Pat Nolan Blog

Licensed Wisdom XX

-- a collection of notable quotes


“Can you imagine a situation existing in Italy, France or Spain, where tourists visiting vineyards are prevented from purchasing wine at the end of their tour?” – Labour Spokesperson on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Alan Kelly in proposing a Bill to allow craft beer, spirits and cider operators to sell their product on-site.


“In the UK, 29% of Millennials would be happy to share their real time location with brands they like in order to receive nearby offers.” – Mintel’s Senior Trend Consultant Richard Cope discussing European consumer trends set to impact the market in 2017 at Mintel’s Big Conversation Ireland event.


“Today, 43% of Irish consumers already say that raising issues with a company via social media is more effective than contacting them directly.” – Richard Cope, Mintel’s Senior Trend Consultant, speaking at Mintel’s Big Conversation Ireland event at the Fitzwilliam Hotel in Dublin recently.

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