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Did You Know ...? 12 April 2022

Did you know ...? The Village Butcher in Ranelagh has just launched nationwide delivery, meaning that customers from all over Ireland can enjoy its wide offering of ‘unusual’ meats and game, plus a variety of home-made sausages, including the best-selling apple-fed boar sausages with herbs, plus an extensive range of fridge-to-table meals and more. With spring lamb now in stock, the Village Butcher is currently taking orders for Easter. Order before Tuesday 12 April for nationwide delivery, or opt for click-and-collect, available until Friday 15 April.

Did you know ...? Retailer Coop Switzerland has expanded its solar panel presence to 115,000 square metres, after recently installing a photovoltaic system on the roof of the Fribourg-Süd Shopping Centre. Coop generates around 19 million kilowatt hours of sustainable solar power per year, contributing to its goal of net-zero emissions by 2050. This commitment is part of the Swiss retailer’s new sustainability strategy.

Did you know ...? Orkla chief executive Jaan Ivar Semlitsch is to step down with immediate effect, to be replaced by veteran board member Nils Selte, according to the Norwegian producer of food and other consumer goods. Selte, a non-executive member of Orkla’s board since 2014, will be asked to speed up the group’s transformation, the company noted, adding that it will seek to create more value for shareholders by giving individual businesses greater autonomy and responsibility. “We are now entering a phase that calls for a new form of leadership,” commented Orkla board chair Stein Erik Hagen, who is also the group’s largest shareholder.

© 2022 Checkout – your source for the latest Irish retail news. Article by Donna Ahern. For more retail news, click here. Click sign up to subscribe to Checkout.

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