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December saw record-high grocery sales, but less money spent on whole turkeys
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December saw record-high grocery sales, but less money spent on whole turkeys

Jan 11th 2021, 2:06 PM 14,452 Views 12 Comments

Sales of smaller cuts of meat such as turkey rolls and roast pork increased.

Click and collect services for non-essential retail banned under new restrictions
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Click and collect services for non-essential retail banned under new restrictions

Updated Jan 6th 2021, 4:45 PM 40,776 Views 58 Comments

The decision to ban click and collect services comes following a Cabinet meeting this afternoon.

Poll: Have you done the 'big' Christmas shop?
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Poll: Have you done the 'big' Christmas shop?

Dec 23rd 2020, 11:14 AM 36,644 Views 60 Comments

This is a festive season like no other.

Dublin City centre saw its busiest weekend since March last weekend
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Dublin City centre saw its busiest weekend since March last weekend

Dec 11th 2020, 1:14 PM 13,985 Views 8 Comments

Last Saturday night in Dublin city was 80% busier than the previous Saturday night.

Poll: Have you done any Christmas shopping in person?
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Poll: Have you done any Christmas shopping in person?

Dec 10th 2020, 9:57 AM 30,212 Views 19 Comments

Non-essential retail reopened last week.

'It's nice to be out and about again': Quiet start as retailers open their doors to Christmas shoppers
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'It's nice to be out and about again': Quiet start as retailers open their doors to Christmas shoppers

Dec 1st 2020, 12:31 PM 16,317 Views 10 Comments

With just 24 shopping days left, retailers are expecting business to pick up.

'Stay away from crowded shops, streets and buses': Caution urged as retailers open back up for Christmas shopping
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'Stay away from crowded shops, streets and buses': Caution urged as retailers open back up for Christmas shopping

Dec 1st 2020, 12:05 AM 19,968 Views 29 Comments

The government has asked customers to “play their part” as we head into the busiest shopping season of the year.

Poll: Do you plan to do most of your Christmas shopping in person?
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Poll: Do you plan to do most of your Christmas shopping in person?

Nov 23rd 2020, 9:06 AM 37,193 Views 24 Comments

The Taoiseach has said that the country will move back to Level Three restrictions from 1 December.

Poll: Have you started your Christmas shopping?
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Poll: Have you started your Christmas shopping?

Nov 16th 2020, 8:14 AM 33,750 Views 26 Comments

There are 39 days left until Christmas.

Cork shopping centre reopens its doors for first time since major blaze last year
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Cork shopping centre reopens its doors for first time since major blaze last year

Nov 13th 2020, 8:05 AM 30,490 Views 13 Comments

Dozens of cars were destroyed by the fire at Douglas Shopping Centre on 1 September 2019.

Aldi and Lidl remove all non-essential middle aisle products
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Aldi and Lidl remove all non-essential middle aisle products

Oct 29th 2020, 4:27 PM 122,242 Views 94 Comments

Aldi said this decision was made after receiving further clarification from the government.

Poll: Will you do more of your Christmas shopping online this year?
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Poll: Will you do more of your Christmas shopping online this year?

Oct 26th 2020, 9:30 AM 50,094 Views 80 Comments

Many retailers – if they have an online presence – are depending on customers shifting to online sales.

How to support Irish businesses when buying gifts this Christmas
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How to support Irish businesses when buying gifts this Christmas

Oct 24th 2020, 10:30 AM 61,301 Views 44 Comments

A new directory of Irish companies to buy gifts from was launched this week.

Dublin businesses urge people to start Christmas shopping early to avoid large queues in December
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Dublin businesses urge people to start Christmas shopping early to avoid large queues in December

Oct 9th 2020, 9:54 AM 23,139 Views 31 Comments

DublinTown said 2020 has been “an extremely difficult year” for businesses.

Nationwide post-lockdown electrical goods buying spree sees record recycling levels
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Nationwide post-lockdown electrical goods buying spree sees record recycling levels

Aug 23rd 2020, 7:02 PM 28,129 Views 14 Comments

WEEE Ireland said it recovered 3,763 tonnes of electrical waste in July.

Shopping centres can reopen today but limits on children and defined routes may become 'new normal'
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Shopping centres can reopen today but limits on children and defined routes may become 'new normal'

Jun 15th 2020, 6:15 AM 44,181 Views 35 Comments

While high street stores opened their doors last week, shopping centres had to remain shut for another week.

All shops in Northern Ireland are allowed to re-open today
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All shops in Northern Ireland are allowed to re-open today

Jun 12th 2020, 7:11 AM 10,826 Views 6 Comments

From Monday, a much broader range of retailers in England will also open their doors.

Prices of clothing, footwear and communications fall for two consecutive months
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Prices of clothing, footwear and communications fall for two consecutive months

Jun 11th 2020, 2:08 PM 10,061 Views 8 Comments

Consumer prices were 0.5% lower in May than in the same month last year.

Dublin city 'easing open' on Monday, but shoppers can expect queues
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Dublin city 'easing open' on Monday, but shoppers can expect queues

Jun 6th 2020, 6:09 PM 27,279 Views 12 Comments

Shoppers can expect queues to enter stores, changing rooms to be closed and in some cases, staff wearing PPE.

High street stores to get green light to reopen from next Monday
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High street stores to get green light to reopen from next Monday

Jun 4th 2020, 5:42 PM 52,222 Views 74 Comments

Shopping centres will not be permitted to reopen in Phase 2.

B&Q asks under 16s to stay away as queues mark reopening of hardware stores
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B&Q asks under 16s to stay away as queues mark reopening of hardware stores

May 18th 2020, 4:12 PM 40,004 Views 45 Comments

Woodie’s has rolled back on its decision to restrict under 16s from its stores.

'Not necessary' to disinfect outside of food packaging after buying, shoppers advised
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'Not necessary' to disinfect outside of food packaging after buying, shoppers advised

Apr 23rd 2020, 8:56 AM 57,915 Views 84 Comments

Dr Linda Gordon, a specialist in microbiology, said there is “no evidence” the virus is transmitted by food or food packaging.

Contactless payment limit will increase to €50 next week, as cash transactions drop by 20%
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Contactless payment limit will increase to €50 next week, as cash transactions drop by 20%

Mar 28th 2020, 3:17 PM 31,989 Views 81 Comments

Banks have also warned the public not to be tricked into giving out their pin number online.

Poll: Will you make more of an effort to shop locally in the coming weeks?
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Poll: Will you make more of an effort to shop locally in the coming weeks?

Mar 20th 2020, 8:13 AM 28,860 Views 27 Comments

Many shops and businesses around the country have already shut their doors as a result of Covid-19.

Older people enjoy dedicated shopping sessions at supermarkets
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Older people enjoy dedicated shopping sessions at supermarkets

Mar 17th 2020, 5:07 PM 50,335 Views 34 Comments

Iceland, Tesco and Lidl introduced the initiative amid incidents of stockpiling as the nation grapples with the coronavirus outbreak

Poll: Will you make a visit to the St Stephen's Day sales?
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Poll: Will you make a visit to the St Stephen's Day sales?

Dec 25th 2019, 7:00 PM 33,602 Views 52 Comments

Crowds of people will be out shopping tomorrow, will you be among them?

The average Irish household has spent €2,800 in shops this month
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The average Irish household has spent €2,800 in shops this month

Dec 23rd 2019, 6:00 AM 8,561 Views 21 Comments

Consumer spending is set to reach almost €5 billion this month.

Poll: Have you started your Christmas shopping?
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Poll: Have you started your Christmas shopping?

Dec 7th 2019, 10:30 AM 24,203 Views 32 Comments

We’re 18 days away from the big event.

Trying to shop for presents more sustainably this Christmas? Here's what experts suggest
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Trying to shop for presents more sustainably this Christmas? Here's what experts suggest

Nov 30th 2019, 11:00 AM 18,754 Views 12 Comments

From wrapping paper to wax wraps, a guide to making Christmas shopping a little greener.

Black Friday shoppers warned to be aware of their rights as watchdog expects surge in requests for help
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Black Friday shoppers warned to be aware of their rights as watchdog expects surge in requests for help

Nov 29th 2019, 6:10 AM 5,322 Views 6 Comments

It is expected that around €250m will be spent by Irish shoppers today.

Gardaí issue warning ahead of Black Friday as €4 billion worth of online sales expected in next month
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Gardaí issue warning ahead of Black Friday as €4 billion worth of online sales expected in next month

Nov 27th 2019, 6:30 AM 12,774 Views 5 Comments

Gardaí said the potential for fraud increases around the Christmas period.

Poll: Should there be a ban on selling sweets beside shop checkouts?
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Poll: Should there be a ban on selling sweets beside shop checkouts?

Nov 12th 2019, 8:32 AM 22,714 Views 57 Comments

The Irish Heart Foundation has launched a plan to cut childhood obesity rates by half in the next decade.

Poll: Will a levy increase make you give up plastic bags at the supermarket?
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Poll: Will a levy increase make you give up plastic bags at the supermarket?

Nov 4th 2019, 8:00 PM 19,857 Views 54 Comments

Minister Richard Bruton will bring a memo to Cabinet tomorrow outlining a number of options to increase environmental levies.

Aldi plans to replace 12.5 million single-use plastic bags each year with compostable options
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Aldi plans to replace 12.5 million single-use plastic bags each year with compostable options

Oct 29th 2019, 1:23 PM 13,371 Views 34 Comments

From January, all loose fruit and vegetable single-use plastic bags will be compostable.

Dunnes Stores retains top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars
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Dunnes Stores retains top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars

Sep 23rd 2019, 4:17 PM 17,541 Views 36 Comments

That’s according to the latest Kantar Worldpanel supermarket shares.

Irish people travelling to UK after no-deal Brexit will be able to buy duty free tobacco and alcohol
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Irish people travelling to UK after no-deal Brexit will be able to buy duty free tobacco and alcohol

Updated Sep 10th 2019, 11:01 AM 44,789 Views 59 Comments

The EU abolished duty-free shopping between member nations in 1999.

'They bring X-factor': Solskjaer delighted with summer business
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'They bring X-factor': Solskjaer delighted with summer business

Jul 5th 2019, 3:47 PM 10,723 Views 14 Comments

Daniel James and Aaron Wan-Bissaka are the two new faces around Old Trafford.

Penneys' online trial could bring 'incremental' growth, but its future still lies in bricks and mortar
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Penneys' online trial could bring 'incremental' growth, but its future still lies in bricks and mortar

Apr 22nd 2019, 7:00 AM 34,049 Views 16 Comments

The retailer has just opened its biggest store in the world in Birmingham.

Government moves to protect duty-free status quo between Ireland and UK in no-deal Brexit
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Government moves to protect duty-free status quo between Ireland and UK in no-deal Brexit

Feb 26th 2019, 7:07 PM 22,817 Views 26 Comments

At the turn of the millennium, the EU abolished duty-free and tax-free sales on all air and sea routes within the trade bloc.

'Veganuary' influenced what we put in our shopping baskets last month
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'Veganuary' influenced what we put in our shopping baskets last month

Feb 11th 2019, 5:38 PM 17,192 Views 85 Comments

Sales of plant-based milks were 40% higher than in January 2018.

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