October 12, 2021  |  Your latest trade news

Budget 2022: What will it mean for your business?

News | Minimum wage up 30c, cigarettes up 50c, carbon tax increased by €7.50 per ton and 9% VAT rate for hospitality remains

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe and Minister for Public Expenditure Michael McGrath presented Budget 2022 this afternoon as a multibillion-euro package...

Blas na hÉireann announces 2021 Supreme Champion and Best Artisan Product

News | Wild About crowned Supreme Champion for their So Sloe Jelly, while Temptation Pâtisserie awarded Best Artisan Product for their Sea Salt Caramel Bar

Over three million cigarettes seized by Revenue at Rosslare Europort

News | Retailers Against Smuggling (RAS) welcomed the seizure of JPS Red branded cigarettes with an estimated retail value of approximately €2.4 million

Bellingham Capital acquires Bunalun

News | Kieran Dunne, National Organic’s co-founder, will continue in his role as managing director

Tobacco excise increase fails to stem spiralling black-market activity

News | Group says increase of 50c on tobacco within Budget 2022 will make competing against the black market even harder

Drinks Ireland|Cider welcomes excise exemption for craft cider

Off-trade | Move welcomed across the industry yet Cider Ireland describes year-long wait as an "unjustifiable delay"

Daybreak went around the world and raised €22967.23 for the Irish Heart Foundation

News | 'Around the World' challenge saw Daybreak employees walk, run, and cycle around the world to raise much-needed funds

SuperValu veg reaches new heights with Ireland’s first hydroponically grown microgreens

News | 70% less water is used than soil-based farming as water is recycled through the hydroponic system repeatedly

Aldi seeks new sites for potential stores in the Dublin area

News | Retailer says it is "offering a 1.5% fee for suitable referrals”

Applegreen commits to Net Zero by 2030 in Ireland

News | Applegreen’s Irish operation to focus on 100% renewable electricity and increased EV solutions as part of move towards lower carbon future

Unemployment drops in September as phased PUP reductions kick in

News | The Central Bank of Ireland forecasts that the unemployment rate will reduce to 5.9% by 2023

Second Texaco Support For Sport initiative launched

News | A gross fund of €130,000 is being set aside for distribution to sports clubs on a 26, county-by-county basis, with successful applicants receiving €5,000 in each case

Category finalists announced for prestigious 2021 Pakman Awards

News | Awards ceremony will take place on Friday, 29 October in The Shelbourne Hotel, in accordance with government guidelines.

Aldi donates €1,000 worth of vouchers to student food bank appeal

News | Retailer supports UCC students struggling to afford food

October 2021 edition of ShelfLife now available digitally

All the latest news and analysis from our October 2021 edition

Entries now open for ShelfLife C-Store Awards 2021

Apply now by logging onto www.cstore.ie and completing the online entry form

Webinar will explore Irish shoppers’ views on traceability, sustainability and Irishness

Webinar to delve into how shopper perceptions and priorities have changed over the past 12 months

Gala Retail’s Search is on for the nation’s inspirational heroes

The search is on for Ireland’s inspirational county heroes who have changed your life or the lives of people in your local community

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