Following hundreds of entries Retail Excellence Ireland awarded the best in class Pharmacy to Hickey’s Pharmacy, Ballincollig, winner of the best Irish Pharmacy Store 2016
Reaffirming Cork as a growth area in retail, with vacancy rates falling to the mid-teens, David Fitzsimons, CEO, Retail Excellence Ireland said ‘Cork is showing signs of growth and we are delighted to award the retailers who are at the fore of delivering superb service and retailing standards. All of the finalists and in particular the winners displayed the highest standard of service, customer engagement, display and levels of investment which made choosing this year’s winners particularly difficult.’
The Awards were co-presented on Saturday evening (7th November) by RTE’s Hector Ó hEochagáin and sports presenter Evanne Ni Chuilinn. The sell-out event was attended by more than 500 representatives of the retail industry in Ireland. The Awards are the biggest event in the Irish retail industry calendar.