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 [...]

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 [...]

Rory’s Stories and Londis partner to return Little Piece of Heaven to HELL & BACK

Leading community retail group Londis has partnered with comedian and mental health advocate Rory’s Stories (Rory O’Connor) to announce the return of HELL & BACK after a two-year break. As the official sponsors, Londis is inviting participants to refuel at the ‘Little Piece of Heaven’ tent available at all HELL & BACK events. HELL & [...]

2022-05-23T09:15:20+00:00 May 23rd, 2022|Brands & Stores, Business News, Media & PR, Responsibility|

BWG supports Ukraine appeal

We have all been horrified and shocked by the devastating humanitarian crisis in Ukraine and are all exploring ways in which we can help those affected. Across our retail network of SPAR, EUROSPAR, MACE, Londis and XL stores, as well as our nationwide Wholesale and Foodservice operations, we have partnered with UNICEF to facilitate shoppers [...]

2022-03-11T08:52:10+00:00 March 11th, 2022|Brands & Stores, Business News, Media & PR, Responsibility|

The Nation Is Committed To Making Better Choices in 2022 For Improved Physical and Mental Health

  Exercising more, eating less treats, eating fewer ready-made meals and increasing fruit and veg intake amongst the most common better choices we intend to make in 2022 according to SPAR New study places a spotlight on Ireland’s most popular foods and exercise habits as the nation gets set to make better choices for healthier [...]

2022-01-25T16:42:45+00:00 January 25th, 2022|Brands & Stores, Business News, Media & PR, Responsibility|

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 [...]

BWG Foods Launches Ambitious New Sustainability Strategy with Installation of 800 Solar Panels at National Distribution Centre

  BWG Foods, one of Ireland’s leading wholesalers and retailers, has announced that approximately €25 million will be invested in an ambitious four year sustainability strategy aimed at significantly reducing the environmental impact of its large-scale nationwide supply chain.   As part of the new strategy, BWG Foods is switching to cleaner energies and has [...]