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Did You Know...? 16 November 2021

Published on Nov 16 2021 5:45 AM in Retail tagged: Spar / Coop / Maxima

Did You Know...? 16 November 2021

Did you know...? Lithuanian retailer Maxima has announced that its large-format banners Maxima XX and Maxima XXX will only allow customers with COVID-19 vaccination or re-vaccination certificates. The new rule came into effect yesterday 15 November. The decision follows the government's latest trade regulation amid rising COVID-19 cases and will see both banners operate in the so-called 'green' mode. 

Did you know...? Nearly 6, 000 runners took part in the SPAR sponsored 2021 Remembrance Run 5k – the unique and hugely popular annual Walk or Run event that takes place in the Phoenix Park to remember loved ones who have passed away. This year’s 10th anniversary run featured 3, 883 actual runners and 1, 964 virtual participants, including Fianna Fail’s frontbench Spokesperson for Defence, Communications, Climate Action & Environment, Jack Chambers.

Did you know...? Coop Denmark is testing a cashierless option in a convenience store to allow shoppers to use the store after closing hours. Coop members can now visit the Dagli´Brugsen store in Sengeløse outside normal opening hours and shop for groceries using the new cashierless option. The store, usually staffed and open from 7:00 hours to 21:00 hours, is currently testing the new format at various times throughout the day. In the long run, it will be possible to keep the store open to members during hours when it is normally closed, the company noted.

2021 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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