Top title win for SuperValu Bunclody
O'Reilly's SuperValu in Bunclody was announced as finalists in the running for the highly-coveted 'SuperValu Store of the Year 2016' title, making them among the top 12 SuperValu stores in Ireland.
The Wexford store fought off stiff competition from 221 SuperValu stores across the country.
The store was presented with their finalist award by Martin Kelleher, SuperValu Managing Director, Michael Morgan, SuperValu Sales Director and Eoin MacManus, Director of Three Business, the competition sponsors.
SuperValu stores throughout the Republic of Ireland were assessed and adjudicated by independent competition judge, Paul Ellison to determine the most deserving winner. The audits focused on product range and innovation, store presentation, fresh food offering, customer care and store quality and hygiene standards.
SuperValu Managing Director, Martin Kelleher praised the store's success.
'This is a tremendous achievement for O'Reilly's SuperValu, as they have maintained exceptionally high retail standards across all areas of the store. SuperValu stores work hard to succeed in a very competitive market and it is the passion of the independent entrepreneurial retailers and their enthusiastic teams that is pinnacle to their success. SuperValu Bunclody stood out as an exceptional store, demonstrating our true brand credentials of Real Food, Real People,' he said. On receipt of the finalist award, Store Owners Joe and Catherine O'Reilly of O'Reilly's SuperValu paid tribute to their team acknowledging their dedication, professional approach and attention to detail. Joe O'Reilly added 'We are delighted with this recognition as it reaffirms the work we have done over the year to provide our customers with a top-class local shopping facility.
'We are a small store achieving great things and would like to thank our local suppliers in helping us bring the best to Bunclody. We are thrilled to have been recognised for our efforts, not only by our customers but by our colleagues throughout the SuperValu network. We are looking forward to continuing to grow and improve in 2016.'