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#Groceries

# groceries - Monday 8 March, 2021

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

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

Mar 8th 2021, 1:40 PM 16,185 Views 32 Comments

Online grocery sales had another record breaking month in February.

# groceries - Monday 11 January, 2021

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

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

Jan 11th 2021, 2:06 PM 14,505 Views 12 Comments

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

# groceries - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

Poll: Have you done the 'big' Christmas shop?
# Your Say
# Your Say

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

Dec 23rd 2020, 11:14 AM 36,671 Views 60 Comments

This is a festive season like no other.

# groceries - Monday 24 August, 2020

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

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 16,789 Views 15 Comments

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

# groceries - Friday 11 October, 2019

The consumer cost of a no-deal Brexit: Grocery prices at risk of rising
# Central Bank Forecast
# Central Bank Forecast

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

Oct 11th 2019, 8:02 AM 17,034 Views 28 Comments

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

# groceries - Monday 1 July, 2019

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

Dunnes Stores is the most popular supermarket in Ireland

Jul 1st 2019, 6:12 PM 33,784 Views 49 Comments

Meanwhile, Aldi enjoyed the largest jump in growth.

# groceries - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

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

# groceries - Sunday 29 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 29th 2018, 6:30 AM 19,506 Views 10 Comments

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

# groceries - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 21st 2018, 6:15 AM 20,132 Views 90 Comments

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

# groceries - Monday 22 January, 2018

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

Irish jobs unaffected by significant shake-up at Tesco

Jan 22nd 2018, 4:07 PM 26,501 Views 20 Comments

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

# groceries - Monday 10 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 10th 2017, 6:15 PM 15,993 Views 20 Comments

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

# groceries - Monday 16 January, 2017

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

SuperValu wins the Christmas supermarket war

Jan 16th 2017, 1:29 PM 22,089 Views 50 Comments

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

# groceries - Monday 4 July, 2016

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

SuperValu is still Ireland's most popular supermarket

Jul 4th 2016, 4:00 PM 18,844 Views 64 Comments

Tesco remains in second place.

# groceries - Friday 13 May, 2016

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

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

May 13th 2016, 8:26 AM 15,873 Views 14 Comments

A new study by the ESRI has examined the phenomenon.

# groceries - Sunday 13 September, 2015

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

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

Sep 13th 2015, 3:26 PM 5,981 Views 9 Comments

Do you dare?

# groceries - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

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

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

Feb 24th 2015, 2:23 PM 40,275 Views 92 Comments

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

# groceries - Monday 22 December, 2014

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

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

Dec 22nd 2014, 12:28 PM 13,371 Views 19 Comments

Competitive pricing has led to a reduction in price inflation.

# groceries - Saturday 8 November, 2014

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

14 things we need to see in supermarkets right this minute

Nov 8th 2014, 1:00 PM 43,204 Views 47 Comments

A whole new world.

# groceries - Sunday 17 August, 2014

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

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

Aug 17th 2014, 11:50 AM 20,388 Views 16 Comments

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

# groceries - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

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

Dunnes Stores' recovery continues with another month of increased footfall

Aug 5th 2014, 12:18 PM 14,341 Views 35 Comments

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

# groceries - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

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

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

Jul 8th 2014, 8:30 PM 11,571 Views 27 Comments

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

# groceries - Monday 9 June, 2014

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

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

Jun 9th 2014, 12:48 PM 14,165 Views 84 Comments

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

# groceries - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

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

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

Jun 4th 2014, 11:37 AM 6,245 Views 40 Comments

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

# groceries - Monday 12 May, 2014

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

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

May 12th 2014, 12:26 PM 25,740 Views 51 Comments

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

# groceries - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

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

Column: What is a frugal food budget to you?

Feb 18th 2014, 7:30 PM 17,272 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.

# groceries - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

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

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

Nov 26th 2013, 5:29 PM 4,805 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.

# groceries - Monday 26 August, 2013

Here’s what happened today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s what happened today: Monday

Aug 26th 2013, 11:10 PM 17,437 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
# Shopping
# Shopping

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

Aug 26th 2013, 6:30 AM 47,392 Views 106 Comments

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

# groceries - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

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

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

Aug 7th 2013, 1:57 PM 13,338 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
From The Daily Edge
# Urgent News

What's going on with Superquinn sausages?!?

Aug 7th 2013, 11:24 AM 27,396 Views 77 Comments

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

# groceries - Monday 24 June, 2013

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

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

Jun 24th 2013, 3:07 PM 4,838 Views 47 Comments

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

# groceries - Friday 14 June, 2013

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

Irish businessman may lead Lidl expansion into US

Jun 14th 2013, 9:20 PM 16,025 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.

# groceries - Thursday 25 April, 2013

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

TD calls on supermarkets to freeze prices of 19 basic products

Apr 25th 2013, 2:12 PM 12,427 Views 57 Comments

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

# groceries - Monday 4 March, 2013

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

Horsemeat scandal: Frozen burger sales down 42 per cent

Mar 4th 2013, 12:41 PM 4,196 Views 17 Comments

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

# groceries - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

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

Retail Excellence Ireland dismiss Consumer Association report on grocery prices

Feb 13th 2013, 1:18 PM 10,366 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.

# groceries - Thursday 24 January, 2013

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

Chart: Ice-cream consumption per capita around the world

Jan 24th 2013, 11:39 AM 22,118 Views 32 Comments

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

# groceries - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

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

Dunnes and Aldi make biggest gains in Christmas grocery market

Jan 15th 2013, 7:30 AM 8,053 Views 30 Comments

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

# groceries - Thursday 3 January, 2013

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

SuperValu launches country's first grocery shopping app

Jan 3rd 2013, 6:45 AM 15,166 Views 54 Comments

Now you can do your weekly shop from your smartphone.

# groceries - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

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

Irish people change to 'little and often' shopping trips

Dec 11th 2012, 8:47 AM 9,573 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.

# groceries - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Tesco sales down 1.3 per cent in third quarter
# Tesco
# 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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