Sports Direct USC new megastore has now opened in Buttercrane Centre, Newry. The impressive new 51,000 sq. ft. store houses Sports Direct, USC and GAME as well as a Belong Gaming Arena. Centre Manager Peter Murray said: “To have a major anchor store open at a time is a huge vote of confidence in the high street and in Buttercrane in particular.”
Buttercrane Shopping Centre is
welcoming customers back safely with a host of new measures to ensure confidence following months of store closures.
The Centre has embarked on a rolling programme of opening as retailers unroll the shutters following government
guidelines for non- essential stores to begin trading again.
From Friday, non-essential retailers in NI (excluding shopping centres) are allowed to throw their doors open to the public after almost 3 months in hibernation.
But what can shoppers expect?
With doors closed for many businesses, digitial marketing has never been more important as footfall turns to online sources for everything from news & advice, to fitness videos, recipes for banana bread and inspiration to keep the kids occupied. Now more than ever, digital communication is key to business survival – in the short term, as well long-term visibility in a post covid world….whatever that will look like.
Irish winner of Love Island 2019 and Professional Rugby Player, Greg O’Shea, is coming to NEWRY this Valentine’s Day as part of the city’s launch of the ‘LOVE Newry’ campaign and he’s making a special appearance in Buttercrane Shopping Centre to meet and greet fans!
Local business Martin McGinn & Sons have sponsored a new
Road Safety & Anti-bullying booklet for local primary schools in the
Rostrevor & Killowen region.
The family run Coal & Home Heating Oil firm based in Rostrevor, Co Down, have delivered hundreds of Road Safety, Anti Bullying & Internet Safety booklets to St Bronagh’s Primary School, Kilbroney Integrated PS and Killowen Primary School this week.
As we settle into the New Year, Best Property Services have reported a positive close to 2019 with residential figures drawing level with Q4 2018, despite the market being unsettled during Q3.
Sales figures benefitted from a last minute boost in Q4 which left the year end transaction levels looking positive.
Peter Murray, Buttercrane Centre Manager reports: “Some stores performed particularly strongly and some recorded
their best ever December trading figures in Buttercrane Centre, which is great
news for those retailers concerned, the Centre and indeed Newry itself.”
John MacMahon & Co Chartered Accountants are celebrating significant staff achievements this week after two of their trainee accountants Alan Dowdall and Leah McCaulwere listed top of the class in Ireland and within the top 10 in the world for their most recent exams with Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
Thousands gather to watch Santa turn on the Christmas lights at Buttercrane Shopping Centre with a little help from Frozen Princesses Anna & Elsa PLUS The Grinch. Late night opening commences from 2nd December.