Claregalway-based Stocktaking.ie was named Supplier of the Year at the Retail Excellence Ireland Awards in association with Barclaycard. Among this distinguished group of was Stocktaking.ie, who was named Supplier of the Year. The awards were hosted in the Radisson Blu Hotel Galway last week.
Also recognized at the event were Galway finalists including Compu b of Galway and Joyce’s Supermarket of Headford, both shortlisted for the Store of the Year award.
David Fitzsimons, CEO Retail Excellence Ireland, said that these retailers represent all that is best in the Retail Industry in Ireland.
“They have shown a consistent commitment to excellence in meeting and exceeding customer expectations in terms of service and product quality. To be recognized as the best amongst their peers is an incredible testament to the hard work that they have put in throughout 2014.
“Retail in Ireland is the largest industry by employment numbers and continues to fuel economic growth in Ireland. These stores are well placed to capitalise on positive sentiment post Budget 2015 to meet customers’ needs over the Christmas Season. The fact that they have been recognised on the national stage will support them in their efforts to attract new customers eager to sample their stores.” he concluded.
The Retail Excellence Ireland Awards in association with Barclaycard is the benchmark by which the best in Irish retail are judged and is the largest awards programme of its type, boasting over 600 total entries annually. The awards programme is the largest event of the retail calendar and recognises the professionalism and flair of companies, stores, websites and individuals in the industry. Winners were selected following a rigorous examination process involving application review, mystery shopping and a store audit process.