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#retail sales

# retail-sales - Friday 29 May, 2015

A price war is making things much cheaper for consumers

The volume of retail sales has risen by 11.9% since last year.

# retail-sales - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Cars, furniture and electrical goods: These are a few of our favourite things

Products that people stopped buying during the recession are back on shopping lists.

# retail-sales - Friday 27 June, 2014

Retailers struggle with costs despite 6.2% sales bump this year

Despite a fourth straight quarter of growth, ISME warned that shop-owners are still under pressure

# retail-sales - Monday 28 April, 2014

'Tsunami' of problems trip up retail sales in slow March

The Government is coming under fire from employer bodies who say it’s looking the other way on retail problems.

# retail-sales - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Retail sales continue fall across eurozone

For example, eurozone countries purchased less ‘food, drink and tobacco’ this May, compared to May 2012.

# retail-sales - Friday 26 April, 2013

We all spent less in March... (Was it the weather?)

The Central Statistics Office and Retail Excellence Ireland both showed a drop in retail spending in March.

# retail-sales - Monday 28 January, 2013

Retail sales fell slightly in December - CSO

The volume of retail sales fell by 0.1 per cent in December but figures show an increase when motor trades are excluded.

# retail-sales - Friday 25 January, 2013

Retail sales up in last three months of 2012

Hot beverages and home and giftware sectors saw noticeable increases while furniture and flooring suffered losses.

# retail-sales - Monday 7 January, 2013

Retail sales fell 1.1% in November - CSO

Retail Excellence Ireland says it is “not surprised” with decrease, pointing to the timing of the Budget and ‘kite flying’ by the Government for the fall in consumer sentiment.

# retail-sales - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Retail sales up 1.7 per cent in October

Retail Ireland said the 24 per cent increase in electrical sales is “almost certainly” driven by television purchases ahead of the digital switchover.

# retail-sales - Friday 26 October, 2012

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Retail sales up for the third month in a row

The amount and value of Irish retail sales have risen by 0.9 per cent in September compared with August 2012.

# retail-sales - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Consumer spending "down for fourth consecutive year"

New figures also show that credit card debt is continuing to decline compared to last year.

# retail-sales - Friday 27 July, 2012

Retail sales continue to fall - with food, drink and cigarettes taking a hit

Retails sales have seen the biggest drop since December 2009.

# retail-sales - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Retail sales for May: Motor trade down, (almost) everything else up

When including the motor trade, sales are at their lowest in five years – but without cars, the outlook is improving.

# retail-sales - Monday 28 May, 2012

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Going down: Retail sales fall in April

Sales had been on the up for two months running but the latest figures from the CSO paint a bleaker picture. The weather, VAT, and the government have been blamed.

# retail-sales - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

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The Daily Fix: Tuesday

All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces that you may have missed…

# retail-sales - Friday 27 January, 2012

Good news for retailers: sales increased in December

It was the first time there has been quarterly growth in retail sales in almost two years.

# retail-sales - Saturday 24 December, 2011

Government expects VAT hike to hit sales by 1.8 per cent

Estimates for tax income in 2012 indicate that the government doesn’t expect the VAT hike to have a major impact on shoppers.

# retail-sales - Thursday 22 December, 2011

Pre-Christmas boost for retailers, with 1.6pc surge in November

The volume of retail sales was up by 1.6 per cent in November, as retailers reported a surge in spending pre-Christmas.

# retail-sales - Friday 28 October, 2011

Retail sector slump continues as sales weaken in September

Retail sales were down 3.9 per cent in September when compared to the corresponding month in 2010.

# retail-sales - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

In tonight’s Fix: The latest from the presidential election campaign; sex toy adverts; The Sopranos; and what Amazon is doing to rival Apple’s iPad.

Retail sales weaken again in August

Both the value and volume of retail sales fell during August this year as the sector continues its slump.

# retail-sales - Monday 29 August, 2011

Mixed messages as retail sales continue their slide

Both the volume and value of retail sales fell in July, and if you exclude motor trading, the domestic economy is even gloomier.

# retail-sales - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

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Slideshow: As retail sales fall, what are we buying?

June was the 40th consecutive month which saw a drop in retail sales.

# retail-sales - Thursday 23 December, 2010

Ireland drops its brand obsession as December retail sales tail off

Customers are no longer obsessed with labels as they leave the credit cards at home when shopping, says retailers’ association.