Consumer sentiment takes a dive and the Irish town centre is under threat – we round up this week’s biggest retail news stories for you.
ONLINE GROCERY SALES GROW BY OVER 13%
Online grocery sales increased by 13% YoY, although the Irish market lags behind.
EUROPEAN CONSUMER CONFIDENCE REACHES ALMOST 2-YEAR LOW
Consumer sentiment is at its lowest ebb in over 20 months, according to the European Commission.
IRISH TOWN CENTRES SUFFERING PROTRACTED DECLINE
The Society of Chartered Surveyors in Ireland has issued a stark report detailing the threat to the future of Irish town centres.
BEWLEY’S TO RETURN TO PROFIT IN 2018
The tea & coffee giant expect a return to the black this year – but there’s a caveat – no hard Brexit.
“MOST MISSED” PRODUCT FOR IRISH EXPATS? TAYTO CRISPS.
The Meath-based snack has toppled Kerrygold from pole position for ex-pat nostalgia.