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One week remains for Early Bird offer!

It’s time to drop everything and book now for Ireland’s Convenience Retailer Summit. Just one week remains to take advantage of the sensational Early Bird offer, which ends on August 2, giving you access to Ireland’s most exciting retail conference and trade exhibition at an incredible price. Huge numbers of the region’s best retailers, decision-makers, and key symbol group leaders have ...

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RGDATA urge Tanaiste to halt business cost rises

A group representing Irish retailers has urged Tanaiste to halt a spate of increases in business costs. The meeting between RGData and and Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation Frances Fitzgerald followed a recommendation by the Low Pay Commission to increase the minimum wage by 30c an hour would, benefiting up to 150,000 workers. The increase brings the minimum wage ...

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UK to ban sale of all diesel and petrol cars from 2040

UK motorists have just 24 years remaining to buy petrol or diesel cars and vans, as the Government outlined anti-pollution plans that will outlaw fossil fuel versions of the vehicles by 2040. The plans follow French President Francois Macron’s commitment to remove his country’s polluting vehicles in a similar timeframe. The announcement comes amid a wave of commercial activity in ...

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Inver to keep name after takeover

Inver is to keep its current trading name after its acquisition by British fuel distributor Greenergy. Inver Energy Limited announced last week the sale of the company’s total share capital to Greenergy, which includes 100% of Inver Energy (UK) Limited, Inver’s UK subsidiary, along with its 50% share of the Atlantic Fuel Supply Company  Limited and its oil terminal in Foynes. ...

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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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