ShelfLife – February Issue, 2023
With a new survey from Circle K showing that one 83% of Irish retail workers have
experienced some form of abuse from customers, in this month’s cover story, Julia O’Reilly
speaks to retailers about the distressing abuse their staff have encountered.
Elsewhere, Fionnuala Carolan looks at how convenience retailing in Dublin has changed
irrevocably following the ‘work from home revolution’, while Ben Chambers of Nearby
Tinahely in Co. Wicklow discusses rural retailing life.
Within our Advisor section, Excel Recruitment’s Nikki Murran offers some sage advice on
why life’s just too short to “quiet quit”; The HR Suite’s Caroline Reidy outlines how to
comprehensively plan your HR function for the year ahead, and Colin Gordon highlights the
pitfalls of devoting your marketing team’s full attention to communications.
As always, our category features provide an in-depth look at the brands and innovations
generating sales in-store, with this month’s issue focusing on the packaged meats, Easter,
energy/protein products and frozen food sectors.