March 24, 2020  |  Your latest trade news

Grocers should shut textiles, clothing and homeware depts

News | All non-essential retail to enter phase of temporary closure

The Irish government has now decreed ...

Irish drinks industry produces hand sanitizer gel

Off-trade | Drinks Ireland director Patricia Callan says the drinks industry is "committed to doing what we can to help out” in the fight against Covid-19

Diageo donates two million litres of alcohol for hand sanitiser production

News | Donation should enable production of eight million bottles of hand sanitiser for frontline healthcare workers

Tesco introduces 10% pay increase

News | Retailer thanks colleagues with pay bonus for "going above and beyond during Covid-19" outbreak

Maxol opens new forecourt in Wicklow with urgent Covid-19 modifications

News | Pay-at-pump facilities offer unintended benefits

Shoppers spend €316m on groceries in Ireland amid Covid-19 panic buying

News | Health and beauty and household products see the biggest increase in sales, growing 35% and 31% respectively compared to 2019

Musgrave to hire hundreds of new staff to boost supply chain capacity

News | Retail group reaches out to representative groups for businesses impacted by Covid-19, including the Restaurants Association of Ireland and the Irish Hotels Federation

Aldi wins big at the World Spirit Awards 2020

Brand Central | Discounter scored wins for its Boyle’s Gin and Ardfallen Whiskey

Maxol supports Blood Bikes East during Covid-19 crisis

News | Forecourt retailer will provide fuel to the voluntary organisation for its fleet of emergency medical transport

Tesco Ireland changes payment terms for small Irish suppliers

News | Payment terms move from 14 to five days – in response to Covid-19

SuperValu to make plexiglass available at tills for added protection for cashiers

News | New measure introduced to give "peace of mind" to staff

Increase in contactless payment cap welcomed by retail sector

News | Retail Ireland welcomes increased limit on contactless payments from €30 to €50

Subway closes all stores in UK and Ireland

News | Franchise owners will use up fresh ingredients to donate Subs to local community groups and emergency workers, wherever possible

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Deadline for entries to Grocery Management Awards extended to 8 May

Awards ceremony will be a true celebration of retailers' herculean efforts during Covid-19 crisis

Mash Direct and Sony Pictures team up ahead of forthcoming Peter Rabbit 2 movie release

Award-winning brand giving families the chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Hollywood

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