festive displays share their secrets.

# arnotts - Friday 12 October, 2018

From The Daily Edge These are the products you need to stock up on now that The Ordinary seems to be dead The Ordinary

# arnotts - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Arnotts is getting an €11 million facelift

That news was welcomed by business group Dublin Chamber.

# arnotts - Friday 15 December, 2017

From The Daily Edge Santa in Arnott's helped a man propose to his partner, and it was just so lovely Santa Baby

# arnotts - Sunday 9 July, 2017

From The Daily Edge Which Irish Department Store Matches Your Personality? Shopping

Which Irish Department Store Matches Your Personality?

In other words, how badly have you got notions?

# arnotts - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge 13 last-minute (but lovely) Mother's Day gift ideas for under €30 Gin And Tonic

13 last-minute (but lovely) Mother's Day gift ideas for under €30

If nothing else, we have some solid poetry inspiration here.

# arnotts - Sunday 18 December, 2016

Eye-catching creation: The science behind festive Christmas windows

“To go with a minimal approach to Christmas would be lost in translation and scale.”

# arnotts - Thursday 29 September, 2016

From The Daily Edge This new cafe in Arnotts is making amazing cookie ice cream sandwiches Creamed Cookies

# arnotts - Thursday 23 June, 2016

John Lewis homeware is coming to Ireland for the first time

The relatively small section will appear on two floors of Arnotts’ Henry Street store.

# arnotts - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Arnotts is marketing a vacuum cleaner as a Christmas gift 'for her'

At least it’s a fancy one?

From The Daily Edge Arnotts is marketing a hoover as a Christmas gift 'for her' Gift For Her

Arnotts is marketing a hoover as a Christmas gift 'for her'

At least it’s a fancy hoover?

# arnotts - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

What does the Selfridges takeover mean for the future of Arnotts?

Retail experts say the development is great news for the department store – and for Dublin in general.

# arnotts - Monday 2 November, 2015

Arnotts has been bought by international retail group Selfridges

The company also owns Brown Thomas.

# arnotts - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge Magnum is opening a shop in Dublin selling €5 ice creams Ice Ice Baby

Magnum is opening a shop in Dublin selling €5 ice creams

Chilli flake Magnums, popping candy Magnums, goji berry Magnums…

# arnotts - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Arnotts apologises for 'My First Pole Dance' t-shirts

The clothing has been taken off the shelves after it sparked anger online.

From The Daily Edge Arnotts has pulled this controversial 'my first pole dance' t-shirt from shelves Off The Shelves

Arnotts has pulled this controversial 'my first pole dance' t-shirt from shelves

The t-shirt was on sale up until yesterday, but has now been removed.

# arnotts - Monday 8 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Passengers on the 16 this morning were treated to Christmas presents and a song from Linda Martin Christmas Bus

# arnotts - Monday 3 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Arnotts website typo is very very rude in German Sheisser

# arnotts - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Sale of half of Arnotts gets the go-ahead

Two companies are to have joint control of the iconic Dublin store Arnotts.

# arnotts - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Credit cards at the ready? Retailers hoping for end-of-year bonus as Winter Sales begin

Done with Christmas? Planning a bargain hunt? Read on…

# arnotts - Monday 18 November, 2013

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Union expresses fears for Arnotts and Boyers jobs

Mandate says that the sale of the debt of the landmark store should prioritise jobs.

# arnotts - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Competition: What Irish person would be your dream dinner party guest?

Roy Keane, Seamus Heaney, Maureen O’Hara… We want to know.

# arnotts - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Christmas shoppers and sales up on 2011 says Retail Excellence Ireland

Good news for retailers from the evidence so far on St Stephen’s Day says the retail representative body.

# arnotts - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Increase in demand for Irish-made products this Christmas

Stores and websites are reporting a strong interest in Irish craft and design products with craftspeople lowering their prices in response to the recession.

# arnotts - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Penneys, M&S, Tesco and more sign up to code on children's clothes.

The guidelines lay out rules for underwear, swimwear and footwear, as well as slogans and fabrics.

# arnotts - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

Google is Ireland's most reputable company, while John Player, Quinn and AIB come last Reputation This post contains images

Google is Ireland's most reputable company, while John Player, Quinn and AIB come last

Google, Kerry Group and Apple are top of the class when it comes to corporate reputation in Ireland.

# arnotts - Monday 26 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: St Stephen's Day Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: St Stephen's Day

In tonight’s Fix: Texas gunman was dressed as Santa Claus, China’s ghost estates and why Donald Trump has left the Republican party.

Black Monday? Hundreds queue up for St Stephen's Day sales Sales This post contains images

Black Monday? Hundreds queue up for St Stephen's Day sales

Thousands of people have descended on Ireland’s shopping hubs hoping to pick up bargains.

When do the post-Christmas sales start? Black Monday? This post contains videos

When do the post-Christmas sales start?

Many retailers have once more chosen to open their doors on St. Stephens Day. has a roundup of dates and times of the post-Christmas sales.

# arnotts - Tuesday 10 August, 2010

TAXPAYERS IN BRITAIN AND IRELAND have taken majority control of the Arnotts department store after the European Commission gave its approval to the proposed takeover of the store.

Arnotts owes approximately €300m to Anglo Irish Bank and Ulster Bank, with state-owned Anglo claiming about 55% of the debt – meaning that the store owes about €37 to every man, woman and child in the state.

With Ulster Bank owned by Royal Bank of Scotland, which in itself is in public ownership in Britain, the remaining 45% of the company is now under British state control, with the company owing about €2.19 to each person resident within the UK.

The Commission yesterday gave the takeover its approval, saying the takeover would not impede fair retail competition.

Leading retail specialist Mark Schwartz, chief executive of Palladin Capital Group, is expected to be appointed chairman of the store’s new board, having worked closely with both the banks and the store in the last months.

The banks will likely make their appointments to the board in the coming weeks.

In a statement issued by Anglo last night the banks said they were “committed to Arnotts” and that they would not meddle in the day-to-day management of the store.

“They will not be involved in the management of the company but are taking the necessary steps to ensure that the company will be run by experienced professionals in the best long term interests of the staff, suppliers and importantly, its customers,” they said.

The trade union Mandate says it looks forward to working with the store’s new management.

# arnotts - Sunday 1 August, 2010

The Sunday Independent leads with a report issued by O’Connell St department store Clerys, which implicitly rubbishes the government’s claims to have successfully staved off the worst of the financial crisis.

It also reveals that golfer Padraig Harrington has lost about €4m he invested in a UK technology firm U4EA, while Dermot Desmond lost about €14.5m, according to its administrator’s latest figures.

Inside, Celia Larkin – the former partner of Bertie Ahern – says that the Galway Races are a much more enjoyable occasion without Fianna Fáil’s fundraising tent. Life magazine interviews Beyoncé.

The Sunday Business Post says that some of Ireland’s highest earners used a series of tax allowance loopholes to pay as little as 4% tax on their earnings in 2008.

It also reveals that Arnotts’ ill-fated expansion into the Jervis Centre cost it €40m, as the department store is forced to close off some arms because of its crippling €320m debt.

Inside it reveals that the rate of TV licence payments is down, according to An Post, while Ireland’s reputation as being a cinema-loving nation is under threat with attendances down 7% in the last six months.

Agenda magazine publishes extracts from a new novel recalling the moment the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima.

The Sunday Tribune gives its front page to a secret HSE report which says that cutbacks in the health service pose a major safety risk to the elderly, the mentally ill, and mothers and babies.

It also tells how GAA fans have attacked the organisation for increasing the prices of ten-year premium tickets in Croke Park by 63% at a specially convened meeting of ticketholders during the week.

Inside it says that renovations works on Leinster House cost over €1m last year – mainly to keep the “crumbling 18th century residence” safe.

T2 magazine investigates the death of Phoebe Prince, the Clare teen who hanged herself after intensive bullying at her school in Massachusetts.

The Sunday Times leads with news that the bosses of commercial state companies are facing significant pay cuts, under new rules to be announced by Brian Lenihan in the autumn.

It also carries the slightly offbeat story that the German ambassador to Ireland has demanded that RTÉ relocate the set of Fair City, because work on the set wakes him up in his nearby Donnybrook home.

Inside it asks whether WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange is a freedom fighter or information terrorist, while Style magazine interviews Catherine Zeta-Jones.