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The most influential publication for the grocery retail and FMCG sector in Ireland, Checkout has been in operation for more than 40 years, during which time it has established itself as the premier source of news, information, market data and insight into the Irish retail grocery sector.

Checkout is one of Ireland's leading business titles, having been awarded the Best Business to Business Magazine award at the 2014 Magazines Ireland Awards.

A recent study* carried out by Checkout in association with FMI, found that 90% of retailers would either 'definitely' or 'probably' buy more of a particular product if they read about it in the pages of Checkout (*FMI, 2013).

With an unrivaled choice of advertising and promotional opportunities across a range of print and digital media titles, Checkout Publications makes it easy and extremely cost effective for you to promote your products directly to the trade. Whether you're planning a new product launch or you just want to inject new life into an existing product, choose the brand that can deliver.

The Integrated Advertising Package

As the market leading monthly magazine for the FMCG & Grocery retail sector, Checkout delivers a powerful combination of news, research and reference data across a range of print and electronic channels.

* Award Winning Monthly Magazine
* Checkout Yearbook & Buyers Guide
* 'Retail Intelligence' - our weekly online newsletter
* Checkout web site

We can offer our customers an exciting range of unique and totally integrated advertising opportunities combining our award winning monthly magazine with our hugely successful weekly e-mail based newsletter, 'Retail Intelligence'.

Promotional activity in Checkout magazine can be reinforced with a variety of advertising opportunity on Retail Intelligence with can link out to other external web resources such as brand sites and other web based promotional vehicles.

For FMCG brand owners, distributors, grocery service providers and retailers, an integrated print & digital media advertising package from Checkout is a winning solution.

To find out more about a totally innovative and extremely cost effective advertising & communications solution for your business, contact our advertising department on +353 1 230 0322 or email [email protected].

To receive a copy of the rate card, please contact the sales team.


Stephen Wynne-Jones, editor, 01 236 5833, [email protected]


Dani Sinnott, senior account manager, 01 236 5821, [email protected]
Pat Murray, account manager, 01 236 5828, [email protected]
Rachel Coffey, account manager, 01 236 5851 [email protected]
Adrian Murphy, account manager, 01 236 5830 [email protected]


Colette O’Brien, circulation manager, 01 2365 823, [email protected]

Features List 2016

Editorial Deadline: 12.1.2017
Copy Deadline: 16.1.2017

Market Profiles:

- Cash & Carry Report
- Ireland's Finest; a celebration of Irish SMEs
- Easter Focus
- Craft Beers, Ales & Ciders
- Commercial Vehicles & Fleet Management
- RYO Tobacco
- Financial Planning

Editorial Deadline: 6.2.2017
Copy Deadline: 9.2.2017

Market Profiles:

- Free-From Products
- Oral Health & Hygiene
- Frozen Foods
- Baby Food & Hygiene
- Breakfast Foods & Beverages
- Household Cleaning
- Laundry Products
- Technology Report

Editorial Deadline: 6.3.2017
Copy Deadline: 9.3.2017

Market Profiles:

- ‘The Checkout Fresh Issue’ incorporating: Fruit & Veg, Meat & Poultry, Fish & Seafood, Dairy, Butter & Dairy Spreads, Cheese, Yoghurts & Desserts, Bakery, Herbs, Flowers and Fresh Logistics
- Mints & Gums
- Refrigeration & Ventilation

Editorial Deadline: 2.4.2017
Copy Deadline: 6.4.2017

Market Profiles:

- ‘Food-To-Go’ (Cross-Category)
- Tobacco
- Energy & Nutrition
- Confectionery
- Ice Cream
- Packaging Innovation

Editorial Deadline: 1.5.2017
Copy Deadline: 4.5.2017

Market Profiles:

- ‘Preparing For Summer’, incorporating Summer Drinks Report – Alcoholic & Non Alcoholic; Outdoor Dining & Barbecue; Summer Skin Care
- Crisps & Snacks
- Oils & Dressings
- EPOS & Cash Handling

Editorial Deadline: 29.5.2017
Copy Deadline: 1.6.2017

Market Profiles:

- ‘Personal Care (Female)’ -
incorporating: Hair Care, Bath & Shower, Skin Care, Creams & Lotions
- Pet Food & Pet Care
- Newspapers & Magazines
- Paper Products
- Merchandising & POS Marketing
- Biscuits & Cakes

Editorial Deadline: 3.7.2017
Copy Deadline: 6.7.2017

Market Profiles:

- ‘Back To School’- incorporating:
Lunchbox Fillers, Crisps, Snacks & Treats, Fruit & Veg, Stationery
- ‘Personal Care (Male)’
- Pasta & Pasta Sauces
- Ethnic Foods
- E-Cigarettes
- Commercial Vehicles & Fleet Management
- Best in Fresh Awards Review

Editorial Deadline: 14.8.2017
Copy Deadline: 17.8.2017

Market Profiles:

- Top 100 Brands, in association with Nielsen - incorporating: Top 100 Brands, Top 100 Categories, Category Captains, Main Movers, Top 50 Alcohol Brands, Top 20 Wine, Spirits, LAD Brands, Top 10 Tobacco Brands, Top 5 RYO Tobacco Brands

Editorial Deadline: 14.9.2017
Copy Deadline: 18.9.2017

Market Profiles:

- Fuel & Ignition Products
- Soups
- Hot Beverages
- Supply Chain Focus
- OTC Medicines & Vitamin Supplements
- Retail Security
- Waste Management

Editorial Deadline: 9.10.2017
Copy Deadline: 12.10.2017

Market Profiles:

- ‘Preparing For Christmas’ - Incorporating: Christmas Drinks (Alcoholic & Non-Alcoholic; Christmas Essentials; Confectionery]
- Retail Technology
- Great Taste Awards
- FMCG Awards Review

Editorial Deadline: 6.11.2017
Copy Deadline: 9.11.2017

Market Profiles:

- Tobacco Focus
- Branded Bakery
- Bathroom Products
- Cooking Sauces
- The Nation's Favourite Dinners: A Retail Toolkit
- Blas na hEireann

Editorial Deadline: 4.12.2017
Copy Deadline: 7.12.2017

Market Profiles:

- Ireland's Finest
- Seafood: Fresh, Frozen & Canned
- Sales & Distribution
- Profit Drivers
- Shopper Marketing Success
- Tinned Produce
- Yoghurt & Yoghurt Drinks
- Valentine's Day Focus
- National Retail Supplier Awards