Henderson Group launches 2019 apprenticeship scheme with £250K investment

Henderson Group launches 2019 apprenticeship scheme with £250K investment

Henderson Group, the locally owned and family-run wholesaler and retailer has launched its apprenticeship schemes for 2019, bringing the total investment in the initiative to £250,000 in the past three years. The new opportunities are within logistics, retail food-to-go and retail financial services. Each scheme is open for application now... View Article

Goal for North West Foodservice businesses  as Musgrave MarketPlace opens new Food Emporium

Goal for North West Foodservice businesses as Musgrave MarketPlace opens new Food Emporium

Musgrave MarketPlace, Ireland’s leading wholesale supplier to foodservice, retail and SME businesses officially unveiled a new Food Emporium at Musgrave Marketplace, Pennyburn on Thursday 20th June, following a £1 million upgrade. The transformation of the Pennyburn-based branch into a state-of-the-art Food Emporium forms part of a £10.4m total investment in... View Article

Local supplier investment helps Henderson’s own-brand bakery range rise

Local supplier investment helps Henderson’s own-brand bakery range rise

Henderson Wholesale, part of the locally owned Henderson Group in Northern Ireland, has dramatically increased its enjoy local own-brand range, giving local bakeries here a huge opportunity for growth with a further £1.3m sales projected. 20 new bakery products make up the enjoy local Bakery line, all produced collaboratively with... View Article

Musgrave to ‘redefine convenience’ with ambitious expansion plans

Musgrave to ‘redefine convenience’ with ambitious expansion plans

Grocery and convenience retailer, Musgrave NI, which owns the SuperValu, Centra, MACE and MarketPlace brands, has announced ambitious plans to open up to 20 new stores in Northern Ireland in 2019, creating around 500 new jobs and revamping an additional 40 stores, as part of a significant £28m investment. The... View Article

Mace High Street transformed by £90,000 upgrade

Mace High Street transformed by £90,000 upgrade

A new-look MACE convenience store has opened on High Street following a £90,000 upgrade, creating 10 jobs in Belfast city centre. This major investment by leading retailer Musgrave and store owner Michael Quinn, encompassed a full refit of the 900 square-foot store, including the introduction of new MACE concepts, LED... View Article

Enniskillen Centra creates 15 jobs following £2m investment

Enniskillen Centra creates 15 jobs following £2m investment

A new-look Lilley’s Centra and forecourt has reopened in Enniskillen following the completion of a £2m investment, creating 15 new jobs. Purchased in 2016 with support from Ulster Bank, the site of the redevelopment (which was also supported by Musgrave, the family-owned retail and wholesale group that owns the SuperValu,... View Article

Henderson develops produce category creating new brand with local suppliers

Henderson develops produce category creating new brand with local suppliers

Henderson Wholesale has developed its fresh produce category together with 19 local suppliers to create a new brand, The Greengrocer’s. In September 2018, Henderson Wholesale embarked on a full analysis, review and refresh of its produce offering, looking at every aspect of the business from the suppliers, products and branding... View Article

Raising funds for Marie Curie is a piece of cake at SPAR NI

Raising funds for Marie Curie is a piece of cake at SPAR NI

Almost 230 SPAR stores across Northern Ireland have signed up to host a Blooming Great Tea Party for Marie-Curie on Saturday, June 15. Taking place from 10am-2pm, customers are encouraged to come along and help raise much-needed funds for the palliative care providers. In 2018, Blooming Great Tea Parties supported... View Article

Centra store has Quays to city convenience

Centra store has Quays to city convenience

Leading convenience retailer, Centra is set to open its latest new-look store at City Quays, creating 15 new jobs.  Located on the waterfront of City Quays 2 in Belfast Harbour, the brand-new store is part of a significant £767,000 investment by Musgrave and the Gracey family; a well-known local family... View Article

Supervalu and Centra offering free kits for Coca-Cola Clean Coasts Week

Supervalu and Centra offering free kits for Coca-Cola Clean Coasts Week

Local Charity Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful is calling for volunteers across Northern Ireland to get involved in Coca-Cola Clean Coasts Week, running from June 1-9 with a series of litter picks and clean ups. Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful want to inspire and create a Clean Coasts Community to take action... View Article