Focus areas in Ireland

BWG priorities for 2019

Integration of the 4 Aces wholesale acquisition and delivery of synergies
Commence the communication and roll-out of the new SPAR strategy for 2019 and beyond

Delivery of the business plan for 2019, including

  • Mitigation of the Brexit risk to the business
  • Continued like-for-like top-line growth
  • Continuing to support retailers to achieve top-line and profitability growth
  • Completion of the Corrib Foods acquisition in foodservice
Innovation and differentiation around retail foodservice are key elements of the BWG Foods offer to its retail estate. The business has invested in new resources to create an innovation team whose focus is to identify new food trends and to create new foodservice offers to satisfy the changing needs and tastes of consumers.

SPAR retailers’ top priorities for the next year

Delivering like-for-like sales growth
Maintaining net profitability levels
Management of the labour challenge in a full employment economy
Ensure business continuity post Brexit