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Topaz scores top ten in Europe

Ireland’s largest fuel and convenience retailer, Topaz, has been recognised as one of the Best Large Workplaces in Europe for the fourth time. The company joined the prestigious top-ten of the Best Large Workplaces in Europe during a black tie event attended by over 400 people in the RDS in Dublin. It’s the first time Topaz, acquired by the Couche-Tarde ...

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Brexit triggers ‘unwelcome’ instability for Ireland and EU

Irish business group Ibec has described the UK’s vote to leave the EU as a “very significant blow” that will lead to a “protracted and unwelcome” period of uncertainty and instability. The influential group called for the Irish Government, EU institutions and central banks to minimise financial, economic and political instability and ensure Irish interests are safeguarded during exit negotiations. ...

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Maxol Group celebrates launch of Maxol Mulhuddart

Some 50 guests have joined the celebrations as the Maxol Group officially launched its largest service station at Maxol M3 Mulhuddart. Maxol’s company directors, contractors, trade partners and the sites licensees, Donal and Liam Fitzpatrick, were among the guests attending the event. Maxol Mulhuddart is the company’s largest service station in almost 100 years of company history. Since opening recently ...

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Applegreen Lisburn wins International award

Applegreen’s Lisburn Motorway Service Area has been conferred a major international award. The site took home the top prize of International Convenience Retailer of the Year at the prestigious 2016 International Convenience Retail Awards, held in London on June 9. The awards are organised by the US based National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS), which represents 150,000 forecourts in the ...

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All Blacks legend joins Summit international line-up

World Cup winner and one of the greatest rugby players to ever perform the Haka, Sean Fitzpatrick, is joining a cast of international and local speakers for what will be one of Ireland’s biggest conferences this year. The programme for the Ireland’s Forecourt & Convenience Summit 2016 has been revealed, featuring huge figures in international retailing. Some 450 delegates from ...

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Creightons of Balmoral opens creating 50 new jobs

Creightons’ new hyper-modern store in the Balmoral area of Belfast has opened creating 50 new jobs for the area. The 6,000 sq ft EUROSPAR store is located on South Belfast’s Upper Lisburn Road. Owners Niall Creighton and Gail Boyd also own and operate EUROSPAR Creightons of Finaghy and SPAR Creightons of Blacks Road, also in the south of the city. The ...

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