70 jobs created with €2.2m investment for new SuperValu store

By Business & Finance
10 September 2015

Irish grocery retailer SuperValu has announced that 70 new jobs have been created at its new Newbridge store, which opened today.

Three-quarters of everything on SuperValu’s shelves is sourced or produced in Ireland and the company serves over 2.6 million customers every week with 222 stores nationwide.

The new 13,000 sq. ft store located on the Athgarvan Road represents an investment of €2.2m, is located on the Athgarvan Road.

Speaking at the launch, Martin Kelleher, managing director SuperValu, said: “As the leading Irish retailer, we are delighted to open our first SuperValu store in Newbridge, enabling the community to experience our unique combination of quality and innovative food, complemented by a tailored local offering. Today’s store opening demonstrates the strength of SuperValu’s independent community retail model, as local businessman Andrew Cross continues to invest in his local community with this new store”

Local businessman Andrew Cross added: “Partnering with SuperValu, I am very proud to be generating employment and helping to boost the local economy with the creation of 70 jobs for the Newbridge locality. Cross’ have been supporting the community of Kildare for the past 24 years, and we are delighted to be further investing in Newbridge with the opening of this brand new store, demonstrating our confidence in the local economy.”