Musgrave to ‘redefine convenience’ with ambitious expansion plans

Musgrave to ‘redefine convenience’ with ambitious expansion plans

Grocery and convenience retailer, Musgrave NI, which owns the SuperValu, Centra, MACE and MarketPlace brands, has announced ambitious plans to open up to 20 new stores in Northern Ireland in 2019, creating around 500 new jobs and revamping an additional 40 stores, as part of a significant £28m investment. The... View Article

Mace High Street transformed by £90,000 upgrade

Mace High Street transformed by £90,000 upgrade

A new-look MACE convenience store has opened on High Street following a £90,000 upgrade, creating 10 jobs in Belfast city centre. This major investment by leading retailer Musgrave and store owner Michael Quinn, encompassed a full refit of the 900 square-foot store, including the introduction of new MACE concepts, LED... View Article

Enniskillen Centra creates 15 jobs following £2m investment

Enniskillen Centra creates 15 jobs following £2m investment

A new-look Lilley’s Centra and forecourt has reopened in Enniskillen following the completion of a £2m investment, creating 15 new jobs. Purchased in 2016 with support from Ulster Bank, the site of the redevelopment (which was also supported by Musgrave, the family-owned retail and wholesale group that owns the SuperValu,... View Article

Henderson develops produce category creating new brand with local suppliers

Henderson develops produce category creating new brand with local suppliers

Henderson Wholesale has developed its fresh produce category together with 19 local suppliers to create a new brand, The Greengrocer’s. In September 2018, Henderson Wholesale embarked on a full analysis, review and refresh of its produce offering, looking at every aspect of the business from the suppliers, products and branding... View Article

Raising funds for Marie Curie is a piece of cake at SPAR NI

Raising funds for Marie Curie is a piece of cake at SPAR NI

Almost 230 SPAR stores across Northern Ireland have signed up to host a Blooming Great Tea Party for Marie-Curie on Saturday, June 15. Taking place from 10am-2pm, customers are encouraged to come along and help raise much-needed funds for the palliative care providers. In 2018, Blooming Great Tea Parties supported... View Article

Centra store has Quays to city convenience

Centra store has Quays to city convenience

Leading convenience retailer, Centra is set to open its latest new-look store at City Quays, creating 15 new jobs.  Located on the waterfront of City Quays 2 in Belfast Harbour, the brand-new store is part of a significant £767,000 investment by Musgrave and the Gracey family; a well-known local family... View Article

Supervalu and Centra offering free kits for Coca-Cola Clean Coasts Week

Supervalu and Centra offering free kits for Coca-Cola Clean Coasts Week

Local Charity Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful is calling for volunteers across Northern Ireland to get involved in Coca-Cola Clean Coasts Week, running from June 1-9 with a series of litter picks and clean ups. Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful want to inspire and create a Clean Coasts Community to take action... View Article

M&S recognises its local farmer suppliers

M&S recognises its local farmer suppliers

Producers from across Northern Ireland and Ireland were recognised by M&S at its Select Farm Awards presentation, which took place on the first day of this year’s Balmoral Show. The winners were Excellence Award – James Brannigan, Co Fermanagh; Innovation Award – Pat McGlade, Newry; Young Producer Award – Arlene... View Article

Triple Delight for Musgrave NI as company scoops three Industry Awards for  its SuperValu, Centra and Frank and Honest brands

Triple Delight for Musgrave NI as company scoops three Industry Awards for its SuperValu, Centra and Frank and Honest brands

Leading family owned business, Musgrave NI which owns the SuperValu, Centra and Frank and Honest brands, celebrated success at a recent awards ceremony, where they picked up three top awards for their work across Northern Ireland. The company and its leading brands won three of the eight awards they were... View Article

Mashing the competition at Ulster Grocer Marketing Awards

Mashing the competition at Ulster Grocer Marketing Awards

A high standard of entries saw Hovis Ireland and Mash Direct share the top accolade of Best Marketing Campaign at the 31st annual Ulster Grocer Marketing Awards on May 10. It represented a double win for Mash Direct, which picked up the award for its Peter Rabbit campaign but was... View Article