SPAR Donate €200,000 to Make-A-Wish Ireland

SPAR was delighted to be able to present a cheque for more than €200,000 to Make-A-Wish Ireland, which will enable their official charity partner to give the most precious gift of all and help grant the wishes of sick children all over Ireland.   Make-A-Wish’s activity programme has been severely curtailed because of the Covid-19 [...]

BWG Foods adds electric vehicle to growing sustainable distribution fleet

BWG Foods, one of Ireland’s leading wholesale and retail groups, has become the first FMCG group in Ireland to add an electric-powered Mercedes-Benz eSprinter to its distribution fleet as further expansion of its ambitious sustainability strategy.   Owners and operators of the SPAR, EUROSPAR, Londis, MACE and XL brands in the Republic of Ireland, BWG [...]

2020-12-01T20:26:24+00:00 November 16th, 2020|Brands & Stores, Business News, Innovation & Awards, Media & PR|

BWG Foods’ Joanne Mellon honoured as a true industry hero

  Joanne Mellon, BWG Foods’ Logistics Director, was one of a very exclusive group of honourees at the annual Fleet Transport Awards 2021 recently. This year the awards took a different direction, going virtual and along with it, honouring transport and logistics companies and people in service during the Covid-19 crisis. Appointed Logistics Director with [...]

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 [...]