October 6, 2020  |  Your latest trade news

Buymie and Dunnes Stores launch same-day deliveries across Dublin and Cork

News | Online grocery shopping at Dunnes Stores now available to over 680,000 households in both Dublin and Cork


Walmart sells majority stake in Asda

News | Buyout firm TDR and the entrepreneurial Issa brothers plan to invest more than 1 billion pounds during the next three years to grow Asda’s UK suppliers and drive more online sales

Retailers breathe a sigh of relief at government’s decision not to move to level 5

News | With 67% of retailers in rent arrears, Retail Excellence says they need government support with legacy debts dating back to March and April

Customers urged to be patient and kind in new campaign to protect shop workers

News | The NFRN has created two new posters for members to display to encourage mask wearing and social distancing in stores

Irish Wine Show Star Award winners announced

Off-trade | NOffLA calls on government to reduce excise duty in budget 2021 to support wider drinks sector

BWG Foods’ Joanne Mellon honoured as a true industry hero

News | Joanne Mellon recognised at Fleet Transport Awards for her personal efforts in ensuring BWG Foods’ NDC supply chain operated seamlessly during the Covid-19 crisis

Blas na hÉireann announces Bretzel Bakery as Supreme Champion

News | Blas na hÉireann team have been working tirelessly since March to ensure that this year's award programme has gone ahead, maintaining its commitment to celebrating the very best in Irish food and drink

SuperValu scoops 119 awards at the Blás na hÉireann Awards

Brand Central | SuperValu Own Brand and its exclusive brand producers picked up 53 awards – winning 14 Gold, 23 Silver and 16 bronze titles, while SuperValu Signature Tastes won 27 top-tier awards

Centra is the leading convenience retailer at Blas na hÉireann 2020

News | Centra takes home 36 awards, with 11 gold, 14 silver and 11 bronze accolades

10 year old YouTube chef to star at the 2020 Gluten Free Living Show

Brand Central | Commencing 12 October 2020, and run by the Coeliac Society Ireland, the show will be a virtual event for the first time

More retailers sign up to CashGuard cash management systems

Impressed by time savings and store security offered by CashGuard's cash management solutions, a host of further retailers have now signed up to receive these benefits

Vitamin D deficiency particularly prevalent in younger adults, new research shows

Research partially funded by Avonmore shows one in six people in Dublin and surrounding areas are deficient in Vitamin D, rising to one in four in the winter

Skryne GFC, Meath wins Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camps top prize of €25,000

Meath GAA Club, Skryne GFC scoop top prize of €25,000, while Rathnew GAA and Newmarket on Fergus GAA claim €10,000 and €5,000 respectively

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