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The C-Store Awards 2018- All the Winners 

The 2018 C-Store Awards took place in the stunning Citywest celebrating the best and the brightest in convenience retail from across the country. More than 40 awards were presented on the night to an array of convenience and forecourt retailers, along with suppliers all of whom are excelling within their fields. Convenience Champion of the Year was awarded to John Moane, in part for his incredible work with the Irish Grocer’s Benevolent Fund while Spar Parkwest took home the Supreme Award, National Convenience Store of the Year.

Excel Recruitment have been proudly associated with the awards since the early years. Our Head of Grocery Nikki Murran was delighted to present the award for Best Impulse Offering to from XL NUIG.   From all the Excel Recruitment team, congratulations to all the worthy winners.

C-Store Award Winners

 

BEST FOOD TO GO DEPARTMENT

Bronze: SPAR Port Road, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

Silver: Casey’s Londis, Athlone Road, Co. Roscommon

Winner: Wallace Costcutter, Wellingtonbridge, Co. Wexford

BEST PHONE ACCESSORY DISPLAY

Winner: Maxol/Mace, Longmile Road, Walkinstown, Dublin 12

BEST C-STORE OFF-LICENCE 2018

Winner: Cosgrove’s Centra, Maugheraboy, Co. Sligo

BEST NEWS DEPARTMENT

Londis St. James’s Hospital, The Concourse, St James’s Hospital, Dublin 8

BEST FRESH & CHILLED RETAILER OF THE YEAR

Winner: McDermott’s Gala, Patrickswell, Co. Limerick

BEST SOLID FUEL RETAILER

Winner: Spar Tipperary Town Plaza, Limerick Road, Co Tipperary

STAFF DEVELOPMENT AWARD

Winner: Daybreak Clerihan, Clerihan, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary

BEST COMMUNITY INITIATIVE

Winner: McKenna’s Centra/Circle K, Ballymacarry Lower, Buncrana, Co. Donegal

NATIONAL LOTTERY STORE OF THE YEAR

Winner: Bergin’s Food Fair, Parnell Street, Clonmel, Co Tipperary

BEST NEW C-STORE CONCEPT/OFFERING

Winner: Cosgrove’s Centra, Maugheraboy, Co. Sligo

BEST IMPULSE OFFERING

Winner: XL NUIG, Arasna Macleinn, Galway City

 

 

 

CUISINE DE FRANCE BAKERY AWARD

Winner: Londis, Dock Road, Co. Limerick

RETAIL TECHNOLOGY SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR

Winner: JBM|MERIT epos solutions

BEST NEW PRODUCT

Winner: Fulfil Hazelnut Whip

BEST MARKETING 2018

Winner: Heineken 0.0% Launch – David Farragher and Lauren West with John Tully, regional manager, Mace

PRODUCT OF THE YEAR

Winner: Coca Cola

WINE OF THE YEAR

Winner: Santa Rita

BEST SUPPLIER 2018

Winner: ARYZTA Food Solutions Ireland

 CONVENIENCE CHAMPION 2018

Winner: John Moane, with Irene Collins, MD, EIQA

BEST NEW FOOD & DRINK START-UP

Winner: Absolute Nutrition – Jo Davey and James Davey with Dan Curtin, sales director, Centra

FORECOURT RETAILER OF THE YEAR (SMALL)

Bronze: O’Shea’s Gala, Texaco Service station, Tralee, Co. Kerry

Silver: McDermott’s Gala Patrickswell, Limerick

Winner: Casey’s Londis/ Circle K, Castlebar, Mayo

FORECOURT RETAILER OF THE YEAR (LARGE)

Bronze: Casey’s Londis, Athlone Road, Roscommon

Silver: M3 Maxol, Mulhuddart, Dublin 15

Winner: Tobin’s Spar/Circle K, Letterkenny, Donegal

 

 

 

 

 

BEST CONVENIENCE STORE (under 1,500 sq ft)

Bronze: McCleary’s Londis, Monaghan Town, Co. Monaghan

Silver: XL Sallynoggin, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

Winner: Spar Parkwest, Parkwest Business Park, Dublin 12

BEST CONVENIENCE STORE (1,500-2,500 sq ft)

Bronze: Kearns Centra, Caltragh, Co. Sligo

Silver: Cuddihy’s Centra, Ashford, Co. Wicklow

Winner: Tigh Dhurcáin (Durkin’s) Costcutter, An Tulach, Baile na hAbhann, Co. Galway

BEST CONVENIENCE STORE (2,500-4,000 sq ft)

Bronze: Londis Castleknock, Dublin 15

Silver: SPAR Millennium Walkway, Upper Abbey St, Dublin

Winner: Spar Little Island, Eastgate Business Park, Co. Cork

BEST CONVENIENCE STORE (4,000+ sq ft)

Bronze:  Doherty’s Costcutter, Ballybofey, Co Donegal

Silver: Donovan’s Centra, Greenfield SC, Maynooth, Co. Kildare

Winner: Cosgrove’s Centra, Maugheraboy, Co. Sligo

SUPREME AWARD: NATIONAL CONVENIENCE STORE OF THE YEAR

Spar Parkwest, Parkwest Business Park, Dublin 12

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