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Kelly’s Londis Milltown Named Overall Londis Store of the Year 2015 at the Londis Retailing Excellence Awards

October, 2015 – Over 200 Londis retailers from every corner of the country, including Kerry descended on Carton House in Co. Kildare recently for The 2015 Londis Retailing Excellence Awards.

The Londis Retailing Excellence Awards which have been running for over 20 years, recognise stores that excel across all areas of store performance. This year, Kelly’s Londis Milltown received three awards; Overall Store of the Year 2015, Foodmarket Store of the Year 2015 and a Gold Retailing Excellence Award.
Congratulating retailers at the awards ceremony, Conor Hayes, Sales Director, Londis, said: “The winners of this year’s awards have all exhibited great passion and dedication for best practice retailing putting them amongst the best in the industry. Their focus on continually exceeding customer expectations is a testament to the hard work of their staff, for which they should be very proud. I commend them all on this wonderful achievement.”

The Londis brand recently joined leading retail and wholesale group BWG Foods. Congratulating the award winners Willie O’Byrne, Managing Director, BWG Foods, said: “We are extremely proud that Londis has joined the BWG Foods retail family. It’s fantastic to see the wealth of outstanding expertise demonstrated by Londis retailers and in particular the very worthy winners of the 2015 Awards.”

Accepting the awards, Seamus Kelly of Londis Milltown said: “We are thrilled to receive these prestigious awards which are testament to the extremely hard working team that we have in store. These accolades are not only a mark of pride for our store and staff, but importantly it shows our customers’ that we are passionate about delivering a top quality service in recognition of their continued support. This is a very important point of differentiation in what is a very competitive marketplace and we’re honoured to have come out on top.”

In winning these awards, the stores were independently examined across a range of criteria including customer service, the quality of their fresh food offering, product range, and the store’s commitment to upholding the highest standards of hygiene and food safety. This exemplary Londis retailer received these awards in recognition of their commitment to implementing exceptionally high standards throughout their store, thereby providing an excellent customer experience to their local community.

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