Profiles

  • Moving forward with Todays

    Retailer Seamus McFadden has seen some major changes to the retail market during his time as a convenience retailer in Strabane. Seamus from Todays Local...

  • Small but mighty

    Neighbourhood Retailer catches up with Kelly’s Vivo Lissan after they were crowned Neighbourhood Store of the Year Category 1 at the recent Neighbourhood Retailer Awards...

  • Holding court at Creightons Blacks Road

    One of the city’s most iconic retailers, group manager Andrew Porter and Blacks Road manager Pauline Elliott talk us through the smallest yet mighty site Each...

  • Dramatic background to SuperValu Barbican

    If you’ve had a day out in Newcastle, chances are you’ve paid a visit to the Barbican forecourt and store on the main road into...

  • Radically traditional – Creightons

    Creightons is a respected institution, ahead of the curve at every turn and one of the city’s most iconic retailers. Group manager Andrew Porter shares...

  • The calm of competence at Crawford’s

    Neighbourhood Retailer visits our Community Store of the Year winner, and one of NI’s most innovative retailers, Jonathon Crawford Competence often manifests as calm, not...

  • Hoey’s Mace – Cornering the market

    A Store of the Year category winner and forecourt of the year category finalist, Hoey’s Mace in Andersonstown has proved itself to be one of...

  • High Fiveways – Neighborhood Retailer visits its Store of the Year

    Fiveways Nisaextra in Newry scored an award hat trick at the October Neighbourhood Retailer Awards. Manager Frank Hagan reveals the secrets behind this super-successful store....

  • 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...