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 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|

BWG Foods Trade Show 2018 is a huge success

Pictured above are: Leo Crawford, Chief Executive BWG Group, Joanne Cantwell, RTE, Pat Gilroy, Dublin Hurling Manager and Willie O'Byrne, Managing Director BWG Foods pictured at the BWG Foods Trade Show 2018. Record €23 million Sales Generated at Ireland’s Largest Retail Trade Event Indicative of Positive Consumer Demand More than 1,000 independent retailers from [...]

2018-06-21T17:02:00+00:00 June 21st, 2018|Business News|

Fuel your Summer the Healthy Way with SPAR Better Choices  

Soccer Star and SPAR Ambassador Seamus Coleman launches new SPAR Better Choices summer recipes Republic of Ireland football captain Seamus Coleman returns in his role as a SPAR ambassador for Better Choices, a healthy eating initiative aimed at encouraging healthier choices on-the-go, and at home, with SPAR. Today, Seamus launches SPAR’s new Better Choices summer [...]

2018-06-20T16:43:05+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Business News, Uncategorized|