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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|

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 [...]

2019-05-27T09:42:59+00:00 May 27th, 2019|Brands & Stores, Business News, Media & PR|

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 [...]

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 [...]

2019-04-12T13:11:05+00:00 April 12th, 2019|Brands & Stores, Media & PR|