You can benefit from the knowledge and experience of our dedicated Food and Drink Sector team and Local business advisors who will work to support your business achieve its ambitions. They support staff by providing strong, objective financial and technical analysis of individual cases as necessary.

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Outlook: Retail Convenience Update

Outlook: Retail Convenience Update

Our Outlook: Retail Convenience update in association with RGDATA. The report focuses on challenges and opportunities in the retail sector as consumer spending patterns and expectations change and the sector continues to evolve.

Supporting your retail business

Supporting your Retail Business

We appreciate the importance of the retail sector to the Irish economy and have a dedicated specialist sector team in place working alongside our relationship managers who work together to help your business achieve its ambitions and targets.

We understand that through the various life stages of your business finance may be required. We can provide tailored solutions to meet your needs whether it be investing in premises/capex plans, purchasing equipment or overdraft requirements.

Merchant Services

Accept and Receive Payments

With AIB Merchant Services (AIBMS), you can set up your business to accept and process debit and credit card payments in-store, on-the-go, over the phone or online.

AIB acts as an introducer to AIB Merchant Services for the provision of card acceptance products.



In AIB we are actively supporting our customers to prepare for Brexit.

That’s why we are partnering with the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI) in the new €300m SBCI Brexit Loan Scheme.

SBCI Brexit Support Loans are available to viable businesses who are Brexit impacted and meet the Scheme criteria which is detailed on the SBCI website.

Cut energy costs

Cut Your Energy Costs

AIB has provided finance to a large number of retailers investing in an energy efficiency solution that reduces your energy bills and create future savings for your business. In some cases, the cost of financing your project is less than the savings you will generate.
Speak to us about ways of financing Energy Efficiency projects.

Talk to Us

We are interested in hearing from you. To find out more on how we can assist you contact:

Alan Makim
Head of Retail & Franchising, Retail & Business Banking
Tel: 017724198


Conor McCahon
Retail & Franchising, Retail & Business Banking
Tel: 016412289

*We aim to provide a decision within 48 hours, for a mimimum of 85% of applications from AIB customers on business loans and overdrafts, upon receipt of all required information. 48 hours excludes Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays.