Local food producers secure a kick start from Lidl NI

Local food producers secure a kick start from Lidl NI

Northern Ireland’s fastest growing retailer, Lidl, is serving up a taste of home this September as 11 new products from four local producers have been selected to go on sale across all 200 Lidl stores throughout the island of Ireland from September 2 (for a limited period while stocks last).... View Article

SuperValu lines out for first reduced-plastic packs from Guinness

SuperValu lines out for first reduced-plastic packs from Guinness

Following Diageo’s landmark £16m investment into 100% recyclable and biodegradable cardboard packaging, SuperValu in Lisburn is one of the first retailers in Northern Ireland to stock the new product in the form of rugby themed Guinness multipacks. The new packaging of multipacks of Guinness, Harp, Rockshore and Smithwick’s is currently... View Article

SPAR tees off as title sponsor of Oscar Knox Cup 2019

SPAR tees off as title sponsor of Oscar Knox Cup 2019

SPAR Northern Ireland has announced they will return as the title sponsor of The Oscar Knox Cup for the second year, joining a host of local TV and sports stars to take on Fortwilliam Golf Club on Friday 06 September. The retailer came on board in 2018 to support the... View Article

Final call to find Northern Ireland’s SuperValu Superstars

Final call to find Northern Ireland’s SuperValu Superstars

People across Northern Ireland are being given a final chance to win a Bulgarian ski holiday, when they nominate their local heroes as part of the SuperValu SuperStars initiative.  The major campaign, now in its fourth year, seeks to uncover and reward those who have gone beyond the call of... View Article

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