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Irish Retail at a Glance

Irish Retail at a Glance

Posted by Surovit Roy on Jul 19, 2017 3:20:00 PM
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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.


Visa: Retail spend weak 

Its latest survey showed annual growth slowed to just 1% in the three months to the end of June. The pace of growth has slowed for the fourth successive quarter. It comes after KBC Bank Ireland and the Economic and Social Research Institute said...

 

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Irish Shoppers 'Not Benefiting From 13% Euro Value Surge'

Irish shoppers are not benefitting from the full benefits of the over 13% surge in the value of the euro against the sterling in the past year the Consumers’ Association of Ireland has said.

 

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Half of dog owners feed their dog solely on dog food

Just over half (54%) of dog owners will feed their dog solely on dog food, while just over 4 in 10 (44%) feed them a mixture of both dog food and leftovers, while just 2% claim to only feed their dog leftovers. 

 

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Public support curbing alcohol marketing to young people

A new opinion poll commissioned by Alcohol Health Alliance Ireland shows strong support for Government action to curb alcohol marketing that appeals to young people. The poll, conducted by Ireland Thinks between June 12...

 

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Brexit strategy: Build marketing and sales capability to last

The prospect of Brexit brings the marketing and sales capability of Irish companies into sharp focus. How do we retain and grow our UK customers, assuming they are the right customers in the first place? Are we confident that costly...

 

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Christmas advertising begins as multi-national retail chain to open major new store in Donegal on Tuesday

A major name in retailing is set to open a new store in Donegal on Tuesday. Iceland, which specialises in frozen and chilled food, is opening a new store in Letterkenny. And as part of its advertising campaign, it is...

 

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SuperValu to sell €32 million of home grown Irish potatoes in 2017

SuperValu, the leading Irish grocery retailer, has today announced that it expects to sell €32 million in home grown Irish potatoes this season. Our new season potatoes are grown by Wexford brothers, John...

 

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Musgrave Marketplace scoops top HR + Marketing Awards

Musgrave MarketPlace has won several accolades in recent months for its work in HR and Marketing, across a range of awards programmes. Over the past four months Musgrave Marketplace, Ireland’s largest...

 

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126 objections submitted on Lidl planning application

The planning application by AvantCard for a new Lidl store on the N4, Dublin Road, Carrick-on-Shannon has attracted the largest number of objections in the county in years. A decision is due on Thursday, July 13...

 

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Lidl gets green light for €4m Limerick expansion

European supermarket giant Lidl has received the green light for a €4m project at its Childers Road premises. Lidl Ireland is seeking to knock its current premises near Punch’s Cross, as well as the neighbouring...

 

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Aldi announces store in major new Blackrock shopping centre

Aldi has confirmed its new outlet in the Frascati Shopping Centre in south Dublin will feature its new-concept layout and design. The new store – Aldi’s 130th in Ireland – will be constructed as part of the redevelopment of...

 

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Dealz celebrates 60th Irish opening

Discount retailer, Dealz has continued its expansion in Ireland with the opening of two new stores. Douglas, Co. Cork and Clarehall in Dublin are the latest regions to recieve a Dealz store, with 25 new jobs created in each...

 

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Maxol officially launches new store in Dublin

The newly refurbished Maxol forecourt and convenience store at the Greenhills Road, Dublin will host a special “Let’s Do Lunch” event this Friday July 21, from 11am until 2pm. Customers at the store will be...

 

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Maxol raises €8,000 for charity partner AWARE

Forecourt and convenience retailer Maxol has announced that the company has raised more than €8,000 for its charity partner AWARE, which provides support and information for people suffering with mental health issues.

Maxol showed its support for the charity over the June bank holiday weekend by donating 50c...

 

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Greenergy moves into Ireland with acquisition of Inver

Greenergy, the UK’s largest supplier of road fuels, has agreed to purchase 100% of the shares of Inver Energy, an Ireland-based independent fuel supplier, giving it a presence in the growing Irish market for the first time...


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M&S says revamp on track despite more declines in sales

Marks & Spencer, which has 18 stores in Northern Ireland, has insisted its overhaul remains "on track" despite concerns over further falls in clothing sales and a worse-than-expected performance in its food halls...

 

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