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#Shops

# shops - Monday 17 May, 2021

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 47,633 Views 35 Comments

All non-essential retail stores can reopen from today.

# shops - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

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 43,887 Views 37 Comments

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

# shops - Monday 14 December, 2020

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 11,482 Views 15 Comments

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

# shops - Friday 27 November, 2020

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 50,177 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.

# shops - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

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 106,793 Views 96 Comments

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

# shops - Sunday 25 October, 2020

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 83,458 Views 138 Comments

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

# shops - Monday 22 June, 2020

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 48,397 Views 114 Comments

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

# shops - Thursday 4 June, 2020

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 52,258 Views 74 Comments

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

# shops - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

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 17,837 Views 8 Comments

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

# shops - Thursday 21 February, 2019

'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 25,658 Views 51 Comments

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

# shops - 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 99,960 Views 77 Comments

Limited opening hours for some major supermarkets and local shops.

# shops - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

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 8,545 Views 45 Comments

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

# shops - Monday 10 July, 2017

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 12,060 Views 24 Comments

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

# shops - Friday 5 May, 2017

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 18,765 Views 22 Comments

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

# shops - Friday 16 December, 2016

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 11,417 Views 86 Comments

That’s according to experts Retail Excellence Ireland.

# shops - Monday 11 July, 2016

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 13,240 Views 0 Comments

A grand total of zero f**ks given.

# shops - Saturday 16 April, 2016

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 6,482 Views 1 Comment

THINK OF THE IRISH MARKET, FOREVER 21.

# shops - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

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 11,372 Views 0 Comments

Workers of retail, we salute you.

# shops - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

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 18,560 Views 22 Comments

Footfall is down, but spending is up.

# shops - Thursday 3 December, 2015

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 10,743 Views 0 Comments

Well played, everyone.

# shops - Thursday 22 October, 2015

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 33,865 Views 44 Comments

It will create 30 jobs.

# shops - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

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 23,510 Views 50 Comments

And then a Hero comes along…

# shops - Saturday 13 June, 2015

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 14,038 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.

# shops - Monday 13 April, 2015

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

Dunnes staff will "escalate" their campaign

Apr 13th 2015, 10:48 PM 23,372 Views 87 Comments

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

# shops - Friday 26 December, 2014

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 12,971 Views 5 Comments

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

# shops - Monday 22 December, 2014

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 33,872 Views 32 Comments

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

# shops - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

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 22,151 Views 38 Comments

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

# shops - Monday 25 August, 2014

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 23,912 Views 69 Comments

The freezer compartments are bare. No, really.

# shops - Saturday 12 July, 2014

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 34 Views 17 Comments

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

# shops - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

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 13,816 Views 11 Comments

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

# shops - Friday 25 April, 2014

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 224 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.

# shops - Monday 14 April, 2014

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 17,763 Views 81 Comments

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

# shops - Monday 17 March, 2014

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 31,306 Views 28 Comments

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

# shops - Monday 10 March, 2014

"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 9,129 Views 2 Comments

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

# shops - Sunday 29 December, 2013

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 14,205 Views 57 Comments

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

# shops - Thursday 26 December, 2013

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 16,803 Views 10 Comments

It’ll be hell, believe us.

# shops - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

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 20,185 Views 11 Comments

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

# shops - Saturday 5 October, 2013

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 33,368 Views 152 Comments

It’s hard out there.

# shops - Thursday 22 August, 2013

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 21,672 Views 69 Comments

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

# shops - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Poll: Do you make a special effort to support local shops?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you make a special effort to support local shops?

Aug 13th 2013, 10:16 PM 9,618 Views 91 Comments

Crowleys Music Centre in Cork closed today after 87 years – it is the latest music store to close down in Ireland.

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