ShelfLife Issue July 2023
In our cover story this month, Spar sales director Colin Donnelly reflects on the tremendous success of the Spar brand in Ireland during the past 60 years.
Within the 2023 ‘100 Master Brands at Home’ report compiled by Kantar, business development director Emer Healy discusses how resilient brands standing their ground and thriving in challenging times.
Elsewhere, Gillian Hamill catches up with Brian and Rachel Nolan, the couple behind the plant-based and dairy-free pioneer that is Nobó to learn more about their next moves. Seamus Greaney, the founder of sourcing specialists, USSi, also explains what’s involved in sourcing unique premia and gifting items from the Far East.
We feature several successful stores who reveal more about what makes their offering stand out, including Centra Enniskerry, Mace Ballinrobe and Molloy’s Liquor Store Liberties.
Within this month’s Advisor section, The HR Suite’s Caroline Reidy delivers an overview of redundancy procedures, while Excel Recruitment’s Nikki Murran shares her top tips on how to succeed during an online job interview.
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 summer wines and pet care sectors.