October 5, 2015  |  Your latest trade news

Rounding of 1c and 2c coins to start on 28 October

News | Rounding is to apply only to cash payments, and the total amount of any bill, in a bid to reduce the amount of 1c and 2c coins in circulation

The rollout of rounding of 1c and 2c coins is to begin on Wednesday, 28 October 2015. The Central Bank has assumed responsibility for the project, following...

Blas na hÉireann gives retailers cause for celebration

News | Quinlan's Fish scoops the Supreme Champion Award and retailers give props to their award-winning suppliers

Lidl launches multi-million euro ‘new concept’ store in Gorey

News | Discounter says new design will streamline its processes and allow staff to spend more time in customer facing roles to enhance the shopper’s experience

Aldi opens new Cashel store creating 14 jobs

News | Hot on the heels of two openings in Wilton and Terenure in September, Aldi has now increased its presence in Co. Tipperary, with a new store in Cashel

Gala Retail invests €300,000 in choice for its customers

News | Partnership with Unislim will create Healthy Options lines

393 petrol stations (7%) issued with warnings following NSAI inspections

News | Out of nearly 6,000 petrol/diesel pumps tested by the NSAI last year, just 393 were not calibrated properly

Irish consumers more aware of lamb advertising campaigns

News | Irish consumers aged 25 to 45 are more aware of advertising for lamb than their EU counterparts and although we have a high recognition of cutlets, leg and chops, we are less aware of other cuts

Construction begins in Slane Castle Whiskey Distillery

News | New distillery in Meath set to increase tourism and create jobs

Over 3,500 local causes share €1m donation from Tesco Community Fund

News | The retailer with 149 stores across the country says it is not ‘too big to care’  

Marketing bites

Centra set to Walk the World for Breast Cancer - and other news for FMCG marketers - for the week 29/09/2015 - 05/10/2015

Hula Hoops National Cup basketball championship launches

Hula Hoops teams up with Basketball Ireland to promote fun and fitness for all ages

National Potato Day gets a KISS from Keogh’s Farm

Keogh’s Farm launches Irish Spud Sentiment (KISS) Index in honour of National Potato Day

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