The average length people stay in retailing  jobs is 4.4 years. With the millennial population it’s less than three years.

Next month sees the launch of Retail Ireland’s apprenticeship in retail supervision. It’s aimed at those working as supervisors in any sector of the r(...)

Consumers abandon department stores, furniture shops, cinemas and hairdressers for the beach. Photograph: iStock

Retail sales grew 3.4 per cent in the second quarter as demand rose for barbecues, garden furniture and ice-cream, but hot weather also put people off(...)

The retail sector called for a break in the link between rents and rates.

More than €200 million is lost each year in uncollected local authority rates, according to retailers who have called for an overhaul of the system. (...)

New Retail Ireland chairman Willie O’Byrne:  “The industry is facing a number of challenges which we as an organisation must address immediately.” Photograph: Shane O’Neill/Fennells

Willie O’Byrne, managing director of BWG Foods, has been elected as the new chairman of Retail Ireland, a body affiliated to employers’ group Ibec. M(...)

With less than three weeks to go before Christmas all the key indicators are pointing to the best shopping season since the economic crash in 2008 and possibly the cheapest since 2001, according to a report published on Monday.

With less than three weeks to go before Christmas all the key indicators are pointing to the best shopping season since the economic crash in 2008 and(...)

Consumers will have more spending power this year as inflation remains low, benefitting shops, a report by Retail Ireland forecasts

Consumers will have more spending power this year as inflation remains low, benefitting shops, a report by Retail Ireland forecasts.The industry grou(...)

Retail Ireland says figures suggest it will be retailers’ best Christmas for five years. It has forecast a 2 per cent rise in the sales worth €80 million. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Men were out in force in the winter sales too with major retailers expressing surprise at the number of male shoppers hunting for bargains.An unusual(...)

Research shows that “shoppers are optimistic, but remain cautious”. Photograph: Getty Images

Just over 52 per cent of grocery shoppers in Ireland say they will shop around more in the next 12 months. This was the surprise finding of a survey o(...)