EUROSPAR reaches 50th store milestone ahead of schedule Retail brand now largest by store numbers in NI, with five more due to open by end of 2016

EUROSPAR reaches 50th store milestone ahead of schedule Retail brand now largest by store numbers in NI, with five more due to open by end of 2016

Local retailer Henderson Group has announced it has reached the 50th store milestone for its EUROSPAR brand in Northern Ireland, months ahead of schedule. The retailer has also announced that a further five stores will open before the end of 2016. As the 50th EUROSPAR opens in Fintona, Co. Tyrone... View Article

BBQ season set to sizzle thanks to launch of new local meat range

BBQ season set to sizzle thanks to launch of new local meat range

Henderson Wholesale, run by SPAR and EUROSPAR owners Henderson Group, has launched a new line for their own-brand range in collaboration with one of Northern Ireland’s longest established butchers. The enjoy local range, which was launched in April 2015 with a £25m investment into the local agri-food industry here, has... View Article

Time is of the essence for Wilson’s Country Ltd      £250K deal for new ‘You Say Potato’ convenience flavoured potato range with Tesco Northern Ireland

Time is of the essence for Wilson’s Country Ltd £250K deal for new ‘You Say Potato’ convenience flavoured potato range with Tesco Northern Ireland

One of Northern Ireland’s longest-standing heritage businesses has further cemented its relationship with Tesco Northern Ireland by signing a quarter of a million Pound listing deal for its newest range of products. Potato producer, Wilson’s Country Ltd, which employs over 70 staff at its Armagh headquarters, has introduced a new... View Article

SPAR Shop & Win Campaign: £250,000 of prizes to be won

SPAR Shop & Win Campaign: £250,000 of prizes to be won

SPAR Northern Ireland has announced the return of their Shop & Win campaign, a UK-wide promotional scheme aimed to drive footfall and consumer awareness. Shop & Win, which is now entering its fourth phase of activity is a major SPAR initiative designed to attract new customers to stores across Northern... View Article

Centra Ballygawley

Centra Ballygawley

John McDade, owner of Centra Ballygawley, tells Alyson Magee about the boosted footfall and sales resulting from his recent refurbishment of the store. An expansion with more shopper-friendly floor space, an extended range of fresh produce, deli and ambient groceries, a new high-quality coffee dock and the addition of a... View Article

CENTRA KICKS OFF EXCELLENT SUMMER OF RUGBY IN ULSTER

CENTRA KICKS OFF EXCELLENT SUMMER OF RUGBY IN ULSTER

Ulster Rugby and local convenience brand Centra have launched a new series of Summer Camps which will include five new School of Excellence camps. The camps, which are sponsored by Centra and its independent retailers, will visit over 20 venues across Ulster from 4th July – 25th August. This year... View Article

‘Meet the Makers’ launches at SuperValu Ballymoney

‘Meet the Makers’ launches at SuperValu Ballymoney

McCOOL’S SuperValu, Ballymoney hosted the first ‘Meet the Makers’ event in-store for customers with over 60 local suppliers sampling their produce. Customers and local people attended the family fun day, which celebrated local producers and demonstrated SuperValu’s commitment to supporting Northern Ireland’s Year of Food and Drink. SuperValu’s new Ambassador... View Article

Fiveways Nisa Extra, Newry

Fiveways Nisa Extra, Newry

Even executives from the GB-based multiples must be in awe of the evident success of leading Co Armagh independent store, Fiveways Supermarket, Newry. Family-owned and run, the Armagh Road facility would be best described as a shopping complex, so large is the offering in this border city. Colm and Brea... View Article

SUPERVALU INVESTS IN LOCAL WITH NEW AMBASSADOR CHEF PARTNERSHIP

SUPERVALU INVESTS IN LOCAL WITH NEW AMBASSADOR CHEF PARTNERSHIP

LEADING foodmarket convenience brand, SuperValu, has announced a new partnership with a top Northern Ireland chef as part of a major investment into its local offering. The announcement of Noel McMeel as SuperValu’s new Ambassador Chef was made at an event held at Tedfords Kitchen in Belfast to celebrate Northern... View Article

Wonky Veg Boxes Arrive in Asda stores in NI

Wonky Veg Boxes Arrive in Asda stores in NI

Asda has extended its Wonky Vegetable brand to Northern Ireland, with a family sized box which includes nine in-season misshaped vegetable lines, priced at £3.50 per box – 30% cheaper than standard lines. The supermarket led the market by introducing imperfect vegetable into a number of its GB stores in... View Article