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Did You Know...? 01 May, 2018

Published on May 1 2018 10:53 AM

Did You Know...? 01 May, 2018

Did You Know … Coca-Cola Ireland is launching a nationwide sampling campaign? From May - September, Coca-Cola will host 71 sampling opportunities nationwide for its Coca-Cola Zero Sugar. It will be present in city and town centres as well as at summer events and festivals.

Did You Know … That Amazon is now delivering orders to parked cars? Amazon’s in-home delivery service is now including direct-to-car delivery. Amazon Key In-Car allows Prime subscribers with compatible vehicles receive in-car delivery for no extra cost.

Did You Know … Farms across Ireland will open their gates simultaneously to the public for the first time? Agri Aware are launching a National open Farm Day after research shows that 1 in 10 Irish people have never visited a farm and 1 in 3 haven’t visited in the past 5 years.

Did You Know … Pepsi and rival Coca-Cola are adding teas and coffees to their offerings in North America? In addition to this, the two are launching low and no-calorie versions of their marquee sodas to counter a switch to healthier drinks by consumers.

Did You Know … British American Tobacco plans to increase investment in next-generation products such as e-cigarettes? This is due to a surge in consumer demand as technology and a change in public health awareness pushes consumers towards less risky tobacco and nicotine choices.

Did You Know … Discount retailer Poundland is set to close 100 of its stores in the UK? The group is considering a Company Voluntary Arrangement in order to slash its rents amid rising costs and a squeeze on consumer spending.

© 2018 Checkout – your source for the latest Irish retail news. Article by Aidan O’Sullivan. Click subscribe to sign up for the Checkout print edition. 

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