Londis & KITKAT Support Pieta House

For every KITKAT Four Finger bar sold in Londis stores from 3rd- 6th September a donation of €1 will be made to Pieta House Bonnie Ryan joined Londis and Nestlé Ireland to announce that all proceeds from KITKAT four finger chocolate bars sold in Londis stores nationwide from Thursday 3rd– Sunday 6th September will be donated [...]

BWG Foods launches pioneering mobile self-checkout technology in Irish grocery retail stores

BWG Foods partners with MishiPay to become the first retail and FMCG group in Ireland to introduce frictionless technology New technology enables greater social distancing in-store by allowing customers to scan and pay for items using their phone 20 August, 2020 – Leading retailer and wholesaler, BWG Foods, has become the first retail and FMCG [...]

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|

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 [...]

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 [...]