Scally’s SuperValu located in the heart of Clonakilty town in West Cork has just been awarded the accolade of “SuperValu of the Year” for 2010. The store received the award at the groups national conference held in the Malton Hotel, Killarney on Monday 19th April.
The National Award was presented to store owners Eugene and Catriona Scally by Donal Horgan, SuperValu Managing Director, Ciaran Levis, SuperValu Sales Director and Shane Nolan, Corporate Markets General Manager, Eircom, the competition sponsors.
Over 192 SuperValu stores throughout the Republic of Ireland were adjudicated by independent competition judge, Paul ’Sullivan, Director of the College of Business at Dublin Institute of Technology. These audits focused on customer care, store presentation, fresh food offering, product range, operational standards, store hygiene and local community involvement.
Commenting on the award, store owner, Eugene Scally paid tribute to his team and said that their constant dedication and professional approach was what won the award for the Clonakility store. “I believe that the greatest asset of any business is the people who work in it and our business is as good as it is today due to the tremendous team that I have in my store. Our dedicated work force, some that have been with me for over twenty years, all strive towards one goal, which is providing the best value, service and range for our customers. Real Food Real People is more than just a phrase, for us here in Clonakility it is something we strive to deliver every day. We are delighted that we have been recognised for our efforts, not only by our customers but by our colleagues throughout the SuperValu network” said Eugene Scally.
Congratulating Scally’s SuperValu, Donal Horgan, Managing Director, SuperValu said “SuperValu stores work hard to succeed in a very competitive market. However, it is the passion of the independent entrepreneurial retailers and their enthuastic teams that make them succeed in the market today. At SuperValu we strive to be different and better through our brand essence of Real Food Real People. We pride ourselves on the exceptional value in our stores, the quality of our fresh food offering and the second to none customer service delivered in our stores each day.
Scally’s SuperValu has superb food credentials and is well known in West Cork for it’s fresh meat, it’s BIM’s Best Seafood Counter, its instore scratch bakery, longest cheese counter in Ireland and a fresh food selection which is unrivalled in the market. It is a perfect example of a supermarket that continuously goes that extra mile by supporting their local producers and providing its customers with a product range unmatched by any competitor in the market. This award is a testament to the hard work and absolute commitment of the team at Scally’s who always strive to provide their customers with a unique shopping experience.“