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#Retail

# retail - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Tesco in redundancy discussions over “small number of roles” Irish Stores

Tesco in redundancy discussions over “small number of roles”

Talks are over voluntary redundancy or redeployment of staff.

# retail - Monday 22 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Why did farmers bring a Grim Reaper to an Aldi store? Retail

Why did farmers bring a Grim Reaper to an Aldi store?

They also brought a coffin full of vegetables.

# retail - Monday 15 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Argos needs 500 more staff to cope with Christmas rush Deck The Halls

Argos needs 500 more staff to cope with Christmas rush

Dublin gets the bulk of the extra jobs, but positions on offer in 22 Irish cities and towns.

From TheJournal.ie Irish shoppers still watching their euro Bargain Hunters

Irish shoppers still watching their euro

Consumers love cheap deals and loyalty cards, survey says.

# retail - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Six shopping centres up for grabs, going rate €120 million

Total of seven properties on the market to claw back some of Bank of Scotland’s billions in Irish loans.

# retail - Monday 25 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Budget 2015 should give money back to consumers’ Budget 2015

‘Budget 2015 should give money back to consumers’

Retail Ireland wants the retail sector to be boosted in October.

# retail - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Beef farmers launch “blitz” at Tesco in Naas

They’re protesting new age limits on their products in British supermarkets.

# retail - Thursday 31 July, 2014

How do you get shoppers to return to your store? Inspire them

Kids’ activities, helpful staff, demos and clear signage – just some of the ways retailers can make themselves irresistible.

# retail - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have you ever made an official complaint about a company? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever made an official complaint about a company?

Over 56,000 complaints were made to the National Consumer Agency alone. Do you kick up a fuss when you’re not happy with a service?

Ryanair, Aer Lingus and Greyhound among companies pursued by consumer agency

The National Consumer Agency received 56,000 contacts last year.

# retail - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Trading conditions in Ireland ‘continue to be challenging’, says M&S

The retailer reported a slight increase in womenswear sales and said that sales were impacted by launch of new website.

# retail - Monday 7 July, 2014

This is what the proposed new €100m Horizon Mall in Limerick will look like

It’s planned to be built on the site of the derelict Parkway Valley shopping centre.

# retail - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Hotels have fingers crossed that Garth gigs go ahead

Many hotels in Dublin have sold out – and hiked prices – to cater for the hordes who have bought tickets for the five nights.

# retail - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

“Strong sales” at Allsop auction, as landmark Dublin pub goes for €410,000

The latest high-profile auction of homes, retail outlets and business premises is taking place at the RDS in Dublin today…

# retail - Friday 20 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie National Geographic opens its first Irish store somewhere very fitting Travel Bug

National Geographic opens its first Irish store somewhere very fitting

It’s bound to provide much travel inspiration.

# retail - Monday 9 June, 2014

More and more people are shopping with Aldi and Lidl as Tesco loses out

Tesco’s top position is under threat from Dunnes and SuperValu.

# retail - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Cars, medicine and books all down as retail sales fall Buy Up

Cars, medicine and books all down as retail sales fall

Retail Ireland said that the retail sector is showing signs of recovery.

# retail - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Aldi on the lookout for new hires- and is offering €92,000 a year plus a company car

The German retailer is hiring 450 new faces as part of a nationwide expansion scheme.

Ireland’s most shuttered main street is…

Vacancy rates in Ireland could be combated by more pro-active local authorities, Retail Ireland has said.

# retail - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Irish consumer confidence hits seven year high*

*But we’re coming from a low base, so don’t get carried away.

# retail - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Are Ireland’s independent retailers a dying breed?

TheJournal.ie talked to Ireland’s small shop owners about the problems they face.

# retail - Friday 2 May, 2014

66 per cent of hotels and restaurants at risk of collapse

The construction industry and retail sector are not doing too great either, according to credit-risk analysts.

# retail - Friday 25 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Dependence on out-of-town shopping complexes destroys community life Retail

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

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

# retail - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge There’s a very special job opening at this Dublin antique shop Jobfairy

# retail - Monday 14 April, 2014

Aldi reaches record market share, with Lidl not far behind

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

# retail - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Primark to pay €7m compensation to workers over Bangladesh building collapse Rana Plaza

Primark to pay €7m compensation to workers over Bangladesh building collapse

The company has already distributed $2m to workers and their families.

# retail - Friday 14 March, 2014

150 jobs to go as Musgrave ends deal with Blanchardstown supplier

Musgrave won’t be renewing its contract with Wincanton — as it has decided to supply all of its stores from its own distribution network.

# retail - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Shopfronts of Dublin: a very lovely photo project indeed Some Front This post contains images

Shopfronts of Dublin: a very lovely photo project indeed

Independent stores, and the way they make you feel.

Irish consumers are happier than they have been in seven years

The report says that Irish consumers are increasingly confident in the Irish economy.

# retail - Monday 3 March, 2014

Ryanair’s new marketing man: We want to make it better for customers

Kenny Jacobs will tell DMX Dublin conference next week about plans to make the company a ‘digital leader’.

# retail - Sunday 16 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Lidl creates over 50 new jobs in three new stores Every Lidl Helps

Lidl creates over 50 new jobs in three new stores

The stores will open in Galway, Cork and Donegal.

# retail - Thursday 13 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie So long, farewell: Superquinn becomes SuperValu today SuperGone

So long, farewell: Superquinn becomes SuperValu today

The sausages are still available, but the branding across the store will be different.

# retail - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “We’re being made fools of” – Limerick staff sit-in enters 17th day Occupy Limerick

“We’re being made fools of” – Limerick staff sit-in enters 17th day

Staff are angry that entitlements have not been paid, despite a promise that they would.

# retail - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Did you get books or cosmetics for Christmas? Figures suggest many people did

The CSO said that there was a 3 per cent increase in retail sales in December with Christmas gift regulars driving the increase.

# retail - Monday 20 January, 2014

Tesco’s market share fell over Christmas while discount retailers saw a boost

Supervalu attracted 40,000 more households over the festive period, helping it to push its market share above 20 per cent.

# retail - Friday 10 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have you been shopping in the January sales? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you been shopping in the January sales?

There was disappointment yesterday when figures showed Christmas shopping failed to boost retails sales in November, so were you waiting for the January sales?

# retail - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Clothes and shoe sales up in November; books and newspapers down

Retail sector says it is still under pressure.

# retail - Friday 27 December, 2013

Retailers report busiest St Stephen’s Day since start of the recession

One retailer said they had done 50 per cent of last year’s 26 December turnover in the first hour of trading yesterday.

# retail - Thursday 26 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie PICS: Queues for Brown Thomas go all the way around the corner in Dublin and Cork St Stephen's Day

PICS: Queues for Brown Thomas go all the way around the corner in Dublin and Cork

It’s like something out of the Celtic Tiger…

# retail - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Retailers “disappointed” as Christmas sales are down on 2012 Christmas Slump

Retailers “disappointed” as Christmas sales are down on 2012

The slump pre-Christmas means big sales from St Stephens’ Day, says a representative group.

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