Fruitful Season for Strawberry Suppliers

Pictured is BWG Foods’ Chief Operations Officer Simon Marriott at the group’s National Distribution Centre in Kilcarbery, taking delivery of the first Irish strawberries of the season to hit supermarket and convenience store shelves as the business announces a projected sales increase of over 20 percent on last year for the queen of the berries. [...]

2021-04-28T09:22:43+00:00 April 28th, 2021|Brands & Stores, Media & PR, Uncategorized|

Londis announce LauraLynn as official charity partner with donation of €10,000

Londis is delighted to announce that LauraLynn Ireland’s Children’s Hospice will be its new national charity partner for the next two years, vowing to help the Children’s Hospice fulfil their mission to provide essential personalised care to children with palliative care needs.   LauraLynn is the only specialist hospice in Ireland to care for children with [...]

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 [...]

Fuel your Summer the Healthy Way with SPAR Better Choices  

Soccer Star and SPAR Ambassador Seamus Coleman launches new SPAR Better Choices summer recipes Republic of Ireland football captain Seamus Coleman returns in his role as a SPAR ambassador for Better Choices, a healthy eating initiative aimed at encouraging healthier choices on-the-go, and at home, with SPAR. Today, Seamus launches SPAR’s new Better Choices summer [...]

2018-06-20T16:43:05+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Business News, Uncategorized|

Keith Andrews and Megan Campbell launch 2018 SPAR FAI Primary School 5s Programme

Former Republic of Ireland International Keith Andrews and current Republic of Ireland Women’s International Megan Campbell were on hand today to launch the SPAR FAI Primary School 5s Programme with a pop up training session at Keith’s former primary school, Scoil Mhuire CBS, Dublin. The five-a-side school blitzes are open to boys and girls from [...]

2018-02-09T15:14:21+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Business News, Responsibility, Uncategorized|

SPAR invests over €1 million in new SPAR Better Choices Advertising Campaign starring Seamus Coleman and Claudine Keane

Leo Crawford, CEO BWG Group (owners and operators of the SPAR brand in Ireland ) and Willie O’Byrne, Managing Director, BWG Foods with SPAR Better Choices ambassadors Claudine Keane and Seamus Coleman. SPAR has made an investment of over €1 million in a new advertising campaign to showcase its healthy eating initiative, SPAR Better Choices. [...]

2017-07-03T16:00:40+00:00 January 17th, 2017|Business News, Uncategorized|

Irish Hospice Foundation announced as MACE’s New Charity Partner

    Community store network sets fundraising target of €100,000    Partnership kicks off with Halloween fundraising drive The Irish Hospice Foundation was today officially named as MACE’s new charity partner for 2014/2015, in which the retailer has set out to raise €100,000 for the Irish charity. The partnership will focus specifically on fundraising for the [...]

2017-07-03T16:03:16+00:00 October 17th, 2015|Business News, Responsibility, Uncategorized|

BWG Foods Retailers Sweep the Board at the National ShelfLife Convenience Store Awards 2014

SPAR Express Junction 14, Mayfield, Monasterevin, Co. Kildare, has been named as Ireland’s top convenience store by industry magazine ShelfLife at an awards ceremony in Dublin recently. SPAR Express Junction 14, Mayfield won the Supreme National Convenience Store of the Year Award 2014 and the Forecourt Retailer of the Year Award 2014. The store, which [...]

2017-06-26T11:44:50+00:00 May 17th, 2015|Business News, Innovation & Awards, Uncategorized|

MACE to Begin Rolling out New Concept Store in 2015 including at 14 New Stores

First new look MACE Store launched in Fee’s MACE Blackrock, Dundalk Leading neighbourhood and forecourt retailer MACE has launched a new concept store to be rolled out in 2015 as part of its ongoing store investment programme, which also includes upgrades and refits. The new look store, revealed today at Fee’s MACE Blackrock in Dundalk, [...]

2017-07-03T15:43:57+00:00 May 17th, 2015|Business News, Uncategorized|