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Retailers scoop top awards

Two retailers from Newry and Mourne have picked up awards of at a ceremony hailing the best independent grocery retailers in the north. Nisa Extra, Fiveways scooped Best Off License of the year and Spar Binnian won Best Forecourt Cat 2 at Northern Ireland’s Neighborhood Retailer Awards 2012 recently. The country’s most prestigious awards ceremony for the grocery retailing industry and backed by Neighborhood Retailer magazine the 14th annual NR Awards were attended by more than 400 industry professionals who saw NI’s leading retailers vying for prestigious industry accolades. Dominic O’Hare, Nisa Extra, Fiveways, Newry said: “We are very happy to have won off license of the year. It’s a great win for team and the store and is a reward for all the hard work that has been put in by the staff.” Commenting in his win Gregory Cochrane of Spar Binnian, Kilkeel said: “It’s superb to have won this award for all the staff and customers. Kilkeel is going through a bit of rough time of the minute and it is a great vote of confidence for the town and everyone connected with the store.”


Newry Democrat

6th November 2012