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Did You Know ...? 16 May 2023

By Donna Ahern
Did You Know ...? 16 May 2023

Did you know ...? MACE has announced that it has won gold at the Sockies 2023 social-media awards. The award in the ‘Best Video Campaign’ category was for the MACE Right Options – A Walk with Johnny Sexton video series.

The four-part series saw Sexton chatting to another elite athlete at the top of her game, Meath Ladies’ Gaelic Footballer Vikki Wall, as the two elite athletes spoke about their approach to four subjects, all of which are particularly relatable to MACE shoppers, namely the importance of healthy living, staying active, healthy eating, and goal-setting.

Did you know ...? Londis also announced that it won gold at the Sockies 2023 social-media awards, in the ‘Best Sponsorship Collaboration’ category, for its sponsorship of Ireland’s Fittest Family. Promoting health and fitness is very important to Londis, as reflected in this sponsorship.

Read More: Londis Renews Sponsorship Of RTÉ’s Ireland’s Fittest Family


Did you know ...? French retail group Auchan plans to enter Algeria in the fourth quarter of this year, in partnership with the Great Way Group, a retail player operating in the Maghreb region. The move will mark Auchan’s expansion into a third country on the continent, after Senegal and Côte d’Ivoire, reports The partnership will see the opening of a 5,000-square-metre Auchan-branded hypermarket in the capital city of Algiers, managed by the Great Way Group.

© 2023 Checkout – your source for the latest Irish retail news. Article by Donna Ahern. For more retail news, click here. Click subscribe to sign up for the Checkout print edition.

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