McCool’s SuperValu, Ballymoney has received the SuperValu Highly Commended award at Musgrave NI’s annual awards event at the Culloden Estate and Spa, Cultra.
Northern Ireland boxing legend and manager of IBF and WBA Super-Bantamweight Champion of the World Carl Frampton, Barry McGuigan, was on hand to congratulate Peter McCool, owner of SuperValu Ballymoney, who picked up the SuperValu Highly Commended award, sponsored by Kerry Foods.
Also congratulated was Paul Steele, owner of Stevenson’s Mace, Kilrea who picked up Silver and Stephen Wilson, owner of Mace Coleraine, who picked up Bronze in the Mace Over 1800 sq ft category, sponsored by SCA.
McCool’s SuperValu Ballymoney was also recognised as the first store in Northern Ireland to achieve the Investor’s in People Gold Standard Award.
Musgrave NI organises the Gala Ball event each year for its 230 independent retailers in Northern Ireland across the SuperValu, Centra and Mace brands and finalists were selected following several rounds of performance and standards audits.
Musgrave NI Managing Director, Michael McCormack, said: “Congratulations to Peter, Paul and Stephen as well as their teams for the fantastic achievement of being recognised at this year’s awards. The Store of the Year awards allows us to acknowledge our retailers who provide outstanding standards in customer service and retail excellence and are driving their brands forward on a daily basis,” he added.
Pictured above is Peter McCool (centre) with host Claire McCollum, Paddy Donaghy of awards sponsor Kerry Foods, staff Rachel Hassan and Sammy Millar and SuperValu Sales Director, Nigel Maxwell. INBM12-16S