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#Supermarket Wars

# supermarket-wars - Monday 6 April, 2020

March was the biggest month for grocery sales on record
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

March was the biggest month for grocery sales on record

Apr 6th 2020, 2:16 PM 32,707 Views 51 Comments

Sales of hand soap rose by 300% and household cleaners were up by 170% in the past 12 weeks.

# supermarket-wars - Monday 29 July, 2019

Dunnes Stores comes out on top - just - as the most popular supermarket in Ireland
# Kantar
# Kantar

Dunnes Stores comes out on top - just - as the most popular supermarket in Ireland

Jul 29th 2019, 11:35 AM 28,692 Views 42 Comments

Dunnes has a market share lead of 0.2% over Tesco in the latest figures from Kantar.

# supermarket-wars - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

Dunnes Stores retains top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars
# Kantar Worldpanel
# Kantar Worldpanel

Dunnes Stores retains top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars

Jun 4th 2019, 11:26 AM 22,123 Views 31 Comments

Dunnes Stores accounted for 22.3% of the consumer spend in the latest period.

# supermarket-wars - Monday 14 January, 2019

Irish shoppers spent record €995 million on groceries in December
# Kantar Worldpanel
# Kantar Worldpanel

Irish shoppers spent record €995 million on groceries in December

Jan 14th 2019, 9:24 PM 11,368 Views 19 Comments

For a second Christmas in a row and the fourth consecutive period overall, Dunnes was Ireland’s leading retailer.

# supermarket-wars - Thursday 22 November, 2018

An irate Lidl accuses rivals of 'planned and sustained campaign' to block it building new stores
# Supermarket Wars
# Supermarket Wars

An irate Lidl accuses rivals of 'planned and sustained campaign' to block it building new stores

Nov 22nd 2018, 12:05 AM 41,221 Views 49 Comments

Lidl said the majority of its planning applications are usually accepted anyway, but accused its rivals of seeking to delay the process.

# supermarket-wars - Monday 22 October, 2018

Dunnes Stores regains top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars
# Kantar
# Kantar

Dunnes Stores regains top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars

Oct 22nd 2018, 2:09 PM 24,586 Views 42 Comments

Dunnes Stores accounted for 22.1% of the consumer spend in the latest period.

# supermarket-wars - Monday 2 July, 2018

People have spent an extra €27 million on groceries because of the heatwave
# BARBEQUE WEATHER
# BARBEQUE WEATHER

People have spent an extra €27 million on groceries because of the heatwave

Jul 2nd 2018, 1:43 PM 21,177 Views 26 Comments

Ice-cream, alcohol and barbeque foods are in high demand.

# supermarket-wars - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

SuperValu is back as Ireland's most popular supermarket ... but Tesco and Dunnes Stores are right behind it
# Supermarket Wars
# Supermarket Wars

SuperValu is back as Ireland's most popular supermarket ... but Tesco and Dunnes Stores are right behind it

May 8th 2018, 12:49 PM 24,135 Views 43 Comments

SuperValu accounted for 22.3% of the consumer spend over the course of the 21 weeks to 22 April.

# supermarket-wars - Monday 12 February, 2018

Dunnes is still Ireland's most popular supermarket - and we're buying more big name brands
# Supermarket Wars
# Supermarket Wars

Dunnes is still Ireland's most popular supermarket - and we're buying more big name brands

Feb 12th 2018, 12:45 PM 20,602 Views 40 Comments

We’re also buying more vegetarian and vegan foods.

# supermarket-wars - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Tesco has blocked Lidl's multimillion-euro plan to expand one of its Limerick stores
# Supermarket Wars
# Supermarket Wars

Tesco has blocked Lidl's multimillion-euro plan to expand one of its Limerick stores

Jan 25th 2018, 6:04 PM 1,481 Views 3 Comments

An Bord Pleanála agreed the scale of the project would ‘significantly exceed’ local planning caps.

# supermarket-wars - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

SuperValu is still Ireland's favourite supermarket - but Lidl is reaching record highs
# The Germans Are Coming
# The Germans Are Coming

SuperValu is still Ireland's favourite supermarket - but Lidl is reaching record highs

Aug 30th 2016, 1:01 PM 19,584 Views 58 Comments

SuperValu continues to post positive results with sales growth of 3.2%.

# supermarket-wars - Monday 21 December, 2015

There's only one winner in the battle between SuperValu and Tesco
# Supermarket Wars
# Supermarket Wars

There's only one winner in the battle between SuperValu and Tesco

Dec 21st 2015, 2:48 PM 33,622 Views 36 Comments

SuperValu retains its title as the top dog among Irish supermarket chains.

# supermarket-wars - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Tesco has been handed another beating in the supermarket wars
# Price Check
# Price Check

Tesco has been handed another beating in the supermarket wars

Oct 7th 2015, 1:35 PM 23,494 Views 27 Comments

But the CEO is happy because at least sales are falling more slowly.

# supermarket-wars - Monday 28 September, 2015

Supermarket wars: Is Tesco bouncing back?
# Comeback In Store
# Comeback In Store

Supermarket wars: Is Tesco bouncing back?

Sep 28th 2015, 10:50 AM 13,774 Views 40 Comments

Back to school was good for Tesco.

# supermarket-wars - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Irish people are loving Lidl again
# Every Lidl Helps
# Every Lidl Helps

Irish people are loving Lidl again

Aug 4th 2015, 10:40 PM 33,312 Views 55 Comments

It had a good three months.

# supermarket-wars - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Here is where the people of Ireland do 'The Big Shop'
# Supermarket Wars
# Supermarket Wars

Here is where the people of Ireland do 'The Big Shop'

Jul 14th 2015, 6:00 AM 27,732 Views 44 Comments

Tesco is still coming out on top.

# supermarket-wars - Monday 16 March, 2015

Tesco is still Ireland's supermarket top dog, but Supervalu is hot on its heels
# Supermarket Wars
# Supermarket Wars

Tesco is still Ireland's supermarket top dog, but Supervalu is hot on its heels

Mar 16th 2015, 4:26 PM 13,245 Views 38 Comments

Tesco was the only chain to see sales drop.

# supermarket-wars - Thursday 11 December, 2014

You could be waking up to a new Lidl near you
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

You could be waking up to a new Lidl near you

Dec 11th 2014, 7:30 AM 17,489 Views 45 Comments

Happy Christmas!

# supermarket-wars - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

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

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

Dec 9th 2014, 2:00 PM 15,047 Views 42 Comments

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

# supermarket-wars - Monday 24 November, 2014

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

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

Nov 24th 2014, 11:43 AM 15,908 Views 42 Comments

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

# supermarket-wars - Monday 29 September, 2014

Aldi scores massive sales boost as supermarkets declare all-out ad war
# Trolleys At 10 Paces
# Trolleys At 10 Paces

Aldi scores massive sales boost as supermarkets declare all-out ad war

Sep 29th 2014, 1:07 PM 23,810 Views 43 Comments

The German discount chain nearly doubled its advertising spend on the way to record turnover.

# supermarket-wars - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Aldi on the lookout for new hires- and is offering €92,000 a year plus a company car
# Tough At The Top
# Tough At The Top

Aldi on the lookout for new hires- and is offering €92,000 a year plus a company car

May 21st 2014, 2:03 PM 46,778 Views 54 Comments

The German retailer is hiring 450 new faces as part of a nationwide expansion scheme.