The official opening of a newly built NISAlocal in the Co Tyrone village of Ardboe is only the latest part of this family-owned business’ expansion, as Brian McCalden reports. There has been a grocery retail business at Mullanhoe Road, Ardboe […]
Portadown now has its own version of Texas oil baron, J R Ewing, as local entrepreneur George Patterson who runs the long-established Patterson Oil has recently opened the new Gilford Road Centra. The recently constructed 3,000-square-foot shop, which has a […]
Sandbags were still much in evidence at numerous homes in seaside Killough, even as the first day of March brought welcome sunshine to this picturesque seascape. Threatened by the weeks of February storms, with record-breaking tidal surges, floods and winds […]
There’s been a McLister shop in the seaside town of Ballycastle for well over 100 years, with Brian McLister representing the fourth generation with his Costcutter grocery/hardware store.
The town of Coalisland was given a massive boost recently, with the opening of a new 25,000 sq ft supermarket, a massive investment, believed to be worth in the region of £8.5m.
The Woods Supermarket Group’s new Centra on Dobbin Road, Portadown really does have the ‘wow’ factor with its bold and contemporary design features, combined with a product and service range to satisfy the needs of passing trade…
For the first of this month’s retailer profiles, Kathy Jensen drove through (and over) the heart of the beautiful Sperrins on a gloriously sunny Easter Tuesday to meet up with Pauline Cooper, who owns the SPAR store in the pretty village of Eglinton, just outside Derry.
For the second of this month’s retailer profiles, Kathy Jensen met up with Stewart Mulvenna, Manager of Apsley’s SuperShop in Larne, a thriving tobacconist, newsagent, giftware and greetings card business, as well as a busy cafeteria, in the centre of the town. Apsley’s shop has been a fixture in the hub…
For the second of this month’s retailer profiles, Kathy Jensen met up with Sean Morrison, owner, and Francis Foster, Store Manager, of the VIVOXTRA store and Texaco forecourt in Ballynahinch.