February 9, 2016  |  Your latest trade news

Retailers shocked by 6% hike in carriage charge by EM News

News | NFRN Ireland has said that if wholesalers are not forthcoming with a breakdown of their costs, their next step will be to seek this information through Freedom of Information requests

The Newsbrands Irish Journalism Awards 2018 took place at Dublin's Mansion House Retailers have been disappointed by news-wholesaler EM News' decision to increase carriage charges by 6%. NFRN Ireland president Peter Steemers has spoken...

easyJet founder flies into grocery sector with food for 25p

News | Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou believes there is a gap in the current retail food market, "a niche below some of the current budget operators such as Aldi and Lidl"

Two enforcement orders served on food businesses in January

News | Enforecement orders served to two businesses for breaches of food safety legislation, while a catering food stall and butcher's premises were successfully prosecuted by the HSE last month

Mobile loyalty cards to reach 3 billion by 2020; doubling over five years

News | Cards linked to mobile apps experience rise in activity rates 

Limerick food strategy targets sector growth and new jobs

News | Focusing on the food sector and new commercial activity, it is projected that up to 86 new jobs will be created by the end of 2018

"Sexist pricing" - Boots moves to eliminate inequality on its shelves

News | Eye cream and razors singled out as unfairly priced

Gala Retail launches ‘Good 4 Me’ lunchtime concept

News | New lunch options including sandwiches, wraps and baps, all come in at less than 400 kcals

Consumer spending increased in January - Visa

News | Holidays in particular showed a record surge

Marketing bites

Alpro steps into on-the-go opportunity - and other news for FMCG marketers - for the week 02/02/16 - 09/02/16

Febvreuary – Week 2 events

The second week of events in Febvreuary offers more tastings, demos, presentations and talks

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