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SPAR Merrion Row scoops top international award

SPAR Merrion Row was the recipient of the Small Store of the Year Award at the prestigious international IGD Awards in London recently.  SPAR Merrion Row was selected for the coveted accolade ahead of international competition from Great Britain, Denmark, Belgium, Northern Ireland and China. The Institute of Grocery Distribution, or IGD, is a renowned [...]

2019-11-19T14:39:57+00:00 November 19th, 2019|Brands & Stores, Business News, Innovation & Awards, Media & PR|

BWG Foods Launches First-of-its-Kind Professional Development Academy with Dedicated Centre  

BWG Academy designed to provide professional development opportunities amongst employees in the retail sector BWG Foods, one of Ireland’s leading retail groups, has today launched a pioneering employee professional development initiative, entitled the BWG Academy, which includes a dedicated, Dublin based, training and education centre. The BWG Academy is designed to provide a wide range [...]

2019-11-07T10:39:57+00:00 November 7th, 2019|Brands & Stores, Business News, Innovation & Awards, Media & PR|

Inaugural SPAR Cross Country Xperience a huge success

The inaugural SPAR Autumn Open Cross Country was hailed a major success by organisers Athletics Ireland as more than 2, 000 runners of all abilities competed at the magnificent Sport Ireland National Sports Campus on Sunday.   The purpose-built cross-country course, which will host the European Cross Country Championships in 2020, was picturesque and in [...]

2019-10-23T08:07:55+00:00 October 23rd, 2019|Brands & Stores, Business News, Media & PR|

BWG Foods Scoops Top Environment Award at the Fleet Transport Awards

  BWG Foods, one of Ireland’s leading retail and wholesale businesses, has claimed the prestigious Environment Award at the 2020 Fleet Transport Awards in the Citywest Hotel, Dublin recently. Celebrating its 13th Anniversary, the Fleet Transport Awards celebrates excellence in the road transport industry. Attended by 900 delegates from the industry, the event honours and [...]

2019-10-16T07:57:05+00:00 October 16th, 2019|Business News, Innovation & Awards, Media & PR, Responsibility|

Londis beats the market – Outperformance delivered

 BWG Foods to invest €10 million to support future growth of fast-growing symbol group   Sporting greats join Londis retailers in celebrating continued success at biennial convention   Leading retail and wholesale group BWG Foods has announced a new €10 million investment programme for its Londis brand, which is aimed at supporting the convenience retail [...]

BWG Foods Announces Major Sustainability Investment Programme

Leading wholesale and retail group invests up to €11 million in rollout of natural gas fleet and other key sustainability initiatives   BWG is first FMCG Group to launch fleet of natural gas delivery vehicles, significantly reducing its carbon footprint   BWG Foods, one of Ireland’s leading wholesalers and retailers, has announced a major €11 [...]

2019-09-16T09:07:05+00:00 September 16th, 2019|Brands & Stores, Business News, Innovation & Awards, Media & PR|

Donegal EUROSPAR supermarket leads way on new renewable energy partnership  

Gortahork store becomes first to install advanced solar panels as part of initiative developed by BWG, the owner and operator of the EUROSPAR brand in Ireland Benefits include a significant reduction in carbon emissions and cost savings for retailers   Leading retail supermarket brand EUROSPAR has today announced the first installation of solar panels at [...]

MACE creates even more smiles as they raise €100,000 for Down Syndrome Ireland

Ahead of this year’s Tour de Munster cycle event in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland, MACE retailers recently handed over an incredible €100,000 donation to the charity for monies raised over the term of its official partnership.   And, with participating MACE stores right around Ireland supporting Down Syndrome Ireland by hosting their own Tour [...]

2019-07-16T13:43:13+00:00 July 16th, 2019|Brands & Stores, Business News, Media & PR, Responsibility|

Londis Retailers go to HELL & BACK for Joy for Pieta House

More than 200 Londis retailers and staff undertook the HELL & BACK Challenge at the picturesque Kilruddery Estate in Bray, Co Wicklow recently to raise funds for the Londis charity partner Pieta House.   Londis retailers have worked with Pieta House for several years, running a number of national and local initiatives in support of [...]

2019-07-03T10:46:43+00:00 July 3rd, 2019|Brands & Stores, Business News, Media & PR|

BWG Group releases results of major food industry leadership survey

Government’s performance on housing and health rated poor to very poor In relation to Brexit, job creation and management of the economy Government seen as doing a good job Business leaders optimistic about outlook for the economy and jobs  BWG Group, one of Ireland’s leading food wholesalers and retailers, has released the results of a [...]

2019-06-13T16:15:31+00:00 June 13th, 2019|Brands & Stores, Business News, Media & PR|