Blue Monday hit this week, but was it a blue week for the Retail sector? We take a look at this week’s biggest industry news stories.
LIDL TO OFFER HOME DELIVERY SERVICE
Lidl is shaking up the discount sector by becoming the first of the discounters to offer home deliveries, through a collaboration with the app Buymie.
LIDL COMMITS TO 100% SUSTAINABLE FISH
Staying with the German giant, Lidl has committed to stocking only sustainable fish in its Irish stores by the end of this year.
BARGAIN HUNTERS URGED TO CHECK THE LABEL
Supermarket deal-hunters may be buying more than they bargained for, with the news that over a third of products on offer in Irish supermarkets are high in sugar, fat or salt.
LOTTERY REGULATOR UNHAPPY WITH UNDERAGE SALES
The first ever Lotto mystery shop revealed high levels of non-compliance with age restrictions.
SUPERMACS WINS LANDMARK TRADE BATTLE WITH MCDONALD’S
The Irish fast food chain this week won a David & Goliath European trademark battle over the use of the “Big Mac” name.