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Gala Retail

Lucky Gala car winners all ‘geared’ up for a great 2019

It’s been a prosperous start to 2019 for three lucky Gala customers, who won the top prizes of three 181 Toyota Aygo cars, courtesy of Gala Retail. The cars were the top prizes in Gala Retail’s biggest ever ‘Gala Gifts’ promotion, which gave Gala customers the chance to win one of three Toyota Aygo cars and 150,000 instant prizes when they spent ...

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Top Oil

Heading for success in 2019 with Top Oil, a trusted fuel partner

Dealer Johnny Brady tells IF&CR why Top Oil switching to Top Oil was the best move he could have made. 2018 has been a year of various challenges for many forecourt and convenience retailers across the island of Ireland, with uncertainties over Brexit and how it will affect trade creating concern. However, for Johnny Brady, the future looks bright following ...

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Gala Retail

Big Apple Giveaway boosts Gala social media

The Gala Retail Facebook page has entered 2019 on a high, following a huge Facebook giveaway which deliver an impressive increase in page likes and engagement rates bringing the Gala Facebook audience to almost 175,000. Launched in December, the competition consisted of five separate posts and questions and invited fans of the Gala Retail Facebook page to answer the questions ...

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Tayto Snacks

New era for Irish snack-food manufacturer Largo Foods

Snack-food manufacturer, Largo Foods has announced its rebrand and name change to Tayto Snacks. The company, previously known as Largo Foods, will henceforth be known as Tayto Snacks, in homage to the strength, longevity, and recognition of its flagship brand. Headquartered in Ashbourne, Co. Meath adjacent to its 80,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility, the company employs almost 400 staff and ...

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Gary Desmond Gala Retail

Trade comment – Gary Desmond CEO of Gala Group

2018 was a big year for the Gala Group as we celebrated 20 years of retailing excellence through a range of marketing activities, promotions and celebrations. Kicking off the celebrations the group ran its biggest ever social media giveaway, giving away the prize of a brand-new car. Following on from this, Gala awarded three primary schools in Ireland with sums ...

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Brian Donaldson Maxol Zambrero

Planning for success

The last year presented much cause for celebration at Maxol but CEO, Brian Donaldson urges careful strategising is needed to negotiate the challenges that lie ahead. Describing 2018 as a “mosaic of highlights”, chief executive, Brian Donaldson, tells Neighbourhood Retailer that he would be pleased if Maxol, Ireland’s leading family-owned forecourt and convenience retailer has a similarly successful 12 months ...

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Gala donates €10,000 to Jack & Jill

Jack & Jill’s #GalaGift

Gala Retail donates €10,000 to the Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation Concluding its milestone 20th year in business,Gala Retail generously donated its final #GalaGift of 2018 to the Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation. Ahead of the Christmas period, Gala Retail donated €10,000 to the charity, which provides direct funding to provide home nursing care to families of children up to ...

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Gala launches recyclable cups

Gala introduces recyclable takeaway cups

Gala Retail to replace all single-use branded takeaway cups with new recyclable cups and lids. Customers will be able to dispose of the new cups in domestic brown bins and it is thought that the switch to these recyclable cups could prevent hundreds of thousands of non-recyclable coffee cups from being disposed of at landfill sites. The recyclable cup is ...

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Energia to supply Keelings

Energia powering Keelings growth

Energia has announced that it will supply power to Keelings, Ireland’s leading fresh fruit producer. Under the agreement, Energia expects to supply Keelings with 1.5 GW of electricity per annum across all of the fresh fruit producer’s sites. Energia has to date supplied insulation, cooling, lighting and burner solutions for Keelings. The supply agreement is expected to be worth approximately ...

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Zambero Maxol Dundalk

Maxol Opens first Zambrero Restaurant at Dundalk

Maxol has announced the opening of its first Mexican restaurant Zambrero at Maxol Dublin Road, Dundalk following a €260,000 investment. The refurbishment at Dundalk has created seven new jobs, bringing total employment levels at the Maxol service station to 25. Darragh Fanning, former rugby union player and general manager of Zambrero Ireland, opened the first branch of the restaurant with ...

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Gala gifts €300,000 of prizes to shoppers

Gala Retail is about to launch its biggest ever ‘Gala Gifts’ promotion, giving Gala customers the chance to win one of three Toyota Aygo cars and 150,000 instant prizes. Continuing celebrations of the Gala Group’s 20th year in business, the ‘Gala Gifts’ in-store promotion, launched by actress and TV broadcaster, Aoibhín Garrihy, will run across participating Gala Retail stores from ...

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BWG News

BWG launch “game-changing” new strategy

Leading retail brands SPAR and EUROSPAR have today announced plans to add 45 new stores to their combined network by 2020, leading to the creation of up to 1,000 new full and part-time jobs over the next two years. The announcement was made at the SPAR and EUROSPAR Retailer Convention in Killarney which was attended by more than 400 retailers ...

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