Henderson Group employee honoured for environmental contribution

Henderson Group employee honoured for environmental contribution

A Henderson Group employee has been recognised by Business in the Community for her environmental leadership at the launch of 2019 NI Environmental Survey, held at Belfast Harbour Offices in late November. Helen Crilly, a compliance manager with the Henderson Group, was awarded the George Dawson Award for her passion... View Article

Shortcross Gin to supply Canada’s biggest purchaser of spirits

Shortcross Gin to supply Canada’s biggest purchaser of spirits

Shortcross Gin has won business from one of the world’s biggest purchasers of spirits with help from Invest NI. Shortcross, based at Rademon Estate Distillery in Crossgar, Co Down, is now supplying gin across Ontario as a result of an agreement with the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO), the... View Article

Hannan Meats bound for Hong Kong and top French ski resort

Hannan Meats bound for Hong Kong and top French ski resort

Hong Kong shoppers will soon be able to enjoy the unique flavours and outstanding quality of Glenarm Shorthorn meat from Hannan Meats in Moira, Co Armagh. They will be able to buy the award-winning meats from iconic UK grocer Fortnum and Mason (F&M) which has just opened a two-storey shop... View Article

Festive boost for National Lottery retailers

Festive boost for National Lottery retailers

Camelot, operator of The National Lottery, is forecasting a bumper sales period for its retail partners this Christmas, thanks to two special National Lottery draws and increased in-store festive activity. The special draws are set to continue what has been an amazing few months for Camelot and The National Lottery,... View Article

Belfast City Centre can become Hotspot for FMCG Market

Belfast City Centre can become Hotspot for FMCG Market

Belfast city centre is primed for further growth and investment in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) market, according to a leading Centra franchise owner. Ricky and Vicky Leathem have invested £1.5m across their four stores since starting the business in 2007.  Having recently switched their banking to Danske Bank, the... View Article

PRL celebrates quadruple success at this year’s Field Marketing & Brand Experience Awards in London

PRL celebrates quadruple success at this year’s Field Marketing & Brand Experience Awards in London

Leading NI Field Marketing Agency PRL was honoured with 4 awards at this year’s Field Marketing & Brand Experience Awards held last month in London’s Syon Park.  These awards mark the biggest event in the industry calendar, rewarding best in class leaders in field, retail and live experiential marketing with prestigious... View Article

White’s Oats now in over 800 Aldi stores in Britain

White’s Oats now in over 800 Aldi stores in Britain

Northern Ireland’s White’s Oats, a leading UK porridge and oat cereal brand, has gained a listing from Aldi in Great Britain for its Toasted Oats, Apple and Cinnamon Crunch product for over 800 stores. Based at Tandragee in County Armagh, White’s has started supplying the product, in 500g packs, to... View Article

Henderson Wholesale achieves silver Investors in People accreditation

Henderson Wholesale achieves silver Investors in People accreditation

Henderson Wholesale has been awarded silver accreditation against the Investors in People standard. The company employs more than 650 people from its Group headquarters in Mallusk, providing a broad range of business support services to over 450 independent stores trading under the Group’s brands including SPAR, EUROSPAR, VIVO, VIVOXTRA and... View Article

Business owners prepare for Belfast Coin

Business owners prepare for Belfast Coin

Colu, the tech company behind Belfast Coin, met with retailers and business owners expected to be among the first cohort of traders to sign up to the incentive-based rewards app on September 5. With support from local trade groups and Belfast BIDs, representatives from Colu hosted a breakfast-briefing event for... View Article

Surviving the High Street panel to be held in Portadown

Surviving the High Street panel to be held in Portadown

In 2018, Portadown was crowned Northern Ireland’s Champion High Street of the Year by the Great British High Street. Twelve months on, can the town still claim this title and how are the widely-reported challenges currently facing the retail sector impacting the Co Armagh town? These questions and many others... View Article