BWG Foods Appoints Sean Dennison as Head of IT

Leading Irish wholesale and retail company BWG Foods has appointed Sean Dennison to the position of Head of IT, where he will be responsible for the company’s Information Systems and Information Technology. Sean holds a degree in Engineering and a Masters in Management of Information Systems from Trinity College, Dublin. He has over 25 years’ [...]

2017-07-07T14:06:34+00:00 May 17th, 2015|Business News, Uncategorized|

EUROSPAR Launches Free Wine Wizard App to help Customers become Connoisseurs

Ireland’s supereasy supermarket group, EUROSPAR, is helping its customers to become wine connoisseurs at the touch of a download, with the launch of its bespoke new Wine Wizard app for iPhone and iPad. The free to download app is designed to take the hard work out of wine selection by providing helpful information on things [...]

2017-07-07T14:06:26+00:00 May 17th, 2015|Business News, Uncategorized|

Value Centre Drogheda Wins National Award

Local Cash & Carry honoured at national Shelflife Grocery Retail Awards in Management (GRAM) awards  Keith Lane of Value Centre Drogheda won a sought after GRAM Award at the recent Shelflife awards ceremony, where he was named ‘Cash & Carry Manager of the Year 2014’. The Shelflife GRAM awards are the only awards in the [...]

2017-07-03T15:51:48+00:00 May 17th, 2015|Business News, Uncategorized|

BWG MAKES OFFER FOR ADM LONDIS

BWG Group, one of Ireland’s leading food wholesalers and retailers, has today made an offer of €23 million to acquire the trading business of ADM Londis. Londis’ Board members who are shareholders have confirmed that they intend to accept the offer in respect of their shares. Completion of the offer is subject to certain conditions [...]

2017-07-03T15:41:54+00:00 January 23rd, 2015|Business News, Uncategorized|

SPAR South Africa to invest €55 million in Joint Venture with BWG management

BWG to invest up to €100 million in future expansion BWG Group (“BWG”) announces that SPAR South Africa is to invest €55 million in a joint venture with the BWG management team to acquire the BWG group of companies. SPAR South Africa is a leading publicly-quoted wholesaler and distributor to over 1,800 independent retailers spread [...]

2017-07-03T15:51:03+00:00 January 17th, 2015|Business News, Uncategorized|

EUROSPAR Launches Free Wine Wizard App to help Customers become Connoisseurs

Ireland’s supereasy supermarket group, EUROSPAR, is helping its customers to become wine connoisseurs at the touch of a download, with the launch of its bespoke new Wine Wizard app for iPhone and iPad. The free to download app is designed to take the hard work out of wine selection by providing helpful information on things [...]

2017-07-07T14:04:06+00:00 September 17th, 2014|Business News, Uncategorized|

SPAR South Africa invests €55 million

In 2014 SPAR South Africa invested €55 million in a joint venture with the BWG management team to acquire the BWG Group of companies. SPAR South Africa is a leading publicly-quoted wholesaler and distributor to over 1,800 independent retailers spread across Southern Africa. The new joint venture is owned 80% by SPAR South Africa and 20% by Leo Crawford, John Clohisey and John O’Donnell.

2017-06-23T16:31:54+00:00 June 23rd, 2014|Uncategorized|

SPAR Monkstown Stars In TV Campaign

Lucky for some – free popcorn giveaway to celebrate store’s TV debut on June 13th SPAR Monkstown is about to become famous as the star of the new SPAR Euro Crunch TV ad campaign. The TV Campaign, which showcases the amazing value SPAR Euro Crunch deals, was partly shot on location in retailer Ken MacKay’s [...]

2017-07-07T14:05:01+00:00 June 9th, 2014|Business News, Uncategorized|