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Landmark line-up to inspire convenience retailers

The organisers of the Ireland’s Convenience Retailer Summit have revealed a sensational selection of hugely inspirational and motivational speakers for a landmark event taking place this September A stunning collection of some of the world’s most respected retail minds is set to inspire Ireland’s blossoming convenience retail industry at a landmark event taking place in September. The Ireland’s Convenience Retailer ...

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Kanoodle opens at Maxol Lucan Road

Forecourt and convenience retailer Maxol has announced the opening of its first Asian cuisine restaurant Kanoodle at its Lucan Road site. The franchise has opened at the newly refurbished service station at Lucan Road, where its fourth outlet of healthy fast food franchise, Freshly Chopped, has also been revealed. Maxol said the opening was an extension of its successful relationship with Brian Lee ...

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Today’s Donore – a fresh approach

Savage & Whitten’s focus on growth within its Today’s symbol brand has made a significant stride forward with the addition of Today’s Donore near Drogheda. Savage and Whitten, the Newry-based independent wholesaler behind the Today’s symbol brand in Ireland, has reported strong growth in 2017, with ten new retailers already committed to the fascia within the first quarter. Now it has ...

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Global leaders to feature at Ireland’s Convenience Retailer Summit

Global-leaders in the world of modern retail are to feature in this September’s Ireland’s Convenience Retailer Summit, with the full line-up set to be revealed this week. Ireland’s Convenience Retailer Summit will inspire and motivate everyone in the local retail industry when it takes place in the Clayton on Burlington Road, Dublin, on September 6. The sensational line-up of speakers ...

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Crucial awards deadline approaches

Your last chance to enter the biggest awards in the Irish convenience retail and forecourt industry is here. The deadline to enter Ireland’s Forecourt & Convenience Retailer Awards is midnight on June 12, with organisers asking all hopefuls to act now to avoid disappointment. The event takes place in the Clayton on Burlington Road, Dublin, on September 6, and will ...

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Topaz announce €1M deal with Photo-Me

Irish fuel and convenience retailer Topaz has unveiled a deal with photobooth company Photo-Me to provide ID compliant booths in Topaz forecourts across Ireland. The photobooths will allow applicants capture and transfer their Photo-ID straight to the Irish passport office to accompany their online passport renewals. Announcing the deal on May 29, Topaz said €1 million would be invested as ...

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Dungannon Maxol wins customer service accolade

Staff from Maxol A45 Cohannon near Dungannon have been recognised by Maxol for achieving Excellence in Customer Experience. As part of their Excellence Awards Programme, Maxol carry out ongoing recognition throughout the year for licensees and their staff. The Excellence Awards Programme is a hotly-contested scheme across the network of 230 Maxol Service Stations in Ireland. Its aim is to ...

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Dublin Chamber congratulate Taoiseach on ‘successful term’

A major group representing Dublin businesses has congratulated Enda Kenny on his “successful term of office” following the Taoiseach’s announcement to retire as party leader on Wednesday night. Mr Kenny said he will remain on as Taoiseach until a new leader of Fine Gael is elected. Publishing his intentions on twitter, Mr Kenny asked that the process of finding a ...

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Tesla ‘Supercharger’ opens at Topaz Ballacolla

The atmosphere was electric in Co Laois today as the world’s fastest charging station, the Tesla Supercharger, launched at Topaz Ballacolla. The Junction 3 M8 forecourt is the first in Ireland to host the electric motoring technology, and was launched as part of Tesla’s move into the Irish market. Tesla is one of the world’s most innovative companies, championing a ...

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Musgrave MarketPlace Robinhood gets €2.5 million upgrade

Musgrave MarketPlace has announced a €2.5 million upgrade of its Robinhood store, located in Clondalkin. The move follows the high-spec relaunch of the Musgrave MarketPlace Ballymun store in November 2016. The Robinhood refurb includes the addition of speciality areas and state-of-the-art tech to offer retail and foodservice customers a new visitor experience. Announcing the revamp, Musgrave also revealed a €1m ...

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Ibec confident of Irish success despite Brexit

As Ibec CEO Danny McCoy is revealed as one of the top speakers at this September’s Ireland’s Convenience Retailer Summit, the respected economist provides a no-holds-barred account of the state’s post-Brexit outlook Brexit may be the biggest challenge to face Ireland since the foundation of the state, according to Ibec CEO Danny McCoy, but he has some reasons to be cheerful. ...

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Exclusive franchises feature in Maxol’s largest ever NI site

Maxol’s biggest ever service station in Northern Ireland is creating 60 jobs in Ballymena and features exclusive food franchises, including Freshly Chopped and Abrakebabra. The site, along the A26 in Tannaghmore, County Antrim , represents a £3.75 million investment and opened at the beginning of May. In a first for Northern Ireland and the UK and a forecourt exclusive for ...

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