10 Gins You Need To Try

This week I caught up with Martin’s Off Licence owner Declan to talk about one of Ireland’s current crazes – gin! Here’s a list of some of his favourites along with a few tasty drinks recipes. You can find your nearest stockist of all the products mentioned using the Pointy App. 1. Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin ...

How To Target Your Local Audience

93% of today’s commerce still takes place in-store, which is great news for bricks and mortar retailers. However the way in which retailers communicate with their local audience has changed dramatically in the last few years. With 2 billion people using mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets, the days of solely relying on noticeboard ...

5 Tips To Get Your Store Found Online

There is no doubt about it – retail is hard. Opening a store requires a large financial investment and a lot of blood, sweat and tears.  Once the shop doors are opened you quickly realize that all the work to get to that stage was child’s play in comparison to the unending amount of work ...

My Top Dr Bronner Product Picks

A couple of weeks ago I popped into our Pointy retailer Down To Earth to hear all about their fantastic range of Dr Bronner’s Organic & Fair Trade Products. Here’s a list of my top product picks which we’ll be giving away to one lucky winner!  Download the Pointy App and Search for ‘bronner’ to be ...

Pointy On The List TV Show!

Last week our Ex-Googler/Co-Founder Mark Cummins was invited on Emmy Award winning show The List to talk about Pointy and how it can help local retailers get online. As Mark explained on the show, our little Pointy device just plugs in between the shop’s barcode scanner and till. Once the retailer scans something the product ...

Summer BBQ Favourites

Planning to enjoy the sun with a summer barbecue party? Aside from the usual burgers, salads and meats, we’ve put together a list of some of our must-have barbecue items. Find all of these products and more using the Pointy App. 1. Foodie Favourites  Ballymaloe Country Relish   Add some flavour to your burgers, meats ...

Summer Cycling Checklist

Planning a summer cycling trip? Or just looking for some new bike gear? With the help of our Pointy retailer Shane Fallon from Dublin2Bike, we’ve put together a list of our top cycling product recommendations. Find all of these products and more using the Pointy App. 1. What To Wear  Fizik R3 Uomo Boa Shoes  These ...

The Ultimate Festival Survival Kit

It’s that time of year again – festival season! I caught up with Aneta in Remedi Pharmacy who recommended some must-have products for festival goers. All of the items mentioned are available on Pointy. Download the Pointy App to be in with a chance to WIN all of the products on the list!  1. Dioralyte Often ...

Introducing The Cafflano Coffee Maker

Last week our Pointy retailer Stock Design sent us over the brand new Cafflano Klassic. This all-in-one portable pour over coffee maker is the first of its kind. Find out how you can WIN below!  One of the best features of the Cafflano is that it’s very compact and can be brought everywhere. It consists of ...

Home & Garden DIY Must Haves

This week I caught up with one of our Pointy retailers Alan Grant who owns Expert Hardware Inchicore. He told me all about the products he recommends for getting your home and garden in top shape for summer. Here’s a list of his top picks which are all available on the Pointy app: Gardening ProPlus ...

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