June 2, 2020  |  Your latest trade news

Grocery sales soar as shoppers adapt to life at home

News | Alcohol sales grew by a staggering 93% over the latest four weeks, while €3.8 million was spent on sausages and burgers and ice cream sales were worth an extra €5.9 million

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Eight million smuggled cigarettes seized in cross-border operation

News | Irish gang are believed to have worked with Dutch criminals to smuggle the tobacco by truck from Germany to Ireland where it was to be sold on the black market

RBR names Gunnebo number one market supplier in EMEA for retail cash handling solutions

News | The 'Retail Cash Automation Report 2020', highlights Gunnebo as the only provider producing all four main types of cash handling solutions in EMEA

CFO who steered Tesco through turnaround to retire

News | Stewart "guided Tesco back to investment grade and played a huge role in the financial transformation of the business"

SuperValu retains pole position in latest Kantar figures

News | SuperValu has launched a campaign to support an increase in home cooking

Maxol enters renewable energy sector

News | New tech-based energy supplier set to disrupt Irish market

Circle K opens new service station on N25 in Dungarvan

News | New site at Dungarvan is set to cater for over 18,000 consumers daily

Tesco Ireland introduces new tech to help manage queues

News | Roll out to commence across Irish store portfolio in the coming weeks

Lidl Ireland introduces Covid-19 queue management system

News | An automated traffic light and monitor signals to shoppers when they can proceed through the entrance based on individual customer limits

Aldi unveils plans to open new Clonakilty store in 2022

News | Aldi says up to 80 jobs will be created during the construction period, with 20 permanent positions to become available upon opening

Great Taste judging resumes

Brand Central | Judges will blind-taste, assess and provide comments remotely, before awarding stars from respected accreditation scheme

AsIAm and SuperValu launch webinar to support students

Online webinar series continues with ‘Educational Support Seminar for Secondary School Students’

Aldi plants 15,000 native trees along the ‘Kerry Way’

New five-hectare native woodland plantation in Muingaphuca will boost local biodiversity

Tesco Ireland Community Fund donates €120,000 to local causes

Over 450 community-based projects providing supports for mental health, victims of domestic abuse, homelessness, food poverty, family resource centres and children’s outreach groups in the community to benefit

Aldi the best-performing Irish supermarket at International Taste Institute Awards

Aldi’s Rib Eye Steaks both take home the coveted Crystal Award, with 11 award wins in total for 2020

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