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Top Oil Ballyvolane Forecourt

New Top Oil Site at Ballyvolane, Cork

Top Oil has officially opened its latest forecourt, Ballyvolane, Cork representing a multi-million-euro investment. The new state-of-the-art site will employ over 80 people, from the surrounding area in North Cork bringing a wide range of local amenities and providing an economic boost to the Cork area. The new 3-acre site is located on the west side of Ballyhooly Road, in ...

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Dublin Airport

New cashless Honest Eats outlet at Dublin Airport

Dublin Airport has teamed up with Marqette to trial a new honesty-based food and beverage take-away offer at Terminal 1. A trial Honest Eats Co fridge will be installed at Marqette’s airside location in T1 later this month stocked with a selection of sandwiches, wraps, salads, pastries, snacks and drinks. Passengers will pick the items they want, scan them and ...

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Supermacs

Supermac’s to open first Donegal store

Supermac’s has announced plans to open its first fast-food outlet in Donegal in August creating 60 jobs in the community. The newest addition to the Supermac’s estate will be located in Donegal town. The outlet will be operated as a franchise by existing franchisee Ken Foley who also operates the franchise for the outlet on the Bundoran Road in Sligo ...

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car filling petrol

CMA scrutinises fuel deal

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has put a hold on the merger of DCC Oil by Nicholl Oils. Nicholl Oils – Northern Ireland’s largest independent oil distributor – has been told to cease any operations with DCC Oil while it considers whether a relevant merger situation has been created and if the deal has resulted in a substantial lessening ...

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McGonigle’s Maxol Service Station

Second consecutive win for McGonigle’s Maxol Service Station

Maxol, McGonigle’s Muff has been awarded Store of the Year in the Maxol Excellence Awards for the second consecutive year. The awards – that promote and reward excellence in retail standards throughout the Maxol network of 231 service stations – took place at The Maxol Retail Conference in The K Club, Co. Kildare. For ‘hero’ stores that display truly exceptional ...

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News

Latest news – June edition

The latest industry news from the forecourt and convenience sectors in Ireland Tesco takes top spot in grocery The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published for the 12 weeks ending 20 May 2018, show Tesco reclaiming the top spot on its own for the first time in more than two years with an overall share of 22.3 percent.  ...

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Jacob Schram

The essence of business

As Circle K begins rebranding all Topaz sites in Ireland, Group President Europe, Jacob Schram outlines his approach to chasing success in any market. Great leaders are born of a desire to succeed, to make a difference, and in Jacob Schram’s case the passion to create a company culture like no other. For Schram, Group President for Circle K in ...

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Ice cream Ireland

Consumers pay more for local ice cream

A report conducted by Mintel reveals that Irish shoppers are willing to spend more on ice cream if it is made traditionally or has local links. Spring has finally sprung in Ireland and as we prepare for the [somewhat] warmer months, retailers are prepped and ready to stock up on supplies of ice cream and chilled desserts. Sales in this ...

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Play your part in Special Olympics Ireland

Matt English, CEO of Special Olympics Ireland said: “Our athletes are ready to take up the honour of representing their region on the National stage in Dublin. Final preparations are underway, but I want to thank all those who have been involved in the long build-up to the 2018 Games.

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Moy Park

Moy Park relaunches breaded range in 75th year

Ireland’s number one poultry brand, Moy Park, has relaunched its branded breaded product range to coincide with the company’s 75th anniversary. “Given our 75th anniversary, 2018 is an important year for Moy Park, and we wanted to celebrate from a brand perspective through the relaunch,” explains Karen Kelso, Director of Business. “The relaunch includes a packaging refresh – featuring a ...

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Frank Gleeson wins industry accolade

Industry recognition for Aramark’s Frank Gleeson

Frank Gleeson, president of Aramark Northern Europe, has been named the 2018 NACS European Industry Leader of the Year. The award, sponsored by Mondelēz International, was presented during the NACS Convenience Summit Europe in London on June 6, 2018. “I cannot think of a better leader to be recognised for this prestigious award. He has been one of the industry’s ...

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heineken

Beer is Ireland’s favourite drink

Beer remains the nation’s most popular drink, making up a 44.8 percent share of the alcohol product market last year. However, the volume of beer consumed was down 2.1 percent on 2016, according to new report published by the Drinks Industry Group of Ireland (DIGI). Research also revealed that Ireland’s drinks consumers have a growing taste for wine and spirits. ...

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