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From TheJournal.ie Paddy Power selling off 14 of its retail store properties as shift towards online market continues Paddy Power

Paddy Power selling off 14 of its retail store properties as shift towards online market continues

Auctioneers are putting the portfolio on the market with a guide price of over €6.3 million.

From TheJournal.ie 'Costs will rise': UK and Irish retail groups warn of 'devastating' no-deal consequences Brexit

'Costs will rise': UK and Irish retail groups warn of 'devastating' no-deal consequences

Tariffs that would be imposed in a no-deal Brexit scenario would result in an increase in costs for Irish shoppers.

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 TheJournal.ie After a long hiatus, the Bill to ban booze ads from buses, trains and near schools is back On The Agenda

After a long hiatus, the Bill to ban booze ads from buses, trains and near schools is back

It’s showdown time for the controversial Public Health Alcohol Bill which is back on the agenda this week.

From TheJournal.ie Retailers say the rates they have to pay are way too high and it's damaging business Under Pressure

Retailers say the rates they have to pay are way too high and it's damaging business

Retail Ireland has called for urgent reform of the rates system.

From TheJournal.ie Man who weighed cars with concrete blocks in order to ram designer shops jailed for 5.5 years Limerick

Man who weighed cars with concrete blocks in order to ram designer shops jailed for 5.5 years

Aurimas Petraska had pleaded guilty to the theft of €150,000 worth of women’s clothes and Chanel products.

From TheJournal.ie We're spending less in the shops this Christmas - blame it on Brexit and Trump Empty Wallets

We're spending less in the shops this Christmas - blame it on Brexit and Trump

That’s according to experts Retail Excellence Ireland.

14 times Irish shops gave zero f**ks

A grand total of zero f**ks given.

These unintentionally cheeky leggings are on sale in Forever 21 in Dublin

THINK OF THE IRISH MARKET, FOREVER 21.

14 retail workers who had too much time on their hands

Workers of retail, we salute you.

From TheJournal.ie The post-Christmas sales are a 'mixed bag' for Irish retailers High Street

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

Footfall is down, but spending is up.

16 times shops had an excellent sense of humour

Well played, everyone.

From TheJournal.ie This iconic American clothes brand is opening in Dublin today Liffey Valley

This iconic American clothes brand is opening in Dublin today

It will create 30 jobs.

From TheJournal.ie The Chr*stm*s chocolates have already arrived... Insanity Clause

The Chr*stm*s chocolates have already arrived...

And then a Hero comes along…

From TheJournal.ie The House of Lords spent a fair bit of time this week debating Ireland's head shop laws House Of Drugs

The House of Lords spent a fair bit of time this week debating Ireland's head shop laws

Hundreds of ‘legal high’ vendors face closure across Britain. Some politicians there aren’t particularly taken with Ireland’s approach to the problem.

From TheJournal.ie Dunnes staff will "escalate" their campaign Dismissals

Dunnes staff will "escalate" their campaign

The union is preparing a dossier of of incidents of victimisation and intimidation.

From TheJournal.ie I've been given a horrendous gift? Can I return it? Here are your consumer rights... I Love It Really I Do...

I've been given a horrendous gift? Can I return it? Here are your consumer rights...

Changed your mind? Got a horrible jumper? Or is something simply broken?

From TheJournal.ie Here are the tricks shops use to make you spend more money Savvy Shoppers

Here are the tricks shops use to make you spend more money

Think you make your own decisions? Well, think again…

From TheJournal.ie Primark strikes deal with Sears to open its first US stores Thanks Penneys

Primark strikes deal with Sears to open its first US stores

Seven, in fact. Thanks Penneys… or, eh, Sears…

Shops around Ireland are literally running out of ice for the Ice Bucket Challenge

The freezer compartments are bare. No, really.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: SALE! Why does this one word cause all logic to go out the window? Bargain

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Sale of half of Arnotts gets the go-ahead Competition Authority

Sale of half of Arnotts gets the go-ahead

Two companies are to have joint control of the iconic Dublin store Arnotts.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Dependence on out-of-town shopping complexes destroys community life Retail

Column: Dependence on out-of-town shopping complexes destroys community life

The ‘solution’ of building more housing and expecting people to commute to out-of-town shopping complexes is detrimental to local community life.

From TheJournal.ie Aldi reaches record market share, with Lidl not far behind Consumers

Aldi reaches record market share, with Lidl not far behind

If you shop in Aldi, you’re probably spending more as well.

From TheJournal.ie Photographs show the decline in Ireland's unique and beautiful shop fonts Goodbye To All That

Photographs show the decline in Ireland's unique and beautiful shop fonts

Graphic designer Trevor Finnegan has been travelling around Ireland taking photos of the typography on Ireland’s old shops.

From TheJournal.ie "Cathedrals of consumption": A history of shopping in Ireland Running Errands

"Cathedrals of consumption": A history of shopping in Ireland

A series of lectures and an exhibition will outline Ireland’s consumer cravings from Georgian Dublin to modern-day neon shopfronts.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: How much money have you spent in the post-Christmas sales? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: How much money have you spent in the post-Christmas sales?

Shoppers have turned out in force to find a bargain in the sales this year.

6 unarguable reasons to avoid the sales today

It’ll be hell, believe us.

From TheJournal.ie Four A|wear stores remain open following examiner appointment Examinership

Four A|wear stores remain open following examiner appointment

Following the fashion chain entering receivership, stores in Blanchardstown, Dundrum, Grafton Street and Sligo are still trading.

16 infuriating things about working in retail

It’s hard out there.

From TheJournal.ie It's back! HMV to reopen four stores in two weeks Good News

It's back! HMV to reopen four stores in two weeks

The Limerick, Henry Street, Dundrum and Liffey Valley outlets are due to reopen on either the 5 or 6 September.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you make a special effort to support local shops? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you make a special effort to support local shops?

Crowleys Music Centre in Cork closed today after 87 years – it is the latest music store to close down in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Should ‘lads mags’ be in modesty bags? Opinion

Column: Should ‘lads mags’ be in modesty bags?

Removing ‘lads mags’ from the top shelf won’t make much of an impact when it comes to the bigger picture, writes Aoife O’Connor, who says there is a lot more things objectifying women that need to dealt with first.

Has Ireland run out of paddling pools?

They’re like gold dust out there.

9 reasons shopping is a special brand of horror

From the lighting to the changing room sweats, it’s just one thing after another.

From TheJournal.ie 6 ways retailers get you to spend more Paco Underhill This post contains images

6 ways retailers get you to spend more

If you know, you might be able to control yourself. (But probably not.)

From TheJournal.ie Late shoppers may be penalised as stores run low on toys and tablets Shortages

Late shoppers may be penalised as stores run low on toys and tablets

This is not a drill. Furbys are heading towards extinction and iPad Minis are all sold out.

From TheJournal.ie Extract: Black humour, Scud-Burgers, bitter coffee - life in the Lebanon Read Me

Extract: Black humour, Scud-Burgers, bitter coffee - life in the Lebanon

In his new book, Tom Clonan details the ups and downs of his tour of peacekeeping duty in Lebanon in the 1990s and how ‘Mary Robinson wears no knickers’ becomes a common greeting…

Pics: 11 shop fronts from a different Ireland Sign Of The Times This post contains images

Pics: 11 shop fronts from a different Ireland

Many – but not quite all – of these stores and pubs have now disappeared.

From TheJournal.ie Over half a billion euro in retail stock stolen every year - Retail Ireland RETAIL CRIME

Over half a billion euro in retail stock stolen every year - Retail Ireland

More than half of retailers say they have experienced increased levels of crime in the last two years.

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