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Weekly Round-Up ... 6 September 2022

By Donna Ahern
Weekly Round-Up ... 6 September 2022

The Phoenix Park will host a biodiversity festival and honey show this month, reports According to a statement published on, the sixth annual Phoenix Park Honey Show will take place at the Phoenix Park's visitor centre on Saturday 10 September. The statement published on added that the show's schedule can be found at

Luxembourg-based retailer Cactus has announced a new marketing and communications strategy, which it says will be more sustainable. The new strategy, effective 1 September, will see the retailer announce more promotions through the Cactus app, online newsletters and social media, and rely less on paper pamphlets, reports Promotions will also be announced via the Biscuit App and other Woodee products, and via digital screens across its store network. As well as that, a new partnership between the retailer and the newspaper l'Essentiel will inform magazine readers of the weekly offers on food items.

With inflation on the rise, half of French consumers (49%) aged between 18 and 30 are pessimistic about their purchasing power, a new study by retailer E.Leclerc has found. The l'Observatoire E.Leclerc des Nouvelles Consommations (E.Leclerc Observatory of New Consumption) report found that close to one in three young people regularly skip meals because they can't afford to eat, while 26% of university students have a budget of €10 or less to spend on food per week, reports Around two-fifths (41%) of young French consumers say that they live on a budget that 'barely allows them to meet their basic needs', with a higher percentage of those living in rural areas (54%) or working (61%) answering the same.

© 2022 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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