Circle K unveils new franchise site in Ballyshannon

Circle K unveils new franchise site in Ballyshannon
Pictured at the launch of the newly developed Circle K Ballyshannon service station located on Belleek / Ballyshannon border are L to R Derek Nolan, Senior Retail Director of Operations Dealer/Franchise; Terry Hughes, owner of the service station; and Damian Byrne, Senior Sales Market Manager Franchise. Pic. Philip Mulligan

Circle K Ballyshannon is the latest addition to the growing Circle K franchise network.

Circle K has revealed details of the latest addition to its franchise network with the unveiling of Circle K Ballyshannon Cloghore, Co. Donegal. The family run business, has been operated by Terry Hughes and Theresa Hughes, both of whom are well known and regarded retailers in the area and who have been present at the location for 9 years.

Franchise offering

The franchise offering sees Circle K partner with independent retailers across the country who then retail the Circle K fuel and convenience product range.

Locals in the Belleek/Ballyshannon area will be able to avail of a wide range of Circle K’s impressive product range including miles fuel, Simply Great Coffee, the hugely popular frozen soft drink Froster and Circle K’s deli food range.

Loyal customers

Terry Hughes of Circle K Ballyshannon commented, “We are very proud of the business we have built here locally in the Belleek/Ballyshannon area and the service we have provided to the local area over the past 9 years. More importantly though we are extremely grateful to our loyal customers and want to thank them for their continued support. We are delighted to join forces with Circle K and look forward to presenting its impressive product range to the locals here in Ballyshannon on the Belleek border.

Health and safety

This year has been challenging as a result of COVID-19 and while restrictions have been eased in recent days, we are extremely conscious of the ongoing importance of health and safety and this will continue to be a key focus for us to ensure we keep our customers and our staff safe.”

Circle K family

Derek Nolan, Senior Director of Retail Operations for Dealer and Franchise, Circle K Ireland commented: “We’re thrilled to partner with Terry and Theresa  Hughes and would like to officially welcome them to the Circle K family. They have built a great business here over the past 9 years and we are really looking forward to working with them and helping them support the local community here in Ballyshannon on the Belleek border. We are very lucky to work with fantastic independent retail partners across the country all of whom are highly respected within their local areas.

Franchise network

“With a network of over 410 service stations, Circle K is present in every community across Ireland providing essential products and services. In the coming years, we plan on growing our footprint further by developing our franchise network and expanding our dealer partner network. This will enable us to support even more communities which is a key priority for us particularly in these current challenging times.”

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