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15 January 2019 11:50 Marks & Spencer announces UK store closures, putting 1,000 jobs at risk

More than 1,000 jobs at Marks & Spencer are at risk as the retailer announced its latest round of store closures as part of a drastic transformation plan. The retailer released a list of 17 UK stores proposed for closure on Tuesday, in a move which will affect 1,045 employees. As part of an accelerated store closure programme, M&S is on track to close 239

28 December 2018 07:06 Consumers opting for Irish-owned businesses for their online shopping, say Retail Ireland

Retail Ireland says Irish retailers who have invested in their online stores are seeing a real return on that investment this Christmas. "I think the one real positive this Christmas those retailers that have invested in their online store have seen real return on that investment over the last couple of weeks with many of our members seeing very significant 94

22 December 2018 13:23 One Dubliner is €500k richer this Christmas after EuroMillions win

Christmas has come early for one lucky Dubliner after someone scooped almost €500,000 in last night's EuroMillions draw. The €489,376 prize was won by someone from Tallaght with the winning ticket bought at Dunnes Stores in Kilnamanagh. Last night's winning numbers are 2, 12, 15, 34, 50 and Lucky Stars 3 and 4. "Congratulations to last night’s winner 61

20 December 2018 22:02 Irish operations of Gap and Flying Tiger slip into the red

Expansion costs dragged the Irish divisions of two well-known international retail brands into the red last year. Newly filed accounts show that increased lease and staff costs for Gap Stores (Ireland) last year contributed to the business recording a pre-tax loss of €308,156 — a turnaround from a pre-tax profit of €24,000 in the prior year. Separate 95

12 December 2018 10:42 Dixons Carphone slashing costs after plunging to loss on mobile phone woes

Retailer Dixons Carphone has said it will slash costs by £200 million after tumbling to a half-year loss following mammoth write-downs on the value of its mobile phone business. The group, which also owns Currys PC World, saw shares fall 7% having initially plunged as much as 17% after it posted losses of £440 million for the half-year to October 27 against 100

30 November 2018 15:09 Tesco may extend Irish e-car charging points after UK move

Tesco Ireland will review a new in-store electric vehicle charging network, being rolled out by the supermarket in Britain, before expanding such services here. Tesco has teamed up with Volkswagen to roll-out more than 2,400 electric vehicle charging bays across 600 of its UK stores in the next three years. Tesco Ireland already has a small number of electric 96

22 November 2018 09:53 20 jobs to be created at new Aldi store in Cork

A new Aldi "Project Fresh" store is to create 20 jobs in Youghal, Co Cork. It will be the retailer's 23rd store in Cork and its 135th in Ireland. The shop floor will span 1,140 square metres, with wide aisles and hi-spec fixtures and fittings and 73 free car parking spaces at the site. The new store is part of a €160m investment by Aldi in its Irish 90

17 November 2018 13:32 Sainbury’s starts selling edible insects

Roasted crickets are now on the menu at Sainsbury’s as it becomes the first UK supermarket to stock edible insects. The barbecued flavoured bugs will be sold in 250 stores across the country from November 18. Packets of Eat Grub’s smoky BBQ crunchy roasted crickets, described as “crunchy in texture with a rich smoky flavour”, will cost £1.50. Sainsbury’s 98

09 November 2018 18:21 McDonald's Ireland profits up in spite of €3.57m restructuring charge

Pre-tax profits at the Irish arm of fast food giant, McDonald's last year increased by 7% to €16.95m in spite of a €3.57m restructuring charge. New accounts show that McDonald's Restaurants of Ireland Ltd recorded the jump in profits as revenues increased 2% to €88.12m in the 12 months to the end of December. The accounts also reveal that the company 82

07 November 2018 14:40 Golden Discs open three shops in Dublin, Limerick and Kilkenny

The first in Liffey Valley Shopping Centre opened last Saturday while this Saturday, November 10, will see the opening of an outlet in the Market Cross Shopping Centre in Kilkenny and the Crescent Shopping Centre in Limerick. The openings will bring their shop numbers up around the country to 19 and add 30 employees to their staff. They also have 80 concession 98