February 1, 2023  |  Your latest trade news

Centra to invest €23 million in store expansion programme for 2023 

News | With sales of €1.98 billion in 2022, a 17% increase versus 2019, Centra now has 18 new stores planned for 2023 across the Republic of Ireland

Centra has today announced a €23 million investment in its store expansion programme. The investment will see the group grow its nationwide presence with...

Leap Cards could be available in fewer outlets following concerns over new contracts

News | Some retailers could experience a drop in income of "up to €20,000 per annum," the CSNA claims

Over 7,000 birds on eight poultry farms to be culled due to salmonella outbreak

News | "On-farm incident has arisen following the food recall of Western Brand,” says the FSAI

Winners of NOffLA Off-Licence of the Year Awards 2023 announced

News | McHugh’s Off-Licence, Malahide Road awarded National Off-Licence of the Year at 27th industry Awards

Wexford and Roscommon stores win international retail awards

News | Casey’s, in Roscommon, was named 'Store of the Year' at the 2023 Fed Awards, while Co. Wexford retailer Peter Steemers won the 'Customer Service Retailer of the Year' Award

83% of retail workers in Ireland have experienced harassment from customers

News | New research from Circle K highlights the level of harassment that retail workers are subjected to from customers

CSNA seeks clarification on VAT reversal for antigen tests

News | VAT for antigen tests has dropped from 23% to 0%

Pat Rigney elected chairperson of Drinks Ireland

News | Group's mission in 2023 and beyond "will be to rebalance the [drinks] debate," says new chair Pat Rigney

Musgrave Group's Edel Russell appointed co-chair of ECR Ireland

People | "Encouraging better collaboration between trading partners is at the core of ECR," says new co-chair Edel Russell

CCPC publishes results of survey on Platform-to-Business regulations 

News | Business feedback to the CCPC highlights range of issues when using online platforms to sell to consumers

CSNA makes contact with new Minister For Retail

News | Any future round table discussions, consultations and briefings should include representatives of independent retailers, says CSNA

Spar’s Better Choices campaign launched by Irish Olympians

Brand ambassador Kellie Harrington takes on rower Gary O’Donovan in a series of “healthy” challenges

Musgrave accelerates efforts to increase senior female representation

Target set to increase female representation in leadership and senior management roles to over 40% by 2025, from 32% currently

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