October 26, 2022  |  Your latest trade news

Aldi ‘frustrated’ in hunt for Dublin outlet sites

News | "It is frustrating that we are not further ahead at a time when Dublin customers need us most,” said Niall O’Connor, group managing director of Aldi Ireland

With “an interest in” some 25 separate sites across Dublin, Aldi has commented on the difficulties of finding suitable locations in the capital. In an...

Temporary Energy Support Scheme needs to be extended for SME food retailers: RGDATA

News | SME employers will need financial assistance to deal with the cumulative impact of government’s proposals, says RGDATA

CSNA and Dubco Credit Union agree partnership

News | Deal offers a range of financial products and services to CSNA members, their staff and families

200 new jobs to be created in €25m expansion of Ballymaguire Foods

News | Construction has begun on the first phase of the expansion which is expected to be in operation by the summer of next year

Government urged to rethink TBESS benefit cap: Retail Ireland

News | Cap should be raised and additional support offered to businesses where their viability is under threat, says Retail Ireland

Buymie partners with new money saving app Woolsocks

News | "Extra 2% saving for Buymie customers with Woolsocks is the icing on the cake," says Buymie founder Devan Hughes

Dairy Industry Ireland welcomes publication of the Food Vision Dairy Report

News | Report's recommendations designed to address the significant agriculture climate change target of 25% reduction by 2030

Most Irish consumers have made multiple cutbacks with further spending curbs planned

News | Only one in 14 of consumers say they have sufficient funds and don’t need to make cutbacks, finds Credit Union Consumer Sentiment Survey for October. Here, economist Austin Hughes analyses the findings on behalf of the Irish league of Credit Unions

Lidl Ireland becomes first Irish employer to commit to 2023 Living Wage

News | Second pay increase on the way for 4,200 Lidl employees, representing a combined investment of €17.5 million by the retailer, following initial pay rise in March 2022

PayPal study reveals top Irish lifestyle changes during cost-of-living crisis

News | Top three changes are going out and eating out (66%), cutting down on shopping by buying fewer items and less often (63%), and switching to cheaper brands (62%)

Aldi removes 5.5 tonnes of plastic packaging from toy range

News | Changes to packaging will see Aldi cutting 5.5 tonnes of plastic packaging every year from popular wooden toy and plush range – the equivalent of 22 million plastic bottles

A fifth (20%) of calorie intake among 2–4-year-olds is from treat foods

News | This rises to a quarter (25%) of calories in children of primary school age

Legacy Communications and Good Relations win consumer PR for Krispy Kreme Ireland

News | Account will be led by Niamh Hopkins of Legacy Communications, working closely with Lawrence Collis, executive director at Good Relations

Tesco and McCann Orchards sign new €2.5m two-year deal

News | ‘Modern Orchard’ partnership delivers sustainable homegrown Gala and Golden Delicious apples and Conference pears exclusively to Tesco stores across Ireland

Discover Rioja’s ‘100km of Diversity’ trade tasting in Ireland

Members of the trade will have the opportunity to connect with a host of winemakers and importers, and discover their distinctive wines

The Blink Group inks five year deal with The Square

The group has been providing The Square with theming, décor and the renowned Santa Grotto experience since 2015

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