March 30, 2023  |  Your latest trade news

Contactless payments increased by over 31% to record high of €17.9 billion in 2022

News | Final quarter of 2022 saw three million contactless payments per day valued at €53 million

Smartphone payment is a growing convenience area that retailers are quickly catching on to Almost €17.9 billion in contactless payments were made 2022, the highest level recorded since 2016 and a jump of 31.4% on 2021, according to the latest...

Wexford councillor calls for separate designated areas for sale of Lotto tickets and scratch cards

News | Sinn Féin councillor Davy Hynes says he has spoken to Wexford Minister of State for Law Reform James Browne on the subject

RGDATA seeks meeting with Justice Minister on retail crime

News | Association continues to actively follow up on its Retail Crime Survey to ensure that the serious issues highlighted by members are addressed

Spar celebrates 60th anniversary in Ireland and launches €60,000 Community Fund

News | All community groups are invited to apply to Spar's Community Fund for a chance to win, with applications open until 30 April

Tesco goes solar in Liffey Valley and Naas

News | The two stores combined will generate enough power annually to run approximately 180 homes

CSNA makes submission to Joint Oireachtas Committee on Tourism, Culture, Arts, Sport and Media

News | The association's submission covered topics including the continuing decrease in retailers selling print titles due to increasing costs and the application of two delivery charges for retailers that sell newspapers

Softer March sentiment reading suggests Irish consumers remain concerned and cash-strapped: Consumer Sentiment Index

News | Economist Austin Hughes analyses the latest Credit Union Consumer Index in partnership with Core Research

Mulroy’s Londis Castlebar donates electric car to raffle in aid of Mayo Roscommon Hospice Foundation

News | Lucky winner will drive away in a car worth in the region of €45,000 donated by Londis

Classic Mineral Water signs new €4.4m deal with Aldi Ireland

News | Ireland's oldest bottling water company, Classic Mineral Water's turnover has risen from £2m/€2.3m in 2018 to more than £15m/€17m in 2023

Amazon increases starting pay for UK workers, but union slams ‘pay rise of pennies’

News | GMB union, which represents Amazon workers in Coventry, says Amazon's offer is "an insult" - and is calling for pay to rise to £15 per hour

Walfrid Private to host ‘The Wealth Summit’ on 10 May at Dublin’s Westin Hotel

Speakers at Walfrid Private's next event will include Ivan Yates, Niall Quinn, Susanne Jackson and Jim Power

Company Spotlight: SalesCare specialises in quality, market-specific retail merchandise

An Irish-owned and managed company, SalesCare Marketing and Distribution is the sole distributor for Promate Technologies Ireland and UK, the worldwide leader in electronic and computing DMS

SuperValu launches 2023 TidyTowns competition

SuperValu to continue sponsorship of the competition for the next five years

Hendrick’s launches latest gin creation Flora Adora

Flora Adora offers a bright floral explosion to that signature Hendrick’s style

Enjoy chocolate for grown-ups with Coole Swan signature serves this Easter and beyond

With brighter evenings and a long weekend on the horizon, Coole Swan has launched three fresh new cocktail recipes with a touch of chocolate that are perfect for hosting

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