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101 Top Retail Startups and Companies in Ireland (2021)

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This article showcases our top picks for the best Ireland based Retail companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Retail industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Ireland Retail Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

CleverCards

CleverCards

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CleverCards is a payments platform enabling companies and governments to send digital Mastercards instantly to anyone by SMS or email.

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Spotlight Oral Care

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Spotlight Oral Care develops, markets, and sells a comprehensive range of products for specific consumer oral care.

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Thriftify

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Thriftify is a technology platform allows charity shops and ethical retailers to easily upload large volumes of clothes, books.

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Intouch.com

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AI-Powered platform for retailers to intelligently target shoppers with personalized offerings in-store.

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Bizimply

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Bizimply is an all-in-one Workforce Management Platform designed specifically for Retail and Hospitality businesses.

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Smartbox Group

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Smartbox is a provider of experience gifts across eleven countries in Europe.

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CR2

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A leading global channel banking software provider delivering ATM, mobile and internet technology to financial institutions.

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Applegreen

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Applegreen Service Stations and a large number of charity site events organised by the staff in the service stations such as fun runs.

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Glimpse

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Glimpse uses AI to empower ‘brick and mortar’ retailers with the same levels valuable shopper data as eCommerce sites.

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TryFit Technologies

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Try.Fit finds the best fit footwear for confident shopping & high conversion rate omnichannel retail.

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Bonflite

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Duty Free Digital Retail Platform

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Escher

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Transforming postal and courier operations worldwide, enabling posts to engage customers across all points of engagement.

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O2 Ireland

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O2 Ireland is a communication provider in Ireland, offering solutions to over 1.7 million customers and a retail network of over 80 stores.

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Kindora

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Kindora is a company that developed a platform to sell-on premium children’s goods.

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Coindrum

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Coindrum provides self-service units in airports that passengers use to convert leftover coins into airport shopping vouchers.

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Nualight

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Nualight is a LED retail lighting company specializing in illuminating refrigerated displays and fresh food displays.

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Webtogs

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Owned and managed by South West Mountain Sports Ltd Webtogs.co.uk is the fastest growing outdoor Online Retailer in the UK.

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MARRAM Co

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MARRAM Co is an e-commerce company that creates luxury shaving tools and creams in an attempt to change men’s attitudes towards shaving.

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Cluey

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Cluey is a cloud-based point of sale platform.

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Good4U

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The Good4U story began in 2004 with the seeds of a great idea! Bernie and her daughter Michelle, a certified dietitian and nutritionist,

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Bean and Goose

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Bean and Goose is a Luxury chocolate firm.

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frockadvisor

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Frockadvisor is a social platform that connects its users to the fashion community.

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UniPhar

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Uniphar Group is a growing Irish company which was formed in 1994 & employs over 500 people.

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RecoHero

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RecoHero uses tech to digitalise word-of-mouth recommendations worldwide for wearable tech startups today and e-commerce businesses tomorrow

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Sim Local

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One of the world’s largest SIM providers in the travel sector and experts in eSIM technology.

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NitroSell

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NitroSell is ecommerce solution powered by integrating to your existing Point of Sale system.

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Von Bismark

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Von Bismark is driving T-commerce through its mall marketplace for connected TV devices such as Xbox One.

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Evocco

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Evocco empowers consumers to eat within planetary boundaries by helping them to track, improve and offset their food emissions

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Harvey Norman

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Harvey Norman is an Irish retailer of furniture, bedding, electrical, and computers.

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Allergan Pharmaceuticals Ireland

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Allergan Pharmaceuticals Ireland is a manufacturer of drugs.

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Shopbrain

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Shopbrain is a powerful AI shopping assistant that helps shoppers find the best price while they shop online.

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Littlewoods Ireland

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Littlewoods Ireland is an online department store offering jewelry, electronics, clothing, toys, and more.

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Musgrave Group

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Musgrave is a food retail and wholesale company.

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Dunnes Stores

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Dunnes Stores is Ireland’s largest retailer.

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Findersfee

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FINDERSFEE is an online e-commerce with which we can source any product for anyone at the cheapest possible price.

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DAA

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DAA’s principal activities include the operation and management of Dublin and Cork airports and global airport retailing.

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iClothing

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iClothing is an Ireland-based company that sells dresses, footwear, and accessories through its website.

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Stylefinch

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StyleFinch allows all retailers to get online and deliver to customers globally.

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Blue Insurance

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A fully Irish owned fast growing enterprise established in October 2003 by Ciaran Mulligan and Rowan Devereux.

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Tilltonic

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Tilltonic is the first Point of Sales solution that has been developed specifically for small retail businesses.

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gsmExchange.com

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gsmExchange is a specialized trading platform for mobile phone distributors, wholesalers, and retailers.

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Compu b

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Compu b is one of the UK and Ireland’s Leading Apple Premium Reseller with 7 stores, dedicated Apple Business Solutions.

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Socio Local

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Socio Local is a digital marketing and insights platform that fuels efficiency and data-driven marketing for retailers.

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Syze

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Syze specialises in accurate sizing for online shopping to reduce returns and increase consumer engagement.

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ezetop

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ezetop enables people living abroad to send mobile phone top up instantly to family and friends.

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Celtech Software Group

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Celtech Software Group delivers live visibility and instant control to large retailers and wholesale operations.

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Carroll Cuisine

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Carrolls is accredited to the highest levels of European food safety having been awarded the British Retail Consortium Certificate.

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Positive Systems Solutions Ltd

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Ireland’s Leading Epos Retail Solutions & Retail Software Provider

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Aer Rianta International

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Aer Rianta International is an airport and retail holding and management company.

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CBE wireless

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CBE wireless is a retailer and solution provider for EPoS systems for the retail sector.

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One4all Rewards

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One4all specialise in providing businesses and individuals with meaningful ways to say thank you.

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Corrib Oil

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Corrib Oil is a retail company that offers home heating oil, agriculture fuels, commercial oil and engine oils services.

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Zerogrey

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Zerogrey is a top e-commerce outsourcer for international brands.

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Heatons

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Heatons ethos is about bringing you value every day on women’s & men’s fashion, the best sport’s brands at low prices.

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Heat Merchants

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Heat Merchants is a webshop for heat pumps, solar, boilers, radiators, heaters, coolers, plumping tools, bathroom and kitchen accessories.

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Brogans Bakery

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Brogans Bakery supplied products to the local villages and towns in the West of Ireland.

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Sam McCauley Chemists

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Sam McCauley Chemists Group occupies a unique niche in the Irish retail pharmacy market.

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Cara Pharmacy

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Cara Pharmacy is a progressive, independent, vibrant pharmacy group.

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Funky Christmas Jumpers Limited

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Funky Christmas Jumpers is an online retailer that designs and sells Christmas jumpers and sweaters.

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FMI Field Management Ireland

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FMI is a field management company offering sales, merchandising, instore sampling, auditing, recruitment, shopping & contact center service.

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Milk Bottle Labs

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Milk Bottle Labs is a company which provides ECommerce, Shopify Experts, Online stores, Payments, Digital Marketing.

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Krüst Bakery

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Krüst Bakery is an Irish based bakery which was the first bakery in the world to accept bitcoin.

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Bewley’s

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Bewley’s is a tea and coffee producer that supplies hot beverage solutions to the foodservice sector worldwide.

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Celebrateit – Party supply

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Celebrateit is an online retailer that sells party ware, goods, and decorations to its users.

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WoofAdvisor

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Community-based portal connecting Brands, Media, Accommodation & Pet Sectors with global community of like-minded Pet Lovers!

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Tanorganic

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TanOrganic is the world’s First and Only Eco-certified, Vegan, and Cruelty-free certified self-tanning brand.

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Brown Thomas

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Brown Thomas is a luxury retail store.

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Credit Expo

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Credit Expo offers ECM Analytics, an innovative methodology for measuring credit risk in retail lending and patented software.

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VitalsGuard

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VitalsGuard is a wearable and intelligent pulse monitoring and warning product using both software and hardware for baby pulse monitoring.

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Donnybrook Fair

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Donnybrook Fair is a family business that is owned by Joe and Mary Doyle and employs 250 people.

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Rosderra Irish Meats

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Rosderra Irish Meats is a pork processing firm that provides pork curing, specialty meat ingredients and cooked meat facilities.

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Nutty Delights

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Nutty Delights aims to provide only the best quality nuts and dried fruits.

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Peter Mark

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Peter Mark was founded by Peter and Mark Keaveney in 1961.

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Brooke & Shoals

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Brooke & Shoals creates premium fragrance products focusing on natural ingredient, awareness of the environment.

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My Deal Doc

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At MyDealDoc they create mobile applications that allow consumers and retailers to engage like never before!

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Green Property Investment Fund 1 Plc

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Green Property is a property development and investment company.

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eirpoint

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eirpoint creates retail ePOS software solutions for multi-channel retailers.

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Gesaky

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Gesaky Interactive Mirror is the Personal Shopper for every fashion retail store.

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Sherry FitzGerald

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Sherry FitzGerald is a real estate agency that provides residential properties for sale.

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The Aran Sweater Market

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The Aran Sweater Market, the famous original since 1892

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Dairygold Co-Operative Society

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Dairygold CoOperative Society is Ireland’s leading farmer owned Agri business and the country’s second largest dairy processor.

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McHale

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McHale is a leading international manufacturer of specialist agricultural farm machinery.

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SureSitter

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Platform connecting parents with trusted local childminders and babysitters

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The Loop Duty-Free

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The Loop is the duty-free airport shopping mall at Dublin Airport.

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7 Lucky Looks

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SaaS for in-store retail real-time personalization

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TRC Solutions

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TRC Solutions designs and implements ERP systems for the retail industry.

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Luxysale

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We compile all the latest sales from 200+ designer fashion retailers on one website

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Clerky

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Clerky is an eCommerce platform for savvy retailers to manage multiple online shops and automate marketing.

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Adverts.ie

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Adverts.ie is an online marketplace where individuals can buy or sell items.

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DO IT MEDIA

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Need a website or a promotional video? They will make it for you. When your media is created by professionals, you’ll look professional.

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Customer Connect Loyalty

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Customer Connect Loyalty enables businesses to locate and extract significant incremental revenue from their existing customers.

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Irish Woodcraft

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Handmade high quality chopping boards and serving boards

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QParcel

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QParcel specialise in offering E-Commerce Retailers Value Add Delivery Options.

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LittleBig Bikes

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LittleBig is a unique 3-in-1 bike that grows with your child.

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Irish Domains

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Irish Domains is an internet provider of domains for companies to create their online presence.

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The Design House

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The Design House is to bring designers, craftspeople and artists together to offer the customer a wide array of high quality products.

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Partyworld

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Partyworld provides a large selection of fancy dress costumes, accessories, partyware and party decoration’s for every party occasion.

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Viking Direct (Ireland) Ltd

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Viking Direct (Ireland) Ltd supplies office products to businesses online.

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Shoployal

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Shoployal is a location based digital marketing and customer acquisition platform for online and offline retailers and brands.

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Dublin Linen and Lace

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Dublin Linen and Lace have grown rapidly and now supply christening products to many customers around the world.

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20:20 Insights

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20-20 Insights deliver analytical support for Customer Loyalty Solutions, Promotion Management and Data Mining in the retail sector.

Written by Mark Kendall

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