ShelfLife June 2023 Issue
The ShelfLife Grocery Management Awards Supreme Champion Barry Little of SuperValu Rathgar features on this month’s cover, revealing how the win has been the highlight of his thoroughly successful career so far.
Meanwhile, Spar Clonskeagh is celebrating 40 years in business and manager Anthony Walsh tells Fionnuala Carolan about the secret to their success. Centra Arva in Co. Cavan is likewise flourishing following its latest renovation, as owner Richard Keith tells Julia O’Reilly. Philip Keegan of Keegan’s Nearby Carrickmacross in County Monaghan also reveals more about the store’s unique offerings which are proving a real hit with the local community.
Within our Advisor section this month, Excel Recruitment’s Nikki Murran discusses how retailers are being unfairly blamed for price gouging; The HR Suite’s Caroline Reidy discusses how performance appraisals can benefit employees, management and company objectives if done right; while marketing expert Colin Gordon explains why it’s essential for marketers to keep consumers’ long-term satisfaction in their sights.
As always, our category features provide an in-depth look at the brands and innovations generating sales in-store, with this month’s issue focusing on the crisps & snacks, free from, gins, forecourt brands, and convenience foods sectors.