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Dealz Irish Expansion: 20 New Stores On The Way

According to discount retailer Dealz, 300,000 customers visit its 53 Irish stores every week. Dealz which is owned by British discount giant Poundland, plans to open up to 20 new stores around Ireland in the coming year, as it says that some 300,000 Irish customers now pay a visit to its stores every week. The [...]

2018-12-11T14:31:46+00:00June 21st, 2016|News, Retails|

Women Shoppers Are Impulsive While Men Snap Up Bargains

According to the new survey, women are more likely to make impulsive purchasing decisions. However, male shoppers tend to snap up special offers, with a high chance of switching brands. Gender behaviour behind the supermarket trolley is the core focus of the new research released by Checkout Magazine, conducted by Empathy Research. The research found [...]

2016-05-27T13:56:41+01:00May 27th, 2016|News, Retails|

Tesco The Top Choice For ‘The Main Shop’

Tesco has emerged as Irish consumers' most popular supermarket for their main weekly shop, according to the latest figures. The recent 'Where We Shop' report shows that one third (33 percent) of Irish consumers do the big shop at Tesco. 'Where We Shop' is a report produced by Checkout Magazine and Ignite Research. It's no [...]

2015-07-14T10:04:17+01:00July 14th, 2015|Uncategorized|

‘Shop & Save’ Scheme Sees Dunnes Stores Sales Surge

Dunnes Stores have experienced a sales surge and grown their market share considerably in the process over the course of the second quarter of 2015. While many might have expected a decrease in sales for the Irish retailer after a tumultuous period of high profile industrial action and strikes by disgruntled staff, Dunnes has actually [...]

2015-07-07T11:20:55+01:00July 7th, 2015|News, Retails|

New HMV @ Tesco Concession Stores Coming

Music retailer HMV has expanded their operations by partnering with Tesco to open concessions in 80 of its stores nationwide. Tesco - which has 142 stores nationwide - will roll out the new HMV concessions by December. The HMV @ Tesco branded concessions will offer music, DVDs and video games based on stock from HMV’s [...]

2015-06-24T08:30:41+01:00June 24th, 2015|Retails|

Dealz To Open 70 New Stores In Ireland

Dealz, the British retailer which sells the vast majority of its products at €1.49 across Ireland, aims to open as much as 70 new shops across Ireland. Owned by Poundland, Dealz already has 41 Irish stores and owns four retail parks. On average they serve 300,000 customers a week in Ireland. The average basket contains [...]

2015-06-18T09:47:28+01:00June 18th, 2015|News, Retails|

Dunnes Stores Increases Market Share Despite Strikes

Despite recent strikes and protests by staff and the ensuing negative publicity that came with it Dunnes Stores has increased its market share by a greater margin than its two main rivals. Between early March and late May the value of Dunnes Stores grocery sales grew by four percent when compared to the same period last year. In [...]

2015-06-09T13:11:13+01:00June 9th, 2015|News|

Ireland Considers Tightening Scrutiny Of Retail Audits

The Chartered Accountants Regulatory Board (CARB) in Ireland is thought to be considering opening investigations into auditing practices in the retail sector after Tesco's bookkeeping scandal. Last September it was revealed that Tesco had overstated its first-half profits by over a quarter of a million pound sterling due to incorrectly booking payments from suppliers. The Financial Reporting [...]

2015-06-02T13:49:54+01:00June 2nd, 2015|Audits, News, Retails|

New Consumer Rights To Be Introduced

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise, and Innovation Richard Bruton has announced a raft of new consumer rights to be introduced. The new measures have been published in the Consumers Rights Bill. Perhaps the most notable aspect of the draft bill is that it will afford people who buy digital services, such as music from iTunes, the same [...]

2015-05-26T15:36:55+01:00May 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|
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