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Tesco Ireland is partnering with Manna Aero to trial delivering groceries by drone.

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In the 12 weeks to 9th August, take-home grocery sales growth slowed to 18.0%, according to Kantar. We look at the results in more detail, including the strong performance from the discount and online channels. Average spend decreases and frequency of visit slows In this reporting period shoppers continued to transition back towards normal shopping behaviours as restrictions eased. In the m...
BWG Foods, owner of multiple convenience franchises in Ireland such as SPAR and Londis, is partnering with MishiPay to trial checkout-free technology in stores. What? MishiPay's technology allows shoppers to scan and pay for items on their mobile phone, making their entire shop checkout free. Shoppers can also scan products remotely, allowing them to conduct their shop from home and pick up...
We look at the latest news from the discount channel in UK and Ireland. Lidl Ireland reaches €2bn sales Lidl's turnover in Ireland has reached over €2bn, according to The Irish Times. The discounter has over 200 stores in Ireland, 40 of which are in Northern Ireland. By the end of 2020 Lidl is looking to open a further 11 stores and refit or extend a another 12. It also plans to open a new ...


During October 2020, Tesco will trial unmanned aerial drone delivery in Ireland.
Retailer and wholesaler BWG Foods has launched a Scan, Pay & Go checkout technology, developed by MishiPay, as part of a new pilot scheme taking place across its retail network.
We review the impact of COVID-19 on the five key trends which were set to shape the Western European food retail market in 2020 and beyond.
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