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Did you know?....10 July, 2018

By Donna Ahern
Did you know?....10 July, 2018

Did you know?... Applegreen has improved its unleaded and diesel base fuel products with an additive to deliver a markedly enhanced product for motorists, which will save offering savings of up to 4c per litre. The rollout of the fuelgood fuel as standard has been introduced to Applegreen forecourts nationwide, and is due to be available in all Applegreen forecourts nationwide by the end of the year.

Did you know?... Clonakilty Brewing Company have just announced their ‘Summer at the Brewery’ programme. This innovative programme is an interesting mix of tours (Friday afternoons) and collaborations and unusual events such as chocolate and beer pairings.

Did you know?... The European Union has rejected the offer of a formal alliance with Beijing against US President Donald Trump's trade policies, ahead of a Sino-European summit in Beijing on July 16 and 17, reports the Irish Independent

Did you know?... Chinese consumers could face significantly higher pork prices in the medium term after Beijing slapped more import tariffs on U.S. agricultural products in its trade dispute with Washington, the OECD and FAO have said.

Did you know?... The proximity channel is back in fashion in Italy, with 55% of Italians preferring to do their grocery shopping in neighbourhood stores, a new study has found. According to the research  from the Italian General Confederation of Enterprises (Confcommercio) and the Italian Federation of Food Retailers (FIDA), the success of the proximity channel is due to accessibility and a positive staff experience, as well as new innovations such as online grocery and category specialisation, for example, gourmet ready-to-eat meals.


Did you know?... Diageo plc, the world's largest spirits company, has announced that it has started working on a new £6.4 million centre for scientific research and whiskey blending in Scotland, according to the BBC.

© 2018 Checkout – your source for the latest Irish retail news. Article by Donna Ahern. Click subscribe to sign up for the Checkout print edition

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