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From TheJournal.ie Dunnes Stores regains top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars Kantar

Dunnes Stores regains top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars

Dunnes Stores accounted for 22.1% of the consumer spend in the latest period.

From TheJournal.ie A former landmark pub in Blackrock is set to become a Dunnes Stores Playwright

A former landmark pub in Blackrock is set to become a Dunnes Stores

The sit of the Playwright pub has been vacant since 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Boost for Irish retailers as sales of ice cream, fans and patio furniture spike during heatwave Hot Off The Shelves

Boost for Irish retailers as sales of ice cream, fans and patio furniture spike during heatwave

The World Cup and royal wedding also helped alcohol and magazine sales this year.

From TheJournal.ie The owner of some of Dublin’s biggest shopping centres recorded a drop in footfall this year Retail

The owner of some of Dublin’s biggest shopping centres recorded a drop in footfall this year

Hammerson says trade at Dundrum and its other centres was “particularly badly hit” by Storm Emma.

From TheJournal.ie How and why do boutiques and influencers buy and resell items made in Asia? Items

How and why do boutiques and influencers buy and resell items made in Asia?

We take a look at an issue that has got many people exercised online.

From TheJournal.ie Irish boutique Cari's Closet responds to criticism made on anonymous Instagram account Complaints

Irish boutique Cari's Closet responds to criticism made on anonymous Instagram account

The boutique came under fire in posts on the Instagram page earlier this week.

From TheJournal.ie M&S to close 100 stores across the UK by 2020 Closures

M&S to close 100 stores across the UK by 2020

No Irish stores will be affected as part of the move.

From TheJournal.ie Supermarket own-brand products reduce sugar to avoid new 30c tax Sweetening The Deal

Supermarket own-brand products reduce sugar to avoid new 30c tax

The sugar tax comes into effect today.

From TheJournal.ie Why some fashion stores like Penneys and TK Maxx resist selling online Stick To The Knitting

Why some fashion stores like Penneys and TK Maxx resist selling online

Despite its popularity, e-commerce doesn’t always make business sense.

From TheJournal.ie Arnotts is getting an €11 million facelift Revamp

Arnotts is getting an €11 million facelift

That news was welcomed by business group Dublin Chamber.

From TheJournal.ie Worker wins right to bonus which was revoked after she drove through a car park barrier to collect children Dispute

Worker wins right to bonus which was revoked after she drove through a car park barrier to collect children

The woman received an eight-month written warning as a result of her actions.

From Business ETC The 'Beast from the East' gave Irish grocers a €10m sales boost Retail

The 'Beast from the East' gave Irish grocers a €10m sales boost

Consumers spent more than usual on wine, beer and frozen food during the storm.

From Business ETC Caffé Nero plans to ramp up its Irish expansion after profits quadruple Food And Drink

Caffé Nero plans to ramp up its Irish expansion after profits quadruple

The coffee chain’s revenue increased by more than €1.5 million last year.

From TheJournal.ie Going to the shops? Many stores and supermarkets are now open Doors Open

Going to the shops? Many stores and supermarkets are now open

Limited opening hours for some major supermarkets and local shops.

From Business ETC Littlewoods credits the GAA for helping it 'recruit' new shoppers and sell more sportswear Retail

Littlewoods credits the GAA for helping it 'recruit' new shoppers and sell more sportswear

The online retailer’s sales surpassed the €70 million-mark last year.

From Business ETC Bill Cullen is suing Ulster Bank for €120 million over the collapse of his business Retail

Bill Cullen is suing Ulster Bank for €120 million over the collapse of his business

The suit was filed in the High Court earlier this week.

7 of the most God-awful things that happened to me as a retail assistant

Stories from the shop floor.

From TheJournal.ie Kildare Village says axing one unit from its €50m expansion will 'jeopardise' the entire project Retail

Kildare Village says axing one unit from its €50m expansion will 'jeopardise' the entire project

The designer outlet centre was granted permission for several new stores, but it’s not happy with the council.

From TheJournal.ie Dunnes is still Ireland's most popular supermarket - and we're buying more big name brands Supermarket Wars

Dunnes is still Ireland's most popular supermarket - and we're buying more big name brands

We’re also buying more vegetarian and vegan foods.

From TheJournal.ie Competition officials are virtually powerless to police a €700m car loan market CCPC

Competition officials are virtually powerless to police a €700m car loan market

The UK is worried about sub-prime lending in the industry, so Ireland is taking a closer look.

From Business ETC Competition officials are virtually powerless to police a €700m car loan market Transport

Competition officials are virtually powerless to police a €700m car loan market

The UK is worried about sub-prime lending in the industry, so Ireland is taking a closer look.

From TheJournal.ie Tesco has blocked Lidl's multimillion-euro plan to expand one of its Limerick stores Supermarket Wars

Tesco has blocked Lidl's multimillion-euro plan to expand one of its Limerick stores

An Bord Pleanála agreed the scale of the project would ‘significantly exceed’ local planning caps.

From TheJournal.ie Why the couple behind Tiger Ireland are selling up and moving to the USA Roaring Success

Why the couple behind Tiger Ireland are selling up and moving to the USA

The Danish company wants Gillian Maxwell and her husband to repeat their Irish feat.

From TheJournal.ie Ikea is 'exploring the option' of opening a south Dublin store Will They Wont They

Ikea is 'exploring the option' of opening a south Dublin store

But the flat-pack giant hasn’t committed to a new Irish location just yet.

From TheJournal.ie Return of 'breakfast roll economics' predicted by retail expert Tasty Cash

Return of 'breakfast roll economics' predicted by retail expert

JP Kennedy is the new chair of Retail Excellence Ireland, and has 20 years’ experience in the sector under his belt.

From TheJournal.ie 'With garda stations and post offices closing, the local shop is the last bastion of communities' Retail Excellence

'With garda stations and post offices closing, the local shop is the last bastion of communities'

The new chair of Retail Excellence Ireland predicts the return of ‘breakfast roll economics’ this year.

From TheJournal.ie Sales and profits are booming at the company behind Costa Coffee in Ireland Black Gold

Sales and profits are booming at the company behind Costa Coffee in Ireland

Turnover at MBCC Foods spiked by over €9 million during 2016.

From TheJournal.ie Dealz: 'Our clothes brand is more than strong enough to compete with Penneys' Thanks Hun Dealz

Dealz: 'Our clothes brand is more than strong enough to compete with Penneys'

The discount retail store’s UK parent is bringing fashion chain Pep&Co to 30 stores in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish-owned BB's café chain has hatched a plan to open dozens of outlets Coffee And Muffins

The Irish-owned BB's café chain has hatched a plan to open dozens of outlets

BB’s Coffee & Muffins used to be owned by billionaire Denis O’Brien.

From TheJournal.ie Aldi staff will now earn the €11.70 an hour living wage Living Wage

Aldi staff will now earn the €11.70 an hour living wage

It is the first supermarket to commit to paying the living wage.

From Business ETC Upmarket grocer Donnybrook Fair is back in profit after opening its new Malahide store Food And Drink

Upmarket grocer Donnybrook Fair is back in profit after opening its new Malahide store

The high-end supermarket’s six stores turned over more than €27 million last year.

From TheJournal.ie Irish cream liqueurs are finally recovering from a ‘lost decade’ of sales Progress

Irish cream liqueurs are finally recovering from a ‘lost decade’ of sales

Analysis by the Alcohol Beverage Federation of Ireland has highlighted the category’s turnaround.

From Business ETC Irish cream liqueurs are finally recovering from a ‘lost decade’ of sales Food And Drink

Irish cream liqueurs are finally recovering from a ‘lost decade’ of sales

Analysis by the Alcohol Beverage Federation of Ireland has highlighted the category’s turnaround.

From TheJournal.ie 'Sales are like a drug for retailers': How Stephen's Day shopping took hold in Ireland Sacred Days

'Sales are like a drug for retailers': How Stephen's Day shopping took hold in Ireland

Until about a decade ago, the 26th was a day of rest for retail staff.

From TheJournal.ie Irish retailers on course to record best Christmas season since 2007 Retail Ireland

Irish retailers on course to record best Christmas season since 2007

Despite the positive growth, cross-border shopping has been a big worry for Irish outlets this year.

From Business ETC 'Sales are like a drug for retailers': How Stephen's Day shopping took hold in Ireland Retail

'Sales are like a drug for retailers': How Stephen's Day shopping took hold in Ireland

Until about a decade ago, the 26th was a day of rest for retail staff.

From TheJournal.ie 'I sold my home to start Lottie dolls - that was the biggest risk I've ever taken' Lottie And Finn

'I sold my home to start Lottie dolls - that was the biggest risk I've ever taken'

Arklu’s Ian Harkin also talks about why he chose Donegal over London.

From Business ETC 'We had kids and a mortgage, so when sales slowed my wife was pulling her hair out' Retail

'We had kids and a mortgage, so when sales slowed my wife was pulling her hair out'

As part of our ‘Christmas in Stephen’s Green’ video series, we look at the Green Gallery.

From Business ETC 'You work seven days a week until 8pm. The kids miss me, but you have to do it' Retail

'You work seven days a week until 8pm. The kids miss me, but you have to do it'

As part of our ‘Christmas in Stephen’s Green’ video series, we look at House of Japan.

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