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Did You Know?.... 09 June, 2020

By Donna Ahern
Did You Know?.... 09 June, 2020

Did you know?... Circle K, Ireland’s announced that sales of its range of Froster drinks almost doubled in recent weeks and over 100,000 cups of Froster were sold nationwide during the June bank holiday weekend alone. The fuel and convenience retailer said that sales of Froster increased by 46% over the week of the Bank Holiday in comparison to the week before, the highest volume of sales recorded in one week since the range was first introduced to Circle K stores nationwide just two years ago.

Did you know?... Aldi has advised customers that its inflatable Ring Paddling Pool and inflatable Jumbo Paddling Pool will not go on sale at stores nationwide this Thursday, 11 June 2020 as planned. Aldi has taken the decision to cancel the Specialbuy products from sale in light of the six-week national hosepipe ban announced by Irish Water, which comes into effect today, 9 June..

Did you know?... Dairy giant Arla has announced that it has introduced skyr yoghurt 1-kilogram buckets in a new packaging that reduces plastic consumption by 40%. The initiative will ensure a 30% reduction in CO2 emissions for the company, which sells approximately 17 million skyr buckets each year across Europe.

Did you know?... Premium Cash Solutions (PCS) recently announced that its partner Gunnebo has been named number one in EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) for its retail cash automation offering. As the exclusive distributor in Ireland for Gunnebo cash automation products, PCS says that the announcement ‘cements’ its position as the ‘leading provider of cash handling and cash management solutions for the retail industry across the island of Ireland’.

Did you know?... Cimcorp has announced that it has created separate sales departments for its tire-manufacturing and warehousing and distribution divisions as part of a new organisational structure, effective from the beginning of June. The move is in line with the company's growing profile as a leading systems integrator and will form the basis for the development of its international operations

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