Colin McTaggart (right) Retail Operations Executive at Gala Retail Services with Gold Award winner, Dunnes Gala Moyvane. Pictured Terry Dunne, Sheila White and Noreen Barry at the Gala Ireland Conference Trade Show and Awards held in Killarney. Photo By Domnick Walsh – Eye Focus LTD – www.dwalshphoto.ie – 087 2672033
To mark its milestone 20th year in business, Irish convenience group, Gala Retail, has announced its biggest-ever investment in marketing at its annual conference, which took place at The Malton Hotel, Killarney. CEO of Gala Retail, Gary Desmond, revealed a €1 million commitment to marketing in 2018 as the Group continues to invest in the brand and rewards customers for choosing Gala over the past 20 years.
Attended by the majority of Gala retailers, the Annual Gala Retail conference was opened by a panel of sporting greats, including Tracey Piggott and former Munster player, Frankie Sheehan, with a keynote address by Consumer and Shopper Behaviouralist, Ken Hughes.