November 16, 2021  |  Your latest trade news

Dealz to open first distribution centre in Ireland

News | Facility will create 60 jobs and provide direct route to market for Irish suppliers

Dealz is stepping up its investment in Ireland, with plans to open its first distribution centre in the Republic at Clonee, Co Meath. The move will create 60...

2021 ShelfLife National C-Store Awards postponed

News | "The safe and right thing to do is to run the event at a later date when the Covid-19 outbreak is less prevalent," says ShelfLife publisher John McDonald

Fresh The Good Food Market launches new ‘Select’ format

News | Retailer takes over former M&S Simply Food store in Dublin’s Heuston station

Supermarket sales drop by 8.4% in latest four weeks, as dining out returns

News | Dunnes tops the table as the largest grocer this period, attracting a significant number of new shoppers through its doors in the latest 12 weeks and adding €24.2 million to its overall growth, Kantar reports

Two individuals disqualified from acting as company directors due to involvement in fuel laundering

News | Disqualifications are among the longest ever handed down under the Companies Act

Applegreen joins forces with Guaranteed Irish

News | The addition of Applegreen’s 193 outlets sees Guaranteed Irish network grow to almost 2,000 members

Lyre’s hits £270 million valuation in category’s largest funding round to-date

Off-trade | Leading non-alcoholic spirits brand raises £20 million to accelerate growth

Employers likely to struggle to fill Christmas jobs due to tight labour market – Indeed

News | Number of people searching for seasonal roles is 24% lower than in 2019

Fresh announces ‘residency’ project with chef Kwanghi Chan

News | Retailer combines forces with Michelin trained chef to create new foodie destination in Dublin

Spar sponsors Remembrance Run

News | 3,883 runners in-person and 1,964 virtual participants took part in this year's event

AIL Group to create 30 new jobs with launches at Dundrum Town Centre  

News | Group is hoping to attract new talent to the GBK and Abrakebabra at Dundrum

Circle K Waterford Road donates National Lottery prize to South East mental health charity Teac Tom

News | €7,500 donation will go towards funding 150 hours of Teac Tom counselling in the South East region

Construction begins on new €11m Aldi Athenry

News | Store will incorporate natural stonework into its design, reflecting the medieval walls that still stand in Athenry

Gala Retail launches first Christmas ad

New ad "captures the importance that traditions, such as an old family recipe, hold for Irish families at this time of year," says Gala Retail CEO Gary Desmond

Kellie Harrington becomes an Official Brand Ambassador for Spar

Spar and Kellie Harrington are launching the Spar Christmas Community Fund, where 10 local community mentors will be in with the chance to win €1,000 each for their club or community group

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