August 3, 2021
Business News

Take a bow, Fishers … local department store receives Business All-Star award

Pictured:  Three generations of the Harrison family in Fishers of Newtownmountkennedy on their 40th anniversary recently

One of the county’s favourite retailers has been awarded a major quality mark signifying it meets the highest standards of service and trust.

Fishers of Newtownmountkennedy has received the coveted All-Ireland Business All-Star award which is an independently verified standard mark for indigenous businesses.

The family-owned, award-winning department store located in County Wicklow, has achieved a quality mark signifying it meets the highest standards of service and trust.

“We are thrilled to achieve this Business All-Star accreditation,” Rebecca Harrison managing director of the family-owned, award-winning department store said.

“The accreditation process gave us the opportunity to reflect and really focus on the experience we give our customers in every way.

“We were honoured to get the feedback from the panel, our employees, customers and suppliers through the reference checks and found it not only insightful but also humbling.

“Our team need to be particularly commended, as the face of the business, they are responsible for such strong feedback from our customers.”

The accreditation of the award is overseen by the All-Ireland Business Foundation, whose adjudication panel is chaired by Dr Briga Hynes of the Kemmy Business School at the University of Limerick and Kieran Ring, CEO of the Global Institute of Logistics.

Meanwhile, the award-winning café and restaurant, Food at Fishers has also been named as a finalist in the Small Firms Association (SFA) National Small Business Awards 2020.

Food at Fishers is one of just six finalists nationwide to be nominated in the food and drink category.

The ceremony will take place in the RDS on March 12, 2020 when the overall winner will be announced.

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