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#Supermarket

From TheJournal.ie In Ireland we eat about 5 million bananas every week, but do you know where they come from? Opinion

In Ireland we eat about 5 million bananas every week, but do you know where they come from?

Bananas are one of the most political commodities we put in our shopping baskets every week. Do you know how they made it to your local supermarket, asks Peter Gaynor.

From TheJournal.ie Lidl staff to get a bump in their wages with supermarket to pay €11.50 an hour Living Wage

Lidl staff to get a bump in their wages with supermarket to pay €11.50 an hour

The pay increase will be introduced from 1 November.

From TheJournal.ie Supermarket wars: Is Tesco bouncing back? Comeback In Store

Supermarket wars: Is Tesco bouncing back?

Back to school was good for Tesco.

From TheJournal.ie Man (24) charged with supermarket attack on 78-year-old over Nutella samples Supermarket Swipe

Man (24) charged with supermarket attack on 78-year-old over Nutella samples

Derrick Gharabighi faces 11 years in prison for allegedly punching 78-year-old Sahak Sahakian.

From TheJournal.ie Tesco Ireland has 'no plans' to get rid of 'unexpected item in bagging area' She's Staying This post contains a poll
From TheJournal.ie Irish people absolutely LOVE Dunnes vouchers Dunne Deals

Irish people absolutely LOVE Dunnes vouchers

But we’re liking German stores a little less.

From TheJournal.ie Two arrested after armed robbery at Meath supermarket Enfield

Two arrested after armed robbery at Meath supermarket

Staff were ordered to open the tills by a man wearing a balaclava.

From TheJournal.ie Paris supermarket hostages sue French media for revealing hiding place Siege

Paris supermarket hostages sue French media for revealing hiding place

Images broadcast from the scene “lacked the most basic precautions” according to a lawyer for the group.

From TheJournal.ie Supermarket apologises after telling staff to only speak in English Do You Speak It?

Supermarket apologises after telling staff to only speak in English

The policy included rest breaks.

From TheJournal.ie €7.6 million PER DAY - that's how much SuperValu made in sales in 2014 Minted

€7.6 million PER DAY - that's how much SuperValu made in sales in 2014

It’s being put to good use though – they’re creating 280 jobs this year

Farmers claim to have grown onions that don't make you cry

You can no longer blame chopped onions for your feels!

From TheJournal.ie Paris supermarket gunman buried in unmarked grave Charlie Hebdo

Paris supermarket gunman buried in unmarked grave

Amedy Coulibaly’s body had been rejected by his home country of Mali.

From TheJournal.ie The Charlie Hebdo offices are still surrounded by tributes to slain journalists Terror Attack

The Charlie Hebdo offices are still surrounded by tributes to slain journalists

A policewoman and four people were killed in a hostage drama at a Jewish supermarket two weeks ago.

The placement of this Fifty Shades of Grey merchandise is delightfully awkward

The store in question has been left red-faced.

From TheJournal.ie Who won the trolley wars in the run-up to Christmas? You did Groceries

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

Competitive pricing has led to a reduction in price inflation.

From TheJournal.ie Surge in garda age card applications as young people switch to supermarket booze On A Budget

Surge in garda age card applications as young people switch to supermarket booze

More than 61,000 cards were issued last year.

From The42 How much protein do sportspeople need? Advice

How much protein do sportspeople need?

Jean Murphy, a Dublin-based dietitian, has some advice for athletes.

From TheJournal.ie Aldi settle IFA vegetable dispute with a commitment to Irish produce Stewing Nicely

Aldi settle IFA vegetable dispute with a commitment to Irish produce

The disagreement has ended with the discount supermarket giant committing to future grower viability.

Sainsbury's staff poster with plans to make customers spend more goes viral

The supermarket chain is not too pleased about the mix-up, naturally.

From TheJournal.ie Why did farmers bring a Grim Reaper to an Aldi store? Retail

Why did farmers bring a Grim Reaper to an Aldi store?

They also brought a coffin full of vegetables.

From TheJournal.ie Dunnes Stores' recovery continues with another month of increased footfall Trolley Wars

Dunnes Stores' recovery continues with another month of increased footfall

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

From TheJournal.ie Infographic: Here's how a Sainsbury's store will run on rubbish What A Load Of Rubbish

Infographic: Here's how a Sainsbury's store will run on rubbish

Supermarket branch will use food waste to make methane gas and generate enough electricity to power the store.

From TheJournal.ie Trading conditions in Ireland 'continue to be challenging', says M&S Retail

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

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

From TheJournal.ie We're buying more groceries, but which supermarkets are winning? Trolley Wars

We're buying more groceries, but which supermarkets are winning?

One retailer gained 87,000 new shoppers in the last quarter.

What's the most embarrassing thing your child has done in a supermarket?

Never darken the doors of Tesco again.

Asda defends selling wearable flag likened to a 'KKK hood'

A spokesperson for the store says: “It’s simply a flag with a hood – nothing more nothing less.”

12 of the worst things we all do in the supermarket

The big shop is a sea of guilt.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you buy 'checkout sweets'? (Even though you know you shouldn't). Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you buy 'checkout sweets'? (Even though you know you shouldn't).

Tesco’s banning treats from its tills. Useful move? Publicity stunt?

From TheJournal.ie Union hits out at Dunnes over workers' contracts lower than 15 hours per week Mandate

Union hits out at Dunnes over workers' contracts lower than 15 hours per week

Mandate launched the ‘Decency for Dunnes Workers Campaign at the unions Biennial Delegate Conference in Killarney.

Dad takes toddler shopping for food. Toddler has other plans.

Well, we’re done here.

10 frustrating things that ONLY happen when you're in a hurry

You wouldn’t know whether to laugh or cry.

Tesco in Ballymun are charging a tenner deposit for trolleys

People just won’t return them.

From TheJournal.ie Hooded raiders hold staff at gunpoint in Dublin supermarket Cork Street

Hooded raiders hold staff at gunpoint in Dublin supermarket

The three men left the scene on foot with a quantity of cash.

From TheJournal.ie UK police hunt for Irish girl who slapped shop worker in face with large fish Fishy Behaviour

UK police hunt for Irish girl who slapped shop worker in face with large fish

The 52-year-old fishmonger was assaulted with “a large bream”.

This bonkers German supermarket ad is NOT what you'd get from Dunnes...

Well, now we’re uncomfortable.

From TheJournal.ie Philips' intelligent lights wants to change how you shop in-store Smart Lighting

Philips' intelligent lights wants to change how you shop in-store

The smart LED lights from Philips will show shoppers where they are in-store, the location of items and special offers on their smartphone.