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Did you know?... 29 January, 2019

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Did you know?... 29 January, 2019

Did you know?... Starbucks Coffee Company announced the expansion of its successful Starbucks Delivers pilot to an additional six cities across the United States. The expansion, in partnership with Uber Eats, begins today in San Francisco, the first of six new markets to offer the service to customers.

Did you know?... On Blue Monday, Brits received a surprise free bottle of Beck’s Blue, as AB InBev launched the first ever Beck’s Blue Monday. The campaign gave respite to Brits on the gloomiest day after the festive fun has worn off, the Christmas spending has caught up with them and they’re considering giving up their resolutions. In addition, the campaign gave pubs and bars a welcome boost in a traditionally quiet month.

Did you know?... Consumers in the U.S. can now view fragrance ingredients found in more than 1,100 Unilever beauty and personal care products across 15 brands down to 0.01% of the product formula. Unilever is listing product-specific fragrance ingredients down to this level of detail for its entire mass-market portfolio of beauty and personal care products. This is complemented by the company’s transparency leadership in the home care category with its Seventh Generation and new Love Home and Planet brands.

Did you know?... Freshly Chopped has announced the launch of Northern Ireland’s first sweat party, a phenomenon from the US that invites people to take part in a group workout session to promote healthy bodies and minds. The Freshly Chopped Sweat Party will be in aid of aware – The Depression Charity for Northern Ireland, and will take place on Saturday 2nd February between 10.00am – 12.30pm.

Did you know?... Molson Coors Brewing Company will host an online, real-time webcast of the company’s 2018 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Earnings Conference Call with investors and financial analysts on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. The company will release earnings on the same day. Company executives participating in the conference call will include Mark Hunter, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Tracey Joubert, Chief Financial Officer.


Did you know?... Tesco announced that it has begun trialling a vegetarian/ vegan version of haggis in the UK. Responding to the demand in Scottish stores, the Supermarket introduced the product across the UK on Friday, 25 January.

© 2019 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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