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There has never been a more appropriate time to acknowledge and celebrate excellence in grocery retailing.
Eight Co Mayo SPAR stores were awarded one of retail’s highest honours at the annual SPAR 365 Standards Customer Care Programme celebration at the Clayton Hotel, Ballsbridge, recently.
At times it was sparkling, others nerve wracking but at the end of the day it was just brilliant as Galway ended a 29-year wait to bring the Liam McCarthy Cup west of the Shannon for the fifth time. Three minutes in looked like they might do it the easy way, hitting Waterford for three points in the opening 180 seconds, but once Kevin Moran got in behind the Galway defence and drove the ball low past Colm Callanan in the Galway goal to kick life into what looked like a startled Waterford, it was game on.
SPAR Corrib Oil Ballyhaunis and SPAR Corrib Oil Ballinrobe were among a small group of retailers from around the country which have been honoured at the fifth annual Top of the Tree Retail Awards. The awards programme recognises best practice and outstanding retail practice in several store departments, including customer care, off-licence, butchery, fruit and veg, and the delicatessen section. SPAR Corrib Oil Ballyhaunis and SPAR Corrib Oil Ballinrobe were awarded Top of the Tree accolades for their forecourts.
Four Mayo retailers are through to the final of Ireland’s Forecourt and Convenience Retailer Awards (IF&CR) 2016, it was announced this week. McHugh's Spar/Texaco in Ballindine is through to the 'Forecourt Category 2 with C Store 1,101-1,750 sq ft finals. Hoban’s Centra in Westport is a 'Newcomer of the Year' finalist. Corrib (SPAR) Ballyhaunis is a finalist in the 'Best Customer Service' category, while Corrib (SPAR) Swinford is a finalist in the 'Best Food to Go category'.
Towey’s SPAR Express Topaz is helping the Kilmovee 10k Road Race spring into action as main sponsor of the event. The race takes place just outside Ballaghaderreen during the Easter weekend on Saturday April 4 to raise funds for the Mayo Roscommon Hospice and Kilmovee Shamrocks GAA Club. The Kilmovee 10k Road Race is in its sixth year and saw more than 500 runners competing in the event last year.
SPAR Garrycastle won the Cuisine de France Bakery Award 2014 at the Shelflife C-Store Awards held in Dublin recently.
Eurospar Belmullet was awarded the ultimate accolade, scooping a Top Of The Tree award at the recent Five Star Awards ceremony.
Almost half of Eurospar retailers in Ireland are predicting growth in 2014, with two-thirds planning additional investment in their stores – that is according to the findings of a retailer survey released by operators of the brand BWG Foods to coincide with the EUROSPAR Conference which took place in Dublin’s Marker Hotel last week. Among the delegates at the conference was Derek Kennedy from Eurospar Swinford.