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Applegreen announces €5M deal for 42 US sites

Applegreen has taken another bold step into the US market, acquiring a forecourt retail operation in South Carolina. The Irish forecourt retailer said it reached agreement to acquire the Brandi Group, based in the city of Columbia, for €4.7 million ($5.4 million). The deal will also see Applegreen enter a long-term lease on the company’s property assets, worth €61.5 million ...

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Ibec CEO to lead all-Ireland Brexit discussion

Brexit’s implications for the Irish and Northern Irish retail sector will be a significant talking point at a landmark conference taking place in Dublin on September 6. Ibec CEO Danny McCoy is to lead a discussion with some 500 retailers on the cross-border implications of Brexit during Ireland’s Convenience Retailer Summit this autumn. The 6 September event, taking place at ...

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Maxol celebrates Lucan Road opening

Maxol is celebrating the official opening of its newly refurbished service station at Lucan Road. At the launch, Maxol had freebies and entertainment for customers with free lunches available from the site’s top class restaurants. Kanoodle, which serves authentic Asian food, offered a choice of three ‘one pot’ noodles dishes, while Spin 1038 FM’s Spinis team gave out prizes and goodies. ...

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UK and Ireland business leaders call for ‘tariff-free trade’

The UK and Ireland’s top business organisations have called for tariff-free trade and “comprehensive” transitional arrangements after a meeting to discuss Brexit. CBI director general Carolyn Fairbairn met with Ibec CEO Danny McCoy on Thursday along with senior officials to discuss how the two major trading partners will continue do business after the UK leaves the European Union. After the ...

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Discounted tickets available for retail Summit

Discounted ‘Early Bird’ tickets have been made available for the Ireland’s Convenience Retailer Summit. The event on 6 September features an inspirational selection of international speakers at the landmark event in the Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road, Dublin. The Summit will be the biggest event for the Irish retail sector this year, with experts from digital retail, Ireland’s economic upper echelons, US and Canadian ...

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Amber and Costcutter ‘make it official’ after more than ten years

Amber and Costcutter have signed a five-year partnership securing a trading environment for over 20 of their retailers across Munster and their customers. The official partnership will also see the duo expand its offering to customers in many of its stores with upgrading and refurbishment plans for stores in Fermoy, Watergrasshill and Youghal on the cards. Amber and Costcutter, owned ...

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