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#Shops

# shops - Last year 2021

Shop workers were the most likely to catch Covid-19 in the most recent two waves of the pandemic
# Shops
# Shops

Shop workers were the most likely to catch Covid-19 in the most recent two waves of the pandemic

Oct 1st 2021, 2:51 PM 16,880 Views 20 Comments

Retail assistants, cashiers and checkout operators were the workers most likely to contract the virus in the second and third waves.

Poll: Will you head to the shops today?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you head to the shops today?

May 17th 2021, 9:14 AM 47,678 Views 35 Comments

All non-essential retail stores can reopen from today.

# shops - All time

Non-essential retail to remain open under Level 5 but shops asked to defer January sales
# Level 5
# Level 5

Non-essential retail to remain open under Level 5 but shops asked to defer January sales

Dec 22nd 2020, 1:31 PM 43,959 Views 38 Comments

“The retail sector will be requested to defer January sales events,” the Taoiseach said this afternoon announcing the measures.

Boost for supermarkets as sales of mince pies, Christmas biscuits and alcohol soar ahead of festive season
# Kantar
# Kantar

Boost for supermarkets as sales of mince pies, Christmas biscuits and alcohol soar ahead of festive season

Dec 14th 2020, 1:09 PM 11,520 Views 15 Comments

Dunnes Stores leads the way in terms of market share, just ahead of Supervalu, according to the latest Kantar figures.

Cabinet to meet this afternoon to finalise details of Covid-19 restrictions for Christmas
# Level Five
# Level Five

Cabinet to meet this afternoon to finalise details of Covid-19 restrictions for Christmas

Updated Nov 27th 2020, 12:10 PM 50,195 Views 78 Comments
  • Retailers, gyms and hairdressers are expected to reopen on Tuesday.
  • Cabinet is to decide on when household restrictions will be relaxed this afternoon.
  • A nationwide address by the Taoiseach on the new rules is expected this evening.
Phased lifting of Level 5: Inter-county travel could open up a few days before Christmas
# Cabinet Meeting
# Cabinet Meeting

Phased lifting of Level 5: Inter-county travel could open up a few days before Christmas

Updated Nov 24th 2020, 5:33 PM 106,865 Views 96 Comments

Shops, gyms, and hairdressers are due to open up next week.

Tánaiste says it is 'unfair' for non-essential shops to stay open by selling PPE
# Leo Varadkar
# Leo Varadkar

Tánaiste says it is 'unfair' for non-essential shops to stay open by selling PPE

Oct 25th 2020, 3:15 PM 83,490 Views 138 Comments

The Tánaiste said it was “totally unfair” for retailers staying open in this way and that gardaí would be enforcing legislation.

Poll: Have you felt uncomfortable in a shop recently?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you felt uncomfortable in a shop recently?

Jun 22nd 2020, 10:09 AM 48,421 Views 114 Comments

Concerns have been raised about the lack of social distancing and people wearing masks in some instances.

High street stores to get green light to reopen from next Monday
# Shopping
# Shopping

High street stores to get green light to reopen from next Monday

Jun 4th 2020, 5:42 PM 52,280 Views 74 Comments

Shopping centres will not be permitted to reopen in Phase 2.

Paddy Power selling off 14 of its retail store properties as shift towards online market continues
# Paddy Power
# Paddy Power

Paddy Power selling off 14 of its retail store properties as shift towards online market continues

Sep 4th 2019, 6:00 AM 18,057 Views 8 Comments

Auctioneers are putting the portfolio on the market with a guide price of over €6.3 million.

'Costs will rise': UK and Irish retail groups warn of 'devastating' no-deal consequences
# Brexit
# Brexit

'Costs will rise': UK and Irish retail groups warn of 'devastating' no-deal consequences

Feb 21st 2019, 7:51 AM 25,669 Views 52 Comments

Tariffs that would be imposed in a no-deal Brexit scenario would result in an increase in costs for Irish shoppers.

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 99,995 Views 77 Comments

Limited opening hours for some major supermarkets and local shops.

After a long hiatus, the Bill to ban booze ads from buses, trains and near schools is back
# On The Agenda
# On The Agenda

After a long hiatus, the Bill to ban booze ads from buses, trains and near schools is back

Nov 8th 2017, 7:55 AM 8,581 Views 45 Comments

It’s showdown time for the controversial Public Health Alcohol Bill which is back on the agenda this week.

Retailers say the rates they have to pay are way too high and it's damaging business
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

Retailers say the rates they have to pay are way too high and it's damaging business

Jul 10th 2017, 7:39 AM 12,129 Views 24 Comments

Retail Ireland has called for urgent reform of the rates system.

Man who weighed cars with concrete blocks in order to ram designer shops jailed for 5.5 years
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man who weighed cars with concrete blocks in order to ram designer shops jailed for 5.5 years

May 5th 2017, 3:28 PM 18,820 Views 22 Comments

Aurimas Petraska had pleaded guilty to the theft of €150,000 worth of women’s clothes and Chanel products.

We're spending less in the shops this Christmas - blame it on Brexit and Trump
# Empty Wallets
# Empty Wallets

We're spending less in the shops this Christmas - blame it on Brexit and Trump

Dec 16th 2016, 11:45 AM 11,601 Views 86 Comments

That’s according to experts Retail Excellence Ireland.

14 times Irish shops gave zero f**ks
# Auld Shite
From The Daily Edge
# Auld Shite

14 times Irish shops gave zero f**ks

Jul 11th 2016, 9:29 PM 13,298 Views 0 Comments

A grand total of zero f**ks given.

These unintentionally cheeky leggings are on sale in Forever 21 in Dublin
# Ride On
From The Daily Edge
# Ride On

These unintentionally cheeky leggings are on sale in Forever 21 in Dublin

Apr 16th 2016, 9:01 AM 6,498 Views 1 Comment

THINK OF THE IRISH MARKET, FOREVER 21.

14 retail workers who had too much time on their hands
# Shopped
From The Daily Edge
# Shopped

14 retail workers who had too much time on their hands

Jan 19th 2016, 7:00 PM 11,412 Views 0 Comments

Workers of retail, we salute you.

The post-Christmas sales are a 'mixed bag' for Irish retailers
# High Street
# High Street

The post-Christmas sales are a 'mixed bag' for Irish retailers

Dec 29th 2015, 6:10 AM 18,576 Views 22 Comments

Footfall is down, but spending is up.

16 times shops had an excellent sense of humour
# You're Not My Real Ladder
From The Daily Edge
# You're Not My Real Ladder

16 times shops had an excellent sense of humour

Dec 3rd 2015, 1:18 PM 10,765 Views 0 Comments

Well played, everyone.

This iconic American clothes brand is opening in Dublin today
# Liffey Valley
# Liffey Valley

This iconic American clothes brand is opening in Dublin today

Oct 22nd 2015, 6:10 AM 33,900 Views 44 Comments

It will create 30 jobs.

The Chr*stm*s chocolates have already arrived...
# Insanity Clause
# Insanity Clause

The Chr*stm*s chocolates have already arrived...

Aug 18th 2015, 9:13 PM 23,528 Views 50 Comments

And then a Hero comes along…

The House of Lords spent a fair bit of time this week debating Ireland's head shop laws
# House Of Drugs
# House Of Drugs

The House of Lords spent a fair bit of time this week debating Ireland's head shop laws

Jun 13th 2015, 8:45 AM 14,067 Views 17 Comments

Hundreds of ‘legal high’ vendors face closure across Britain. Some politicians there aren’t particularly taken with Ireland’s approach to the problem.

Dunnes staff will "escalate" their campaign
# Dismissals
# Dismissals

Dunnes staff will "escalate" their campaign

Apr 13th 2015, 10:48 PM 23,438 Views 86 Comments

The union is preparing a dossier of of incidents of victimisation and intimidation.

I've been given a horrendous gift? Can I return it? Here are your consumer rights...
# I Love It Really I Do...
# I Love It Really I Do...

I've been given a horrendous gift? Can I return it? Here are your consumer rights...

Dec 26th 2014, 6:30 PM 13,050 Views 5 Comments

Changed your mind? Got a horrible jumper? Or is something simply broken?

Here are the tricks shops use to make you spend more money
# Savvy Shoppers
# Savvy Shoppers

Here are the tricks shops use to make you spend more money

Dec 22nd 2014, 10:00 AM 34,017 Views 32 Comments

Think you make your own decisions? Well, think again…

Primark strikes deal with Sears to open its first US stores
# Thanks Penneys
# Thanks Penneys

Primark strikes deal with Sears to open its first US stores

Oct 21st 2014, 6:56 PM 22,188 Views 38 Comments

Seven, in fact. Thanks Penneys… or, eh, Sears…

Shops around Ireland are literally running out of ice for the Ice Bucket Challenge
# Icepocalypse
From The Daily Edge
# Icepocalypse

Shops around Ireland are literally running out of ice for the Ice Bucket Challenge

Aug 25th 2014, 7:00 PM 23,933 Views 69 Comments

The freezer compartments are bare. No, really.

Opinion: SALE! Why does this one word cause all logic to go out the window?
# Bargain
# Bargain

Opinion: SALE! Why does this one word cause all logic to go out the window?

Jul 12th 2014, 12:00 PM 56 Views 17 Comments

I can’t go into town at the moment. Don’t trust myself. It’s too dangerous.

Sale of half of Arnotts gets the go-ahead
# Competition Authority
# Competition Authority

Sale of half of Arnotts gets the go-ahead

May 28th 2014, 8:09 AM 13,839 Views 11 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 25th 2014, 5:30 PM 266 Views 22 Comments

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

Aldi reaches record market share, with Lidl not far behind
# Consumers
# Consumers

Aldi reaches record market share, with Lidl not far behind

Apr 14th 2014, 11:45 AM 17,803 Views 81 Comments

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

Photographs show the decline in Ireland's unique and beautiful shop fonts
# Goodbye To All That
# Goodbye To All That

Photographs show the decline in Ireland's unique and beautiful shop fonts

Mar 17th 2014, 5:00 PM 31,397 Views 28 Comments

Graphic designer Trevor Finnegan has been travelling around Ireland taking photos of the typography on Ireland’s old shops.

"Cathedrals of consumption": A history of shopping in Ireland
# Running Errands
# Running Errands

"Cathedrals of consumption": A history of shopping in Ireland

Mar 10th 2014, 7:15 AM 9,192 Views 2 Comments

A series of lectures and an exhibition will outline Ireland’s consumer cravings from Georgian Dublin to modern-day neon shopfronts.

Poll: How much money have you spent in the post-Christmas sales?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: How much money have you spent in the post-Christmas sales?

Dec 29th 2013, 9:33 AM 14,214 Views 57 Comments

Shoppers have turned out in force to find a bargain in the sales this year.

6 unarguable reasons to avoid the sales today
# Bargain Bin
From The Daily Edge
# Bargain Bin

6 unarguable reasons to avoid the sales today

Dec 26th 2013, 9:30 AM 16,818 Views 10 Comments

It’ll be hell, believe us.

Four A|wear stores remain open following examiner appointment
# Examinership
# Examinership

Four A|wear stores remain open following examiner appointment

Dec 3rd 2013, 3:38 PM 20,200 Views 11 Comments

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

16 infuriating things about working in retail
# Aaargh
From The Daily Edge
# Aaargh

16 infuriating things about working in retail

Oct 5th 2013, 1:00 PM 33,488 Views 152 Comments

It’s hard out there.

It's back! HMV to reopen four stores in two weeks
# Good News
# Good News

It's back! HMV to reopen four stores in two weeks

Aug 22nd 2013, 9:54 AM 21,704 Views 69 Comments

The Limerick, Henry Street, Dundrum and Liffey Valley outlets are due to reopen on either the 5 or 6 September.

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