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#Supermarket Wars

# supermarket-wars - Monday 6 April, 2020

March was the biggest month for grocery sales on record

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

Back to school was good for Tesco.

# supermarket-wars - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Irish people are loving Lidl again

It had a good three months.

# supermarket-wars - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

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

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

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

Happy Christmas!

# supermarket-wars - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

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.

# supermarket-wars - Monday 24 November, 2014

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.

# supermarket-wars - Monday 29 September, 2014

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

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

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