March 2, 2023  |  Your latest trade news

BWG Group agrees terms to acquire Tuffy Wholesale Ltd

News | BWG Group says the family-run wholesaler has "built a very strong presence across the west of Ireland over many years and its customer base would complement our existing operations across that region"

BWG Group has agreed terms to acquire Co. Sligo-based Tuffy Wholesale Ltd, a long-established family-run wholesaler supplying the grocery retail, licensed...

French investor acquires Galway Retail Park units for €4.965m

News | Deal represents French company's fifth acquisition in the Irish market

RGDATA welcomes reforms and extension of TBESS

News | Total monthly amount a single business can claim against electricity and fuel costs each month has increased from €10,000 to €15,000

Retail NI says Windsor Framework 'represents welcome progress'

News | "Imperative that the NI Executive and Assembly is now restored to deal with the huge economic challenges that lie ahead," says Retail NI chief executive Glyn Roberts

Northern Ireland ‘Windsor Framework’ deal must not get snagged in the Red Lane, says ParcelHero

News | Brexiteers and the DUP must put ideology aside and greenlight Green Lanes for UK-NI goods, says international delivery expert ParcelHero

Unemployment continues downward trajectory amid cautious optimism: Indeed

News | Employers are still actively hiring, with the level of Irish job postings on Indeed up 59.5% on 24 February 2023 compared to 1 February 2020

Tesco opens in Charlemont Square   

News | 19 new roles created with this Dublin 2 store

Ireland’s first electric 20-tonne HGV truck hits Irish roads

News | BWG Foods adds Ireland’s first electric Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) to its sustainable fleet

Aldi launches call for applications to its 2023 Community Grants Programme

News | Over €80,000 in bursary grants to be donated to charities and community groups across Ireland

Heineken Ireland appoints Sharon Walsh as managing director 

People | Former Ireland MD, Maarten Schuurman will take up the role of managing director of Heineken’s East & West Africa region from 1 April 2023

Drinks Ireland | Spirits launches campaign to protect Irish cream liqueur

Off-trade | Global sales of Irish cream liqueur to break 10 million cases for the first time

David Broderick announced as new Small Firms Association director

People | New director says he wants to ensure "the voice of the small business community is heard, and ambitious policies are delivered that support small firm viability and growth"

Bank of Ireland creates 100 technology roles to accelerate digital delivery

News | Roles available across engineering, cloud technology, cybersecurity and data

Tesco Ireland launches reusable bag for fruit and veg

News | Shoppers can avail of sustainable bags in all 164 stores

Guaranteed Irish Month launches call to 'Look out for the G'

News | 99% of members agree the Guaranteed Irish symbol communicates how support for local businesses and communities can help develop a sustainable local economy.

Entries now open for ShelfLife Grocery Management Awards 2023

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‘Double-down’ fitness call to primary pupils

Quest to find ‘Ireland’s Fittest School’, sponsored by Fyffes, sprints towards the finishing line on 31 March

Danone Ireland announces ambitious new health commitments

Research shows health is the most important consideration for over half of Irish consumers (51%)

Musgrave MarketPlace raises €65,000 for Women’s Aid

Money raised will go towards support services to prevent and address the impact of domestic violence and abuse across Ireland

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