Shoppers admit to in-store temptation

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If you’re susceptible to in-store advertising – such as floor graphics, trolley ads and aisle banners – when you visit the supermarket, you are not alone.

Four in 10 of the shoppers surveyed on behalf of retail marketing specialists Visualise said it was the most relevant way for brands to advertise their messages […]

By |July 31st, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Value of an online presence still not clicking

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Ireland’s small businesses still aren’t gravitating online, despite the opportunities an internet presence offers, according to the head of the firm responsible for Ireland’s .ie registry. David Curtin, the chief executive of the IE Domain Registry (IEDR), said that getting Ireland’s small businesses online still represents one of the biggest challenges for […]

By |July 31st, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Tesco sales fall 3.8%, the steepest decline in two decades

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Tesco had its worst sales decline in two decades, Kantar Worldpanel data showed today, a week after Britain’s largest supermarket company said it will replace chief executive officer Philip Clarke.

Tesco’s sales fell 3.8 per cent in the 12 weeks ended July 20, the steepest decline since comparable records began in 1994, the research […]

By |July 29th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Still all to play for in Irish supermarket sweep

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The Irish supermarket sweeps are as tough to call as the Grand National – one week’s hot favourite is the next week’s non-runner, as Tesco’s most senior executives will be all too aware this week.

Five years ago the British retailing giant’s growth in the Republic appeared to be unstoppable as it opened […]

By |July 28th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Jameson reveals $1.5bn US sales as Hollywood parties

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Irish Distillers, part of the French Pernod Ricard group, has sold $1.5bn (€1.1bn) worth of Jameson in the United States in the past 10 years. The figure is revealed in new court documents filed in relation to an on-going dispute in California over the Jameson trademark.

The Jamieson Ranch Vineyard, owned by Madison Vineyard Holdings, […]

By |July 28th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Supreme Court dismisses Dunnes’ Karen Millen appeal

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The lengthy legal battle between British fashion company Karen Millen and Dunnes Stores over the copying of designs has finally concluded with the dismissal by theSupreme Court of Dunnes’ appeal in the case.

Dunnes faces a substantial legal costs bill arising from the litigation. The dismissal order, and a costs order against Dunnes, was made by the Supreme […]

By |July 23rd, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Retail industry continues to recover in Q2

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Many segments of the retail industry – ladies fashion, footwear and garden centres – bounced back strongly in the second quarter of the year when compared to 2013 as shoppers were buoyed by good weather in April.

The market slipped marginally last month, however, as the appetite for foreign holidays increases among Irish […]

By |July 22nd, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Mothercare needs modernising, says new chief

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New Mothercare chief executive Mark Newton-Jones has warned investors that the retailer’s struggling UK business “needs modernising and requires investment”.

Shares in the group dropped by as much as 9 per cent after Mr Newton-Jones made clear that there was no easy recovery for the retailer’s lossmaking UK business.

Mr Newton-Jones, who was made chief executive […]

By |July 18th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Dublin businesses in drive to cut capital’s unemployment

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Arnotts, The Westbury Hotel and Clerys are among the big businesses being urged to hire new recruits from the live register.

Tanaiste Joan Burton and her officials addressed more than 100 firms from around the capital on the grants and supports available – up to €10,000 – if an employee is taken off the dole […]

By |July 17th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

3 Ireland finally completes acquisition of O2 for €780m

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The deal, which has passed competition authority scrutiny, means that the new operator has 37pc of the Irish mobile telecoms market.

It also opens the door for a change in branding at several iconic Irish businesses, including the old Point Depot theatre, which is now known as The O2.

“This is a big day […]

By |July 16th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

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