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Household grocery bills increase by €1,000 as Irish shoppers spend €2 billion extra amid pandemic
# Supermarket Sweep
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# Supermarket Sweep

Household grocery bills increase by €1,000 as Irish shoppers spend €2 billion extra amid pandemic

Mar 8th 2021, 1:40 PM 15,973 Views 32 Comments

Online grocery sales had another record breaking month in February.

December saw record-high grocery sales, but less money spent on whole turkeys
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# Small Turkeys

December saw record-high grocery sales, but less money spent on whole turkeys

Jan 11th 2021, 2:06 PM 14,495 Views 12 Comments

Sales of smaller cuts of meat such as turkey rolls and roast pork increased.

Poll: Have you done the 'big' Christmas shop?
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Poll: Have you done the 'big' Christmas shop?

Dec 23rd 2020, 11:14 AM 36,660 Views 60 Comments

This is a festive season like no other.

Grocery sales have slowed compared to the peak of the pandemic as shoppers begin returning to pre-Covid habits
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Grocery sales have slowed compared to the peak of the pandemic as shoppers begin returning to pre-Covid habits

Aug 24th 2020, 3:31 PM 16,777 Views 15 Comments

As restrictions began to lift, customers moved away from a pattern of large, infrequent shops.

The consumer cost of a no-deal Brexit: Grocery prices at risk of rising
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The consumer cost of a no-deal Brexit: Grocery prices at risk of rising

Oct 11th 2019, 8:02 AM 17,025 Views 28 Comments

A no-deal scenario would also cost Ireland 73,000 jobs over the next two years, according to analysts’ predictions.

Dunnes Stores is the most popular supermarket in Ireland
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Dunnes Stores is the most popular supermarket in Ireland

Jul 1st 2019, 6:12 PM 33,713 Views 49 Comments

Meanwhile, Aldi enjoyed the largest jump in growth.

Poll: Are you spending more on your groceries as a result of the heatwave?
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# Your Say

Poll: Are you spending more on your groceries as a result of the heatwave?

Jul 3rd 2018, 10:20 AM 23,286 Views 35 Comments

Ice-cream, alcohol and barbeque foods have been in high demand in recent weeks.

Here's what new rules to stop 'unfair' grocery deals could mean for the Irish food sector
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Here's what new rules to stop 'unfair' grocery deals could mean for the Irish food sector

Apr 29th 2018, 6:30 AM 19,502 Views 10 Comments

Farmers have welcomed moves to rebalance power in the supply chain.

Brexit could increase cost of milk, cheese and eggs by 46%
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# Hard Breakfast

Brexit could increase cost of milk, cheese and eggs by 46%

Mar 21st 2018, 6:15 AM 20,115 Views 90 Comments

A hard Brexit could increase the cost of living by up to €1,300 per Irish household per year.

Irish jobs unaffected by significant shake-up at Tesco
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Irish jobs unaffected by significant shake-up at Tesco

Jan 22nd 2018, 4:07 PM 26,498 Views 20 Comments

1,700 jobs are at risk in the UK due to an operational overhaul.

The price of Irish groceries has dropped for the first time in two years
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# Deflate To Accumulate

The price of Irish groceries has dropped for the first time in two years

Apr 10th 2017, 6:15 PM 15,992 Views 21 Comments

Meanwhile, SuperValu has overtaken Dunnes Stores to become Ireland’s largest supermarket.

SuperValu wins the Christmas supermarket war
# Twas The Season
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# Twas The Season

SuperValu wins the Christmas supermarket war

Jan 16th 2017, 1:29 PM 22,070 Views 51 Comments

Irish shoppers spent an extra €92 million on groceries over the festive period.

SuperValu is still Ireland's most popular supermarket
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# Supermarket Sweep

SuperValu is still Ireland's most popular supermarket

Jul 4th 2016, 4:00 PM 18,823 Views 64 Comments

Tesco remains in second place.

How over-complicated products baffle people into making bad choices at the supermarket
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# Puzzled

How over-complicated products baffle people into making bad choices at the supermarket

May 13th 2016, 8:26 AM 15,839 Views 14 Comments

A new study by the ESRI has examined the phenomenon.

Tesco just confirmed that it's putting more of those killer chilli peppers on sale
# Red Hot
# Red Hot

Tesco just confirmed that it's putting more of those killer chilli peppers on sale

Sep 13th 2015, 3:26 PM 5,974 Views 9 Comments

Do you dare?

Billionaire's soon-to-be ex-wife requests $1 million per month child support
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# High Maintenance

Billionaire's soon-to-be ex-wife requests $1 million per month child support

Feb 24th 2015, 2:23 PM 40,256 Views 92 Comments

The expenses include $6,800 a month in groceries.

Who won the trolley wars in the run-up to Christmas? You did
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Who won the trolley wars in the run-up to Christmas? You did

Dec 22nd 2014, 12:28 PM 13,368 Views 19 Comments

Competitive pricing has led to a reduction in price inflation.

14 things we need to see in supermarkets right this minute
# The Big Shop
# The Big Shop

14 things we need to see in supermarkets right this minute

Nov 8th 2014, 1:00 PM 43,146 Views 47 Comments

A whole new world.

Thinking of doing your grocery shopping online? Here's how to get started
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Thinking of doing your grocery shopping online? Here's how to get started

Aug 17th 2014, 11:50 AM 20,332 Views 16 Comments

While there are benefits to shopping online, you shouldn’t jump in head first.

Dunnes Stores' recovery continues with another month of increased footfall
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# Trolley Wars

Dunnes Stores' recovery continues with another month of increased footfall

Aug 5th 2014, 12:18 PM 14,333 Views 35 Comments

There’s also (more) good news for Lidl and Aldi, and (more) bad news for Tesco.

Trading conditions in Ireland 'continue to be challenging', says M&S
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# Retail

Trading conditions in Ireland 'continue to be challenging', says M&S

Jul 8th 2014, 8:30 PM 11,569 Views 27 Comments

The retailer reported a slight increase in womenswear sales and said that sales were impacted by launch of new website.

More and more people are shopping with Aldi and Lidl as Tesco loses out
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More and more people are shopping with Aldi and Lidl as Tesco loses out

Jun 9th 2014, 12:48 PM 14,162 Views 84 Comments

Tesco’s top position is under threat from Dunnes and SuperValu.

Tesco narrows Irish sales losses in 2014 - but performance is still down
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# Grocery Impairment

Tesco narrows Irish sales losses in 2014 - but performance is still down

Jun 4th 2014, 11:37 AM 6,241 Views 40 Comments

The British chain remains the largest in Ireland, but is losing market share to newcomers like Aldi and Lidl.

Pre-recession habits are starting to creep back into our shopping routines
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# Recovery

Pre-recession habits are starting to creep back into our shopping routines

May 12th 2014, 12:26 PM 25,733 Views 51 Comments

Aldi’s growth is also continuing to surge ahead of the competition.

Column: What is a frugal food budget to you?
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# Food For Thought

Column: What is a frugal food budget to you?

Feb 18th 2014, 7:30 PM 15,949 Views 89 Comments

Do you plan every cent you spend or throw caution to the wind? Caítríona Redmond looks at the intricacies of living on a budget.

47% of Irish people are willing to pay more for groceries from developing countries
# Poverty
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# Poverty

47% of Irish people are willing to pay more for groceries from developing countries

Nov 26th 2013, 5:29 PM 4,803 Views 36 Comments

A new Eurobarometer survey shows that 52 per cent said that tackling global poverty should be one of the Government’s main priorities.

Here’s what happened today: Monday
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Here’s what happened today: Monday

Aug 26th 2013, 11:10 PM 17,431 Views 3 Comments

Everyone’s talking about John Kerry’s strong speech on Syria and a shooting that went wrong in Dublin.

Revealed: The 10 biggest selling brands in the Irish grocery market
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Revealed: The 10 biggest selling brands in the Irish grocery market

Aug 26th 2013, 6:30 AM 47,024 Views 106 Comments

The best-selling brand has topped the list for 9 years in a row…

More than half of men have no responsibility for ‘the big shop’
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More than half of men have no responsibility for ‘the big shop’

Aug 7th 2013, 1:57 PM 13,321 Views 121 Comments

A survey has also shown that shopping habits are shifting with more people buying own-brand products in the past 18 months.

What's going on with Superquinn sausages?!?
# Urgent News
# Urgent News

What's going on with Superquinn sausages?!?

Aug 7th 2013, 11:24 AM 27,388 Views 77 Comments

Superquinn is being integrated with SuperValu. Are the sausages no more?

The price of groceries is still rising - but slightly slower than before
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The price of groceries is still rising - but slightly slower than before

Jun 24th 2013, 3:07 PM 4,837 Views 47 Comments

Data from Kantar Worldpanel also shows Lidl and Aldi continuing to increase their share of Ireland’s grocery market.

Irish businessman may lead Lidl expansion into US
# Lidl
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# Lidl

Irish businessman may lead Lidl expansion into US

Jun 14th 2013, 9:20 PM 16,017 Views 35 Comments

The MD of Lidl Ireland has been tasked with conducting an analysis of the market to see if entering it would be feasible.

TD calls on supermarkets to freeze prices of 19 basic products
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TD calls on supermarkets to freeze prices of 19 basic products

Apr 25th 2013, 2:12 PM 12,424 Views 57 Comments

John Halligan wants the government to meet with supermarket chains and examine a two-year price freeze on basic items.

Horsemeat scandal: Frozen burger sales down 42 per cent
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# Horsemeat

Horsemeat scandal: Frozen burger sales down 42 per cent

Mar 4th 2013, 12:41 PM 4,186 Views 17 Comments

Data from Kantar Worldpanel Ireland has shown the impact of the horsemeat scandal on sales of frozen burgers.

Retail Excellence Ireland dismiss Consumer Association report on grocery prices
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Retail Excellence Ireland dismiss Consumer Association report on grocery prices

Feb 13th 2013, 1:18 PM 10,364 Views 22 Comments

The CAI said the REI “can attempt to dismiss the findings all they like” but they’ve been tracking the price of the same branded products since 2000.

Chart: Ice-cream consumption per capita around the world
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Chart: Ice-cream consumption per capita around the world

Jan 24th 2013, 11:39 AM 22,026 Views 32 Comments

Irish people eat more of it than Italians… (because we have the warmer climate, right?)

Dunnes and Aldi make biggest gains in Christmas grocery market
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Dunnes and Aldi make biggest gains in Christmas grocery market

Jan 15th 2013, 7:30 AM 8,051 Views 30 Comments

The latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel show Dunnes and Aldi making ground, largely at the expense of smaller shops.

SuperValu launches country's first grocery shopping app
# Online Shopping
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SuperValu launches country's first grocery shopping app

Jan 3rd 2013, 6:45 AM 15,141 Views 54 Comments

Now you can do your weekly shop from your smartphone.

Irish people change to 'little and often' shopping trips
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Irish people change to 'little and often' shopping trips

Dec 11th 2012, 8:47 AM 9,572 Views 30 Comments

Supermarket share analysts say the notion of the ‘big shop’ not as popular as before – while supermarket market grows slightly here for second month in row.

Tesco sales down 1.3 per cent in third quarter
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# Tesco

Tesco sales down 1.3 per cent in third quarter

Dec 5th 2012, 3:14 PM 1,993 Views 15 Comments

The company also announced today it will be conducting a strategic review of its loss making US chain Fresh & Easy.

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