Edenderry retailer shortlisted for award

A LEADING forecourt and convenience retailer from Edenderry has made it through to the final of Ireland’s Forecourt & Convenience Retailer Awards 2012 – the country’s only specialist awards in the retail sector.

A LEADING forecourt and convenience retailer from Edenderry has made it through to the final of Ireland’s Forecourt & Convenience Retailer Awards 2012 – the country’s only specialist awards in the retail sector.

Sweeney’s Service Station is among 44 finalists that are set to battle it out at the seventh annual Ireland’s Forecourt & Convenience Retailer Awards (IFCR) 2012, supported by platinum sponsor PostPoint.

Hosted by TV3’s Sinead Desmond, these unique industry awards will be presented at Dublin’s Shelbourne Hotel on Friday, September 7 – where 14 category winners will be revealed before the overall winner is crowned Ireland’s Forecourt Retailer of the Year 2012.

Sweeney’s is nominated in the Best Customer Service category where it will be coming up against Spar Saintfield Road, Antrim; Centra Coleraine, Derry; Topaz Polefield. Cork and Hendersons Eurospar, Antrim.

Bill Penton, publisher, Ireland’s Forecourt & Convenience Retailer, was delighted with the calibre of entries: “The IFCR Awards continue to grow and are a fantastic example of how Ireland’s forecourt and convenience retailers continue to play a vital role in their communities and set industry standards higher each year.”