May 18, 2021  |  Your latest trade news

Spar reports global growth of 7.4% and retail sales of €39.8 billion for 2020 

News | Retail sales at Spar Ireland grew by +10% in 2020

The world’s largest food retail voluntary chain, Spar International, has reported sales of €39.8 billion for the year ending 31 December 2020, representing...

€800 million sales bounce expected as retail reopens: Retail Ireland

News | Irish consumers expected to spend over €3 billion on debit and credit cards in shops in the next month

C&D Foods places €40 million euro packaging contract with ProAmpac in Donegal

News | Preparation work and trials on the new fully recyclable pet food pouches are currently underway with a market launch expected later this year

Gordon Brothers to manage major M&A deal of Tesco stores in Poland

News | Salling Group agreed to acquire Tesco’s 301 Polish outlets and two distribution centres in June 2020, with a view to transforming the majority to Netto brand stores

Coca-Cola confirms Dublin as location for new Digital Hub

News | Soft drinks giant says it is "embarking on an ambitious transformation journey" with six Digital Hubs to be spread across the globe

Lidl Ireland to roll out 20 pollinator-friendly stores across Ireland by end of 2021

News | Minister Pippa Hackett has commended Lidl Ireland’s progressive work in the area of biodiversity

Porterhouse Brew Co. launches in Lidl stores nationwide

News | Customers can now purchase favourite Porterhouse products; Rambler Juicy Pale Ale, Renegade New England IPA and XXXX Stout

Moira Fitzgerald appointed new head of sales at Nestlé Ireland

People | Moira Fitzgerald is joining Nestlé Ireland from her previous role as sales director with Mars Ireland

Aldi unveils its revamped Tralee, Rathass 'Project Fresh' store

News | Employing 142 full-time staff in Kerry, Aldi spends €9.1m on wages in the region annually

Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camps return for summer 2021

News | The successful health and safety measures from last year will be implemented again and built on for the 2021 camps

Ballygowan range now made from 100% recycled plastic

News | Brand is encouraging consumers to ‘close the loop’ in the circular economy by recycling bottles responsibly after use

Porter & Nash sauces available in flagship Dunnes Stores under partnership with Allegro

News | Wholesome, fat free, low-calorie sauces can be used for cooking and pouring over home cooked meals

Jacked-Up launches a new range of vegan jackfruit products

Brand Central | With a texture like pulled pork and packed with nutrients, the range is available in Smokey Pulled BBQ, Spicy Tex Mex, and Indian Curry

Digital edition of ShelfLife May 2021 now out!

Catch up on all the latest news and analysis, now available online

Costcutter supports Ireland’s young athletes in new partnership with Triathlon Ireland

Costcutter will become Official Retail Partner to Triathlon Ireland and the official supporter of all of Triathlon Ireland’s youth and kids’ activities

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