Profiles

  • A career in retail

    Owner of the Spar Topaz forecourt in Crawfordsburn, Linda McCormick looks back at a career as the cornerstone of the community. The retail sector has...

  • Top class culinary team join Primrose

    A former Irish Chef of the Year and one of Ireland’s top pastry chefs are to join Primrose as it prepares to open in new, expanded premises...

  • The winning formula

    Neighbourhood Retailer speaks to Gregory Cochrane from the multi award-winning EUROSPAR Knockchree. Flanked by the Mountains of Mourne, the sleepy fishing village of Kilkeel seems...

  • 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...