October 5, 2023  |  Your latest trade news

Higher card processing fee affects retailers' bottom line

News | According to some retailers, Visa interchange fees have jumped by as much as 130% during the past year

Some retailers have seen the costs they incur for using credit and debit card systems rising by as much as hundreds of thousands of euros during the past...

Morelli Ice Cream crowned Supreme Champion at Blas na hÉireann 2023

News | Blas na hÉireann celebrated another bumper year in Dingle this weekend, where Miena’s Nougat was also announced as Best Artisan Producer

Cabinet approves new Planning and Development Bill 2023

News | New bill proposes a significant restructuring of An Bord Pleanála which will be renamed An Coimisiún Pleanála

Aldi announces €36.6m investment in Limerick

News | Retailer reveals details of ambitious plan to open three new Limerick stores by 2025

NIQ appoints new country manager for Ireland

News | David Berry joins NIQ from Kantar, where he worked as managing director for Ireland for the past five years 

Supermarket supplier sourcing engine closes €1 million funding round

News | Kwayga.com was founded to provide a sourcing engine for supermarket buyers

Keith Barry officially opens new Abrakebabra store on Grafton Street

News | Located at no. 4 Grafton Street and open seven days a week, the new opening marks Abrakebabra's 40th year in business

M&S Food ranked number one supermarket in CXi customer experience report 2023

News | Dunnes Stores came in at second place, with the supermarket sector as a whole continuing to show a strong performance in 2023 with an overall uplift in its score of 6%

Unemployment rises slightly to 4.2% as wage growth peaks

News | Jack Kennedy, senior economist at global jobs platform Indeed, analyses the latest CSO data which shows wage growth has eased in Ireland to 3.7% year-on-year in August 2023

New research shows growing concern on impact of criminal activity on staff

News | Staff intimidation or abuse is the most concerning form of criminal activity mentioned by 56% of businesses in customer-facing sectors

SuperValu producers triumph at 2023 Blas na hÉireann Awards with 94 wins

News | SuperValu celebrating another "stellar year" at the prestigious Blas na hÉireann awards

Centra celebrates producers with 28 awards at Blas na hÉireann

News | Products within the Inspired by Centra range won 11 accolades

Last call: Network with top executives in retail

Join some of Norway's most influential retail leaders at the Norwegian Retail Innovation Summit

Hot Chip launches new range of Ready-To-Bake Cookie Dough Balls

New "super-convenient" range launches online and in 81 select Tesco stores

Spar National Tree Day: 2,000 free native Hazel tree saplings available for primary schools to plant

This Thursday, 5 October, Spar is giving primary schools the opportunity to plant one of 2,000 free Native Irish hazeltree saplings

Danone launches new high-protein range with getPRO

New range contains between 15 - 25 grams of protein per serve

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