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

EUROSPAR reaches 50th store milestone ahead of schedule Retail brand now largest by store numbers in NI, with five more due to open by end of 2016

EUROSPAR reaches 50th store milestone ahead of schedule Retail brand now largest by store numbers in NI, with five more due to open by end of 2016

Local retailer Henderson Group has announced it has reached the 50th store milestone for its EUROSPAR brand in Northern Ireland, months ahead of schedule. The retailer has also announced that a further five stores will open before the end of 2016. As the 50th EUROSPAR opens in Fintona, Co. Tyrone... View Article

BBQ season set to sizzle thanks to launch of new local meat range

BBQ season set to sizzle thanks to launch of new local meat range

Henderson Wholesale, run by SPAR and EUROSPAR owners Henderson Group, has launched a new line for their own-brand range in collaboration with one of Northern Ireland’s longest established butchers. The enjoy local range, which was launched in April 2015 with a £25m investment into the local agri-food industry here, has... View Article

Time is of the essence for Wilson’s Country Ltd      £250K deal for new ‘You Say Potato’ convenience flavoured potato range with Tesco Northern Ireland

Time is of the essence for Wilson’s Country Ltd £250K deal for new ‘You Say Potato’ convenience flavoured potato range with Tesco Northern Ireland

One of Northern Ireland’s longest-standing heritage businesses has further cemented its relationship with Tesco Northern Ireland by signing a quarter of a million Pound listing deal for its newest range of products. Potato producer, Wilson’s Country Ltd, which employs over 70 staff at its Armagh headquarters, has introduced a new... View Article

SPAR Shop & Win Campaign: £250,000 of prizes to be won

SPAR Shop & Win Campaign: £250,000 of prizes to be won

SPAR Northern Ireland has announced the return of their Shop & Win campaign, a UK-wide promotional scheme aimed to drive footfall and consumer awareness. Shop & Win, which is now entering its fourth phase of activity is a major SPAR initiative designed to attract new customers to stores across Northern... View Article

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