Weekly Round Up, July 11, 2017
Published on Jul 11 2017 10:58 AM
MiWadi 0% Sugar wins the New Product award at the 2017 AIM Awards. Reflecting on the success of the award, Niamh McArdle, MiWadi Brand Manager, Britvic Ireland, said: "We are delighted to have won the Best New Product Award. It champions and recognises the innovative work the MiWadi Marketing Team carried out with MiWadi 0% Sugar. It is a fantastic accolade for us all."
SuperValu has announced a €7m investment into opening a new store in Dundalk, creating 40 new jobs. The store, which is set to open this coming Autumn, will include a butcher counter, fish counter and a fresh bakery. Its opening is a part of a new retail development led by Dundalk based developer Wonderglade.
Nearly 1,900 start-up companies have opened in Ireland for each month as of the first half this year. Visionnet.ie has reported that finance, construction, real estate, and social and personal services all recorded strong start-up growth, with agriculture start-ups seeing a 50% growth.
Stephen Glancey, CEO of C&C, stated that he believes Pabst Brewing Company will not buy the company’s US cider next year. This news follows reports that sales and asset value for the cider have gone down in the past year.
UK companies are overwhelmingly opposed to Britain walking away from talks to leave the European Union without a deal, a survey by the British Chambers of Commerce shows. More than a third of businesses want the UK to stay in the EU single market and customs union, according to the poll of 2,400 firms published Monday. Only 2% said that no deal, or a reversion to World Trade Organisation rules, would be an acceptable objective.
Reckitt Benckiser Group ranks cyber crime as one of its main risks, according to independent.ie. In the company’s latest annual report, cyber security ranked eighth out of twelve as a specific risk towards the company. This was prior to the recent Peyta attack that occurred just a few days ago, going to show the cyber crime should be taken seriously.
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