July 28, 2020  |  Your latest trade news

Tanaiste says shops can decide whether to pass on VAT cut

News | Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe denies "mixed messaging", stating that the government wants all retailers to pass on the VAT cut where possible

I know how difficult it is just to keep the doors open," said Taoiseach Leo Varadkar In a recent RTE interview, ...

Brands outpace own-label alternatives with an extra €345 million in sales: Kantar

News | SuperValu has claimed the biggest market share for the fourth month in a row, with sales rising by 30.9%

Supermarkets come out on top for sponsorships

Brand Central | SuperValu, Tesco, Aldi and Lidl made up the top four of more than 35 sponsors seen by the Irish public to stand out during the Covid-19 crisis, new research by Onside reveals

RGDATA welcomes Low Pay Commission decision to defer decision on raising minimum wage

News | RGDATA had called for moratorium on minimum wage increases to give employers time to deal with the fallout from Covid-19 and Brexit

Lidl facilitates Dublin-based Fusco Foods with €2 million export deal

News | A firm favourite among Irish customers, retailer says "millions of Lidl customers abroad are in for a treat" with Fusco Food's hand-rolled roulades

Aldi to introduce new 100% recyclable paper packaging for household paper

News | Covid-19 sees sales of toilet paper and kitchen towels up over 25%

Batches of Uncle Ben’s rice recalled due to the possible presence of glass

News | Mars Food is taking steps to recall select production batches of Uncle Ben’s Brown Basmati Ready to heat rice

Lidl Ireland to introduce early customer savings from VAT reduction from 1 August

News | Retailer will pass savings from VAT reduction to 2 million weekly customers across Ireland

Applegreen celebrates 24/7 birthday with 24.7 cent fuel offer

News | Times and locations of 24.7 cent fuel sale to be revealed on Applegreen’s social media platforms

Standard VAT rate cut from 23% to 21% for six months

News | Government announces €5 billion package of 50 new measures to generate economic recovery

Winners of Grow with Aldi Supplier Development Programme revealed

News | Six artisan food & drink producers win a contract with Aldi

July digital edition of ShelfLife out now

Check out the July edition of ShelfLife now online, in addition to our traditional print version

SuperValu introduces new reusable fruit, veg and bakery bags

SuperValu helps shoppers shop more sustainably with new reusable bags available in over 200 stores

Brennans Bread launches sustainable packaging awareness campaign

Wax paper packaging is now 100% recyclable and compostable

Frank and Honest launches new aluminium capsules range

Aluminium capsules can be recycled after use and deliver a better-quality product

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