Glanbia CountryLife shortlisted in prestigious awards

With an outlet in in Castlelyons, CountryLife Garden Centre has been shortlisted in two categories in the prestigious Irish Loyalty Awards 2019 – ‘Best Retail (non-food) Loyalty Programme of the Year’ and ‘Best Customer Experience’.

Facing stiff competition, they now need the public’s vote to claim the title of Best Overall Loyalty Programme. 

Consisting of a network of 14 award-winning garden centres from Glanbia Ireland, CountryLife Garden Centres are Ireland’s number one farm and rural retailer with 53 outlets nationwide.

Their dedicated plant centres with expert horticulturists in every store and a wide and varied range of quality plants, the CountryLife loyalty club has been growing rewards for gardening enthusiasts since 2011 with a highly effective points based rewards club offering members 5% back on all their garden centre purchases.


Getting shortlisted is a huge honour, CountryLife’s Marketing Manager, James Byrne, said. 

“This is a great achievement and a reflection of all the hard work everyone in our CountryLife branches has put into getting our customers signed up as members and explaining the merits of its rewards.

“Loyalty is a huge focus for us and the cornerstone of our business.  Our customers are the centre of our daily work and we delighted to reward their loyalty.  We’re hoping for the best in the Awards which take place on March 28th and every vote counts,” Mr Byrne said.

The voting timeframe is short however and closing date is this Thursday, March 21st.

Competition is intense, with Brown Thomas and Applegreen amongst their competitors in the final.