They're being awarding for excellence in retail!
Three midlands shops have been shortlisted for national retail excellence awards.
Scullys XL in Daingean will be included in the Excellence in Fresh Food Retailing in a Convenience Store category at the inaugural Checkout National Grocery Award.
Commenting on their nomination, XL Sales Director Paul Bealin said;
“The honour of being shortlisted for what is a very prestigious national award is tremendous recognition of the ongoing excellence of Enda and all the team in Scully’s XL Shop.
"They are a tremendous example of how all XL retailers support the communities in which they are embedded and I want to congratulate them and wish them well in the final event.”
While Willie Forde’s EUROSPAR Kinnegad has also been nominated for two prestigious Checkout National Grocery Retail Awards.
They're made the shortlist for the Excellence in Fresh Food Retailing in a Small Supermarket and in Retail Store of the Year Small Supermarket categories.
Owner and operator Willie Forde is delighted with the nominations;
"We have been proudly serving the community in Kinnegad since 2016 and are absolutely thrilled with these nominations.
"To be recognised in two categories is a true reflection on the quality of the staff working in EUROSPAR Kinnegad and I want to thank them sincerely, as well as thanking our customers, of course.”
And Value Centre in Mullingar is also up for a gong.
It's been shortlisted in the Cash & Carry / Wholesale Outlet of the Year category.
Due to the ongoing restrictions, the National Grocery Retail Awards 2021 winners will be announced at a virtual awards event at 12pm on Monday 20th December.
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