Did You Know ...? September 5th, 2017

By Publications Checkout
Did You Know ...? September 5th, 2017

Did you know ... Dustin the Turkey is joining Applegreen in celebrateing its 25th anniversary? Ireland’s ‘premier poultry puppet’ is helping the forecourt business launch a competition that will give 25 lucky winners over 25 days of free fuel a year.

Did You Know ... Maxol Newport Road in Westport recently hosted a ‘Let’s Do Lunch!’ event to highlight its food offering from Moreish and the Carvery Sandwich Shop? The event also featured entertainment from The Midwest Radio 96.1FM Satellite Cruiser, while and a Spinning Wheel offered customers the chance to win lots of great giveaways.

Did You Know ... Aldi’s best-selling organic Irish skincare range is back in store for a limited time? According to IrishMirror.ie, the nine-piece range made with organic seaweed from the west coast of Ireland was first created in 2015 and it flew off the shelves.

Did You Know ... Canadian doughnut and coffee business Tim Hortons will open in Belfast this year? According to IrishNews.com, the move is part of a wider UK expansion plan for the business.

Did You Know ... Four executives at Reckitt Benckiser are set to leave the firm as it recovers from slow sales and a recent cyber attack? BelfastTelegraph.co.uk reports that the four leaving are Darrell Stein, Deborah Yates, Frederic Larmuseau and Roberto Funari. However, the resignations are not linked, with each executive stepping down for different reasons.


Did You Know ... independent cafés in Dublin are giving away free coffee today in a protest against the opening of a new Starbucks outlet? IrishTimes.com reports that the initiative is designed to remind consumers of the independent businesses that operate in the city.

Did You Know ... British department store John Lewis has announced that it will no longer use ‘boys’ and ‘girls’ labeling on its children’s clothes? According to Indepdent.co.uk, the chain has taken “girls” and “boys” labels off its clothes, and done away with the separate sections in stores.

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