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Irish Retail at Glance

Irish Retail at Glance

Posted by Lillian Wayne on Aug 14, 2019 5:25:00 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.

 

July sees third fall in Irish consumer spending in a row

Irish consumer spending signalled an ongoing reduction in household expenditure in July. Spending was down -0.3% year-on-year, the third successive decline, according to Visa’s Irish Consumer Spending Index, produced by IHS Markit. That said, the report showed…

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'Boris blues' prompts notably gloomier Irish consumer outlook in July

Irish consumer sentiment weakened notably in July, as the increased risk of a no deal Brexit and 'Boris blues' prompted a 'notably gloomier' assessment of the ‘macro’ outlook, research shows. According to the recently published KBC Bank Irish Consumer…

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Research shows: 59% Of Irish shoppers cook Vegetarian meals weekly

Currently, over half (59%) of Irish consumers cook vegetarian meals at least once a week, research shows. In a new survey launched today (13 August) by SuperValu, it has been revealed that 40% of Irish shoppers are planning to consume more meat-free meals…

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Irish producers win at International Cheese Awards

Irish producers have won a number of big awards at the annual International Cheese and Dairy Awards, which took place at the end of July in Nantwich, South Cheshire, England. Cashel Farmhouse Cheesemakers picked up a number of awards, including three…

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Tesco Ireland joins 30% Club Ireland

The 30% Club, a voluntary group of businesses dedicated to promoting diversity and gender equality in the workplace, has welcomed Tesco Ireland as its 250th supporter. Announcing the move, Tesco stated it has already made “significant headway” in ensuring diversity…

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Lidl Ireland introduces reusable bags for fruit and vegetables

Lidl Ireland has announced plans to launch reusable bags for fruit and vegetables in all its 162 outlets in the country in September. The 'Green Bags', priced at 99c a pair, will offer customers a sustainable alternative to single-use plastic bags for purchasing fruit and vegetables…

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Centra introduces new vegan range hot from the deli

Centra has introduced a brand-new vegan range hot from the deli. The vegan range includes Vegan-Bon, a Vegan Breakfast Bap and of course a Vegan Sausage Roll. The Vegan-Bon is a vegan take on the jambon. The warm pastry is filled with curried cauliflower…

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SuperValu TidyTowns promotes pollination goals with 'vale of honey'

SuperValu TidyTowns and Clonmel (aka the 'vale of honey') and SuperValu are actively promoting pollination as part of their sustainability goals. 'A decline in pollination is a growing concern across the country and world with bee numbers falling and one third of…

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Steinhoff weighs options for Pepkor Europe, says CEO

Retail group Steinhoff is considering all options over the future of its Pepkor Europe operation, including a potential initial public offering, CEO Louis du Preez said on Tuesday. "We are looking at all options and there is definitely no decision made either way,"…

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Brown Thomas' Christmas Shop to open 132 days before December 25

Brown Thomas are kicking off the festive season months in advance as they prepare to open their annual Christmas Shop on Thursday. There may be still 132 days till Santa's annual visit but it will feel a lot like Christmas in the retailer's Dublin, Limerick and Cork…

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Northern Ireland economic growth remains 'sluggish' amid weaker domestic and export sales

Economic growth in Northern Ireland remained "sluggish" during the second quarter, a new report has suggested. The latest quarterly economic survey from the NI Chamber and advisory firm BDO found that while most firms reported positives around jobs and…

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