BWG Foods and MACE retailers to invest €19.5 million in store development.
TG4 and BWG Foods, owners and operators of the XL brand in Ireland, have announced a new sponsorship agreement to open an XL store on the set of Ireland’s only Irish language soap.
EUROSPAR Supermarkets vow to Provide Life Saving Equipment Nationwide July 2017: EUROSPAR has launched a new community initiative, which aims to deliver a Defibrillator at every EUROSPAR Supermarket. There are 50 EUROSPAR supermarkets nationwide so this would mean 50 new defibrillators being available throughout the country and many in areas that are not currently serviced [...]
The offering comes as part of the SPAR Better Choices Health and Wellbeing Initiative Today, model and mum-of-two Claudine Keane officially launched SPAR’s Better Choices Kids campaign for 2017. In time for the upcoming back to school season, the SPAR Better Choices Kids initiative aims to offer a range of convenient, healthy options from across [...]
SPAR aims to raise €300,000 for Cystic Fibrosis Ireland Retailer chooses CF as Charity Partner for next two years
Colin Donnelly, SPAR Sales Director, David Bagnall, SPAR Parkwest , Clive Redford, SPAR Coolmine, Philip Watt, CEO CFI and Ger Harte SPAR Clonakilty at the launch of the SPAR Cystic Fibrosis charity announcement.
Boxer Gary Spike O'Sullivan, Stephanie Roche, Irish Soccer International and Shane Byrne, ex Irish Rugby International, encourage Hell Raisers at the start of their journey Pic: Marc O'Sullivan Londis offers A Little Piece of Heaven Over 5,000 participants took part in Ireland’s toughest mental and physical endurance challenge, HELL& BACK in Killruddery Estate today. The [...]
Ireland’s supereasy supermarket group, EUROSPAR, is helping its customers to become wine connoisseurs at the touch of a download, with the launch of its bespoke new Wine Wizard app for iPhone and iPad. The free to download app is designed to take the hard work out of wine selection by providing helpful information on things [...]
Over 6,000 people are expected to Join SPAR and Ray D’Arcy for 5K in five locations across Ireland. Now in its fourth year, the Join SPAR and Ray for 5K series of lunchtime runs, in association with Athletics Ireland, will take place in Letterkenny, Athlone, Limerick, Cork and Dublin’s Phoenix Park between 15th and 19th [...]
In 2014 SPAR South Africa invested €55 million in a joint venture with the BWG management team to acquire the BWG Group of companies. SPAR South Africa is a leading publicly-quoted wholesaler and distributor to over 1,800 independent retailers spread across Southern Africa. The new joint venture is owned 80% by SPAR South Africa and 20% by Leo Crawford, John Clohisey and John O’Donnell.
The BWG Group was acquired from the French drinks company Pernod Ricard in August 2002 following a management buy-out which was supported by Electra Partners, the London based venture capital company. The management buyout was led by leading Irish businessman Leo Crawford