McCool’s SuperValu, Ballymoney is continuing its Investors in People (IIP) success having been shortlisted in the Best Newcomer (up to 249 employees) category in the third annual Investors in People Awards.
The IIP Awards, which received over 300 entries internationally, celebrate the best people management practices amongst Investors in People accredited businesses.
McCool’s Ballymoney is the first and only retail brand in Northern Ireland to achieve IIP Gold Standard and was shortlisted for achieving an increase in sales and improvement in performance within the context of a challenging retail environment.
The store used the IIP framework to develop an ambition to become one of the best local retailers in Northern Ireland and was also recognised at Musgrave’s Store of the Year Awards.
SuperValu Sales Director, Nigel Maxwell said: “This is fantastic recognition for Peter, Ian and all of the staff at SuperValu, Ballymoney.
“Not only have they achieved the Investors in People Gold Standard accreditation but to now be shortlisted in the IIP Awards across an international level is testament to the dedication and hard work carried out by the SuperValu, Ballymoney management team.
“May I take this opportunity to congratulate McCool’s SuperValu on being named a finalist and wish them best of luck on the night.”
The grand final will take place at Old Billingsgate, London on June 29 with finalists representing the best of the best worldwide.
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