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Did You Know ...? 7 March 2022

Did you know ...? Coop Switzerland has announced that it has discontinued the automatic printing of receipts at staffed tills. The move is part of the retailer’s sustainability strategy and will result in saving more than 400 tonnes of paper every year. For the last two years, Coop Switzerland has ceased the automatic printing of receipts at self-checkouts.

Did you know ...? Krispy Kreme has announced the roll-out of its state-of-the art digital cabinets to a further 15 stores across the country. The additional Tesco and Circle K stores include Tescos Drogheda, Athlone, Tullamore and Dundalk, and Circle K’s state-of-the-art store on the M6 Dublin/Galway Road. In Dublin, the doughnut brand outlined that it has also added to its retail portfolio, with Krispy Kreme cabinets introduced to Tesco White Pines (Rathfarnham) and the nearby Rathfarnham Shopping Centre, along with Circle K Citywest Avenue.

Did you know ...? French retailer Carrefour has entered into a franchise agreement with Israel’s Electra Consumer Products and its subsidiary, Yeinot Bitan, as it continues to expand its international footprint. The partnership will see the retailer opening stores under the Carrefour banner in Israel before the end of 2022. Patrick Lasfargues, Carrefour’s international partnership president, commented, “We have found with Electra Consumer Products teams a strong spirit of retail entrepreneur, confirmed by the 2021 acquisition of Yeinot Bitan.”

© 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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