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# retail - Monday 1 February, 2016

Ireland’s top convenience-store chain says its ‘health strategy’ helped it deliver record sales

Centra topped €1.5 billion in turnover last year.

# retail - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

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

14 retail workers who had too much time on their hands

Workers of retail, we salute you.

# retail - Thursday 24 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The massive Toys”R”Us in Times Square is closing Toy Story

The massive Toys”R”Us in Times Square is closing

So long, massive indoor ferris wheel

# retail - Monday 21 December, 2015

Aldi warning customers that a 40% off coupon being spread online is a scam

Customers are being warned not to enter their details to a link that is spreading online.

# retail - Thursday 3 December, 2015

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

16 times shops had an excellent sense of humour

Well played, everyone.

# retail - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Denis O’Brien is waving goodbye to his Topaz service station empire

The company is being sold to a Canadian firm for a secret sum.

# retail - Friday 27 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge 11 things that’ll put the fear of God in anyone who works in retail Standards

11 things that’ll put the fear of God in anyone who works in retail

It truly was a very Black Friday for the retail workers out there.

From TheJournal.ie 60,000 bottles of counterfeit perfume destined for street markets seized Customs

60,000 bottles of counterfeit perfume destined for street markets seized

The value of these goods could be in excess of €8 million.

# retail - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Five Irish shopping centres were just bought for a combined €175 million

Not your average shopping centre spree.

# retail - Thursday 12 November, 2015

‘We won’t be exchanging butter for margarine’: Avoca sold to a US catering giant

The family behind the Irish business wants to grow the brand globally.

# retail - Thursday 5 November, 2015

You’re going to see a lot more of this across Ireland soon

Dealz is about to open its 50th store as the unstoppable march of ‘pound shops’ continues.

# retail - Thursday 22 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This iconic American clothes brand is opening in Dublin today Liffey Valley

This iconic American clothes brand is opening in Dublin today

It will create 30 jobs.

# retail - Monday 28 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Supermarket wars: Is Tesco bouncing back? Comeback In Store

Supermarket wars: Is Tesco bouncing back?

Back to school was good for Tesco.

# retail - Thursday 10 September, 2015

Penney’s first US store is open for business

The citizens of Boston are in for a treat.

# retail - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish people are loving Lidl again Every Lidl Helps

Irish people are loving Lidl again

It had a good three months.

# retail - Thursday 30 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge This teen was sent home from her job because her shorts were too short… but there’s a catch Catch 22

# retail - Sunday 26 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ireland’s Sex Shops: ‘Everyone has a kink, they just might not know it yet’ Down To Business

Ireland’s Sex Shops: ‘Everyone has a kink, they just might not know it yet’

We explore this rapidly changing area of retail in Ireland.

# retail - Monday 6 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish people absolutely LOVE Dunnes vouchers Dunne Deals

Irish people absolutely LOVE Dunnes vouchers

But we’re liking German stores a little less.

# retail - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Ikea is bringing flat-pack furniture (and meatballs) to the high street

It’s going to be harder to organise a good game of hide-and-seek.

# retail - Friday 19 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: Clerys workers protesting outside the HQ of the company that closed their store Mountain To Mohammed

Pictures: Clerys workers protesting outside the HQ of the company that closed their store

The shop’s new owners, Natrium, finally broke their silence on the matter this morning.

# retail - Monday 15 June, 2015

‘Treat them with the respect they deserve’: Siptu to hold rally in support of Clerys workers

Government ministers say they will do everything in their power to support the 460 former employees of the store.

# retail - Monday 8 June, 2015

The Dunnes Stores strikes aren’t making a dent in its sales

The chain had the biggest rise in supermarket trade of any of the ‘big three’.

# retail - Monday 1 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie America’s highest court just sided with a Muslim girl denied an Abercrombie ‘model’ job Discrimination

America’s highest court just sided with a Muslim girl denied an Abercrombie ‘model’ job

Samantha Elauf, then 17, was rejected because her headscarf didn’t fit with the company’s “look policy”.

# retail - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Ireland’s biggest home-owned chain of record stores is still growing

Sales at Golden Discs are bucking a global trend.

# retail - Monday 25 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Shoppers should soon get a lot more rights – here’s how Consumer Protection

Shoppers should soon get a lot more rights – here’s how

Consumer laws are about to get a shake up.

# retail - Sunday 24 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie How Forever 21′s founders went from pumping gas to a $6 billion fortune Forever Rich

How Forever 21′s founders went from pumping gas to a $6 billion fortune

The husband-and-wife duo, both 26 at the time, landed in California penniless, speaking broken English, and without college degrees.

# retail - Sunday 17 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This mirror can tell you what goes with your clothes when you’re buying them Mirror Mirror

# retail - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

It looks like Next are set to close their flagship Dublin store

The chain have been present on south Dublin’s main shopping stretch for over 20 years.

# retail - Saturday 21 March, 2015

Why there are no Apple Stores in the Republic – and probably won’t be for a while

We look at the cash-generating power of the company’s stores and where one might appear if Apple did come to Ireland.

# retail - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should employees have to speak only English while working? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should employees have to speak only English while working?

One supermarket chain is requesting staff to only speak the language while working.

# retail - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you support minimum prices for alcohol? Clampdown This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support minimum prices for alcohol?

Is this the way to curb Ireland’s problem drinking?

# retail - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Tesco, SuperValu, and Boots stores slapped on the wrist for overcharging Consumer Protection

Tesco, SuperValu, and Boots stores slapped on the wrist for overcharging

Two other businesses received convictions relating to the sale of cars.

# retail - Friday 23 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish people spent a LOT of money over the Christmas period Bling Bling

Irish people spent a LOT of money over the Christmas period

We bought a lot of jewellery.

# retail - Friday 16 January, 2015

Believe it or not, CDs and vinyl made a big comeback last year

A revitalised HMV sold lots of both. What next, cassettes?

# retail - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Penneys is the shining jewel in its UK owner’s crown

The company has over 10 million sq ft of sales space over 287 stores. That’s a lot of cheap clothes.

# retail - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Irish consumers had their best Christmas for seven years

New figures today also show an increase of 6.4% in retail sales over the course of the year.

Tesco wants to take a razor to its costs – and 350 Irish staff are out the door

The night-shift workers are taking redundancy and 90 of their jobs won’t be replaced.

# retail - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Retailers are really happy with their post-Christmas sales Booming

Retailers are really happy with their post-Christmas sales

And mens fashion is one of the biggest markets.

# retail - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Inside this iconic family business… and what keeps it going after 43 years

The Danny Ryan Music Shop in Tipperary Town has a new hand on the till for the first time since 1971.

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