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Freshii to create 100 jobs with ten NI stores

Global healthy eating fast food chain, Freshii, is to create 100 jobs as it aims to open nine new stores in Northern Ireland. The innovative food-to-go specialist held a launch event for its first Northern Ireland store in Donegall Square West, Belfast, on April 26, where CEO of Freshii Ireland Dave O’Donoghue revealed details of the brand’s NI ambitions. Following the ...

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Enter the biggest awards of the year now!

Entries are flooding in for the Ireland’s Forecourt & Convenience Retailer Awards 2017, which is set to be one of the most exciting competitions in the award’s history. The past 12 months has seen an acceleration in innovation and investment, with the opening of some of the most spectacular forecourts and convenience stores in Irish retailing history. And bold strides ...

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Ireland’s Convenience Retailer Summit to reveal speakers

The world-class roster of speakers featuring in the most exciting retailing conference of the year will soon be revealed, according to the event’s organisers. Ireland’s Convenience Retailer Summit will inspire and motivate the local industry when it takes place in the Clayton on Burlington Road, Dublin, on September 6. The day-long event follows on from the successful Ireland’s Forecourt & ...

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Business to benefit from LCC acquisition

Cheaper bills could be on the way for local businesses after Cookstown-based energy firm, LCC, acquired the Cloghan Point oil terminal near Carrickfergus. The multi-million pound acquisition will see LCC, which owns the GO forecourt brand, invest £15 million in the facility to accommodate larger tankers of up to 120,000 tonnes’ capacity. Currently, most tankers docking in Irish ports are ...

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Musgrave MarketPlace raise over €43k for Simon Community

Musgrave MarketPlace stores across Ireland raised over €43,000 last year for their charity partner, the Simon Community. The Simon Community provides much-needed services to over 8,300 people across the country, such as providing housing with support, specialist health services, emergency accommodation and rough sleeper outreach teams. In 2016, all ten Musgrave MarketPlace stores participated in national fundraising initiatives, including coffee ...

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Ireland’s Convenience Retailer Summit to ‘inspire’ as sales soar

Ireland’s Convenience Retailer Summit will inspire further growth in the market, its organisers have said, as new figures show retail sales soar by 3.3% over the past year. The February 2017 retail sales index from the Central Statistics Office show an annualised sales increase of 3.3% in Ireland. And according to its organisers, the Ireland’s Convenience Retailer Summit taking place ...

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