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

McCool’s SuperValu Ballymoney aiming for global success

McCool’s SuperValu Ballymoney aiming for global success

McCool’s SuperValu, Ballymoney is continuing its Investors in People (IIP) success having been shortlisted in the Best Newcomer (up to 249 employees) category in the third annual Investors in People Awards.   The IIP Awards, which received over 300 entries internationally, celebrate the best people management practices amongst Investors in... View Article

Henderson’s goes back to market roots for Heritage month

Henderson’s goes back to market roots for Heritage month

As Northern Ireland’s Year of Food & Drink continues, one local wholesaler has gone back to its market roots to celebrate the month of ‘Heritage and Traditions’ this March.   John Agnew, Henderson Group Chairman and Grandson of John Henderson, the founder of Henderson Wholesale, a company owned by the... View Article

Costcutter Supermarkets Group spreads the love with major value campaign

Costcutter Supermarkets Group spreads the love with major value campaign

Costcutter Supermarkets Group is launching a major value campaign for its 2,600 independent store owners, which will see the traditional January promotions period spread right through to the middle of March. The all new ‘Love Local Deals’ campaign will feature Love £1 Deals, Love Half Price or Better and “killer... View Article