ArchiveAugust, 2013

Kinsella joins Marketer of the Year

AIB group marketing director Tom Kinsella is to help judge this year’s Marketer of the Year entries. Kinsella moved to AIB from Diageo last year. He was global marketing director for Baileys for over four years and held various other senior brand and advertising roles with the British drinks giant. He joins the judging panel, […]

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A quarter of Kenny listeners could defect to Newstalk

Research conducted this week by Core Media claims that a quarter of the current Pat Kenny audience on RTÉ Radio 1 is at risk and could move over to his new show on Newstalk. This increases to 52 per cent of Kenny listeners when those who are ‘somewhat likely’ to move channels are included. Based […]

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Musgrave drops Superquinn brand

Musgrave is to change the name of its Superquinn stores to SuperValu from next February. Due to a reorganisation in Superquinn, 102 staff will be made redundant in the next 18 months, reducing the workforce to 2,500 employees in 222 stores. As well as the name change, SuperValu plans to invest €10 million to complete […]

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M&S to close four Irish stores

Following a strategic store review, British high street retailer Marks & Spencer is to close four of its stores in the Republic of Ireland in the coming weeks resulting in 180 redundancies, the company has confirmed in a statement issued by its PR agency, WHPR.  The four stores which are due to close their doors […]

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Shuttle bus for Dublin Horse Show

During this year’s Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show which starts tomorrow and runs until Sunday at the RDS, attendees will be able to avail of the park ’n’ ride acility managed by parkbytext™, which will be in operation from Muckross College Park, Donnybrook, Dublin 4 and UCD, off the N11. A shuttle bus will run […]

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Mediaworks tops Twitter league

When it comes to Irish media agencies with declared Twitter followers, Mediaworks tops the list by some distance. A study by Mediaworks director Fiona Field  (pictured), found that the Core Media agency is by far the most active on Twitter with 4,002 followers. Group M’s Mindshare is in second place with 1,910, followed by MediaVest […]

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