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# retail - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

A former landmark pub in Blackrock is set to become a Dunnes Stores
# Playwright
# Playwright

A former landmark pub in Blackrock is set to become a Dunnes Stores

Aug 14th 2018, 12:03 AM 55,868 Views 39 Comments

The sit of the Playwright pub has been vacant since 2011.

# retail - Monday 13 August, 2018

Boost for Irish retailers as sales of ice cream, fans and patio furniture spike during heatwave
# Hot Off The Shelves
# Hot Off The Shelves

Boost for Irish retailers as sales of ice cream, fans and patio furniture spike during heatwave

Aug 13th 2018, 6:05 AM 7,972 Views 16 Comments

The World Cup and royal wedding also helped alcohol and magazine sales this year.

# retail - Saturday 28 July, 2018

The owner of some of Dublin’s biggest shopping centres recorded a drop in footfall this year
# Retail
# Retail

The owner of some of Dublin’s biggest shopping centres recorded a drop in footfall this year

Jul 28th 2018, 6:30 AM 34,154 Views 22 Comments

Hammerson says trade at Dundrum and its other centres was “particularly badly hit” by Storm Emma.

# retail - Sunday 24 June, 2018

How and why do boutiques and influencers buy and resell items made in Asia?
# Items
# Items

How and why do boutiques and influencers buy and resell items made in Asia?

Jun 24th 2018, 12:05 AM 25,035 Views 18 Comments

We take a look at an issue that has got many people exercised online.

# retail - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Irish boutique Cari's Closet responds to criticism made on anonymous Instagram account
# Complaints
# Complaints

Irish boutique Cari's Closet responds to criticism made on anonymous Instagram account

Jun 19th 2018, 12:17 PM 94,707 Views 19 Comments

The boutique came under fire in posts on the Instagram page earlier this week.

# retail - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

M&S to close 100 stores across the UK by 2020
# Closures
# Closures

M&S to close 100 stores across the UK by 2020

May 22nd 2018, 2:23 PM 18,342 Views 19 Comments

No Irish stores will be affected as part of the move.

# retail - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Supermarket own-brand products reduce sugar to avoid new 30c tax
# Sweetening The Deal
# Sweetening The Deal

Supermarket own-brand products reduce sugar to avoid new 30c tax

May 1st 2018, 4:08 PM 27,829 Views 72 Comments

The sugar tax comes into effect today.

# retail - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Why some fashion stores like Penneys and TK Maxx resist selling online
# Stick To The Knitting
# Stick To The Knitting

Why some fashion stores like Penneys and TK Maxx resist selling online

Apr 28th 2018, 6:30 PM 31,177 Views 14 Comments

Despite its popularity, e-commerce doesn’t always make business sense.

# retail - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Arnotts is getting an €11 million facelift
# Revamp
# Revamp

Arnotts is getting an €11 million facelift

Apr 12th 2018, 9:18 PM 21,974 Views 17 Comments

That news was welcomed by business group Dublin Chamber.

# retail - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Worker wins right to bonus which was revoked after she drove through a car park barrier to collect children
# Dispute
# Dispute

Worker wins right to bonus which was revoked after she drove through a car park barrier to collect children

Apr 11th 2018, 6:06 PM 37,568 Views 0 Comments

The woman received an eight-month written warning as a result of her actions.

# retail - Friday 30 March, 2018

The 'Beast from the East' gave Irish grocers a €10m sales boost
# Retail
From Business ETC
# Retail

The 'Beast from the East' gave Irish grocers a €10m sales boost

Mar 30th 2018, 11:34 AM 1,461 Views 0 Comments

Consumers spent more than usual on wine, beer and frozen food during the storm.

# retail - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Caffé Nero plans to ramp up its Irish expansion after profits quadruple
# Food And Drink
From Business ETC
# Food And Drink

Caffé Nero plans to ramp up its Irish expansion after profits quadruple

Mar 15th 2018, 3:29 PM 1,301 Views 0 Comments

The coffee chain’s revenue increased by more than €1.5 million last year.

# retail - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Going to the shops? Many stores and supermarkets are now open
# Doors Open
# Doors Open

Going to the shops? Many stores and supermarkets are now open

Mar 3rd 2018, 1:55 PM 99,944 Views 77 Comments

Limited opening hours for some major supermarkets and local shops.

# retail - Friday 23 February, 2018

Littlewoods credits the GAA for helping it 'recruit' new shoppers and sell more sportswear
# Retail
From Business ETC
# Retail

Littlewoods credits the GAA for helping it 'recruit' new shoppers and sell more sportswear

Feb 23rd 2018, 2:29 PM 265 Views 0 Comments

The online retailer’s sales surpassed the €70 million-mark last year.

# retail - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Bill Cullen is suing Ulster Bank for €120 million over the collapse of his business
# Retail
From Business ETC
# Retail

Bill Cullen is suing Ulster Bank for €120 million over the collapse of his business

Feb 22nd 2018, 12:01 AM 3,165 Views 0 Comments

The suit was filed in the High Court earlier this week.

# retail - Saturday 17 February, 2018

7 of the most God-awful things that happened to me as a retail assistant
# Retail Assistant
From The Daily Edge
# Retail Assistant

7 of the most God-awful things that happened to me as a retail assistant

Feb 17th 2018, 8:00 PM 10,513 Views 4 Comments

Stories from the shop floor.

# retail - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Kildare Village says axing one unit from its €50m expansion will 'jeopardise' the entire project
# Retail
# Retail

Kildare Village says axing one unit from its €50m expansion will 'jeopardise' the entire project

Feb 15th 2018, 4:09 PM 1,989 Views 2 Comments

The designer outlet centre was granted permission for several new stores, but it’s not happy with the council.

# retail - Monday 12 February, 2018

Dunnes is still Ireland's most popular supermarket - and we're buying more big name brands
# Supermarket Wars
# Supermarket Wars

Dunnes is still Ireland's most popular supermarket - and we're buying more big name brands

Feb 12th 2018, 12:45 PM 20,532 Views 41 Comments

We’re also buying more vegetarian and vegan foods.

# retail - Saturday 3 February, 2018

People are horrified by this gal's story of accidentally trying on someone else's bra in Penneys
# Bosom Buddies
From The Daily Edge
# Bosom Buddies

People are horrified by this gal's story of accidentally trying on someone else's bra in Penneys

Feb 3rd 2018, 10:44 AM 12,709 Views 4 Comments

EEEEUUUUGH.

# retail - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Competition officials are virtually powerless to police a €700m car loan market
# CCPC
# CCPC

Competition officials are virtually powerless to police a €700m car loan market

Feb 1st 2018, 5:36 PM 2,437 Views 5 Comments

The UK is worried about sub-prime lending in the industry, so Ireland is taking a closer look.

# retail - Saturday 27 January, 2018

Competition officials are virtually powerless to police a €700m car loan market
# Transport
From Business ETC
# Transport

Competition officials are virtually powerless to police a €700m car loan market

Jan 27th 2018, 6:00 AM 2,490 Views 0 Comments

The UK is worried about sub-prime lending in the industry, so Ireland is taking a closer look.

# retail - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Tesco has blocked Lidl's multimillion-euro plan to expand one of its Limerick stores
# Supermarket Wars
# Supermarket Wars

Tesco has blocked Lidl's multimillion-euro plan to expand one of its Limerick stores

Jan 25th 2018, 6:04 PM 1,476 Views 3 Comments

An Bord Pleanála agreed the scale of the project would ‘significantly exceed’ local planning caps.

Why the couple behind Tiger Ireland are selling up and moving to the USA
# Roaring Success
# Roaring Success

Why the couple behind Tiger Ireland are selling up and moving to the USA

Jan 25th 2018, 5:43 PM 26,615 Views 16 Comments

The Danish company wants Gillian Maxwell and her husband to repeat their Irish feat.

# retail - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Ikea is 'exploring the option' of opening a south Dublin store
# Will They Wont They
# Will They Wont They

Ikea is 'exploring the option' of opening a south Dublin store

Jan 24th 2018, 12:27 PM 27,313 Views 61 Comments

But the flat-pack giant hasn’t committed to a new Irish location just yet.

# retail - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Return of 'breakfast roll economics' predicted by retail expert
# Tasty Cash
# Tasty Cash

Return of 'breakfast roll economics' predicted by retail expert

Jan 21st 2018, 3:30 PM 693 Views 0 Comments

JP Kennedy is the new chair of Retail Excellence Ireland, and has 20 years’ experience in the sector under his belt.

# retail - Thursday 18 January, 2018

'With garda stations and post offices closing, the local shop is the last bastion of communities'
# Retail Excellence
# Retail Excellence

'With garda stations and post offices closing, the local shop is the last bastion of communities'

Jan 18th 2018, 11:30 AM 239 Views 0 Comments

The new chair of Retail Excellence Ireland predicts the return of ‘breakfast roll economics’ this year.

Sales and profits are booming at the company behind Costa Coffee in Ireland
# Black Gold
# Black Gold

Sales and profits are booming at the company behind Costa Coffee in Ireland

Jan 18th 2018, 11:26 AM 2,154 Views 0 Comments

Turnover at MBCC Foods spiked by over €9 million during 2016.

# retail - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Dealz: 'Our clothes brand is more than strong enough to compete with Penneys'
# Thanks Hun Dealz
# Thanks Hun Dealz

Dealz: 'Our clothes brand is more than strong enough to compete with Penneys'

Jan 17th 2018, 7:28 PM 34,204 Views 33 Comments

The discount retail store’s UK parent is bringing fashion chain Pep&Co to 30 stores in Ireland.

# retail - Thursday 11 January, 2018

The Irish-owned BB's café chain has hatched a plan to open dozens of outlets
# Coffee And Muffins
# Coffee And Muffins

The Irish-owned BB's café chain has hatched a plan to open dozens of outlets

Jan 11th 2018, 2:31 PM 1,283 Views 0 Comments

BB’s Coffee & Muffins used to be owned by billionaire Denis O’Brien.

# retail - Friday 5 January, 2018

Aldi staff will now earn the €11.70 an hour living wage
# Living Wage
# Living Wage

Aldi staff will now earn the €11.70 an hour living wage

Jan 5th 2018, 12:04 PM 43,034 Views 77 Comments

It is the first supermarket to commit to paying the living wage.

# retail - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Upmarket grocer Donnybrook Fair is back in profit after opening its new Malahide store
# Food And Drink
From Business ETC
# Food And Drink

Upmarket grocer Donnybrook Fair is back in profit after opening its new Malahide store

Dec 28th 2017, 12:00 PM 1,747 Views 0 Comments

The high-end supermarket’s six stores turned over more than €27 million last year.

# retail - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Irish cream liqueurs are finally recovering from a ‘lost decade’ of sales
# Progress
# Progress

Irish cream liqueurs are finally recovering from a ‘lost decade’ of sales

Dec 27th 2017, 1:13 PM 16,041 Views 15 Comments

Analysis by the Alcohol Beverage Federation of Ireland has highlighted the category’s turnaround.

Irish cream liqueurs are finally recovering from a ‘lost decade’ of sales
# Food And Drink
From Business ETC
# Food And Drink

Irish cream liqueurs are finally recovering from a ‘lost decade’ of sales

Dec 27th 2017, 11:19 AM 857 Views 0 Comments

Analysis by the Alcohol Beverage Federation of Ireland has highlighted the category’s turnaround.

# retail - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

'Sales are like a drug for retailers': How Stephen's Day shopping took hold in Ireland
# Sacred Days
# Sacred Days

'Sales are like a drug for retailers': How Stephen's Day shopping took hold in Ireland

Dec 26th 2017, 10:00 PM 30,051 Views 46 Comments

Until about a decade ago, the 26th was a day of rest for retail staff.

Irish retailers on course to record best Christmas season since 2007
# Retail Ireland
# Retail Ireland

Irish retailers on course to record best Christmas season since 2007

Dec 26th 2017, 12:27 PM 10,021 Views 33 Comments

Despite the positive growth, cross-border shopping has been a big worry for Irish outlets this year.

'Sales are like a drug for retailers': How Stephen's Day shopping took hold in Ireland
# Retail
From Business ETC
# Retail

'Sales are like a drug for retailers': How Stephen's Day shopping took hold in Ireland

Dec 26th 2017, 6:00 AM 2,117 Views 0 Comments

Until about a decade ago, the 26th was a day of rest for retail staff.

# retail - Monday 25 December, 2017

'I sold my home to start Lottie dolls - that was the biggest risk I've ever taken'
# Lottie And Finn
# Lottie And Finn

'I sold my home to start Lottie dolls - that was the biggest risk I've ever taken'

Dec 25th 2017, 5:00 PM 26,584 Views 3 Comments

Arklu’s Ian Harkin also talks about why he chose Donegal over London.

# retail - Saturday 23 December, 2017

'We had kids and a mortgage, so when sales slowed my wife was pulling her hair out'
# Retail
From Business ETC
# Retail

'We had kids and a mortgage, so when sales slowed my wife was pulling her hair out'

Dec 23rd 2017, 4:00 PM 1,325 Views 0 Comments

As part of our ‘Christmas in Stephen’s Green’ video series, we look at the Green Gallery.

# retail - Friday 22 December, 2017

'You work seven days a week until 8pm. The kids miss me, but you have to do it'
# Retail
From Business ETC
# Retail

'You work seven days a week until 8pm. The kids miss me, but you have to do it'

Dec 22nd 2017, 6:13 PM 1,036 Views 0 Comments

As part of our ‘Christmas in Stephen’s Green’ video series, we look at House of Japan.

# retail - Thursday 21 December, 2017

'When your shop is quiet it's tough not seeing anyone come in. Christmas kept us going.'
# Retail
From Business ETC
# Retail

'When your shop is quiet it's tough not seeing anyone come in. Christmas kept us going.'

Dec 21st 2017, 6:07 PM 1,362 Views 0 Comments

As part of our ‘Christmas in Stephen’s Green’ video series, we look at the Donegal Shop.