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Irish Retail News At A Glance

Irish Retail News At A Glance

Posted by Sanya Mittal on Dec 11, 2019 4:37:33 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.

 

Cork city shopping to become sensory-friendly on Sunday mornings

Some of the biggest retail names in Cork City centre have united to provide a sensory-friendly shopping hour. The stores have all agreed to turn off their in-store music, dim the lights, switch off the till noises, and suspend shelf stacking…

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Tesco considering sale of Asian business

Tesco PLC has confirmed that it is considering selling its Asian business, following an approach from a third-party investor. The retailer, which has almost 2,000 stores in Thaland and 74 in Malaysia, confirmed in a brief statement that it had…

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Tesco's Irish unit a key focus in $800m lawsuit

Investors seeking as much as $800m (€722m) in damages after the Tesco accounting scandal have homed in on the retail giant's Irish arm. Records related to Tesco's Irish operation are one of the key focal points for dozens of institutional…

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Farmers mount 12-hour Aldi blockade and warn of more beef price protests

Farmers who mounted a blockade of a major distribution centre for Aldi supermarkets in a protest at falling beef prices say it is the first of many such protests. The farmers who are members of the Irish Farmers’ Association drove…

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Aldi opens new Tramore 'Project Fresh' store, creating 14 new jobs

Aldi Ireland has opened a new flagship 'Project Fresh' store in Tramore, creating 14 new jobs. Located on the Strand Road, the new store bears the hallmarks of Aldi’s 'Project Fresh' layout and design, the new store boasts a large…

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Aldi responds to IFA protest at its Naas regional distribution centre

The Irish Farmers' Association is currently staging a 12-hour demonstration, which reportedly began at 7am this morning outside the Aldi warehouse in Naas, Co.Kildare. In response Aldi said that it is 'extremely disappointed' by today’s IFA protest at its regional distribution centre.

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Lidl reacts to IFA protest at its Charleville distribution centre

Supermarket chain Lidl has issued a statement in response to the The Irish Farmers' Association (IFA) protest, which is currently taking place at its distribution centre in Charleville, Co.Cork. “At Lidl we appreciate the importance of regular and transparent….

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Musgrave launches it's ‘Taking Care of Our World’ sustainability strategy

Musgrave announced a range of new sustainability commitments across its operations and retail brands including plans to reduce the company’s carbon footprint by 70% by 2025, the equivalent of removing 20,000 cars off the road per year or 29,000 tonnes of CO2.

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Greenfield Maxol site announced for 2020

The Maxol Group has commenced works on a new greenfield site at Rathnew, Co. Wicklow, leading to the creation of twenty new jobs for the area. The 1.45-acre site is the first greenfield site for the company in two years and is planned to open in April 2020.

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Spar retailers make joint donation to Cystic Fibrosis charity

A final cheque presentation on behalf of all SparRetailers was made to Cystic Fibrosis at a recent meeting of the National Council of Spar Retailers. Over the two years of Cystic Fibrosis being Spar’s nominated charity partner, retailers, staff and…

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Fall in new car sales reflects low consumer confidence in NI: economist

A 3% fall in the number of new cars sold in Northern Ireland during November is the latest indicator of falling consumer confidence here, it's been claimed. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said there were 3,160 cars…

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