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Applegreen is big lift for Lifford

Conor McGettigan’s new state-of-the-art Applegreen forecourt in Lifford, Co Donegal, is proving a major boon for the local area. Lifford’s modest population of 1,700 fails to reflect the pivotal position of the town. Resting on the River Foyle, marking the Northern Ireland and Republic border, the town is a popular conduit for thousands of border-crossing motorists every day. As the ...

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Smooth melting Bliss in a bar

As the number 1 premium boxed brand in the market, Lindt Lindor holds 9.8% market share and is growing +12.6% year on year, proving Lindor to be a must stock for all retailers in 2016*. Boasting a wide range of exciting and delectable flavours, from the classic milk recipe to the sensuous Lindor Dark, Lindor has a reputation for innovation ...

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Londis ready to face next 60 years

Londis sales director Conor Hayes speaks to Ireland’s Forecourt & Convenience Retailer about the brand’s €8M investment in its network   Following its high-profile step under the BWG umbrella last year, convenience network Londis sprang into action in early 2016. Not satisfied with being instrumental in the first-half operating profit surge of its parent company, it launched an €8 million ...

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Maximising Maxol

Newly installed CEO of Maxol, Brian Donaldson, speaks to Ireland’s Forecourt & Convenience Retailer about his first two months in the company’s hot seat After a diligent and lengthy service as Chief Operations Officer of leading forecourt brand Maxol, Brian Donaldson has now stepped into the top job. Acting as the right hand man of former CEO Tom Noonan before ...

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Mercury Security Management CCTV protects even isolated areas

We already know that remotely monitored CCTV surveillance helps to reduce crime…but how do you protect isolated areas where there is little or no infrastructure? The Mercury CCTV Rapid Deployment Unit is a fully integrated CCTV solution that encompasses everything you need to protect your assets on a budget – The Mercury CCTV Rapid Deployment Unit is ideal for temporary ...

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Kilkenny at a ‘Cross’ roads

Philip Cross, owner of Topaz Spar in Kilkenny’s Callan Road, speaks to IF&CR after switching brand An avid eye might just catch a glimpse of Philip Cross’s Topaz service station from one of Kilkenny Castle’s archaic crenels. Located just under a kilometre (as the crow flies) from the fortification and surrounding city centre, the forecourt rests at three chief intersections ...

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