BWG Foods shortlisted for prestigious national marketing awards

  BWG Foods marketing has been recognised at a number of high profile industry Awards with the Team shortlisted for the ‘Marketing Team of the Year’ Award at next week’s prestigious All-Ireland Marketing (AIM) Awards. The All-Ireland Marketing Awards programme, organised by The Marketing Institute of Ireland, is the nation's premier platform for recognising the [...]

BWG Foods spearheads game-changing AI-enabled technology to create a smart, predictive stock management system, with an investment of €6.5m over the next five years

Leading retailer and wholesaler partners with innovative US-based AI leader R4 Technologies to introduce first of its kind technology in Ireland’s grocery retail sector New solution, ShoplinkPRO, will launch in 22 stores nationwide and enable an intelligent, automatic ordering platform that continually processes data to predict and forecast sales patterns The system gathers 240 data [...]

2022-01-17T14:19:24+00:00 January 17th, 2022|Brands & Stores, Business News, Innovation & Awards, Media & PR|


SPAR and Kellie Harrington launch the SPAR Christmas Community Fund, where 10 local community mentors will be in with the chance to win €1,000 each for their club or community group. SPAR is delighted to announce today a new partnership with Olympic Gold Medallist boxer Kellie Harrington. The new three-year partnership will see SPAR support [...]

2021-11-16T10:51:20+00:00 November 16th, 2021|Brands & Stores, Business News, Innovation & Awards, Media & PR|

BWG Foodservice launch Christmas brochure

BWG Foodservice unveiled their spectacular Christmas brochure this week at the CATEX exhibition at the RDS. The BWG Foodservice Christmas Brochure is packed with added-value products for customers, including a full range of chilled, frozen, ambient, disposables and seasonal ranges to get any commercial kitchen through this year’s festivities. Commenting, Ricky O’Brien said, “Central to [...]

2021-11-02T14:15:52+00:00 November 2nd, 2021|Brands & Stores, Business News, Innovation & Awards, Media & PR|

MACE Retailers and their Customers Go the Extra Mile for Down Syndrome Ireland

  MACE Sales Director Peter Dwan recently presented Down Syndrome Ireland CEO, Barry Sheridan, with a cheque for €30,000, which are the proceeds of MACE Retailers’ Tour de MACE static cycling fundraising events. All through the summer, MACE Retailers like Jewel Akber from MACE Black Bull in Drogheda invited customers and staff to donate between [...]

SPAR Partners with Too Good To Go to Minimise Food Waste Across Stores

New solution enables customers to intelligently purchase short shelf-life foods in perfect condition from select SPAR stores at a third of the original value SPAR has launched a new partnership with pioneering food waste app Too Good To Go, making it the first retail network in Ireland to sign up to what is expected to [...]

SPAR reveals Ireland’s first wholly plant-based fillet to challenge the traditional chicken fillet roll

Leading convenience retailer SPAR has announced an innovative new plant-based alternative fresh food offering as it aims to meet the growing demand for this category.   The new offering will be anchored by SPAR’s signature plant-based fillet, which is a first for the Irish market and will provide a meat free alternative to the traditional [...]

SPAR to introduce contactless donations for Make-A-Wish  

SPAR is currently trialling an innovative digital ‘Smart Poster’ collection solution in its nationwide network of more than 400 local stores that allows customers to donate to SPAR’s official charity partner Make-A-Wish Ireland via their mobile telephones.   Since the advent of the Covid-19 pandemic, many people don’t carry cash anymore, which has had a [...]

BWG Foods continues to provide professional development opportunities by shifting its BWG Academy online

1,272 Retailers and Staff achieve industry-recognised qualifications since March 2020 BWG Foods, one of Ireland’s leading retail groups, has continued to provide vital training and upskilling for its independent retailers through the Covid-19 pandemic by reimagining its pioneering employee professional development initiative, BWG Academy, to a wholly online training and education resource.   The BWG [...]

SPAR team up with Ireland manager Stephen Kenny to launch SPAR FAI School Zone

SPAR team up with Ireland manager Stephen Kenny to launch SPAR FAI School Zone Four Weeks of Football Themed Primary School Lessons Designed By School Teachers and proudly sponsored by SPAR As part of SPAR’s continued commitment to primary school children and teachers, a new SPAR FAI School Zone was launched today with Republic of [...]