SPAR Passionate about Local lifted the top prize of Best 2015 Marketing Campaign for Henderson Wholesale at the Ulster Grocer Marketing Awards 2016 last weekend. Award winners were announced during the Grocers’ Ball, an annual gala evening held at the […]

Bisto joins forces with Help for Heroes

Bisto frozen ready meals to reward shoppers and support our Heroes with new on-pack giveaway Kerry Foods has paired up with Help for Heroes to deliver a brand new on pack campaign on the leading frozen ready meal brand Bisto. […]

Pete Snodden and Joanne O’Riordan join forces to inspire youth leadership with £100k* Coca-Cola Thank You Fund Workshop announced in Northern Ireland to encourage youth groups to ‘dream big’

Today (21st April 2016) broadcaster Pete Snodden joins youth inspiration and disability campaigner Joanne O’Riordan at the launch of this year’s Coca-Cola Thank You Fund which seeks to fund projects that that inspire and support young people in Ireland and […]

‘Meet the Makers’ launches at SuperValu Ballymoney

McCOOL’S SuperValu, Ballymoney hosted the first ‘Meet the Makers’ event in-store for customers with over 60 local suppliers sampling their produce. Customers and local people attended the family fun day, which celebrated local producers and demonstrated SuperValu’s commitment to supporting […]

Musgrave Wholesale Partners announces charity partnership with NI Chest Heart and Stroke

MUSGRAVE Wholesale Partners (MWP) has announced a new three year partnership with Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke (NICHS) which will see over £160,000 raised for charity. Local convenience retail brand MACE and wholesale brand, MarketPlace will raise money along […]


LEADING foodmarket convenience brand, SuperValu, has announced a new partnership with a top Northern Ireland chef as part of a major investment into its local offering. The announcement of Noel McMeel as SuperValu’s new Ambassador Chef was made at an […]

EUROSPAR and VIVOXTRA celebrate hitting £500,000 fundraising milestone

EUROSPAR and VIVOXTRA Northern Ireland have this week celebrated reaching their £500,000 fundraising milestone that will benefit local charity Cancer Fund for Children who they have been supporting since May 2011. Money raised at stores across the province will help […]

Moy Park ‘Putts’ Irish Open sponsorship on pack!

To celebrate Moy Park’s sponsorship of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open, Ireland’s number one poultry brand is giving consumers the opportunity to take to the fairways via an on-pack promotion.   The on-pack promotion, which runs from 21st March […]

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Cavanagh Free Range Eggs wins Asda deal

Award winning Cavanagh Free Range Eggs has won its first major supermarket deal, which will see it supply its locally farmed free range eggs to Asda stores across Northern Ireland. As a result of the new contract, all eggs sold […]

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JTI will appeal Plain Packaging Court decision

  London, May 19, 2016 – JTI, the UK’s No.1 tobacco company[1], announced that it intends to appeal against the decision of the High Court in London to reject its legal challenge to the UK legislation introducing plain packaging for […]

Store Focus

Centra Ballygawley

Centra Ballygawley

John McDade, owner of Centra Ballygawley, tells Alyson Magee about the boosted footfall and sales resulting from his recent refurbishment of the store. An expansion with more shopper-friendly floor space, an extended range of fresh produce, deli and ambient groceries, […]

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