You can benefit from the knowledge and experience of our dedicated Retail 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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Supporting your retail business


With the evolving COVID-19 situation we are aware many businesses and households are facing disruption. Our aim is to continue to support you through this situation and we encourage you to contact us as soon as possible if you need advice or support. We will remain flexible in our response as the situation evolves and we will keep you updated on the range of tailored solutions for both our business and personal customers.

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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.

Cut energy costs

Outlook: Retail Pharmacy Update

Our Outlook: Pharmacy sector update in association with JPA Brenson Lawlor.  The report focuses on challenges and opportunities in the pharmacy sector as it continues to evolve and adapt to ongoing developments in regulation and consumer expectations.

Talk to Us

We are interested to hear from you to identify how we can support your business in the future.

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