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Irish retail sales fell 5.8% in June
Irish retail sales unexpectedly declined in June, falling 5.8 per cent when compared with May, according to new figures from the Central Statistics Office. However, a notable exception was pubs, where sales surged due to the effects of the European Championship. Bars had among...
Irish retail figures remain strong despite monthly slump
Figures released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) yesterday revealed that retail sales in Ireland are growing steadily despite a degree of uncertainty surrounding the UK's decision to leave the EU.
Food and retail account for half of new jobs in last year
We are borrowing more, earning more, and spending more — and the food and retail sectors are reaping the benefits, accounting for almost half the jobs created over the last year. Drawing on new data from the CSO, John McCartney, director of research at property consultants Savills...
Retailers score with Euro 2016 boost to grocery shopping spend
Grocery retailers got a boost from Ireland's valiant efforts in Euro 2016, with sales in the multi-billion euro market rising 3.3pc as a result of the football championship, according to research group Kantar Worldpanel.
Tesco under pressure from Dunnes as SuperValu remains Ireland's top grocer
SuperValu has retained its position as the country's biggest grocery retailer, with Dunnes Stores continuing to put pressure on Tesco for the number two spot, according to new data this morning from research group Kantar Worldpanel.
Lidl increases slice of Northern Ireland supermarket sector
German supermarket giant Lidl is continuing to grab a bigger bite of the Northern Ireland market, with other smaller chains also increasing their portion. The discounter saw its sales increase by 3.1% in the 52 weeks to July 2016, according to the latest data from Kantar Worldpanel.
Government warned against taxing fizzy drinks ahead of UK
The Government should not introduce a tax on fizzy drinks until a similar tax is already in place in the United Kingdom, as to do so would encourage cross-Border “grey trade” at the expense of Irish companies, according to a leading Irish beverage producer.