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|

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 [...]

2019-02-27T16:21:27+00:00 February 27th, 2019|Brands & Stores, Media & PR|

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 [...]

2018-12-20T11:15:10+00:00 December 20th, 2018|Brands & Stores, Business News, Media & PR|

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 [...]

2018-11-05T14:14:18+00:00 November 5th, 2018|Brands & Stores, Business News, Innovation & Awards, Media & PR|

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 [...]

2018-10-10T11:40:37+00:00 October 10th, 2018|Brands & Stores, Business News, Media & PR|