March 1, 2016  |  Your latest trade news

The season of strikes

News | With industrial action set to affect both Cadbury's Coolock plant and the Luas in the near future, Tesco could potentially become the latest company to be affected by strike action

With Cadbury set to face industrial action at its Coolock plant on Thursday and planned Luas strikes continuing to rumble on with no immediate end in sight,...

Londis invests €8 million in nationwide rollout of new store design

News | 40 stores in line for significant upgrades and new deli and coffee offerings in 2016

New wholesale terms announced for Independent Newspapers' titles

News | New publisher terms include a loyalty rebate to be paid directly by Independent Newspapers at the start of next year

Dunnes records highest beer sales, followed by SuperValu and Tesco: Reep

Off-trade | Extensive new research into the beer sector by Reep reveals the extent to which beer brand sales vary at each retailer and consumers' preference for in-house beers at Lidl and Aldi

Burton’s appoints SHS Sales and Marketing

News | Burton's appoints SHS Sales and Marketing to "realise the full potential" of its biscuits portfolio

FairTrade marks 20 years in Ireland

News | Widely-admired charity FairTrade, which facilitates sale of coffee, bananas and other products from developing nations all over the world, is celebrating 20 years in Ireland this year.

New section on e-cigarettes included in ASAI Code of Standards

News | Updated code from Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland (ASAI) features new sections on e-cigarettes and gambling and revised sections on food (including rules for advertisements addressed to children), health & beauty and environmental claims 

Over 1,000 young people to participate in ‘Skills for Work Week’ 2016

News | Leading names in Ireland's grocery industry are participating in Skills for Work Week; 29 February – 4 March, 2016

Lidl opens multi-million euro store in Glanmire 

News | GAA star Briege Corkery celebrates the new store opening 

Mars Ireland recalls some funsize products as 'precautionary step'  

News | Funsize confectionery with specific best before dates to be recalled in the Irish market

Daybreak partners with Irish Heart Foundation

News | Daybreak’s 200 stores to raise money for heart-related illnesses

Marketing bites

Quinola Mothergrain launches new product range - and other news for FMCG marketers - for the week 23/02/2016 - 29/02/2016

€3,000 Kitchen Garden planted at Cork Association for Autism by GIY and Cully & Sully

Garden to provide horticultural therapy to service users, with Cully & Sully planning to make the #GivePeasAChance initiative even bigger this year

Coca-Cola HBC Campus 5k run to raise funds for Foróige

People of all abilities are being encouraged to sign-up for a run, jog or stroll around the 5k route at the National Sports Campus, in a bid to raise funds for youth development organisation

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