10 Mayo XL stores win Retailing Standard Awards

TEN Mayo stores have been honoured for achieving outstanding excellence in retail at the prestigious XL Retailing Standard Awards.

Clarke’s XL, Ballina, XL Ireland West Airport, McDonnell’s XL, Killala, McNamee’s XL, Ballycastle, Scriney’s XL, Castlebar ,were among a group of retailers from around the country who were awarded a Gold Retailing Standard Award.

XL Turlough Stores received a Silver Retailing Standard Award while Barrett’s XL, Achill, Muddy Burns XL, Ballina, CL Knappagh Stores, Westport and Gannon’s XL, Belcare received Bronze Retail Standard Awards.

Paul Bealin, XL Head of Sales, honoured those who achieved an XL Retailing Standard Award for their determination and ongoing commitment.

He said: “XL retailers have an unwavering passion for improving their businesses as they continue driving on store standards across the group and the wider retailing community. The XL retail group continues to grow each year and it’s easily explained by way of our retailers’ deep knowledge of and loyalty to their local communities.”

The XL Retailing Standard Awards are only given to stores that pass a tough year-long inspection, including visits from mystery shoppers. In total, 135 XL stores were honoured on the night for their commitment to excellence.

Pictured at the XL Retailing Standard Awards at the Citywest Hotel in Saggart, Co. Dublin after receiving their Silver Award were Sandra Tyler, XL Development Manager and Eve Foy, XL Turlough Stores