Emerson’s lifts UK’s Most Sustainable Independent Retailer title again

Emerson’s lifts UK’s Most Sustainable Independent Retailer title again

Armagh-based Emerson’s Supermarket has been named UK’s Most Sustainable Independent Retailer for a second year running at the Retail Industry Awards 2016 held in London’s Grosvenor Hotel last month. The supermarket houses the city’s Post Office, PhotoLab, Uluru Bar & Grill and its own off-licence, stocked with craft beers, cider... View Article

Tesco Taste Festival: The tastiest yet

Tesco Taste Festival: The tastiest yet

The eighth annual Tesco Taste Festival landed in Custom House Square last month with a bigger bang than ever before, with more than 25,000 consumers attending over the weekend. Bringing together more than 60 suppliers from Northern Ireland and the Republic, the Festival has become one of the region’s most... View Article

Musgrave hosts successful retailer showcase

Musgrave hosts successful retailer showcase

More than 150 retailers across the SuperValu and Centra brands attended Musgrave NI’s annual retailer showcase, held on September 21 at the Galgorm Resort and Spa, Co Antrim. The showcase featured the latest range and best practice execution across a number of key categories including Food to Go, Coffee, Bakery,... View Article

Henderson Group investing £500,000 in 12 Deals of Christmas campaign

Henderson Group investing £500,000 in 12 Deals of Christmas campaign

Henderson Group, owners of the SPAR, EUROSPAR and VIVO franchises in Northern Ireland, is rolling out a new Christmas deal initiative for their SPAR retail partners in the run up to the big day. The company has invested £500,000 in its 12 Deals of Christmas campaign, which will allow retailers... View Article

Centra invests £500k in Cathedral Quarter

Centra invests £500k in Cathedral Quarter

A state-of-the-art convenience store opened in June in the heart of Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter, creating 25 jobs as part of a £500,000 investment by a local businessman in partnership with Musgrave NI. Donagh McGoveran’s Centra Cathedral Quarter, located on Donegall Street, is redefining the convenience market in Northern Ireland with... View Article

Tesco customers in Northern Ireland raise £35k for charity in one day

Tesco customers in Northern Ireland raise £35k for charity in one day

A big-hearted working partnership between Tesco, crisp and snack manufacturer Tayto Group Ltd and Marie Curie encouraged customers to donate more than £35,000 to charity – in just one day. A team of 297 Marie Curie volunteers visited 47 Tesco stores across Northern Ireland on the same day, to raise... View Article

SUPERVALU BALLYMONEY WINS INVESTORS IN PEOPLE AWARD

SUPERVALU BALLYMONEY WINS INVESTORS IN PEOPLE AWARD

MCCOOL’S SuperValu, Ballymoney has been crowned winner of the Best Newcomer category (up to 249 employees) at the annual Investors in People Awards 2016, the leading industry event recognising high performance in people management. The Awards, which received over 300 entries from organisations working in a variety of sectors and... View Article

MAKERS OF THE UPSEE NOW SET TO TRANSFORM SHOPPING TRIPS

MAKERS OF THE UPSEE NOW SET TO TRANSFORM SHOPPING TRIPS

Over 1,500 specially adapted shopping trolleys now being rolled out at supermarkets across Northern Ireland and UK. Firefly by Leckey, the Lisburn-based manufacturer which has transformed lives for disabled children and their families across the world with the now famous Upsee walking harness, is now set to transform shopping trips... View Article

Finance Minister Visits Ballyhackmore To Support Independents’ Day

Finance Minister Visits Ballyhackmore To Support Independents’ Day

Finance Minister Máirtín Ó Muilleoir MLA visited the NIIRTA office and met local traders in Ballyhackamore to add his support to Independents’ Day which takes place next week on Monday 4th July. The Independents’ Day campaign, supported by Bank of Ireland, celebrates the huge contribution independent traders make to local... View Article

CENTRA INVESTS £500K IN CATHEDRAL QUARTER

CENTRA INVESTS £500K IN CATHEDRAL QUARTER

– New convenience store creates 25 jobs – A state-of-the-art convenience store opened today (Tuesday 21st June) in the heart of Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter, creating 25 jobs as part of a £500,000 investment by a local businessman in partnership with Musgrave NI. Donagh McGoveran’s Centra Cathedral Quarter, located on Donegall... View Article