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Personalising the Retail eCommerce Experience

In the domain of eCommerce, which is really all about marketing, sales and customer operations, the trend now is to personalize interactions with customers.  That’s because marketers and sales professionals have long wanted the prize of significantly higher click-through rates, the attendant higher frequency purchases and ever larger basket values, which is where turnover and […]

Retail Excellence Announces Supplier, Manager and Rising Star Finalists in the AIBMS Retail Excellence Awards

Wednesday, September 29th, 2021. Retail Excellence, Ireland’s largest retail representative body, today announced the Top5 Supplier, Manager and Rising Star Finalists in the AIBMS Retail Excellence Awards 2021. Commenting on the announcement, Duncan Graham, Managing Director, Retail Excellence, said: “I am delighted to announce the finalists for these awards. After the last 18 months, it […]

E-commerce still growing: accelerated digitalisation of businesses and consumers

Ecommerce Europe and EuroCommerce today jointly published the 2021 European E-commerce Report. In 2020, total European e-commerce grew to €757 billion euros, up 10% from €690 billion euros in 2019. 2020 was an exceptional year, marked by the COVID-19 pandemic and the consequent important role of e-commerce for both society and economy. This is also […]

Top30 Finalists in Retail Excellence National Store of the Year Awards Announced

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021. Retail Excellence has today announced the Top30 finalists in the AIB Merchant Services Retail Excellence National Store of the Year Awards 2021. The overall winner will be announced on the 10th November at The Guinness Storehouse. View the Top30 Stores Here. The Store of the Year competition is the central part […]

Retail Excellence Announces Ecommerce Finalists in the AIBMS Retail Excellence Awards  

Tuesday, September 7th, 2021. Retail Exellence, Ireland’s largest retail representative body, today announced the Top5 Online Retailers in the country in two categories, those trading less than 2 years online and over 2 years (see below). It also announced the finalists in the Digital Campaign of the year. All entrants were subjected to an independent […]

Three Ireland invests €27million in its customer offering and retail stores

Three Ireland to bring a new connected lifestyle experience to 60 stores nationwide 60% of consumers surveyed prefer shopping in person to shopping online Despite the impact of Covid-19 on retail with more people shopping online, research conducted from 2019 through to 2021 has shown that consumers want an in-person experience, supplemented with an online […]

Retail Excellence Announces Ireland’s Top125 Stores

29 July 2021. Retailers from around the country in every industry sector have today been named as the Top125 Stores in Ireland by Retail Excellence, the largest retail industry representative organisation in Ireland. The Top125 stores are part of the AIB Merchant Services Retail Excellence Awards, which were established in 1997 to promote best practice […]

Phase 2: Powerpoint Application Form

To download your application form for phase 2 which comes in a powerpoint format, please click the below link – (Store) Retail Excellence Phase 2 Application Powerpoint 2021

New SEAI scheme will support SMEs to take control of their energy use

  Energy audits help businesses with tailored recommendations to reduce energy bills SMEs can avail of a €2,000 voucher to cover energy audit The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) is encouraging Irish SMEs to take control of their energy use with the launch of a new support scheme. The scheme will provide SMEs with […]

Sky Media launch TV advertising support scheme for Irish businesses.

Sky Media today announced the return of their Business Support Scheme for 2021, which will give Retail Excellence members & businesses across the country the opportunity to access free TV advertising packages through AdSmart from Sky, as they look to reopen with the easing of Covid-19 restrictions. Piloted in 2020 the then SME25 scheme helped […]