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An Post’s AddressPal gains from sterling rates

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An Post’s AddressPal service has registered over 100,000 new users in need of a UK delivery address for shopping on UK websites which will not ship to the Republic of Ireland, or who charge large fees. After just seven months trading and its first Cyber Monday, AddressPal is delivering over 20,000 items a week from the […]

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Tayto gives €1 from sales to LauraLynn

No Repro Free: Friday 4th November 2016.
The Tayto Pop Up Shop is on the move once more and this time it's going festive! This Christmas Mr. Tayto is delighted to announce that he is opening the doors to his very own Tayto Crispmas Workshop in the iconic Arnotts Christmas Windows.The Pop Up Crispmas Workshop will be located in the Arnotts Christmas windows on Henry Street and Arnotts Festive Flavours Market in the Lower Basement. The window design has been inspired by Santa’s workshop in the North Pole and has been custom furnished and decorated to Mr. Tayto’s high standard. The window will have the much loved and original, Tayto Crispmas Sandwich, in 4 different Tayto-tastic flavours; The Cheese and Onion Crispmas Classic, The Salt and Vinegar Santa Sambo, The Smokey Bacon Bells Buttie and the Prawn Cocktail Tinsel Treat! Not only that but, exclusive Tayto Gift Boxes, bags and advent calendars are also available.Stuck for some great Crispmas present or Krisp Kindle ideas? Tayto’s Christmas Shop located downstairs in Arnotts, is a one-stop-shop for everything Tayto-related, including Crispmas Tayto merchandise, a personalised gift service to make that present extra special as well as gift vouchers and family passes to Ireland’s most- loved theme park and zoo – Tayto Park.The dapper man in the hat and the originator of the crisp sandwich will also be on hand to soak up some festive fun and will be making appearances every weekend on the run up to Christmas.All things #ArnottsTaytoCrispmas will be in Arnotts from the 5th of November until first week in JanuaryPhoto shows Louise Clarke from Walkinstown at Arnotts today.
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Tayto is donating €1 from every €3 sandwich sold in the Tayto Crispmas workshop to LauraLynn children’s hospice in the run-up to Christmas. The announcement is part of LauraLynn being the first dedicated Arnotts charity of the year. The department store hopes to €25,000 for the charity and supporting their various initiatives in the next year. […]

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Penneys signs up to gift card scheme

10/11/2016 NO REPRO FEE Pictured is Michael Dawson, CEO of One4all Gift Cards, with top model Thalia Heffernan at the official announcement that Irish retailer Penneys is the latest brand to join One4all, Ireland's leading Gift Card company. The partnership means that shoppers can now redeem their One4all Gift Cards in Penneys stores nationwide. One4all Gift Cards is the market-leading, multi-retailer gift card and is currently accepted in store and online at over 8,000 stores nationwide. For more information, visit www.one4all.ie Photograph: Leon Farrell / Photocall Ireland

One4all has signed up Penneys stores to its gift card scheme. The partnership is the first of its kind for the retailer and means that shoppers can now redeem the cards in 36 Pennys stores nationwide. Launched in Dublin in 1969, Primark-owned Penneys stocks clothes for youngsters, women and men, homeware, accessories, beauty products and […]

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Howlett Vocal’s new creative director

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Creative agency Vocal has appointed David Howlett as its new group creative director. In addition, musician and music video director Kevin Godley and marketing lecturer Professor Aidan O’Driscoll are joining the agency’s board as consultants. Vocal clients include Kingspan, Pfizer, McLaren F1, BMW, Cuisine Royale Group, Dulux and Mini. Howlett has worked independently as a creative […]

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Three finalists in line for Marketer of the Year

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The shortlist for this year’s Marketer of the Year award has been confirmed. The three finalists are Largo Foods’ head of marketing Alina Ui Chaollai, Adam Bacon, VHI’s head of marketing and Dervila McGarry for her strategies at Aer Lingus. The next stage of the competition sees the three marketers attend interviews with the judges. […]

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Young marketers push thought leadership

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Young marketers from across the industry attended the Marketing Society Future Council’s first event in Foley’s on Merrion Row. Aimed at marketing professionals with 3-5-years’ experience, the ‘Influencing the Influencers’ forum saw the audience receive advice from the panel of speakers on how to be more influential within their careers. With a breadth of experience across the […]

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IADT marketing lecturer Barry McIntyre dies

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Barry McIntyre, lecturer in marketing at the Institute of Art Design & Technology (IADT) in Dun Laoghaire, has died suddenly, just a few days after his 60th birthday. He became marketing lecturer at the college in 2000. A popular figure in the advertising industry, he started his career in the Irish Press, working alongside Donie […]

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Forties seen as decade of most happiness

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Six in ten Irish people are happy with their current age but the forties is most widely regarded as the decade of peak happiness, a ‘I Love My Age’ survey for General Mills’ Yoplait yogurt shows. Most people consider 43 as the age for peak happiness, with men going for 45 as the best age and […]

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Smithwick’s homes in on craft brews with TV ad

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Diageo has launched a new TV ad for its Smithwick’s bottled craft beers – Irish Red Ale, Pale Ale and Atlantic Blonde Ale. Called ‘We’re in it, for the love of it’ , it brings together homebrewers and Smithwick’s brewers – from a husband and wife duo, to a computer engineer, a chef and a […]

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Coca-Cola in pre-Budget rush to go sugar free

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Coca-Cola Ireland has launched Coca-Cola Zero Sugar and its bottlers division is rolling out its Deep RiverRock flavoured waters sugar-free, with no calories. The move is made ahead of the Budget and the Finance Minister Michael Noonan’s plan to introduce a sugar tax. The new recipe is said to bring Coca-Cola Zero Sugar closer to […]

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McMahon new Aer Lingus marketing manager

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Dara McMahon, who heads up the NewBrands Ireland representative body for national and regional newspapers, has been appointed as Aer Lingus marketing manager. McMahon joined the print lobby group two years ago, when it was still known as the National Newspapers of Ireland (NNI), replacing Frank Cullen, who retired. She was previously senior strategic manager […]

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An Post to discuss making ideas pay

AN POST LAUNCH 8TH ANNUAL ‘GROW MY BUSINESS’ CONFERENCE.
 
Wednesday 14th September: Pictured are Fiona Heffernan, Head of Post Media at An Post, Gary Brown, chairman of Ad Agency Target McConnell’s and Wheels Couriers, Alison Cowzer of Dragon’s Den and Head of Innovation at East Coast Bakehouse with WorldBOX owner Bernie Kinsella at the launch of An Post’s annual Grow My Business Conference 2016.
 
The next in the popular series of An Post Grow My Business interactive conferences will take place in Croke Park Stadium on Tuesday 18th October and in the Clarion Hotel Cork on Thursday 20th October. As part of the Grow My Business series, a panel of leading expert speakers will explore the topic ‘Turning Ideas Into Income’ along with challenges facing small to medium business owners.
 
The Grow My Business Conference is an inspirational and practical event bursting with invaluable advice and ideas on how to grow a business into 2017 and beyond. The Dublin conferences takes place on Tuesday 18th October from 7:30am to 12:30am in Croke Park. Tickets are priced €39 each and can be purchased at www.anpost.ie/growmybusiness. Early bird tickets available until September 30th.
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The discount rate for tickets to An Post’s latest Grow My Business series ends tomorrow. Early bird tickets cost €30 – the price then increases to €39. This time round, the topic is ‘Turning Ideas into Income’ with a line-up of speakers which includes Wheels Couriers and Worldbox.ie owner, Bernie Kinsella, Target McConnells chairman Gary Brown and East […]

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Bord Bia launches new food centre

NO REPRO FEE - BUSINESS - 28/09/2016 -Bord Bia launches state-of-the-art Consumer Research Centre - Pictured are Helen King, Director of Consumer Insight, Bord Bia and Aidan Cotter, Chief Executive, Bord Bia at the launch of their state-of-the-art Consumer Research Centre "The Thinking House" located at its headquarters in Dublin today.  IrelandÕs food, drink and horticulture industry will for the first time enjoy unrestricted access to the latest global trends, research, consumer insights and industry innovations thanks to this new integrated, market insight centre. (NO FEE FOR REPRO) Credit Gary O' Neill.

Ireland’s food, drink and horticulture industry now has access to global trends, research, consumer insights and innovations through a new centre launched by Bord Bia at its headquarters in Dublin. As the industry prepares to virtually double its exports, to reach the target of €19 billion set by Food Wise 2025, The Thinking House will help […]

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