Musgrave NI owned SuperValu and Centra stores have been announced as finalists in the UK-wide 2023 Forecourt Trader Awards, recognising the brands’ excellence in modern convenience retailing. The announcement follows the brands receiving a total of 14 shortlists at the Retail Industry Awards last month.
SuperValu Portstewart, which underwent a £1.1 million refurbishment in August 2022, is a finalist in three categories – Best Community Engagement, Best Customer Service and Best Food-To-Go Outlet – while Centra Mallusk will battle for the title of Best Forecourt Northern Ireland (up to 4mlpa – million litres per annum) and Best Coffee and Hot Beverages Outlet.
Commenting on the shortlists, Head of Retail Operations at Musgrave NI, Caroline Rowan, said:
“We are delighted that SuperValu Portstewart and Centra Mallusk have been shortlisted in these awards. To be up against the best in the UK and make it to the finals is testament to the teams’ hard work and commitment to meeting the needs of the modern customer and ensuring they have the best shopping experience possible.
“We look forward to the awards ceremony in October.”
Regarded as the most prestigious competition in the UK’s petrol retailing industry calendar, the Forecourt Trader Awards have been rewarding excellence and outstanding achievement across a range of specialist and regional categories, for more than 20 years.