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Global appointment for Suzanne Weldon

Suzanne Weldon, Marketing & Communications Director, BWG Foods, has been appointed as BWG’s SPAR Ireland representative on the International SPAR Guild, the global council of SPAR International retailers and wholesalers made up of SPAR operators from around the world. SPAR International is the world’s largest food retail voluntary chain with over 12,700 stores worldwide and… Continue reading Global appointment for Suzanne Weldon

SPAR Ireland hosts delegation of SPAR International retail directors representing 12,700 stores globally on technology showcase tour

Global retail directors meet Microsoft, other global tech giants and indigenous start-ups during tour May, 2019 – The world’s largest voluntary food retail chain, SPAR International, has completed a comprehensive educational tour to Ireland aimed at connecting directly into Ireland’s global technology innovation hub to inspire its next generation retail technologies. Dublin was selected as… Continue reading SPAR Ireland hosts delegation of SPAR International retail directors representing 12,700 stores globally on technology showcase tour

Stephanie Roche helps Londis bring a little piece of Heaven to HELL & BACK

Retailer sponsors HELL & BACK for third year and announces Pieta House as charity partner for challenge Ireland International soccer star Stephanie Roche was on hand to help Londis announce its sponsorship of HELL & BACK for the third year and to reveal a new charity element in aid of Pieta House. This year, Londis… Continue reading Stephanie Roche helps Londis bring a little piece of Heaven to HELL & BACK

SPAR retailers make significant contribution to charity partner

Ahead of this year’s annual fundraiser, 65 Roses Day (Friday, April 12), in aid of Cystic Fibrosis Ireland, SPAR retailers recently handed over a whopping €564,547 donation to the charity for monies raised over the term of its two-year official partnership. And, with participating SPAR stores right around Ireland supporting Cystic Fibrosis Ireland’s annual Flag… Continue reading SPAR retailers make significant contribution to charity partner

EUROSPAR’s Paul shines on Operation Transformation

EUROSPAR retailer, Paul Murphy, from Tubbercurry, Co Sligo, will bring his Operation Transformation journey to a conclusion this week when the class of 2019 graduate from the immensely popular RTE One television show.   Throughout Paul’s adventure, he has received tremendous support locally from the loyal customers of EUROSPAR Tubbercurry, and indeed the wider Sligo… Continue reading EUROSPAR’s Paul shines on Operation Transformation

SPAR extend FAI Retail Partnership

Mick McCarthy, Colin Bell and John Delaney lend support to 3-year partnership supporting grassroots and national team SPAR, Ireland’s leading convenience retail group, and the Football Association of Ireland recently announced a sponsorship agreement which will see SPAR renew as the Official Convenience Store of the FAI. The announcement took place at the Aviva Stadium… Continue reading SPAR extend FAI Retail Partnership

MACE Launch New Advertising and Social Media Campaign with Johnny Sexton

MACE, Ireland’s longest serving convenience brand, has teamed up with Ireland Rugby star Johnny Sexton in an exciting new partnership. MACE stores are at the heart of the communities they serve and together with new brand ambassador, Johnny Sexton, a series of community initiatives will further strengthen these links. MACE and Sexton have also teamed… Continue reading MACE Launch New Advertising and Social Media Campaign with Johnny Sexton

SPAR and EUROSPAR to open 45 stores over next two years with creation of 1,000 new jobs

BWG Group, along with SPAR and EUROSPAR retailers, to invest €25m in brand and store development over next 2 years   BWG launch “game-changing” new strategy and store design aimed at transforming the convenience sector   New Irish store design to be rolled out across SPAR International’s global network of 12,000 stores 8 October, 2018… Continue reading SPAR and EUROSPAR to open 45 stores over next two years with creation of 1,000 new jobs

EUROSPAR announced as major new sponsor of Irish Heart Foundation’s Mobile Health Unit

EUROSPAR has been announced as the sponsor of the Irish Heart Foundation’s Mobile Health Unit, emphasising our commitment to the health and well-being of the nation and the communities we serve. The Irish Heart’s Mobile Health Unit travels around communities in Ireland with trained nurses providing FREE blood pressure checks and comprehensive lifestyle advice on… Continue reading EUROSPAR announced as major new sponsor of Irish Heart Foundation’s Mobile Health Unit

Local Clare retailer wins prestigious fresh food retailing award

  Talty’s MACE Lissycasey recognised for Best Bakery Offering July 2018: Talty’s MACE, Lissycasey, Co. Clare has been recognised as one of Ireland’s premier fresh food retailers at the annual Checkout Best in Fresh Awards 2018. The Co. Clare retailer was named as Ireland’s Best Bakery Offering at the prestigious awards ceremony in Dublin’s Shelbourne… Continue reading Local Clare retailer wins prestigious fresh food retailing award

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