December 22, 2016  |  Your latest trade news

Pettitt Group records 6% growth in revenues

News | Group's six supermarkets account for three-quarters of total revenues

The Southeast-based, family-owned Pettitt Group of hotels and supermarkets achieved 6% growth in revenues last year to reach €120.5 million. Cormac...

SuperValu joins Dunnes Stores in pole position

News | Demonstrating just how tight the competition is between Ireland's 'big three', just 0.7 percentage points now separate the three largest retailers

Spar to donate €20,000 under the National Children’s Hospital Christmas Tree

News | Each #underthetree tweet in the run up to Christmas will bring Spar closer to a fully lit Christmas tree and a massive National Children’s Hospital donation

Musgrave to begin exporting to China after agreeing partnership with Alibaba

News | Musgrave CEO Chris Martin says he expects "the heritage of SuperValu and the provenance of our products will be attractive to Chinese consumers"

Safefood campaign succeeds in encouraging smaller kids' portions

News | 63% of main shoppers encouraged to serve smaller portions as a result of Safefood out-of-home campaign

Is cash a ghost of Christmas past? 

News | Contactless and mobile technology are driving new shopping habits in the run-up to Christmas, according to new research from Visa

Budget for Town & Village Renewal scheme rises to €12m in 2017

News | Further €2 million allocated in 2017 to scheme "designed to help breath life back into our rural towns and villages"

Lidl UK recalls gravy granules after "paint thinner" chemical found

News | Affected batches were not sold in Ireland, company confirms

Marketing bites

Glendalough Distillery releases a limited edition sloe gin - and other news for FMCG marketers - for the week 16/12/16 - 22/12/16

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