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#Supermarket

Tesco is absolutely delighted that employees are getting the shift in store

228 happy couples have come together in the supermarket’s Irish stores.

Elderly man attacks shopper for having too many items at express checkout

And you thought self-service checkouts were bad?

Guy proposes to his girlfriend in the supermarket where they first met

Is this the most American proposal of all?

Cocaine delivered to Aldi in believed 'logistical error' by drug smugglers

The drugs were valued at six million euro.

Man attempts to trade a live alligator for some beer

Turns out people will not accept a reptile in exchange for alcohol.

From TheJournal.ie Mandate to recommend acceptance of Labour Court M&S proposals

Mandate to recommend acceptance of Labour Court M&S proposals

Members are to be balloted on the recommendations next week.

From TheJournal.ie Security concerns delay search of Riga store wreckage Latvia

Security concerns delay search of Riga store wreckage

A survey was carried out to establish how safe the building is. Seven people remain unaccounted for.

From TheJournal.ie Workers slam 'inconsiderate' Dunnes over withdrawal of staff parking spaces Dunnes Stores

Workers slam 'inconsiderate' Dunnes over withdrawal of staff parking spaces

The Mandate trade union says workers could lose up to €76 per week from their income in parking expenses as a result of the move.

From TheJournal.ie Supermarkets turn to crooked fruit and ugly vegetables to fight food waste Strange Fruit

Supermarkets turn to crooked fruit and ugly vegetables to fight food waste

Blemished apples? Misshapen carrots? Some European supermarkets are starting to sell slightly bandy fruit and veg for less than the cost of their better-looking brethren.

Well, the advent calendars are in the shops ALREADY

There is no escape.

From TheJournal.ie Tesco remains the market leader in the Irish grocery market Supermarket Sweep

Tesco remains the market leader in the Irish grocery market

Dunnes and SuperValu have seen a boost in their share in comparison to last year.

From TheJournal.ie Tesco announces 200 new jobs across Ireland Tesco

Tesco announces 200 new jobs across Ireland

Seven new stores and six mobile phone shops will be opened with some 80 jobs to be created before Christmas.

From TheJournal.ie Aldi announces 160 new jobs at Cork distribution centre Good News

Aldi announces 160 new jobs at Cork distribution centre

The discount grocer is opening the facility in Mitchelstown. It will supply over 100 stores in the region.

From TheJournal.ie Security guard tackled and held supermarket raider until gardaí arrived Lidl

Security guard tackled and held supermarket raider until gardaí arrived

The incident happened in Lidl on the Malahide Road at around 8pm.

11 things it's impossible to be nostalgic about

Also known as: Things that were crap when you were young.

From TheJournal.ie Security guard tackles 'lone raider' in Dublin supermarket robbery Robbery

Security guard tackles 'lone raider' in Dublin supermarket robbery

Gardaí said the man took some property from the shop and was confronted by the security guard, sustaining a number of injuries.

From TheJournal.ie Irish businessman may lead Lidl expansion into US Lidl

Irish businessman may lead Lidl expansion into US

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

From TheJournal.ie Aldi to create 300 jobs around the country Jobswatch

Aldi to create 300 jobs around the country

The discount supermarket chain already opened its 100th store today – and plans to open another 20 over the next three years.

From TheJournal.ie Tesco leaves US as profits drop by 51 per cent Results

Tesco leaves US as profits drop by 51 per cent

The supermarket behemoth said the further round of austerity measures has impacted customer spending in Ireland.

How to climb into a supermarket ball pit Why? This post contains videos

How to climb into a supermarket ball pit

Without exploding it. Oh, wait.

From TheJournal.ie SuperValu to create 300 jobs in 2013 Jobswatch

SuperValu to create 300 jobs in 2013

New staff will be hired following the opening of three new stores and extending a further 40 as part of a €20 million investment.

From TheJournal.ie Tesco say their products are free from horsemeat Horsemeat

Tesco say their products are free from horsemeat

The supermarket giant say they will continue to carry out food tests “to ensure this issue never happens again”.

From TheJournal.ie Horsemeat scandal spreads to Asia for first time Horsemeat

Horsemeat scandal spreads to Asia for first time

An imported lasagne has been pulled from the shelves in a Hong Kong supermarket.

VIDEO: The most embarrassing supermarket fail ever? Fail This post contains videos

VIDEO: The most embarrassing supermarket fail ever?

He tried to be cool. It didn’t work.

From TheJournal.ie Shopper dies after throat slashed in French supermarket France

Shopper dies after throat slashed in French supermarket

The incident happened in a supermarket in La Ricamarie, close to Saint-Etienne in eastern France earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie Three men arrested over Westmeath robbery Robbery

Three men arrested over Westmeath robbery

The three men were due to appear at Mullingar District court this morning.

From TheJournal.ie SuperValu launches country's first grocery shopping app Online Shopping

SuperValu launches country's first grocery shopping app

Now you can do your weekly shop from your smartphone.

From TheJournal.ie Tesco sales down 1.3 per cent in third quarter Tesco

Tesco sales down 1.3 per cent in third quarter

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

From TheJournal.ie Supermarket chain criticised for pre-peeled bananas Bananas

Supermarket chain criticised for pre-peeled bananas

The Austrian-based supermarket Billa wrapped the peeled bananas in plastic packaging.

So, er, Guinness is a gourmet thing in Spain

Will we pick up a few cans for the soirée?

From TheJournal.ie Three dead, including gunman, in New Jersey supermarket shooting Shooting

Three dead, including gunman, in New Jersey supermarket shooting

The shooting took place two hours before the store opened while staff were stocking shelves.

From TheJournal.ie Tesco sees first Irish sales boost for two years Shopping

Tesco sees first Irish sales boost for two years

The announcement is a turnaround after months of declining sales figures.

The burning question*: How do you queue? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The burning question*: How do you queue?

This and every Monday, let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

From TheJournal.ie SuperValu expansion to create 200 jobs Expansion

SuperValu expansion to create 200 jobs

The supermarket network says it is investing €20 million in the project and will add five new stores.

The burning question*: Self-service checkouts - evil or not? Work Can Wait This post contains a poll

The burning question*: Self-service checkouts - evil or not?

This and every Monday, let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

From TheJournal.ie Four out of five people now shopping around for groceries Shopping

Four out of five people now shopping around for groceries

Ireland’s shopping habits are changing significantly in the recession, a new survey suggests.

From TheJournal.ie Iceland announces creation of over 200 new jobs Jobswatch

Iceland announces creation of over 200 new jobs

The company has committed a further investment of €3 million into the retail chain in Ireland, with the opening of several new store across the country.

From TheJournal.ie Receivers appointed to Superquinn chain Superquinn

Receivers appointed to Superquinn chain

The company is reported to have debts totalling €400 million.

From TheJournal.ie Superquinn to shut Naas store Superquinn

Superquinn to shut Naas store

Trade union to hold ‘intensive talks’ with supermarket over fate of its 100 employees