ShelfLife September Issue 2022
With retailers experiencing up to 400% increases in electricity prices, our cover story this month explores the impact on SMEs and the governmental solutions that will be crucial to retain jobs and help businesses survive.
Dan White reflects on the consequences of the anticipated Irish Amazon website looming on the horizon. Elsewhere, following a recent spate of product recalls, Fionnuala Carolan speaks to retailers about how they cope with these unforeseen events.
The team at Nearby Creeslough in Co. Donegal were delighted find themselves at the centre of celebrations for the 100th Nearby opening in Ireland, as retailer Annette Lafferty outlines. John McDonnell, MD, International, at Tito’s Handmade Vodka, also discusses the growth of the premium vodka market in this month’s edition.
Within our Advisor section, marketing expert Colin Gordon explains the new ‘reset’ phenomenon in business; Excel Recruitment’s Barry Whelan explores the new ‘quiet quitting’ trend and The HR Suite’s Caroline Reidy explains how best to support a transgender employee before, during, and after their transition process
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 confectionery, mixers, tea & coffee and newspaper sectors.