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Irish owned leggings brand PeachyLean pop up shop opens in Dundrum Town Centre

Irish owned leggings brand PeachyLean pop up shop opens in Dundrum Town Centre Peachylean is an Irish brand that specialises in comfortable women’s leggings Peachylean’s founder Sharon Keegan set up the company to empower women (Image: The Publicity Loft)   Women’s leggings brand Peachylean has opened its first pop up shop in Dundrum ahead of the […]

45 new jobs for Galway as Carrolls Irish Gifts open new store

45 new jobs for Galway as Carrolls Irish Gifts open new store Irish-owned retailer Carrolls Irish Gifts are delighted to announce the opening of their new store in Galway. The new store at 23 High Street, which opened today, October 28th is the retailer’s 19th location to open in Ireland. This is the second Carrolls store […]

Nike to open Ireland’s first Nike Unite concept store at Blanchardstown Centre

Unite stores feature ‘in-and-out-of-store’ experiences to help local communities connect with sport while partnering with local athletes Expand Nike has agreed a deal to open its first Nike Unite store in Ireland at the Blanchardstown Centre in Dublin. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters   Nike has agreed a deal to open its first Nike Unite store in […]

Gym+Coffee Launches Flagship At Dundrum Town Centre

Sportswear brand Gym+Coffee has launched a new flagship store at Dundrum Town Centre, four years after opening its initial pop-up store at the south Dublin shopping centre for two weeks in 2018. The athleisure company, founded by Niall Horgan, Diarmuid McSweeney and Karl Swaine in 2016, operates a further nine stores in Ireland and three in the UK. Gym+Coffee said the store on […]

Awards programme recognises outstanding retailers across the country

Arboretum in Cos. Carlow and Wicklow is named National Retailer of The Year  Luxury women’s shop, Fabiani, in Longford is named National Store of the Year Awards highlight retail sector despite difficult year. Wednesday 17th November 2021.   Arboretum – with branches in Leighlinbridge in Co. Carlow and Kilquade in Co. Wicklow – has been named National […]

Lockdown Project turned full time business: Why Faerly was created as a sustainable brand

James and Eoin started Faerly to do their part to help reduce unnecessary chemicals and plastics in the world. They are passionate about supporting local and Irish makers and over the years have made more and more sustainable changes in their own lives. They believe in helping others to make small, positive changes that are both life-enhancing […]

Personalising the Retail eCommerce Experience

In the domain of eCommerce, which is really all about marketing, sales and customer operations, the trend now is to personalize interactions with customers.  That’s because marketers and sales professionals have long wanted the prize of significantly higher click-through rates, the attendant higher frequency purchases and ever larger basket values, which is where turnover and […]

Retail Excellence Announces Supplier, Manager and Rising Star Finalists in the AIBMS Retail Excellence Awards

Wednesday, September 29th, 2021. Retail Excellence, Ireland’s largest retail representative body, today announced the Top5 Supplier, Manager and Rising Star Finalists in the AIBMS Retail Excellence Awards 2021. Commenting on the announcement, Duncan Graham, Managing Director, Retail Excellence, said: “I am delighted to announce the finalists for these awards. After the last 18 months, it […]

E-commerce still growing: accelerated digitalisation of businesses and consumers

Ecommerce Europe and EuroCommerce today jointly published the 2021 European E-commerce Report. In 2020, total European e-commerce grew to €757 billion euros, up 10% from €690 billion euros in 2019. 2020 was an exceptional year, marked by the COVID-19 pandemic and the consequent important role of e-commerce for both society and economy. This is also […]

Top30 Finalists in Retail Excellence National Store of the Year Awards Announced

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021. Retail Excellence has today announced the Top30 finalists in the AIB Merchant Services Retail Excellence National Store of the Year Awards 2021. The overall winner will be announced on the 10th November at The Guinness Storehouse. View the Top30 Stores Here. The Store of the Year competition is the central part […]