Retail NI urges shoppers to wear face coverings

Retail NI urges shoppers to wear face coverings

With the wearing of face covers mandatory from today, Retail NI has urged shoppers to ensure they are complying with the law as they shop. “Retail NI and our members will work with the Executive to get this message out to consumers that it is now mandatory to wear a... View Article

Trevor Magill appointed managing director of Musgrave NI

Trevor Magill appointed managing director of Musgrave NI

Convenience retailer and wholesale supplier Musgrave NI, which owns the SuperValu, Centra, MACE and MarketPlace brands, has announced the appointment of Trevor Magill as the company’s new managing director. Having joined Musgrave in 2012, Trevor held the roles of MACE sales director and more recently NI wholesale director. He replaces... View Article

Henderson Retail debuts electronic shelf edge price display labels

Henderson Retail debuts electronic shelf edge price display labels

Henderson Retail is trialling new digital shelf edge pricing, created by Henderson Technology, at the recently renovated EUROSPAR Glenwell in Glengormley. If successful, the technology could potentially be rolled out across Henderson Retail’s company-owned store network. EUROSPAR Glenwell has just unveiled its £665,000 extension and complete store refurbishment to shoppers,... View Article

Lidl NI harvests new crop of home-grown artisan producers

Lidl NI harvests new crop of home-grown artisan producers

Lidl Northern Ireland has added a new range of home-grown products from artisan food and drink producers, across all 202 island of Ireland stores as part of its Kick Start local supplier development programme. The new products, which include smoked meats, award-winning apple cider vinegar, hearty meat pies, healthy ready... View Article

Successful US chain inspires new Ballymena shop

Successful US chain inspires new Ballymena shop

Award-winning fudge makers Glen and Rhonda Houston of Granny Shaw’s Fudge in Co Antrim have opened a new food venture during the lockdown, inspired by a US store concept. The couple from Ahoghill has established Granny Shaw’s Trading Post in Ballymena, retailing their hand-cut kettle-churned fudge alongside food and drink... View Article

French Village turns restaurant into new food hall in Belfast

French Village turns restaurant into new food hall in Belfast

One of Belfast’s leading restaurants has been transformed into an artisan food hall with a freshly cooked food-to-go range by bakery and catering entrepreneur Ashley French. The recently opened French Village Food Hall on Belfast’s Lisburn Road aims to build on the growing trend towards home cooking which has continued... View Article

Retail NI welcomes £11m High Street economic recovery plan

Retail NI welcomes £11m High Street economic recovery plan

Retail NI has welcomed the Northern Ireland Executive’s allocation of £11m for the economic recovery of town and city centres from the impact of Covid-19 and called for a wider regeneration plan for local high streets. “This is a very welcome investment from the Executive in our town and city... View Article

We’ll be back very soon…

We’ll be back very soon…

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SPAR & EUROSPAR create digital community with Life at Home

SPAR & EUROSPAR create digital community with Life at Home

As the country gets to grips with a new way of living, one local business has created an online platform to help us adapt to staying at home. The team behind SPAR and EUROSPAR in Northern Ireland has created a digital community for their followers to turn to, to share... View Article

Costcutter achieves £45 contactless payment update

Costcutter achieves £45 contactless payment update

Costcutter Supermarkets Group (CSG) has updated its CPoS system in less than a week to allow the contactless payment increase to £45. This means that over 850 pinpads across 415 CPoS Stores will be able to offer their shoppers the contactless payment increase in time for the Easter weekend. With... View Article