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Irish Retail at a Glance

Irish Retail at a Glance

Posted by Gillian Farrell on Oct 4, 2017 2:37:03 PM

 

CPM, Ireland’s leading field sales company, takes a look at the Irish retail news for this week. This is a one-stop shop for all your Irish retail news. If you would like to receive our monthly newsletter which will include all Retail articles for the previous month, including "Retail at a Glance" subscribe today.

 

 

Temple Street Foundation has today launched its annual ‘Trick or Treat for Temple Street’ campaign, proudly supported by Britvic's MiWadi.

A fangtastic Halloween party was held in the beloved children’s hospital where a gaggle of tiny dinosaurs, monsters and superheroes gathered to kick off the Halloween fundraiser.

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A super win for SuperValu at Blas Na hEireann Awards

SuperValu, Ireland’s Leading grocery retailer, announced that it won a record 124 Blas na hEireann awards at the 10th annual awards ceremony held in Dingle, Co. Kerry yesterday.

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Revealed: The brands Irish customers rate...and the ones they don't

Retail, with 52 companies in the top 100 and four in the top five, was the top-performing sector this year, with electrical goods chain Powercity ..

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Radical' Irish frozen food firm signs deals with Ocado and Amazon

Strong Roots products, which also include ripened avocado halves, are already widely available in stores across Ireland and in Waitrose in Britain.

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Community Chill plan aims to help food charities with refrigeration

Tesco Ireland to fund fridges and freezers for charities to which they donate surplus food

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Bacardi Confirms Global Travel Retail Rollout of Teelings

Bacardi Global Travel Retail has confirmed that Teeling Irish Whiskey is to receive global distribution over the coming period.

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Nintendo Classic Mini: Super NES sells out on launch day as we buy into nostalgia with retro gaming

Stores across Ireland and the world at large are devoid of the Super NES Classic Minis - they are currently only available online...

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Irish National Lottery Is in a Supermarket Ticket Sale Point Controversy

The National Lottery of Ireland recently stated that it has no involvement in the new pilot scheming taking place in many stores, which has the objective ...

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Amazon looks for more office space in Dublin

E-commerce giant Amazon is searching for additional office space in Dublin that could cater for as many as 800 employees, according to sources with knowledge of the matter.

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Plain Cigarette Packaging Kicks In Today

Cigarette and tobacco products sold here are to feature standardised packaging from today. This means all forms of branding like trademarks, logos and colours are being removed from packs.

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Tiger burns bright with €1m dividend payout

Tiger Retail Ireland Ltd is 50pc owned by husband and wife team Gillian Maxwell and Niall Stringer, with the remainder owned by the Danish parent

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National Lottery hits jackpot as jump in sales leads to winning streak

The franchise, which is run by Premier Lotteries Ireland (PLI), has reported a 12 per cent jump in turnover to €750 million for 2016 amid a strong pick-up in sales through its online channel.

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Topaz owner Couche-Tard pumps €310m into Irish fuels unit

Alimentation Couche-Tard, the Canadian-listed owner of fuel retailing group Topaz, has pumped €310 million of cash into its Irish operation to fund the transfer of a number of the parent group’s global functions to Ireland.

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Fears Brexit will create bigger market for smuggling along Irish border

Retailers along the border are concerned about the effect of Brexit

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Stationery retailer Smiggle to expand in Europe as UK becomes largest global market

Fast-expanding Australian retailer Smiggle has unveiled plans to grow into continental Europe in 2018 – as it announced the UK has become its largest global market.

Smiggle only arrived in the UK in February 2014, but it has already opened more than 100 stores across England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales to take its worldwide portfolio to 300. It also opened two stores in the Republic of Ireland in May 2017 and expects to be operating 15-20 within three years.

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Ireland Retail Sales Decline In August

Ireland's retail sales decreased in August after rebounding sharply in the previous month, preliminary figures from the Central Statistics Office showed Thursday.

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Dunnes Stores Planning Two New Restaurants In Dublin City Centre

Irish retail chain Dunnes Stores has announced plans to convert its recently closed homeware store on Dublin's George's Street into two new restaurants.

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New M&S store ready for take-off near to International Airport

A new Marks & Spencer foodhall is preparing to open at a filling station forecourt close to Belfast International Airport. The first-of-its-kind for Northern Ireland, the new Simply Food store will create 23 jobs when it opens its doors on October 19.

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One of world’s biggest Penneys EVER is opening and it will sell the shop’s entire range

The new shop will spread across a whopping 75,000 sq ft and is set to open next year.

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Dunnes Stores staff to receive a 3% pay rise

Union says it will continue to pursue certainty of working hours and full time jobs.

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Planning Application for town centre development at Cherrywood in South Dublin

It was announced today that Hines has submitted a large-scale planning application for a new town centre development that aims to serve as the focal point for the new town of Cherrywood in the Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown borough of South Dublin.

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Retirees and childless households drive up grocery spend in Northern Ireland

RETIREES and households without children in Northern Ireland are spending more on their grocery shop compared to a year ago, which has helped the region's overall grocery market to enjoy strong year-on-year sales growth of 1.9 per cent.

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Tesco And Lidl Remain Fastest Growing Supermarkets In Northern Ireland

Latest data from Kantar Worldpanel for the year to 10 September 2017 show Tesco and Lidl continuing to outperform Sainsbury’s and Asda in a growing grocery market in Northern Ireland.

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