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+00:00May 27th, 2016|News, Retails|

‘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+00:00July 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+00:00June 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+00:00June 18th, 2015|News, Retails|

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+00:00June 2nd, 2015|Audits, News, Retails|

Tesco Regains Lost Ground Against Supervalu

Supervalu’s short stay at the summit of Ireland’s supermarket industry is now under threat from Tesco, according to the latest figures. Contract People reported last month that Tesco had finally lost its stranglehold on having the largest market share in the country to Supervalu, who assimilated Superquinn in February 2014. The latest figures, relevant to the [...]

2015-05-12T11:24:24+00:00May 12th, 2015|News, Retails|

Bus Strike Slows Retail Sales

Retailers across Ireland reported a fall in sales over the bank holiday weekend due to the Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann strike last Friday and Saturday. The two-day strike combined with the weekend's poor weather led to a decreased foot fall - a measure of how many people are on the streets - of between 20-22 [...]

2015-05-06T16:02:50+00:00May 6th, 2015|News, Retails|

Online Sales Threaten Traditional Shopping

As more of us change our shopping habits and smartphones and tablets become a more common way to buy goods and services these new shopping habits are set to increase five fold over the next decade according to expert research. As Amazon have announced that they may take shopping sci-fi with drone deliveries we continue [...]

2015-04-22T07:08:41+00:00April 22nd, 2015|Retails, ShelfWatch News|

Dunnes’ Stores Workers Seek To Escalate Campaign

After we reported on the industrial action being taken by staff at Dunnes' Stores Supermarket chain there has apparently been no let up in the discord between the staff and management of the store. Workers are apparently now preparing to ratchet up their action against the Irish owned supermarket. Mandate, the union that supports around [...]

2015-04-14T09:32:52+00:00April 14th, 2015|Retails, Uncategorized|