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About Checkout

Checkout magazine is regarded as the premier source of news, information, market data and insight into the Irish retail grocery sector. Checkout is distributed by controlled circulation (ABC audited) to managing directors, head buyers and business managers within the major retail multiples, symbol groups, forecourts, wholesale/cash & carry, and brand owners and manufacturers in the FMCG industry.

How To Subscribe

Subscription rates for Checkout are €139 + VAT per year, including first class postage and packing. To subscribe, contact Colette O'Brien, at 01 230 0322, or email [email protected]

Included with our award-winning Checkout magazine subscription is Retail Intelligence, Ireland's only weekly online newsletter for the FMCG and grocery trade.

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What Our Readers Say About Checkout

'The one grocery sector publication I never miss is Checkout, it has established itself as the grocery publication of record and has maintained that position for many years'
Michael Carey, executive chairman, The Company of Food, former chairman of Bord Bia

"Checkout is one of the most informative trade magazines, and keeps me right up to date with all emerging initiatives and business stories pertaining to the retail grocery sector in Ireland. The style and format is professional and forward-thinking, which clearly positions the magazine as a must-have for any aspiring player in this retail sector."
Brian Donaldson, chief executive officer, The Maxol Group

"I always rely on Checkout for the most up to date and relevant news in the grocery retail sector."
Colin Gordon, chief executive, Glanbia Consumer Foods

"Checkout magazine is one of the best in our industry for providing shrewd insight on many of the relevant news stories in the Irish grocery retail sector. It is a must read-for our business, and for all of our independent retailers, ensuring that we are up to date on all of the relevant research and breaking news in our sector."
Stephen O'Riordan, chief executive, ADM Londis

"Checkout is one of the most important magazines that I read each month. It keeps me up to speed with all my industry issues and its editorial content is top class."
Frank Gleeson, former retail director, Topaz Energy Group Limited

"Checkout has sharp editorial, and is wide ranging and independent in its coverage of the issues today in the Irish grocery trade."
Donal Courtney, managing director, Danone Ireland

"Checkout is the one magazine that I would read above all others - always first with the top news stories, both globally and nationally."
Sean Quish, Quish Group

"Checkout is one of the leading retail publications in Ireland and provides my colleagues and I with a rich source of information and insight in our role of developing brand propositions and creative ideas for our clients."
JP Donnelly, group chief executive, Ogilvy Ireland

"Checkout is a good read and I always come away from it knowing something I didn't before reading."
Conor Kilduff, sales & marketing director, Keelings Retail

"Checkout magazine is the one trade journal I rely on to keep me up to date with relevant news in the Irish retail sector. The magazine has a fresh and appealing feel to it, and the website is an excellent source of daily updates for our industry. I find myself referring to the Retail Intelligence e-newsletter several times a week and consider it a valuable business tool."
Louis Byrne, Byrnes Spar Stores, Tralee

"Checkout is always first with the breaking news stories affecting the supermarket and off-trade sector - it's the one magazine I make sure I read each month."
John Kelly, global sales manager (e-commerce B2B), Heineken Ireland

"Checkout is the one magazine I also ensure I read every month above all others in the retail grocery trade. I find that both the magazine, and its sister email newsletter, Retail Intelligence, are always first with topical news stories. Together with insightful industry analysis and commentary it ensures I am kept up to date with the ever-changing grocery industry."
Mark Saunders, former brand director, Bewley's

"We at the Cantillon Group never miss an issue of Checkout - along with Retail Intelligence, it's the best quality source of news available on the grocery trade."
Shane Cantillon, managing director, Cantillon Group (Spar, Mace, Maxol)

"We always look forward to getting Checkout, on a monthly basis, for all the latest industry news. The mix of features, profiles and bites of news is very informative and enjoyed by the whole team in Lidl."
Aoife Clarke, head of communications, Lidl Ireland

"Checkout is essential reading for both myself and all the team here at Coca-Cola. It really has its finger on the pulse in terms of the latest news and innovations in retail grocery and FMCG."
Marcel Martin, former managing director, Ireland, Coca-Cola HBC

"Checkout is the leading source of up-to-date and relevant news concerning the Irish grocery retail sector.”
Rob Farrell, group buying director, Aldi Stores (Ireland)

"For the team at Donnybrook Fair, Checkout is the go-to source for the latest breaking news and industry insight. It's the one magazine for the trade that I make sure I read each month."
Joe Doyle, Donnybrook Fair

"As a busy retailer keeping lots of balls in the air, I don't have time to read all the retail magazines that come in my door, but there is one I wouldn't miss, and that is Checkout. It keeps me up to date with retail trends and keeps me well informed with all the top news stories, I wouldn't miss it."
Breda Cahill, Cahill's Centra Group

Subscription rates for Checkout are €139 + VAT per year, including first class postage and packing. To subscribe, contact Colette O'Brien, at 01 230 0322, or email [email protected]