Topaz and several of its leading dealer businesses emerged as the big winners at the Shelflife C-Store Awards which were held in Dublin recently.
The country’s largest fuel and convenience retailer claimed six award overall, including the Forecourt of the Year Award for current Topaz Brand Ambassador Tobin’s of Letterkenny in Co. Donegal.
Re.Store, Topaz’s exciting new retail food and coffee offering won the award for ‘Best New Convenience Store Format’ while Obama Plaza, the Topaz forecourt in Moneygall won the ‘Community Initiative Award’ after raising over €35K for the children’s national ambulance service.
It has been a fantastic year for the multi award winning Tobin’s Topaz/Spar in Letterkenny and the company which now employs 37 people, followed up its Forecourt win at these awards by being crowned National Convenience Store of the Year.
Talty’s of Lissycasey in Co, Clare scooped the Best Convenience Store over 4,000 sq feet award while McDermott’s service station in Patrickswell Co. Limerick won the Best Convenience Store under 1,500 sq ft category.
Topaz Network Director Jonathan Diver, said everyone with the company was thrilled with the success that its dealers had achieved.
“The standard of the competition was extremely high and that’s why we were delighted to receive so many nominations and win so many awards. Whether it’s our exciting Re.Store concept, the excellent service our dealers provide, or the quality of our products and services, Topaz always aims to enhance the customer experience.” Our Dealers are family run businesses, and I’m delighted to see some of those families get the much the recognition they deserve as they invest so much time and effort into making their businesses the best they can be”
“I have to give a special mention to Eddie and Annette Tobin, who have had a truly memorable year winning so many awards, including the overall National Q Mark Award for Hygiene and Food Safety across all businesses They have been truly magnificent Topaz Brand Ambassadors and we wish them continued success” Diver concluded.