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Marks & Spencer to cut 950 jobs in the UK — but its Irish stores are 'unaffected'
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Marks & Spencer to cut 950 jobs in the UK — but its Irish stores are 'unaffected'

Jul 20th 2020, 1:04 PM 14,377 Views 14 Comments

M&S was in the middle of a restructuring when the pandemic hit.

Kilkenny High Street reopens after controlled explosion carried out on 'suspect device'
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# Suspect Device

Kilkenny High Street reopens after controlled explosion carried out on 'suspect device'

Updated May 16th 2019, 11:10 AM 44,631 Views 20 Comments

The device was discovered in the early hours of the morning.

Debenhams Ireland reassures staff and customers as UK store enters administration
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Debenhams Ireland reassures staff and customers as UK store enters administration

Apr 9th 2019, 3:10 PM 23,835 Views 8 Comments

The retailer has 11 Irish stores.

I tried on 6 high street boilersuits so you don't have to
# Dressing Room Diaries
# Dressing Room Diaries

I tried on 6 high street boilersuits so you don't have to

Mar 9th 2019, 3:00 PM 7,778 Views 1 Comment

‘These can’t possibly all be the same size?’

11 so-called ‘menswear’ items that we’ll be wearing this Christmas
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# Party Season

11 so-called ‘menswear’ items that we’ll be wearing this Christmas

Dec 15th 2018, 6:00 PM 6,653 Views 2 Comments

There are no rules.

These ‘mam shops’ are jam-packed with absolute gems
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# Not Your Mam's Shop

These ‘mam shops’ are jam-packed with absolute gems

Dec 15th 2018, 8:00 AM 9,594 Views 4 Comments

We’ve had a change of heart.

Appeal after occupants barricade themselves in bedroom while masked men ransack home
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Appeal after occupants barricade themselves in bedroom while masked men ransack home

Oct 28th 2018, 11:50 AM 22,338 Views 20 Comments

The incident happened at a house at High Street in Portaferry last night.

Sports Direct just bought House of Fraser - but its Dublin store still hangs in the balance
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Sports Direct just bought House of Fraser - but its Dublin store still hangs in the balance

Aug 10th 2018, 10:41 AM 24,659 Views 32 Comments

The firm employs around 17,500 staff.

Post mortem confirms Englishman found dead in Cork was murdered
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Post mortem confirms Englishman found dead in Cork was murdered

Sep 26th 2017, 10:20 PM 30,818 Views 3 Comments

The man has been named locally as English man John Ustic, aged in his 50s.

The post-Christmas sales are a 'mixed bag' for Irish retailers
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The post-Christmas sales are a 'mixed bag' for Irish retailers

Dec 29th 2015, 6:10 AM 18,559 Views 22 Comments

Footfall is down, but spending is up.

People are raging at Oasis over this 'irresponsible' skinny mannequin
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# Body Image

People are raging at Oasis over this 'irresponsible' skinny mannequin

Oct 22nd 2015, 8:36 PM 7,276 Views 7 Comments

“This is disgusting, damaging and irresponsible.”

7 of the best places to buy tights on the high street, ranked
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# Tights Squeeze

7 of the best places to buy tights on the high street, ranked

Oct 20th 2015, 2:28 PM 11,716 Views 2 Comments

The eternal question of where to buy hosiery, answered.

11 questions women need high street shops to answer

11 questions women need high street shops to answer

Aug 22nd 2015, 9:30 AM 10,259 Views 3 Comments

You’ve got a lot of explaining to do.

Topshop ditching super skinny mannequins after shopper's Facebook complaint
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Topshop ditching super skinny mannequins after shopper's Facebook complaint

Jul 29th 2015, 12:53 PM 21,654 Views 35 Comments

Do you think the customer had a point?

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

Dec 24th 2014, 12:39 PM 15,490 Views 50 Comments

Overall though, sales have been disappointing in December 2014.

Zara removes top similar to Jewish 'Star of David' uniform from sale after backlash
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# Zara

Zara removes top similar to Jewish 'Star of David' uniform from sale after backlash

Aug 27th 2014, 7:45 PM 4,818 Views 6 Comments

Twitter users criticised the garment for its resemblance to the uniform Jews were forced to wear during the Holocaust.

Opinion: SALE! Why does this one word cause all logic to go out the window?
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Opinion: SALE! Why does this one word cause all logic to go out the window?

Jul 12th 2014, 12:00 PM 30 Views 17 Comments

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

Young man seriously injured in early-morning assault in Tuam
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Young man seriously injured in early-morning assault in Tuam

May 3rd 2014, 11:16 AM 13,527 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí have issued an appeal for witnesses.

Cost of Grafton Street's €4 million regeneration questioned
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Cost of Grafton Street's €4 million regeneration questioned

May 22nd 2013, 2:38 PM 19,138 Views 100 Comments

The cost of repaving Dublin’s most famous street has been questioned after funding for the project allegedly increased before its launch.

VIDEO: Rihanna is now a fashion designer. Kind of.
# Rihanna
# Rihanna

VIDEO: Rihanna is now a fashion designer. Kind of.

Jan 30th 2013, 12:33 PM 498 Views 1 Comment

Rihanna wants to dress you. Gulp.

Around 300 Irish jobs at risk as HMV expected to enter administration
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Around 300 Irish jobs at risk as HMV expected to enter administration

Jan 15th 2013, 8:27 AM 6,476 Views 64 Comments

Administrators from Deloitte in the UK are expected to keep the music retailer’s stores open but its future is uncertain.

Rihanna to design clothes for River Island
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# Fashion

Rihanna to design clothes for River Island

Jul 16th 2012, 4:49 PM 4,871 Views 24 Comments

Rihanna wants to have fun with the high street store.

Average €100 drop in weekly pay for many retail workers - union
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Average €100 drop in weekly pay for many retail workers - union

May 25th 2012, 5:25 PM 3,597 Views 12 Comments

Mandate said 18,000 of its members have seen their weekly take-home pay reduced by an average €100 in the last year.

Thirty-six jobs lost as Barratts closes all Irish concessions
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Thirty-six jobs lost as Barratts closes all Irish concessions

Jan 3rd 2012, 11:44 AM 4,990 Views 13 Comments

The UK-based high street shoe store has cut 1,610 staff in total after going into administration.

Mixed messages as retail sales continue their slide
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Mixed messages as retail sales continue their slide

Aug 29th 2011, 3:05 PM 373 Views 11 Comments

Both the volume and value of retail sales fell in July, and if you exclude motor trading, the domestic economy is even gloomier.

Hopes for recovery take a blow as Irish consumers increase savings
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Hopes for recovery take a blow as Irish consumers increase savings

Aug 9th 2011, 11:36 AM 544 Views 8 Comments

The Nationwide/ESRI savings index shows a significant increase in the amount of cash that worried consumers are keeping aside.

An empty set: Ghost Shops photographed
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An empty set: Ghost Shops photographed

Jul 28th 2011, 8:30 PM 2,256 Views 7 Comments

Irelantis and What’s Wrong? artist Sean Hillen turns his lens on the poignant phenomenon of retail spaces left deserted by the recession.

Topshop removes controversial image of thin model from website
# Topshop
# Topshop

Topshop removes controversial image of thin model from website

Jul 13th 2011, 2:33 PM 1,097 Views 1 Comment

The model in question has hit out at criticism about her appearance, saying that she is “naturally skinny” and is hurt that people were discussing her as if she was “not a real person”.

Positive consumer sentiment surged in May - ESRI
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Positive consumer sentiment surged in May - ESRI

Jun 8th 2011, 12:13 PM 144 Views 0 Comments

Consumers are more confident about the labour market, but less so about their own futures, new research shows.

Banks and UK taxpayer take stakes in HMV as part of rescue package
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Banks and UK taxpayer take stakes in HMV as part of rescue package

Jun 7th 2011, 12:15 PM 287 Views 3 Comments

The British-owned entertainment chain secures a €250m lifeline to stay alive, but the deal comes at a cost.

Retail sales down by 1.7 per cent, CSO figures say
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Retail sales down by 1.7 per cent, CSO figures say

Apr 28th 2011, 12:55 PM 311 Views 0 Comments

The volume of retail sales rises by 0.1 per cent since February, but is down on last year – confirming a worrying trend.

Ladies' fashion is worst-performing retail sector of 2011 so far
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Ladies' fashion is worst-performing retail sector of 2011 so far

Apr 27th 2011, 12:00 PM 1,099 Views 0 Comments

Figures from Retail Excellence Ireland show that like-for-like sales are down 3 per cent on last year, yet remain “robust”.

Shares in HMV dive after profit warning
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Shares in HMV dive after profit warning

Mar 1st 2011, 1:49 PM 498 Views 0 Comments

The music and games seller says it won’t meet all the conditions of its loan and overdrafts facility with its bank this financial year.

Demolition work begins on landmark building on Dublin's High Street
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Demolition work begins on landmark building on Dublin's High Street

Feb 23rd 2011, 9:54 AM 2,829 Views 0 Comments

The address was home to Murphy’s Pram and Nursery store but safety concerns have led to demolition beginning.

Kate Moss parts from Topshop
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# Fashion

Kate Moss parts from Topshop

Aug 30th 2010, 8:53 PM 319 Views 0 Comments

Model pulled off design deal better than other celebs who’ve tried their hand.