German-based discount retailer Lidl has announced that it is looking to add a further 50 stores to its Irish network. The retailer, which has operated in Ireland for 20 years, already operates 162 stores in the Republic, and 3 in Northern Ireland, and employs over 5,200 people on the island of Ireland.
Kantar’s latest figures compare last year’s unprecedented summer weather with this year’s Kantar has published its periodical supermarket share index, revealing Dunnes’ continued control of the grocery market as well as insight on the weather’s effect on grocery sales. Dunnes’ impressive growth of 7.2% is underpinned by a substantial increase in spend per buyer. The […]
Ireland’s grocery market grew by 4.2% in the 12 weeks to 19 May 2019, according to Kantar’s latest supermarket share figures for Ireland’s highly competitive grocery market. Dunnes Stores held its main competitors Tesco and SuperValu off and retained the top share, controlling 22.3% of the market with Tesco just behind at 22.1%. SuperValu’s finishing […]
Allegro NI has recently relocated to their brand new offices in the Innovation factory in Belfast. The Innovation Factory is designed around the needs of fast-growth businesses in Belfast, providing the Allegro NI team with private office space, coworking space and virtual services based in a collaborative work environment. Allegro NI feel they have found […]
The Irish grocery market grew by an impressive 3.0% over the 12 weeks to 30 December, ensuring a record festive period for retailers. The latest Kantar Worldpanel data shows value sales reached €995 million in the month of December – the highest monthly total ever recorded in the Irish grocery market. This was driven by […]
Sustainability through partnership and innovation: 130 years of Fyffes Fyffes Chairman, David McCann, says the 130-year celebration aims to honour the generations of people that worked with Fyffes Fyffes, Europe’s largest banana importer and leading marketer of organic and Fairtrade bananas, is marking its 130th anniversary this month by reinforcing the importance of the work […]
Allegro Sales & Marketing’s Electrical Division held their Annual Christmas Sausage Fest today raising funds for St Johns Children’s Cancer Ward in Crumlin We are delighted to say we have beaten last year’s figure, coming in at a whopping €483.60 for such a deserving cause
We are delighted to announce that Weetabix has appointed Allegro Sales and Marketing as its new distributor in the Republic of Ireland as it looks to build closer relationships with retailers in the country. Allegro was chosen for their established presence as a distributor and because they represent a trusted partner within the Irish retail […]
Allegro’s parent Total Produce has been given the green light from the European Commission over its €260 million investment in Dole. Dole currently is the biggest US banana distributor, selling 140 million boxes per annum, with revenues around €3.9 billion. The decision allows the Irish food distributor to take a 45% stake in the US […]
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