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# Supermarket Sweep

This year
Irish consumers warned annual grocery bills may rise by €1,211
Value grocery sales increased by 13.3%, up from 10.2% in February, according to Kantar.
Last year
Irish grocery prices have increased at their fastest pace this year in nearly a decade
To “mitigate supply chain pressure”, supermarkets are running fewer promotions, Kantar said.
All time
Heatwave and staycations bring €7.7 million increase in sales of fizzy drinks
Overall grocery spending dropped by 3.9% in the last 12 weeks.
Chocolate and alcohol sales spike amid spring festivities
Overall grocery spending has dipped compared to a boom this time last year.
Household grocery bills increase by €1,000 as Irish shoppers spend €2 billion extra amid pandemic
Online grocery sales had another record breaking month in February.
Boost for supermarkets as sales of mince pies, Christmas biscuits and alcohol soar ahead of festive season
Dunnes Stores leads the way in terms of market share, just ahead of Supervalu, according to the latest Kantar figures.
Grocery sales boomed in October ahead of Level 5 restrictions
Compared to last year, 50% more Irish shoppers have bought their Christmas turkey already.
Major spike in grocery sales since restrictions began
Take-home grocery sales grew by 25% over the last 12 weeks – the fastest rate of growth in 15 years.
'No need for panic buying': Supermarkets warn consumers following 'high demand' over coronavirus
Images emerging on social media show lines of empty shelves and long queues in supermarkets.
Tesco retains top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars yet again
Tesco accounted for 22.4% of the consumer spend over the course of the 12 weeks to 12 August.
Additional 7 million pints of beer sold this summer compared to last
The sale of lager was up 11.6% compared to the same 12 week period last year.
Tesco retakes top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars
Tesco is just 0.3% ahead of SuperValu, according to the latest Kantar Worldpanel figures.
'Kind, sweet, truthful man': Tributes paid to TV presenter Dale Winton who has died aged 62
The Supermarket Sweep presenter has been praised as a “immensely well-loved individual”.
These are the top-selling goods we've stocked up on for Storm Emma
Confirmed: Ireland has gone bread mad (but we also like a sneaky bottle of wine in a snowstorm).
Irish people spent a record amount of money on their Christmas grocery shop last year
We spent €13 million more on alcohol compared to last year.
Heidi Klum just launched her new Lidl fashion line on a fake supermarket floor in New York
Dale Winton would be proud.
Despite a Tesco surge, Supervalu is still Ireland's most popular supermarket... just
Supervalu is 0.2% ahead of Tesco, according to the latest Kantar Worldpanel figures.
Hull have ramped up their recruitment just over 24 hours from the transfer deadline
The club are racking up the signings with more still to come but Jeff Hendrick may end up elsewhere now.
SuperValu is still Ireland's most popular supermarket
Tesco remains in second place.
Tesco Ireland has 'no plans' to get rid of 'unexpected item in bagging area'
Shove your unexpected item up your bagging area.
This Irish lad is going viral for wrecking his girlfriend's head with puns in Tesco
Emily. Emily. Emily.
Van Gaal: More signings on the way but Manchester United squad may not like it
The Dutchman expects to acquire further reinforcements in the summer transfer window.
Ronda Rousey goes off on Walmart for not selling her book in stores
Reports suggest the supermarket chain think the content ‘too violent’.
Tesco is still Ireland's supermarket top dog, but Supervalu is hot on its heels
Tesco was the only chain to see sales drop.
Which Irish Supermarket Are You?
It’s important that you find out.
12 deeply unfortunate supermarket fails
It’s not just you, SuperValu.
Opinion: Champions League qualification MUST prompt Arsenal spending spree
signings are still required after last night’s Besiktas result.
Protesters hold Israel boycott 'die-ins' at several Dublin stores
The group hit Tesco, M & S, and Smyths.
We're buying more groceries, but which supermarkets are winning?
One retailer gained 87,000 new shoppers in the last quarter.
11 of the toughest decisions ever made while grocery shopping
Here are drastic scenes of the aftermath.
12 of the worst things we all do in the supermarket
The big shop is a sea of guilt.
Here's how to eat for free at the supermarket
Think of it as a buffet of sorts.
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.
20 things you'll find in an Irish shopping centre
“Pleeeeeeeeease can I have 20p for the machine?”
VIDEO: Driving a car around the supermarket
Don’t pretend you haven’t dreamt of doing the same thing.
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.