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# retail - Today’s News

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# retail - Yesterday’s News

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.

# retail - Friday 26 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie St Stephens Day sales madness: Queues from 6am and ‘handbags at dawn’ Bargain Hunting This post contains images

# retail - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

The teachers’ strike day was the busiest pre-Christmas shopping day this year

Overall though, sales have been disappointing in December 2014.

# retail - Sunday 21 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Marks & Spencer on Grafton St evacuated over “false alarm” Shutters Down

Marks & Spencer on Grafton St evacuated over “false alarm”

It is expected to reopen soon.

# retail - Saturday 20 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge 10 things you’ll only understand if you’ve worked retail at Christmas time Christmas Wrapping

10 things you’ll only understand if you’ve worked retail at Christmas time

Shop ’til the sales assistants drop.

# retail - Monday 15 December, 2014

H&M is about to open its new Dublin flagship store and its sales keep on going up

The company is known for recruiting celebrities as the faces of its campaigns.

# retail - Saturday 29 November, 2014

The Briefcase: Black Friday, Europe vs Google and sweet broadband dreams

This was the week in business.

# retail - Thursday 27 November, 2014

How to: Get customers to travel across the country to a small store in a regional town

For a business like Rock Frocks it’s all about finding your niche. And now even Imelda May is a fan.

# retail - Saturday 22 November, 2014

What I Learned: Why there’s no ‘secret sauce’ to cooking up an e-commerce juggernaut

We talk to MicksGarage about going from the bedroom to a multimillion-euro enterprise.

# retail - Saturday 15 November, 2014

The Big Idea: Saving shoppers time… and hopefully lots of money

And how small retailers can use price-comparison sites to their advantage against their bigger rivals.

# retail - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Poll: Clicks or bricks, how do you decide where you’re going to shop? Clicks Or Bricks This post contains a poll

Poll: Clicks or bricks, how do you decide where you’re going to shop?

What can local retailers do to win back all the Irish online shoppers spending their cash overseas?

# retail - Saturday 8 November, 2014

Online or bricks and mortar? This is how most Irish shoppers spend their money

Are we a nation of click-happy customers or do we prefer the personal touch? Here are the numbers…

# retail - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Not so hot: Why the big clothing chains are sweating over an Indian summer

Was that the magic word “discount” we just heard?

# retail - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Here are a few things businesses can learn from Google’s Consumer Barometer (for free)

So Google knows almost everything about how you shop, which is a bit creepy really…

# 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.

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