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Ireland Retail Sales Growth Quickens For Fifth Month
Ireland's retail sales growth quickened for a fifth consecutive month in April, figures from the Central Statistics Office showed Thursday. The retail sales volume climbed a seasonally adjusted 11.9 percent year-over-year in April, faster than March's revised 9.9 percent increase.
'Confident' consumer economy on the up
The Irish consumer economy turned a corner in 2014 after five years of recession, and is now recovering steadily, a new report reveals today.
Consumer Confidence On The Rise Despite More Claiming Ireland Is In Recession
While consumer confidence has increased, optimism in both job prospects and economic stability are both on the decline amongst Irish shoppers, according to a new report by Nielsen.
CSNA Unveils O'Flynn As New President
The Convenience Stores & Newsagents Association has unveiled Denis O'Flynn, of Mace Ladysbridge in Co. Cork, as its new President. He replaces outgoing President Carmel Felle.
Over 90% of Irish food producers experiencing growth, new survey shows
Cash flow and financial support among major challenges faced by producers, according to survey results released at the launch of Blas na hEireann, The Irish Food Awards
Aldi overtakes Tesco in BrandZ ranking
Aldi’s brand value has overtaken Tesco’s for the first time, according to the BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brand ranking conducted by Millward Brown on behalf of WPP.
Tesco scandal puts spotlight on UK's audit checks
Tesco's book-keeping scandal has prompted Britain's accounting policeman to turn a spotlight on annual reports in the retail sector to check for similar irregularities.
Thousands of Tesco staff see bonus cut
Most of the almost 15,000 staff at Tesco Ireland will miss out an annual bonus this year, after the retailer slashed the discretionary award for 2015.