Category archives for: Business

IoD NI drop-in comes to Newry

The Institute of Directors Northern Ireland (IoD NI) is coming to Newry in a bid to enable leaders in the area to find out more about the business organisation. The regional drop-in will take place at PKF-FPM Accountants, Newry on Tuesday 24 September from 8.30am to 4pm. Article continues below It is part of a […]

13 shortlists for Newry in NI Social Media Awards

Six businesses and three leading social influencers from Newry have been shortlisted in the inaugural Northern Ireland Social Media Awards. Jack Murphy Jewellers has been shortlisted in three categories – Best Use of Social Media in Retail (Over 10k following) sponsored by Mid Ulster Auctions; Best Social Media Campaign in Retail sponsored by Cloughbane Farm […]

Newry-based bakery celebrates Great Taste award

A Newry-based bakery has been marking its success in the Great Taste Awards. Sweet Things Badass Bakery, which is owned by Newry company Around Noon, won a gold star Great Taste 2019 Award for their Irish Tea Brack product. Article continues below The company has been celebrating the achievement with staff and customers.     […]

Lidl and Sports Direct set to open doors in Buttercrane Shopping Centre

Buttercrane Shopping Centre has today announced that grocery retailer Lidl and large sporting goods retailer Sports Direct will be opening their doors at the popular shopping destination in 2020, subject to planning. Lidl will be taking a 25,000 sq ft unit in the centre, which was previously occupied by Easons, as well as part of […]

Newry nominees set to shine at Ulster Tatler Awards 2019

Newry and Mourne will be well represented at this year’s Ulster Tatler Awards 2019 with no fewer than 11 individuals and businesses shortlisted for a prize at the prestigious ceremony. The Ulster Tatler Awards, now in their 12th year, celebrate the achievements of homegrown individuals and businesses, the likes of which have been filling the […]

Northern Ireland’s first eCommerce Awards launched

The inaugural Northern Ireland eCommerce Awards, which will be the first ever dedicated opportunity to celebrate achievements across the entire eCommerce industry, is now open for entries. The awards ceremony, which will take place on 24 October at the Titanic Hotel Belfast, is aimed at retailers, agencies, software companies and individuals who have involvement in […]

Newry business Around Noon grows fruit pot sales by more than 100%

Consumer demand for Around Noon’s healthy, convenience fruit pots has seen sales of the product more than double in the past two years. The Newry-based ‘food to go’ manufacturer supplies a wide range of customers across the island of Ireland with the fresh product, including leading convenience and forecourt retailers and coffee shop chains. Article […]

Newry business leader shortlisted for national award

Newry businesswoman Naoimh McAteer has been named in the shortlist of the UK-wide Institute of Directors (IoD) Director of the Year Awards. Naoimh, Director of MJM Group, was named Young Director of the Year at the Northern Ireland Director of the Year Awards earlier this year and is now up for a national accolade at […]

Local business tops the poll in province-wide Independents’ Day campaign

Mulkern’s EUROSPAR in Newry has been crowned Northern Ireland’s best convenience store. That’s the result of a ‘People’s Vote’ run by local trade body, Retail NI and the Irish News in the lead- up to this year’s Independents’ Day; an initiative which encourages shoppers to support independent retailers on 4 July. Article continues below The […]

Applications open for Small Business Research Initiative funding competition

The Department for the Economy’s Careers Service has launched a Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition aimed at supporting businesses develop solutions to help provide careers advice for young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Up to £117,000 funding is available and the department welcomes applications from organisations developing the use of interactive technology to […]


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