Northern Ireland records fastest growth in spending power of all UK regions

Northern Ireland records fastest growth in spending power of all UK regions

 New figures released by Asda on the 10th anniversary of its Income Tracker report, which is compiled by CEBR, show Northern Ireland has taken a positive step towards narrowing the discretionary household income gap with the rest of the UK, with a 5.5% increase in family spending power in Q4... View Article

Christmas presents keep on coming for Cara

Christmas presents keep on coming for Cara

One lucky EUROSPAR shopper has been given the ultimate antidote to the ‘January Blues’, winning £2,000 of holiday vouchers thanks to the brand’s ‘Elf on the Shop Shelf’ campaign, sponsored by Golden Cow. Cara Neeson aged 8 scooped the coveted prize after spotting the elf hiding on the shop shelf... View Article

Lidl Northern Ireland commits to 100% Sustainably Sourced Fish  by end of 2019

Lidl Northern Ireland commits to 100% Sustainably Sourced Fish by end of 2019

Lidl Northern Ireland has committed to providing 100% sustainably sourced fish through its growing network of 38 stores across Northern Ireland by the end of 2019. 33% of global fisheries have been fished beyond sustainable limits due to overfishing and illegal fishing. While the world’s population continues to grow, it... View Article

GroceryAid Day: Industry charity launches annual awareness day

GroceryAid Day: Industry charity launches annual awareness day

GroceryAid, the national charity for the grocery industry, has revealed it is organising GroceryAid Day, an awareness initiative set to take place for the first time on Tuesday 26 February 2019. The annual event aims to make everybody who works in the grocery industry aware of the practical, emotional and... View Article

Centra helps Christmas shoppers ‘Live the magic’

Centra helps Christmas shoppers ‘Live the magic’

Leading convenience brand Centra brought festive cheer to Christmas shoppers in Derry~Londonderry and Belfast at the weekend, giving away over £3,000 in cash prizes. As throngs of Christmas shoppers turned out in both cities over the weekend, Centra helped hundreds of people to ‘live the magic’ with a weekend of... View Article

A holly jolly at the first Hillsborough Christmas Market

A holly jolly at the first Hillsborough Christmas Market

As the festive season approaches, Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council has announced its first Hillsborough Christmas Market, set along the historic Dark Walk at Hillsborough Fort, from 3pm – 9pm on Friday 14th December. Visitors to the market can expect Christmas spirit in abundance, as over 40 local artisan food... View Article

Win a winter getaway with EUROSPAR and Golden Cow

Win a winter getaway with EUROSPAR and Golden Cow

EUROSPAR shoppers are in for a surprise this December as stores across Northern Ireland are inundated with some of Santa’s little helpers.  Santa will be sending out his elves, to participating EUROSPAR stores, from November 26th meaning children will have to be on their best behaviour when out and about;... View Article

Supervalu launches exclusive Signature Tastes range

Supervalu launches exclusive Signature Tastes range

As the Christmas countdown gets underway, leading convenience retailer, SuperValu has unveiled its Signature Tastes range in stores across Northern Ireland. The exciting new festive range of fresh, quality, delicious food including party foods and desserts, fresh meats, festive side dishes, cheeses and condiments is available in selected SuperValu stores... View Article

Lidl Northern Ireland first supermarket to pledge new living wage

Lidl Northern Ireland first supermarket to pledge new living wage

Lidl Northern Ireland today (5th November) consolidated its position as a top local employer by confirming it will introduce the new real Living Wage from early next year – a move that will see wages increase from £8.75 to £9.00 per hour for 11% of employees. All other employees working... View Article

Centra Larne take home top title at UK awards

Centra Larne take home top title at UK awards

Lusty’s Centra Larne has won Independent Drinks Retailer of the Year at the Retail Industry Awards, considered to be the Oscars for the UK retail industry.  It is a massive win for the local family which owns the store and for their retail partner, Centra. Store Owner, Richard Lusty, said:... View Article