A bright future for Solus and Tesco

Pictured at the annoncement L-R: Roz Purcell, David Reynolds (Solus), Joe Manning (Tesco) 


Tuesday, 3rd February 2015: Irish owned company Solus is delighted to announce an extended supplier agreement with Tesco which will see Tesco Ireland’s stores nationwide offer an extended range of Solus’ exciting new energy efficient bulbs in the familiar black and yellow packaging.

David Reynolds, Sales Manager, Solus said: “We are hugely excited about the opportunity to expand and extend our supply and service of familiar Solus bulbs to Tesco customers all over Ireland. Our feedback shows that Tesco customers know and love the Solus brand and are enjoying our new energy efficient products. We look forward to working with all the team at Tesco and to celebrating our 50 year partnership with Tesco in 2016.”

Solus is an Irish owned company that has been established for over eighty years and now supports 63 jobs in Ireland.  Solus are exporting into niche markets in the UK, Italy, Germany and Spain.  The company is constantly investing in NPD and the development, manufacturing & application of innovative lighting solutions including next generation LEDs.  Solus is committed to providing a complete range of energy saving lighting products for all applications possible. This has enabled consumers to be confident in knowing that they can rely on Solus to supply their lighting needs well into the future at competitive prices. 

Joe Manning, Category Director, Tesco Ireland added: "Solus have been brightening up Irish households for over eighty years and the familiar black and yellow boxes have been sold on our shelves for fifty years and are available in our 148 Tesco stores throughout Ireland today.  We’re committed to giving the best value possible to our customers and this announcement is a reflection of our ongoing work to build and maintain relationships with the 400 Irish suppliers that supply product to Tesco stores.”