Value Centre is Ireland’s largest network of Wholesale Cash & Carry’s with 21 branches nationwide offering both a walk in and delivered service.
Value Centre is part of BWG Foods UC, one of Ireland’s leading food retail and wholesale companies. Through their retail and wholesale businesses they serve more than 14,000 customers across the Republic of Ireland. With ubiquitous brands such as SPAR, EUROSPAR, MACE, Londis, XL, Xpress Stop they operate over 1,000 community stores in partnership with local retailers. The company employs over 900 people directly and over 20,000 people employed through their branded retail estate. They deal with in excess of 400 suppliers, the vast majority of those being based in Ireland. Value Centre and BWG Foodservice are part of the Wholesale Divison of BWG Foods, providing goods and services to the retail grocery trade, licensed and catering trades.
Value Centre has been in existence for over 40 years, and in recent years there has been significant investment made in upgrading the branch network in order to improve efficiencies and deliver a more positive customer shopping experience.
Each Value Centre has a product listing of over 15,000 lines and carries a full range of retail and catering Own Brand products under the ‘Family Value’ and ‘Chefs Kitchen’ labels as well as an exclusive range of retail and on-trade wines. All products are competitively priced and both local & national promotions run on a regular basis across all product categories including alcohol, confectionery, health & beauty, fresh, frozen, catering products plus many more.
Value Centre provides superior customer service striving to exceed the expectations of all our customers. Friendly & dedicated sales teams comprising of sales developers and a telesales department are on hand to help develop our customers business and focus on their needs. Using effective order capture through use of modern and innovative technology systems also helps us to achieve market leading service levels for all of our customers.
The Value Centre in Carlow just completed a €200,000 investment programme, which has resulted in a greatly enhanced customer experience. To celebrate this investment, the branch held a launch event on 5th April to give customers an opportunity to see the new look branch and to meet their local rugby hero, Sean O’Brien.
Improvements to the business include general building upgrades, a new LED energy efficient lighting system installed throughout and full branch re-merchandising to make browsing easier for the customer. There has also been an upgrade to the checkout area with a new complimentary customer coffee facility.