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#Supermarkets

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.

9 times Irish supermarkets made absolutely no sense

Value for money, naaad.

From TheJournal.ie The Dunnes Stores strikes aren't making a dent in its sales Money Talks

The Dunnes Stores strikes aren't making a dent in its sales

The chain had the biggest rise in supermarket trade of any of the ‘big three’.

From TheJournal.ie Should we ban supermarkets from destroying edible food? Wasteful This post contains a poll This post contains videos

Should we ban supermarkets from destroying edible food?

France introduced a similar law recently.

From TheJournal.ie Tesco will axe Christmas bonuses for thousands of Irish staff this year Bah Humbug

Tesco will axe Christmas bonuses for thousands of Irish staff this year Exclusive

The grocery giant has decided to play the Grinch with its workers.

From TheJournal.ie It is now illegal in France for supermarkets to throw away food Were You Going To Eat That?

It is now illegal in France for supermarkets to throw away food

But they can donate it all to charities, or for animal feed.

From TheJournal.ie Tesco is poised to lose its spot as Ireland's top supermarket chain Fading Empire

Tesco is poised to lose its spot as Ireland's top supermarket chain

The company is reportedly going to cut thousands of UK staff under a cost-cutting drive.

From TheJournal.ie Do not eat: Supermarkets warned to keep daffodils away from fruit and veg Poison

Do not eat: Supermarkets warned to keep daffodils away from fruit and veg

The National Poisons Information Centre of Ireland said bulbs have been mistaken as onions in some cases.

From TheJournal.ie Now Tesco is being put under the spotlight for squeezing suppliers Off Your Trolley

Now Tesco is being put under the spotlight for squeezing suppliers

It’s the third investigation launched into the supermarket chain since September.

From TheJournal.ie Do we really live on a 'treasure island' for the big supermarket chains? Plundered

Do we really live on a 'treasure island' for the big supermarket chains?

The major players really don’t want to say how much money they’re making from you.

From TheJournal.ie The unstoppable advance of German discounters continues ... (with a little help from their ex-army staff) Supermarkets

The unstoppable advance of German discounters continues ... (with a little help from their ex-army staff)

Aldi’s novel recruitment strategy may have had something to do with the chain’s success in the supermarket sector last year.

From TheJournal.ie Tesco wants to take a razor to its costs - and 350 Irish staff are out the door Out To Market

Tesco wants to take a razor to its costs - and 350 Irish staff are out the door

The night-shift workers are taking redundancy and 90 of their jobs won’t be replaced.

From TheJournal.ie Nearly 15 years of share gains from Tesco have been wiped out Retro Shopping

Nearly 15 years of share gains from Tesco have been wiped out

The UK grocery chain expects to make less than half what it took in last year after its latest profit haircut.

From TheJournal.ie Competition is the hottest it has ever been for Ireland's top supermarket slot Supermarket Wars

Competition is the hottest it has ever been for Ireland's top supermarket slot

Three chains are within a few percentage points of being crowned market leader.

From TheJournal.ie SuperValu is getting very close to dethroning Tesco as Ireland's supermarket leader The Usurper

SuperValu is getting very close to dethroning Tesco as Ireland's supermarket leader

But the biggest gains are still coming from German imports Aldi and Lidl.

From TheJournal.ie Tesco's latest results make for very ugly reading and its chairman wants out Sinking Feeling

Tesco's latest results make for very ugly reading and its chairman wants out

The supermarket chain’s Irish performance was the worst of any country for the last six months.

12 deeply unfortunate supermarket fails

It’s not just you, SuperValu.

From TheJournal.ie Tesco's leader may resign after the supermarket chain's huge accounting blunder Heads Will Roll

Tesco's leader may resign after the supermarket chain's huge accounting blunder

Sir Richard Broadbent could step down following investigations into the €320 million mistake: report.

From TheJournal.ie Tesco will be put under the microscope for its €320m blunder Please Explain

Tesco will be put under the microscope for its €320m blunder

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority wants to have a long, hard look at the supermarket giant’s books.

From TheJournal.ie Beef farmers launch "blitz" at Tesco in Naas They Got Beef

Beef farmers launch "blitz" at Tesco in Naas

They’re protesting new age limits on their products in British supermarkets.

From TheJournal.ie How do you get shoppers to return to your store? Inspire them Surprise In Store

How do you get shoppers to return to your store? Inspire them

Kids’ activities, helpful staff, demos and clear signage – just some of the ways retailers can make themselves irresistible.

From TheJournal.ie Karl Albrecht, reclusive founder of Aldi supermarket, has died aged 94 Rags To Riches

Karl Albrecht, reclusive founder of Aldi supermarket, has died aged 94

He went from selling buns on the street, to having a fortune of $25.9 billion.

From TheJournal.ie 61% of independent off-licences will sack staff if excise duty rises Alcohol

61% of independent off-licences will sack staff if excise duty rises

Just 7 per cent of these businesses said they have managed to maintain pre-Budget 2014 sales volumes.

From TheJournal.ie Are 'buy one get one free' offers just filling up your bins? Food Waste

Are 'buy one get one free' offers just filling up your bins?

A House of Lords Committee in the UK has blamed supermarkets for adding to high levels of food waste with these offers but experts in Ireland said everyone has their part to play in reducing this.

From TheJournal.ie One million tonnes of food is wasted in Ireland every year Waste Not Want Not

One million tonnes of food is wasted in Ireland every year

FoodCloud is calling on Irish people to reduce food waste.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should supermarkets stop selling sweets at the checkout? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should supermarkets stop selling sweets at the checkout?

A new campaign is calling on Irish supermarkets to make checkouts sweet-free zones. What do you think? Good idea? Bad idea?

13 signs you're an expert Lidl-or-Aldi shopper

The grandmaster of the fruit and veg aisle.

From TheJournal.ie Tesco's market share fell over Christmas while discount retailers saw a boost Supermarkets

Tesco's market share fell over Christmas while discount retailers saw a boost

Supervalu attracted 40,000 more households over the festive period, helping it to push its market share above 20 per cent.

From TheJournal.ie Business booming for Aldi and Lidl as discounters show growth at expense of Tesco Supermarkets

Business booming for Aldi and Lidl as discounters show growth at expense of Tesco

The German discount chains have been gaining ground in the last 12 months, as shoppers continue to keep a close watch on their grocery spend.

From TheJournal.ie Call for below-cost selling of milk and bread to be banned Loss Leaders

Call for below-cost selling of milk and bread to be banned

An Oireachtas Committee has also called for a code of conduct in the groceries sector that would be enforced by a supermarket ombudsman.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Tesco and Asda withdraw 'psycho ward' and 'mental patient' costumes Costumes

Tesco and Asda withdraw 'psycho ward' and 'mental patient' costumes

The two supermarket chains came under fire yesterday over the Halloween costumes that were described as “staggeringly offensive”.

This American supermarket has a 'hanging cheese' section

We want to go to there.

From TheJournal.ie We spent an extra €2 million on sausages during the heatwave Sausage Fest

We spent an extra €2 million on sausages during the heatwave

That’s a whole lot of sausages.

From TheJournal.ie Iceland forced to withdraw ad that claimed Irish food authority was "unaccredited" Horsemeat Scandal

Iceland forced to withdraw ad that claimed Irish food authority was "unaccredited"

The British Advertising Standards Authority said that an ad that claimed horse meat had not been found in Iceland’s burgers “denigrated” the Food Safety Authority of Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie The price of groceries is still rising - but slightly slower than before Groceries

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Tesco blames property tax for fall in Irish sales Supermarkets

Tesco blames property tax for fall in Irish sales

The supermarket giant has said that like-for-like sales have fallen by three per cent in the first 13 weeks of this year.

From TheJournal.ie Interview: For children to eat healthily we must teach them about food Read Me

Interview: For children to eat healthily we must teach them about food

From an early age it’s important for children to learn the basics about the food they eat; helping them to ‘grow their own’ can do this, says chef Donal Skehan.

From TheJournal.ie Horsemeat scandal: Frozen burger sales down 42 per cent Horsemeat

Horsemeat scandal: Frozen burger sales down 42 per cent

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