‘Newcomer’ success for Carrickfergus retailer

Pictured are Michael McCormack,  Musgrave NI's managing director,  Newcomer of the Year award winners, Dympna and Robert Millen of Centra,Prince Andrew Way, Carrick, Katrina O'Halloran from award sponsor Kerry Foods and awards host, Claire McCollum (�Brian Thompson Photography). INCT 12-759-CON
Pictured are Michael McCormack, Musgrave NI's managing director, Newcomer of the Year award winners, Dympna and Robert Millen of Centra,Prince Andrew Way, Carrick, Katrina O'Halloran from award sponsor Kerry Foods and awards host, Claire McCollum (�Brian Thompson Photography). INCT 12-759-CON

A Carrickfergus store has celebrated success at the Musgrave Retail Partners ‘Store of the Year’ Awards.

Cox & Millen’s Centra, Prince Andrew Way, was awarded ‘Newcomer of the Year’ at the presentation ceremony at the Slieve Donard Hotel, Newcastle.

TV personality Claire McCollum hosted the event and presented the award to store owners Dympna and Robert Millen.

The Gala Ball is held each year for 250 independent retailers in Northern Ireland across the SuperValu, Centra and Mace brands.

Nigel Maxwell, Centra sales director of Musgrave Retail Partners, said: “Congratulations to Dympna, Robert and their staff at Centra, Carrickfergus Prince Andrew Way, on being named Newcomer of the Year, they have been a great addition to the Centra brand and this award is truly well deserved.

“These awards recognise retailers who are leading the way in their groups, and the winners have demonstrated the highest levels of commitment to customer service and retail excellence.”