SPAR Ambassador Seamus Coleman Launches Better Choices Campaign

SPAR supporting parents in making healthier and better lunch box choices as children return to school Seamus Coleman, Republic of Ireland captain and father of three, was on hand to launch SPAR’s Better Choices campaign, which aims to highlight the better choices available in SPAR stores nationwide. As parents and children across the country prepare [...]

SPAR makes donation to official charity partner

SPAR Ireland and their independent retailers recently handed a whopping €517, 139 donation to their official charity partner, Make-A-Wish Ireland, for monies raised through a variety of fundraising initiatives, as well as collection boxes in more than 400 SPAR stores nationwide and a donation on selected SPAR Own Brand products. Chosen by SPAR Retailers, Make-A-Wish [...]

BWG Foods awarded Simon Community’s ‘Lasting Impact Award’

  Simon Community recently awarded BWG Foods’ Wholesale Division with their inaugural ‘Lasting Impact Award’ in recognition of BWG’s contribution to Simon Community’s ‘House of Cards’ Christmas campaign over the years. BWG Foods Wholesale has been contributing to the annual Christmas appeal for 12 years and are also one of the main cogs in supporting [...]

MACE Retailers and customers hit the bikes to raise an extra €100,000 for Down Syndrome Ireland this summer

Tour de MACE static cycling fundraising events proving hugely popular MACE retailers across Ireland are inviting customers and staff to donate between 15 minutes and 1 hour of their time to cycle on static bikes and raise much needed funds for Down Syndrome Ireland, MACE’s official charity partner. Together, MACE and Down Syndrome Ireland have [...]

Latest Retailing Trends, Technologies and Solutions Revealed at SPAR Innovation Event

Latest Retailing Trends, Technologies and Solutions Revealed at SPAR Innovation Event   SPAR Ireland hosted a SPAR Innovation Event last week when hundreds of retailers from across Ireland gathered at the business forum showcasing the latest thinking in retailing trends, along with revealing a number of technologies and other solutions to support retailers’ businesses due [...]

Furey Smyth Group Pioneers Multi Solution Approach to Significantly Reduce Carbon Footprint Across Network of EUROSPAR Stores Following €2 Million Investment

Furey Smyth Group Pioneers Multi Solution Approach to Significantly Reduce Carbon Footprint Across Network of EUROSPAR Stores Following €2 Million Investment Leading supermarket group accelerates its journey to net zero carbon through the support of BWG Foods The Furey Smyth Group, which operates a network of 8 prominent EUROSPAR supermarkets across Ireland, have completed a [...]

SPAR Retailer showcased on international stage

SPAR Retailer showcased on international stage Croom and Padraig Broderick’s SPAR store were elevated to a global stage this week when his SPAR store was presented to 48 nations at the 65th annual SPAR International Congress in Amsterdam as a shining example of what is possible when innovative design is met with true community retailing ambition. [...]

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|

KELLIE HARRINGTON BECOMES AN OFFICIAL BRAND AMBASSADOR FOR SPAR

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|