January 9, 2024  |  Your latest trade news

Record-breaking December as grocery spend surpasses €1.4 billion

News | Average household spent an all-time high of €767 on groceries across the month, €42 more than in 2022, Kantar's data shows

A record-breaking €1.4 billion passed through Ireland’s grocery tills in December 2023, according to the latest figures from Kantar. The average...

Irish shoppers hesitant about use of artificial intelligence in retail spaces

News | New Accenture survey reports just 16% of respondents are excited by AI technology in a retail setting

Re-turn shares national communications campaign assets in run-up to DRS

News | New campaign materials available to help spread the word about the upcoming launch of the Deposit Return Scheme on 1 February

UK bakers expand recovery operations to Northern Ireland and Scotland

News | During the team's initial outing in Northern Ireland, a total of 1,328 baskets and 675 dollies were recovered from unsecure locations and bakeries where they should not have been present

IGBF Mid-West Region to hold Valentine's Black-Tie Ball at Castletroy Park Hotel

News | Major fundraising night will be held on Saturday, 10 February 2024 in Limerick

Calling Irish producers! 'Grow with Aldi' applications are now open

News | Foodie and content creator Cassie Stokes joins forces with Aldi to find the best of Irish producers

Aldi cuts prices across a range of products

News | Retailer introduces new price savings across hundreds of products

Tesco and The Entertainer to extend partnership to 94 stores in Ireland

News | Successful year-long trial of The Entertainer in 35 of Tesco’s large UK stores, has resulted in extended partnership

‘Last-ditch’ talks take place at Asda to prevent strike action by GMB Union

News | Industrial action at the Gosport Superstore will now be commencing on 15 January, according to GMB, with additional dates also added going into February 

M&S Food launches new meat-free mince

News | Unlike other meat-free minces, M&S says its new Plant Kitchen ‘More than Mince’ doesn’t contain soya or ultra processed foods

Musgrave launches industry-first podcast series

'Growing Good Business' takes listeners behind the scenes of Ireland’s largest food retail, wholesale and foodservice company

Johnny Sexton takes up new coaching role with Mace’s Right Options campaign

Former rugby caption Johnny Sexton's new position will involve a series of initiatives aimed at encouraging members of the public to make the best choices for them and their family

Eurospar shows support to St Vincent de Paul

Eurospar's latest presentation of €25,000 to St Vincent de Paul was raised from a contribution from selected Spar own-range product sales in Eurospar supermarkets

Madrí Excepcional records double digit growth

Spanish-born brand will return to TV screens and in pubs and bars across Ireland this year

In the news: Retail sector dominates as investment in office and residential sectors collapses

The Irish Times reports retail parks represented over €200 million of turnover in the last four quarters with a total of 10 parks trading

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