Bulmer’s toasts a bumper year, O’Brien’s enters the UK market and Marks & Spencer are finding the Irish market challenging – take a look at this week’s biggest retail news stories with us.
C&C have hailed 2018 as a transformational year, thanks partly to the World Cup and our record-breaking summer weather.
Naas-based skincare company Pestle & Mortar is set for a massive expansion with deals with M&S and Harvey Nichols announced this wee.
Family-owned off-licence group O’Brien’s has entered the UK market with its stealth takeover of wine retailer Philglas & Swiggot’s two London outlets.
Q1 Irish retail sales were up 4.7% on the same period in 2018 according to Retail Ireland.
Marks & Spencer says trading conditions in the Republic are difficult, with overall profits falling again last year.