Have your ‘Apple’ cake and eat it this fundraising week

Have your ‘Apple’ cake and eat it this fundraising week

The annual SuperValu and Centra Fundraising Week activity will commence from October 22 – 31, to help raise cash for Action Cancer’s Big Bus and the Health Action Programme for children. This year, as well as the usual in-store fundraising, SuperValu and Centra stores are really ramping things up by... 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

Musgrave MarketPlace celebrates 25 years in the North West

Musgrave MarketPlace celebrates 25 years in the North West

Wholesale business, Musgrave MarketPlace, based in Derry~Londonderry, is celebrating 25 years of doing business in the North West.  Forty people are employed on the site which has operated from the Pennyburn Industrial Estate since 1993 and over the years has increased in size. Emir Sheppard, General Manager, Musgrave MarketPlace, said:... View Article

Spar Titanic Quarter, Belfast

Spar Titanic Quarter, Belfast

A £1.2M INVESTMENT, ACROSS FIVE YEARS OF DEVELOPMENT, HAS CREATED A VIBRANT RETAIL, FOOD TO GO AND RESTAURANT COMPLEX, CO-OWNER ANDY DAVIS TELLS ALYSON MAGEE “We feel we’re in the right site now and have created a hub that people like to come to,” says Andy Davis, co-owner of SPAR... View Article

Gareth McAnlis, Fresh food Development Manager at Henderson Wholesale

Gareth McAnlis, Fresh food Development Manager at Henderson Wholesale

WHAT IS YOUR CURRENT ROLE? As fresh food sales continue to grow, and the way it is consumed continues to change in Northern Ireland, my role is to ensure own-brand products and local supplier partnerships are continuing to meet demand and continuing to be innovative and improved.  BRIEFLY OUTLINE YOUR... View Article

Declan O’Donoghue, Managing Director, Erne Larder Preserves

Declan O’Donoghue, Managing Director, Erne Larder Preserves

TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF I’m a professional chef for over 17 years, founder and managing director of Erne Larder, my preserve company in Enniskillen. I hand-make each and every single batch of our jams, chutneys and sauces. We create the only bacon jam made in Northern Ireland and the only... View Article

Henderson Group Chairman receives Outstanding Achievement Award in London

Henderson Group Chairman receives Outstanding Achievement Award in London

Chairman of the Henderson Group, John Agnew CBE, has been honoured with an Outstanding Achievement Award at the Retail Industry Awards in London.  It comes as the Group took home 9 awards in total on the night, including Community Retailer of the Year for Henderson Retail, while SPAR was rewarded... View Article

Asda colleagues in Northern Ireland get ‘Tickled Pink’ for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Asda colleagues in Northern Ireland get ‘Tickled Pink’ for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

This October, Asda colleagues in Northern Ireland will raise vital funds for charities, Breast Cancer Care and Breast Cancer Now, as part of the retailer’s Tickled Pink campaign.  Fundraising activity will take place instore and in the community throughout Breast Cancer Awareness Month led by Asda’s Community Champions.  Asda has... View Article

Dale Farm continues to support ‘The cream of the crop’ with sponsorship announcement of Queens Sport

Dale Farm continues to support ‘The cream of the crop’ with sponsorship announcement of Queens Sport

Dale Farm Protein Milk has become the proud sponsor of the Elite Athlete Programme and leading Queen’s GAA teams, as well as the official dairy supplier to Queen’s Sport. Along with the provision of funding, the sponsorship will see the company supply GAA Squads and athletes with Dale Farm Protein... View Article

DRT Win Excellence in Customer Service Award

DRT Win Excellence in Customer Service Award

Derry Refrigerated Transport (DRT) was one of the big winners at the annual Export & Freight Transport & Logistics Awards. The company was presented with the Excellence in Customer Service award by Henrik Pedersen, Freight Sales Director, P&O Ferries, at a glittering ceremony at the Waterfront Hall in Belfast which... View Article