Refuel and recharge on the M1 motorway at new Centra Dungannon

Refuel and recharge on the M1 motorway at new Centra Dungannon

Centra is bringing enhanced convenience to people travelling on the M1 Motorway with the arrival of its highly anticipated brand-new store at Dungannon.   The bright and contemporary store, which opened its doors to the public on Thursday 22nd August, combines high convenience with an expanded food-to-go offering providing a welcome... View Article

Hillsborough Farmers’ Market to be held on August 31

Hillsborough Farmers’ Market to be held on August 31

As the summer comes to a close, the final Hillsborough Farmers’ Market will take place on Saturday, August 31 from 10am-3pm at the picturesque setting of the Dark Walk at Hillsborough Fort. The 2019 summer markets have been busier than ever with a record number attending the July market, at... View Article

Centra River House expands Cathedral Quarter convenience offer

Centra River House expands Cathedral Quarter convenience offer

Centra’s Belfast City Centre expansion is continuing with the opening of a new store at River House on High Street, bringing further convenience options to the city’s Cathedral Quarter.  The doors opened to the public on Tuesday 13th August. The brand-new store, located on the ground floor of this new... View Article

Noisy Nuts secures Applegreen listing after Balmoral Show

Noisy Nuts secures Applegreen listing after Balmoral Show

Noisy Nuts, the Co Down-based specialist in flavoured peanuts to accompany craft beers, has won business with Irish forecourt retailer Applegreen. The enterprising business, owned and managed by experienced marketer Noel Allen, is now supplying a complete portfolio of snacks to Applegreen stores throughout Northern Ireland. The company’s latest deal... View Article

New campaign aims to promote GroceryAid support

New campaign aims to promote GroceryAid support

GroceryAid has launched a new advertising campaign under the headline ‘We’re definitely buying that’.  The individual adverts focus again on grocery products in the same way as last year’s campaign, but they now highlight solutions to issues that grocery colleagues face. The range includes Fresh Start Cereals for debt advice,... View Article

Mulkern’s EUROSPAR tops the poll in province-wide Independents’ Day campaign

Mulkern’s EUROSPAR tops the poll in province-wide Independents’ Day campaign

  Mulkern’s EUROSPAR in Newry has been crowned Northern Ireland’s best convenience store. That’s the result of a ‘People’s Vote’ run by local trade body, Retail NI and the Irish News in the lead- up to this year’s Independents’ Day; an initiative which encourages shoppers to support independent retailers on... View Article

Greatest ever year as Henderson gets just desserts in Great Taste Awards

Greatest ever year as Henderson gets just desserts in Great Taste Awards

Henderson Group, owners of the SPAR, EUROSPAR, VIVO, VIVOXTRA and VIVO Essentials brands in Northern Ireland are celebrating their biggest success yet in the highly prestigious Great Taste Awards for 2019. Five of the Group’s fresh, locally created own brand desserts appear on this year’s list, with two gaining 2-star... View Article

New M&S store opens for business in Carrickfergus

New M&S store opens for business in Carrickfergus

Marks & Spencer today (Wednesday, 31st July ) unveiled its brand new 7,000 square foot Food store at  Shore Commercial Park in the heart of Carrickfergus, with a 50-strong team of colleagues. The Mayor of Mid and East Antrim Borough Council, Councillor Maureen Morrow  joined hundreds of local customers to... View Article

Musgrave Marketplace reports  eco-friendly category growth of 436%

Musgrave Marketplace reports eco-friendly category growth of 436%

Musgrave MarketPlace, Northern Ireland’s leading wholesale supplier to foodservice, retail and SME businesses, has announced a dramatic increase in sales of eco-friendly packaging from January to July 2019, with a 436% increase year-on-year. As part of its commitment to a more sustainable future, Musgrave MarketPlace launched its eco-friendly range in... View Article

Supervalu and Centra retailers shortlisted for 18 prestigious Retail Industry Awards

Supervalu and Centra retailers shortlisted for 18 prestigious Retail Industry Awards

Retailers from SuperValu and Centra have been shortlisted in the 2019 Retail Industry Awards, highlighting the excellence on offer across both brands. Widely regarded as ‘The Oscars’ of the grocery sector, the Retail Industry Awards reward excellence and outstanding achievement across a broad range of categories, recognising independent retailers alongside... View Article