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SPAR FAI Primary School 5s Programme open to schools nationwide

More than 38,000 primary school students expected to compete for SPAR5s title with national finals to take place in the Aviva Stadium   The SPAR FAI Primary School 5s Programme for 2020 was officially launched by new programme ambassadors, Republic of Ireland International footballers Jack Byrne and Amber Barrett. The fun five-a-side football programme has [...]

2020-01-23T08:46:49+00:00 January 23rd, 2020|Brands & Stores, Business News, Media & PR|

The Daily Mile – a SPAR supported primary school initiative

Landmark number of 1,000 schools in sight As part of SPAR’s partnership as Official Retail Partner of Athletics Ireland they will support a number of different Athletics Ireland initiatives including the Daily Mile. The Daily Mile, a SPAR supported initiative is a primary school programme which sees children run or jog at their own pace, [...]

2020-01-15T09:41:32+00:00 January 15th, 2020|Brands & Stores, Media & PR|

BWG Foods Wins Best Innovation Award at Eir Spider Awards

MACE receives Best Integrated Media Campaign Award BWG Foods and its MACE retail brand have received national recognition at the highly prestigious Eir Spider Awards which took place in the RDS recently, taking home the Best Innovation and Best Integrated Media Campaign awards respectively. Fighting off competition from AIB amongst others in a category which [...]

2019-11-26T16:53:17+00:00 November 26th, 2019|Brands & Stores, Business News, Innovation & Awards, Media & PR|

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 [...]