February 8, 2024  |  Your latest trade news

‘Dry January’ saw alcohol sales fall by 8.6%: Kantar

News | Sales of non-alcoholic beverages jumped 8.9% with shoppers spending €125,000 more year-on-year, Kantar reports

Following a record-breaking festive period in December 2023, take-home grocery sales are starting to slow with a more moderate 2.2% increase in the four weeks...

Richmond Marketing pre-lets new Citywest logistics facility 

News | Construction of the new 126,000sq ft building is due to be completed in the fourth quarter of this year

Research shows high trust in food safety in Ireland

News | Nine in ten consumers consider food safe in Ireland, while majority of industry (58%) believe food is safer than five years ago

Gala Retail celebrates 25 years with huge ‘Home or Away’ giveaway

News | Retail group gifting €80,000 in holiday prizes during campaign which will run in participating Gala stores until 17 March 2024

Ornua appoints Conor Galvin as chief executive officer 

News | Ornua has demonstrated a long-term vision of growth and investment, and I look forward to leading the next phase of that development," said Conor Galvin

Applegreen opens new €10m Roadside Service Area in Limerick

News | Applegreen, M&S Food, Braeburn Coffee, Burger King, Subway and Bakewell now available at new service area at Clondrinagh in Limerick, which will create more than 80 new jobs

Powerscourt Distillery's whiskeys sweep a sensational six medals at World Whiskies Awards

Off-trade | Distillery achieves unprecedented success with a superb six-medal victory at the World Whiskies Awards

Athlone Towncentre records more than 4 million visitors in 2023 

News | Figures tracking positively towards a full return to pre-Covid levels, when a record 4.2 million visits were recorded in 2019

Asda cafés in NI to offer customers free porridge and hot drink

News | Open to all ages, the initiative will run from Wednesday, 7 February until 20 March daily from 8am to 12pm

New GIY Market Garden announced at Curraghmore Estate

News | People in Waterford and beyond will be able to sign up to receive a weekly box of organically grown produce from July 2024

Expo to showcase 'world-class' Clare artisan producers

News | Initiative includes a ‘Taste of County Clare’ Geo-food event showcasing the award-winning and globally renowned food produce of the Burren

Taste of Dublin 2024 bigger than ever with new location at Merrion Square

New location also marks the announcement of Jysk as headline sponsor

Calling all independent retailers…Don’t miss the chance to join the Rioja Wine Club

Exclusive membership club offers generous benefits including training opportunities, a sample budget and even a trip to Rioja

ENSO and GS1 Ireland partner to drive supply chain sustainability and innovation

ENSO and GS1 Ireland will work together to assist Irish businesses to understand their ESG requirements, to define their sustainability goals, and crucially to communicate their ESG commitments and progress

Introducing new Tayto Hearts: The perfect Valentine’s snack

New spicy, heart-shaped snack is available nationwide for a limited time only, in a 95g pack

GetPro named as official protein partner of Dublin GAA

GetPro is hosting a special pop-up on Dublin's Grafton Street from 15-18 February, where the public can take part in exciting challenges to “Beat the Pro”!

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