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# Arnotts

This month
January 2023
# build to rent
Dublin City Council refuses permission to Noel Smyth's 159 unit rental scheme above Arnotts
The council stated that the proposed scheme would be contrary to their aim of encouraging sustainable residential communities
Last year
# Planning
Planning to be lodged for 245-bedroom nine storey hotel at Arnotts in Dublin
The plans are set to be submitted in the coming days.
# smell the coffee
Nespresso Arnott's franchise operator told to pay out after failing to give worker Sunday premium
The firm has been ordered to pay a coffee advisor €1,008.
All time
# Sold
Brown Thomas and Arnotts sold in €4.7bn Selfridges deal
The two department stores form part of the Selfridges group, which is being sold by the Weston family.
# Glenda Cimino
Poet settles €60,000 personal injuries claim against Arnotts for undisclosed sum
Glenda Cimino claimed to have struck her left shin against a protruding low shelf at a shoe display in Arnotts.
# microplastics
Brown Thomas and Arnotts remove 470 cosmetic glitter products from sale
The group said the move is part of its drive to reduce plastic pollution and manage its environmental footprint.
# Entrepreneur
Billionaire Galen Weston, the businessman behind Penneys, Brown Thomas and Arnotts, dies aged 80
Galen Weston bought the bankrupt department store that would become Penneys in the 1960s, when he moved to Dublin.
# Retail Sector
Explainer: Why are some non-essential retailers continuing to operate in Level 5?
What exactly do the government guidelines say about retailers?
# redundancies
Brown Thomas and Arnotts to cut 150 jobs due to impact of Covid-19
The retailers announced the measure in a statement this afternoon.
# reopening Dublin
Virtually trying on make-up, and steaming clothes: Brown Thomas and Arnotts to 'fully' re-open next week
These include the option to pre-book visits, a ‘virtual queuing’ system, and a ban on touching or trying on beauty testers.
# bargain hunters
Shoppers queued up from early this morning for the St Stephen's Day sales
There was a sizeable line stretching up Grafton Street for Brown Thomas before it opened at 9am this morning.
# lime crime
Everything you need to know about notorious makeup brand Lime Crime before it comes to Ireland
There’s counters coming in 2019.
# window shopping
'We draw people into magical scenes': The inside story of Dublin's Christmas windows
The window designers behind Dublin’s most famous festive displays share their secrets.
# the ordinary
These are the products you need to stock up on now that The Ordinary seems to be dead
Time to stock up.
# Revamp
Arnotts is getting an €11 million facelift
That news was welcomed by business group Dublin Chamber.
# santa baby
Santa in Arnott's helped a man propose to his partner, and it was just so lovely
Ah Santa, you’re very good.
# Shopping
Which Irish Department Store Matches Your Personality?
In other words, how badly have you got notions?
# gin and tonic
13 last-minute (but lovely) Mother's Day gift ideas for under €30
If nothing else, we have some solid poetry inspiration here.
# window shopping
Eye-catching creation: The science behind festive Christmas windows
“To go with a minimal approach to Christmas would be lost in translation and scale.”
# creamed cookies
This new cafe in Arnotts is making amazing cookie ice cream sandwiches
These look UNREAL.
# Arnotts
John Lewis homeware is coming to Ireland for the first time
The relatively small section will appear on two floors of Arnotts’ Henry Street store.
# gift for her
Arnotts is marketing a vacuum cleaner as a Christmas gift 'for her'
At least it’s a fancy one?
# gift for her
Arnotts is marketing a hoover as a Christmas gift 'for her'
At least it’s a fancy hoover?
# moving on up
What does the Selfridges takeover mean for the future of Arnotts?
Retail experts say the development is great news for the department store – and for Dublin in general.
# acquired
Arnotts has been bought by international retail group Selfridges
The company also owns Brown Thomas.
# Ice Ice Baby
Magnum is opening a shop in Dublin selling €5 ice creams
Chilli flake Magnums, popping candy Magnums, goji berry Magnums…
# ruhama
Arnotts apologises for 'My First Pole Dance' t-shirts
The clothing has been taken off the shelves after it sparked anger online.
# off the shelves
Arnotts has pulled this controversial 'my first pole dance' t-shirt from shelves
The t-shirt was on sale up until yesterday, but has now been removed.
# christmas bus
Passengers on the 16 this morning were treated to Christmas presents and a song from Linda Martin
A winter wonderland on wheels.
# sheisser
Arnotts website typo is very very rude in German
Oh sh*t.
# Competition Authority
Sale of half of Arnotts gets the go-ahead
Two companies are to have joint control of the iconic Dublin store Arnotts.
# Black Thursday
Credit cards at the ready? Retailers hoping for end-of-year bonus as Winter Sales begin
Done with Christmas? Planning a bargain hunt? Read on…
# Jobs
Union expresses fears for Arnotts and Boyers jobs
Mandate says that the sale of the debt of the landmark store should prioritise jobs.
# sponsored by arnotts
Competition: What Irish person would be your dream dinner party guest?
Roy Keane, Seamus Heaney, Maureen O’Hara… We want to know.
# Retail
Christmas shoppers and sales up on 2011 says Retail Excellence Ireland
Good news for retailers from the evidence so far on St Stephen’s Day says the retail representative body.
# craft
Increase in demand for Irish-made products this Christmas
Stores and websites are reporting a strong interest in Irish craft and design products with craftspeople lowering their prices in response to the recession.
# children's clothes
Penneys, M&S, Tesco and more sign up to code on children's clothes.
The guidelines lay out rules for underwear, swimwear and footwear, as well as slogans and fabrics.
# Reputation
Google is Ireland's most reputable company, while John Player, Quinn and AIB come last
Google, Kerry Group and Apple are top of the class when it comes to corporate reputation in Ireland.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: St Stephen's Day
In tonight’s Fix: Texas gunman was dressed as Santa Claus, China’s ghost estates and why Donald Trump has left the Republican party.