Two ShelfLife national awards for local retailer
By Maurice Garvey
A CLONDALKIN retailer scooped two ShelfLife National C-Store 2016 awards in Ballsbridge Hotel.
Spar in Parkwest picked up the awards for Continuing High Standards and Best Food-to-Go Department, at the top retailers and brands ShelfLife National C-Store Awards 2016.
Now in its 16th year, the C-Store Awards are the only comprehensive and independently judged business accolades for the convenience store sector.
Together with master of ceremonies Marty Whelan, ShelfLife welcomed 350 guests from across the industry to present 35 awards, celebrating the industry’s finest stores and people in a diverse range of categories.
ShelfLife Publisher John McDonald, said the 2016 C-Store Awards programme marked “a new watershed in Irish convenience retailing standards.”
“The level of improvement, particularly in the smaller stores, illustrates just how hard retailers are working to give their customers great service and a quality shopping experience,” said McDonald.
Congratulating the store Colin Donnelly, Spar Sales Director said: “We would like to extend our congratulations to the team at Spar Parkwest on winning these prestigious national titles.
“It is their relentless drive and ambition that sets them apart from their peers in a marketplace which is already internationally recognised as setting the standards in convenience retailing. The store and staff are very deserving of these industry accolades and they are great champions for the SPAR brand.