WE ARE AMPERSAND
Welcome to Ampersand! We are an independent family-owned
company with a long heritage in the Irish retail industry. We have been importing
and distributing wine and cutting-edge convenience products onto the Irish market since 1947.
We specialise in wine, confectionery, snack foods, cigars, tobacco accessories and vaping.
Trading with all retail groups we have established our position as a
key player in the convenience and off-licence sector. We successfully
build our brands and provide an excellent service to over 3,000 FMCG customers.
AMPERSAND IS THE NAME OF THE "&" SYMBOL
OUR NAME REPRESENTS WHAT WE DO...
OUR BUSINESS IS ABOUT PARTNERSHIPS
...WE'RE THE LINK IN THE PROCESS!
A passionate sales team of highly experienced representativesRead More →
A wealth of experience in both trade and consumer marketingRead More →
Long standing relationships across all retail sectorsRead More →
We are a full service distribution company with a fully bonded warehouseRead More →
May 2020: EU Ban on Menthol Cigarettes Comes into Effect
Apr 2020: Ampersand Launch New Look Website
March 2020: A Thank You to our Customers
Feb 2020: Clipper - The Reusable Lighter
January 2020: Ampersand Appoint Phillip Bargus as Head of Sales & Marketing
December 2019: Merry Christmas
"Ampersand have been a great partner over the past 3 years to get our Cleeve’s Irish Confectionery brand reintroduced onto the Irish marketplace. From both a sales and distribution aspect and their targeted communications to retailers, the team at Ampersand have added enormous value with their industry insights and analysis which allows us plan for the future. We trust and value their openness and sense of partnership."
"Ampersand have helped build brand awareness and a strong image for the Pasqua brand. From our work with Ampersand, we have gained good distribution and representation in Ireland. We work closely together on the strategy and sales plan for the year, our relationship is very personal yet professional at the same time."
"Ampersand have a fine representation of top quality products and wines at competitive prices combined with excellent sales and customer support. We also have a great relationship with the team at Ampersand which will continue long into the future."
"Hi, I wanted to say that I'm a huge fan of your company. I've been a long time buyer of Sonas Sweets and can't imagine buying anything else. I know a lot of folks probably email to complain and it can be tough responding to those, so I thought I'd add a little sunshine. 🙂 You're doing great work, it's appreciated in our house, and I wanted to say thanks."
"Ampersand have an attentive personal service which is a great quality within this company. They have strong brands at the right prices which helps us to stay competitive."
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