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

Aug 5th 2013, 7:30 PM 78 Views 109 Comments

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?
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Has Ireland run out of paddling pools?

Jul 11th 2013, 12:22 PM 26,765 Views 84 Comments

They’re like gold dust out there.

9 reasons shopping is a special brand of horror
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9 reasons shopping is a special brand of horror

Apr 25th 2013, 1:00 PM 17,405 Views 18 Comments

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

6 ways retailers get you to spend more
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6 ways retailers get you to spend more

Dec 26th 2012, 7:30 AM 18,566 Views 19 Comments

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

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

Dec 12th 2012, 2:01 PM 12,566 Views 55 Comments

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

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

Nov 30th 2012, 8:30 PM 517 Views 16 Comments

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
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Pics: 11 shop fronts from a different Ireland

Nov 24th 2012, 11:30 AM 38,574 Views 54 Comments

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

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

Nov 5th 2012, 6:30 AM 7,444 Views 31 Comments

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

Column: The ‘night economy’ is crucial to the survival of Irish towns
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Column: The ‘night economy’ is crucial to the survival of Irish towns

Nov 2nd 2012, 8:30 PM 82 Views 19 Comments

Pubs and restaurants need proper support – and safe streets – if town centres are to thrive, writes Richard Guiney.

In pics: The biggest shopping centre on the planet
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In pics: The biggest shopping centre on the planet

Sep 23rd 2012, 6:30 PM 27,488 Views 50 Comments

Let’s go inside Dubai Mall, which has over 600 shops, a 22-screen cinema, a replica of London’s Regent Square and ice skating rink.

Consumers turning to discount shops and own brands for groceries
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Consumers turning to discount shops and own brands for groceries

Aug 21st 2012, 7:30 AM 8,470 Views 88 Comments

Latest Kantar figures show strong growth for Tesco in last quarter, while Aldi and Lidl are increasing their market share.

Peats 'World of Electronics' to exit examinership
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Peats 'World of Electronics' to exit examinership

Jul 22nd 2012, 1:53 PM 6,922 Views 16 Comments

The long-running Dublin chain is set to exit examinership following a successful meeting with creditors.

Retailers warned of scammer ‘calling himself Mark’
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Retailers warned of scammer ‘calling himself Mark’

Jul 12th 2012, 6:30 AM 11,809 Views 19 Comments

The Irish Payment Services Organisation has said that there is a man posing as one of their engineers phoning shops.

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 3,600 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.

The burning question*: How do you queue?
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The burning question*: How do you queue?

Apr 9th 2012, 12:00 PM 7,676 Views 34 Comments

This and every Monday, let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

Retail sales still dropping, industry figures show
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Retail sales still dropping, industry figures show

Jan 25th 2012, 7:00 AM 1,268 Views 10 Comments

Many stores face going out of business in 2012, according to the chief executive of Retail Excellence Ireland.

Occupy Dame Street camp is "killing" Temple Bar businesses
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Occupy Dame Street camp is "killing" Temple Bar businesses

Jan 24th 2012, 2:15 PM 6,820 Views 87 Comments

Small business owners said today that the camp is stopping people from vising shops in the area.

Video: Inside Clerys department store in Dublin - in 1932
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Video: Inside Clerys department store in Dublin - in 1932

Jan 11th 2012, 6:05 PM 8,167 Views 23 Comments

Check out this 1932 video of the legendary department store on Dublin’s O’Connell Street, including the bargain basement, the ‘gay and lively’ café – and a mechanical zoo…

TCD bans Daily Mail from campus shops
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TCD bans Daily Mail from campus shops

Dec 7th 2011, 4:49 PM 14,668 Views 90 Comments

Students voted last night to ban the newspaper from shops over an inaccurate article it ran about UCC student Caolan Mulrooney.

High retail rents costing jobs, say stores
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High retail rents costing jobs, say stores

Nov 25th 2011, 4:56 PM 1,783 Views 26 Comments

High rents for retail stores are costing jobs, company owners have said. A review by Retail Excellence Ireland said that rents were reduced by nearly 4 per cent over a two-year period, while 50,000 jobs were lost in the sector.

It’s Black Friday – so here’s some crazy videos of people shopping
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It’s Black Friday – so here’s some crazy videos of people shopping

Nov 25th 2011, 7:00 AM 4,497 Views 10 Comments

Black Friday is the biggest shopping day of the year in America – but check out the extreme lengths people go to to make sure they get a bargain.

Views sought on voluntary code for sale and display of alcohol
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Views sought on voluntary code for sale and display of alcohol

Nov 7th 2011, 1:04 PM 855 Views 10 Comments

Members of the public and interested bodies are being asked to give their views on the voluntary code for sale and display of alcohol in shops.

Donations to Oxfam Ireland at 'critically low levels'
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Donations to Oxfam Ireland at 'critically low levels'

Oct 4th 2011, 12:38 PM 549 Views 6 Comments

Some well-known faces have joined a new campaign to encourage people to donate items to their local Oxfam shop.

Slideshow: As retail sales fall, what are we buying?
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Slideshow: As retail sales fall, what are we buying?

Jul 26th 2011, 9:22 PM 634 Views 8 Comments

June was the 40th consecutive month which saw a drop in retail sales.

Holy Flatpacks! We spend €2m a week in Ikea
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Holy Flatpacks! We spend €2m a week in Ikea

Jun 8th 2011, 4:25 PM 1,571 Views 11 Comments

Swedish bosses described the first full year of trading in Ireland as ‘difficult’ but the Ballymun store is still among the most profitable in Europe.

Londis to create 240 jobs in 12 new stores From TheJournal.ie
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Londis to create 240 jobs in 12 new stores