All posts by Beth Clark

  • Mystery shoppers target NI for National Lottery

    The National Lottery warns that retailers stand to lose lottery terminals if they fail to ask for identification during mystery shopper tests. Internationally recognised for...

  • Book your spot at Ireland’s leading retail coference today

    Inspiring speaker line-up announced for the most prestigious retailing conference in Ireland. As excitement builds for the biggest retail event of the year, we are...

  • The Essence of Business

    As Circle K begins rebranding all Topaz sites in Ireland, Group President Europe, Jacob Schram outlines his approach to chasing success in any market. Great...

  • Musgrave and Translink launch Healthy Lunch Off

    Convenience retailers, SuperValu and Centra, and public transport provider, Translink, have joined forces to launch the Healthy Lunch Off competition. The competition will challenge the...

  • A room with a view

    Harrisons of Greyabbey has recently added a new function room showing that innovation is the key to success. Cited as one of the most beautiful...

  • Brewing success at Ground Espresso Bars

    In a market where innovation is key, Ground Espresso Bars’ director, Karen Gardiner reveals how this Northern Ireland coffee brand stays ahead of the competition....

  • Taste of Goodness invest £450 into retailer’s stores

    Condiment brand Taste of Goodness provides each retailer with a significant marketing package to ensure they get the best possible results. The team at Taste...

  • Moy Park celebrates 75th birthday

    Ireland’s number one poultry brand, Moy Park, has relaunched its branded breaded product range to coincide with the company’s 75th anniversary. “Given our 75th anniversary,...

  • M&S to open new sites in NI

    M&S opens two new sites in Northern Ireland amidst store closures in the rest of the UK Marks and Spencer has announced the closure of...

  • Frictionless trade with EU essential for livestock sector

    Livestock sector calls for Brexit negotiations on trade to ensure safety of meat on the market, UFU reports. Livestock representatives from farming unions in all...

  • Innovation needed to tackle productivity gap

    The UK’s productivity gap could be tackled by ensuring innovation among small firms is hardwired within supply chains. New research from the Federation of Small Businesses...

  • International win for Henderson store manager

    Local Eurospar store manager scoops international award during Summit in United States of America. Newtownards woman, Joanne Walker brings home international award at FMI (Food...

  • Make some noise for new product launch

    Local Ballygowan company, Noisy Nuts launches first nuts designed to be paired with craft beer. Northern Ireland’s Noisy Nuts have launched a new range of...

  • A classic go-to

    Neighbourhood Retailer catches up with Jonathan McCullagh, owner of McCullagh’s Classic Service Station to find out how the site is performing after its spectacular redesign....

  • Planting roots in Holywood

    Ferguson Flower returns to Holywood with a new coffee element. Neighbourhood Retailer goes along to find out more. When Neighbourhood Retailer meets Michael Ferguson, owner...

  • Frank and Honest Coffee goes compostable

    Frank and Honest has announced its commitment to becoming the first national coffee brand to move to 100 percent compostable coffee cups. Frank and Honest, available...

  • Pharming Finaghy

    Gerry Watters, owner of Balmoral Pharmacy speaks to Neighbourhood Retailer about how a well-stocked pharmacy is the key to survival in this busy market. Balmoral Pharmacy is...

  • Parking key to appeal of high street

    Parking and range of goods most important factors for shoppers when visiting local high street, survey reveals. A recent survey conducted by The Leadership Factor...

  • Crime Watch

    As part of an independent report, the NFRN has highlighted some of the most pressing criminal concerns for retailers this year. Unfortunately retail – whether...

  • Industry calls for rural town investment

    During an extensive meeting Retail NI chief executive Glyn Roberts and Colin Neill, chief executive of Hospitality Ulster appealed to politicians for further investment for...

  • 85 years strong in South Belfast

    Laura Brown, owner of independent fine food store Arcadia, speaks to NR about the evolution of the business over the past 85 years and what...