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#Supermarkets

Video: Here’s what happened when someone dressed as a horse went to Tesco Horsemeat This post contains videos
12 of the best puns anyone has ever made about horse burgers Stable Diet This post contains images
From TheJournal.ie Horse meat inquiry: contamination was likely 'accidental' Horsemeat

Horse meat inquiry: contamination was likely 'accidental'

The FSAI has said there is no evidence of widespread ill practice, where horsemeat is being substituted for beef.

From TheJournal.ie Updated: Horse and pig DNA found in supermarket beef burgers Horse Meat

Updated: Horse and pig DNA found in supermarket beef burgers

There were also traces of pig DNA in some of the samples taken by the FSAI.

From TheJournal.ie Irish people change to 'little and often' shopping trips Retail

Irish people change to 'little and often' shopping trips

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.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you try to shop in Irish-owned supermarkets? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you try to shop in Irish-owned supermarkets?

Study shows that chains like Tesco, Aldi and Lidl are experiencing more growth than homegrown Irish chains – do you make a conscious choice to shop in Irish supermarkets?

From TheJournal.ie Tesco extends lead as Ireland's most popular supermarket Supermarkets

Tesco extends lead as Ireland's most popular supermarket

The latest Kantar Worldpanel show Tesco has gained market share in the last year, while Dunnes has slipped back.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Bobby Kerr – We need to promote our Irishness Read Me

Column: Bobby Kerr – We need to promote our Irishness

The Dragon’s Den star explains how his own firms reached the brink of failure, and what that taught him about supporting Irish business.

From TheJournal.ie Consumers turning to discount shops and own brands for groceries Own Brand

Consumers turning to discount shops and own brands for groceries

Latest Kantar figures show strong growth for Tesco in last quarter, while Aldi and Lidl are increasing their market share.

From TheJournal.ie Video: The glamour of self-service shops in 1960s Ireland End Of The Counter This post contains videos

Video: The glamour of self-service shops in 1960s Ireland

Filmmaker whose grandfather brought the Mace shops to Ireland is looking for anecdotes of the end of over-the-counter shops… and the switch to the shopping basket.

From TheJournal.ie Advertising spend by major supermarkets down 12 per cent Advertising

Advertising spend by major supermarkets down 12 per cent

Major supermarkets spend 12. 1 per cent less on advertising in the first quarter of this year when compared with the same period in 2012.

From TheJournal.ie New guidelines for retail planning could pave way for hypermarkets Supermarkets

New guidelines for retail planning could pave way for hypermarkets

The guidelines will allow for larger superstores and supermarkets to be built in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Discount German supermarkets increase share of grocery market Supermarkets

Discount German supermarkets increase share of grocery market

New figures show Lidl and Aldi continuing to eat into the grocery market, though Tesco and Dunnes remain by far the largest.

From TheJournal.ie Minimum prices for alcohol may be introduced soon - Minister Cheap Alcohol

Minimum prices for alcohol may be introduced soon - Minister

Alcohol costs the State 3.7 billion every year in illness, absenteeism and crime, according to Minister of State at the Department of Health Roisin Shortall who is looking at ways to deal with alcohol misuse.

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 In pictures: TheJournal.ie’s winners and losers of 2011 Review 2011 This post contains images

In pictures: TheJournal.ie’s winners and losers of 2011

Who came out on top, and who was bringing up the rear? Here are our picks for the winners and losers of the year.

From TheJournal.ie Views sought on voluntary code for sale and display of alcohol Alcohol

Views sought on voluntary code for sale and display of alcohol

Members of the public and interested bodies are being asked to give their views on the voluntary code for sale and display of alcohol in shops.

From TheJournal.ie Consumer law to undergo "radical overhaul" Consumers

Consumer law to undergo "radical overhaul"

Minister Richard Bruton said that much of the law in the consumer area is totally inappropriate for the era of the smartphone and the large supermarket.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should self-service checkouts be scrapped? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Should self-service checkouts be scrapped?

Some supermarkets in the US have announced plans to phase out self-service checkouts in the name of customer service – do you think stores in Ireland should follow suit?

From TheJournal.ie US supermarkets move to scrap self-service checkouts Beep Beep

US supermarkets move to scrap self-service checkouts

The self-service options are become more time consuming than regular tills, so supermarkets are slowly phasing them out again.

13 ways that supermarkets trick you into spending money Psychology This post contains images

13 ways that supermarkets trick you into spending money

Ever wonder why supermarkets keep flowers at the entrance? Or why things are stocked on certain shelves?

From TheJournal.ie Cheap supermarket alcohol 'should be doubled in price' Alcohol

Cheap supermarket alcohol 'should be doubled in price'

Selling cans of lager for as little as 50c encourages anti-social behaviour, Dublin’s Lord Mayor has said.

From TheJournal.ie Slideshow: As retail sales fall, what are we buying? Retail This post contains images

Slideshow: As retail sales fall, what are we buying?

June was the 40th consecutive month which saw a drop in retail sales.

From TheJournal.ie We're paying more for food... again Groceries

We're paying more for food... again

Grocery prices in three major supermarket chains have increased by more than five per cent since last year, new figures show.

From TheJournal.ie Is Tesco allowed to hike its prices and then just drop them again? Supermarkets

Is Tesco allowed to hike its prices and then just drop them again?

The answer: well, legally, yes – as long as the ‘higher’ prices have been imposed for long enough.

From TheJournal.ie SuperValu to create 400 new jobs as two new stores to open Jobswatch

SuperValu to create 400 new jobs as two new stores to open

The company also announced that it will be refurbishing 34 existing stories as it adds to its 15,000 strong workforce.

From TheJournal.ie Tesco get 12 snowploughs for stores as home deliveries face delays Big Freeze

Tesco get 12 snowploughs for stores as home deliveries face delays

Superquinn and Tesco both record hikes in demand for home deliveries – but some householders left disappointed as slots are booking up fast.