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|

Donegal SPAR Wins National Award

Tobin’s SPAR honoured at national GRAM awards Marian McGarrigle of Tobin’s SPAR Letterkenny won a sought after Grocery Retail Management Award at the recent Shelflife awards ceremony. Marian beat off stiff competition from hundreds of other retail managers to win Delicatessen/Food To Go Manager Of The Year 2014. The Shelflife GRAM awards are the only [...]

2017-07-07T14:04:16+00:00 June 9th, 2014|Business News, Uncategorized|

SPAR The Forum Glasthule Welcomes Customers To Summer Barbeque

Special event to mark store’s Grand Opening SPAR The Forum Glasthule opened its doors to all its customers for a special Summer Barbeque last week. Retailer John Prendergast decided to hold the in-store event on Saturday, May 24th, to celebrate his store’s official opening. Customers enjoyed a free barbeque with delicious refreshments, face-painters and balloon [...]

2017-07-07T14:04:52+00:00 May 30th, 2014|Business News, Uncategorized|

EUROSPAR Schull and TV’s Karl Henry Team Up For Triathlon

Brosnan’s EUROSPAR celebrates 10th anniversary of EUROSPAR Fastnet Triathlon Customer celebration with face-painting, bouncy castle, free barbeque and more TV’s Karl Henry is teaming up with local EUROSPAR retailer Jeremy Brosnan to launch the 10th anniversary of the EUROSPAR Fastnet Triathlon, sponsored by Brosnan’s EUROSPAR. The fitness guru will be in town on June 6th [...]

2017-07-07T14:04:32+00:00 May 22nd, 2014|Business News, Uncategorized|