ShelfLife October Digital Issue 2023
In our cover interview this month, Londis sales director Conor Hayes tells Gillian Hamill how he intends to achieve the Londis brand’s ambitious new strategy by 2026.
Elsewhere, Fionnuala Carolan looks at why the government’s proposed bill to overhaul the planning system is a much-needed intervention. We also report on the retail industry’s reaction to Budget 2024.
In this month’s store profile, Shauna Bernard sits down with Robert Richardson, owner of Nearby Newtowngore in Co. Leitrim, to delve into the store’s history and recent rebranding to Nearby.
Within our Advisor section, Excel Recruitment’s Nikki Murran discusses the advantages of making a career in retail; The HR Suite’s Caroline Reidy advises on how to get the most from end-of-year performance reviews; and despite the short-term allure of promotions, marketing expert Colin Gordon urges marketers not to lose sight of their long-term goals.
As always, our category features provide an in-depth look at the brands and innovations generating sales in-store. This month, we highlight Irish brands, no/low alcohol, fuel, cash and carry brands and soups.