Profiles

  • McAtamney’s cut in front

    Pictured is McAtamney’s area manager Gabriel McTaggart, store manager Patrick McGoldrick, and store owner John Apperley McAtamney’s Butchers in Coleraine are leading the sector to...

  • SPAR Cadogan – focusing on priorities

    Most retailers would shudder at the idea of removing 15 bays of shelving, but SPAR Cadogan is combining youth and experience in innovative ways. At...

  • Carnduff Butchers are off the hook!

    The H&J Carnduff staff, with (from left) Jonathan, Hamilton and John Northern Ireland’s butchery trade is having a tough time of it, as shopping habits...

  • Bringing home the bacon

    Europa Foods has been producing and distributing quality bacon for some 20 years. Now, MDs Brian Kelly and William Bamford get a grilling from Neighbourhood...

  • The Deli-cious Arcadia

    One of the oldest stores in the trendiest part of Belfast, Arcadia is frequented by fanatical foodies and salubrious celebrities – Neighbourhood Retail gets a...

  • Kenny’s magnificent seventh

    Kenny Bradley tells Neighbourhood Retailer the secret to the perfect acquisition after the success of his seventh store Retail may be one of the hardest games...

  • Rise like The Phoenix

    Peter McCool takes us on a tour of his highly-regarded Ballymena forecourt, The Phoenix, and reveals why he’s investing while all others worry How long...

  • Building for the future…with Mace

    Businessman Declan Hoey, switched a career in the building trade for life as an independent retailer in Belfast at the turn of the millennium. He’s...

  • A Winning Partnership…

    Nine years ago, husband and wife team Karen and Garvan Hegarty swapped a life in Co Down for  running a supermarket in Fintona, rural County...

  • Leading retailer behind A26 service area plan

    Leading NI entrepreneur Kenny Bradley speaks to NR about his decision to construct a Trunk Road Service Area on the busy A26 near Ballymena and...

  • NR talks to octogenarian fruit & veg legend Sydney B Scott

    Sydney B Scott still comes into work every day. Smartly dressed, and in an office adorned in pictures from his fruitful past, 87-year-old Sydney is...

  • NR visits The Lunch Box in Belfast

    Could you sandwich a business into your lunch hour? David Toner tells Neighbourhood Retailer how he manages to run a new sandwich shop while working...

  • Getting extra with Today’s

    NR talks to Darren Craig from Today’s Extra Spencer Road in Derry City as they ring in the changes for 2015. Husband and wife team...

  • Stewart’s Butcher & Deli, Enniskillen

    Like so many butchers, Shane Stewart learnt his craft from his father Gabriel who in turn learnt his trade from his uncle before him. Back...

  • Kelly’s Eurospar, Moneymore

    From humble beginnings the Kelly’s have built up a portfolio of stores across mid-Ulster and are now one of Henderson Group’s most successful retailers. A...

  • McCartan’s Pharmacy, Newry

    The Fiveways in Newry has made a name for itself as a leading convenience supermarket and now the complex offers a number of services in...