More than 1,000 independent retailers from around the country are expected at a retail trade event hosted by BWG Foods today (1 June), in the Citywest Hotel in Dublin.
Over 150 Irish and international supplier will receive exclusive access to the largest gathering of retailers in the country, representing 1,000 stores across the Spar, Eurospar, Mace, Londis and XL retail brands, who together have combined annual retail sales of approximately €1.75 billion.
This year’s event will also feature a supplier start-up zone for the the first time, hosting ten of the country’s most exciting emerging businesses, including the Delicious Food Company, Boost Bites and the Cupcake Bloke.
The initiative follows a new link-up between BWG Foods and the Spade Enterprise Centre, which aims to facilitate and improve business development amongst Irish start-ups and entrepreneurs.
Speaking in advance of the Trade Show, Leo Crawford, Group Chief Executive, BWG Group, said, "This week’s event has firmly established itself as a key feature in the retail calendar and is now the industry’s leading retailer-supplier showcase and trading event.
"The trade show is a great opportunity for suppliers to showcase their latest product offerings and promotions directly to retailers."
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