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Monday 20 March 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Supermarket Wars

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# Coronavirus
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.
# kantar
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.
# Kantar Worldpanel
Dunnes Stores retains top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars
Dunnes Stores accounted for 22.3% of the consumer spend in the latest period.
# Kantar Worldpanel
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
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.
# kantar
Dunnes Stores regains top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars
Dunnes Stores accounted for 22.1% of the consumer spend in the latest period.
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
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
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
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.
# The Germans Are Coming
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
There's only one winner in the battle between SuperValu and Tesco
SuperValu retains its title as the top dog among Irish supermarket chains.
# Price check
Tesco has been handed another beating in the supermarket wars
But the CEO is happy because at least sales are falling more slowly.
# comeback in store
Supermarket wars: Is Tesco bouncing back?
Back to school was good for Tesco.
# Every Lidl helps
Irish people are loving Lidl again
It had a good three months.
# Supermarket Wars
Here is where the people of Ireland do 'The Big Shop'
Tesco is still coming out on top.
# Supermarket Wars
Tesco is still Ireland's supermarket top dog, but Supervalu is hot on its heels
Tesco was the only chain to see sales drop.
# Jobswatch
You could be waking up to a new Lidl near you
Happy Christmas!
# retro shopping
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
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.
# trolleys at 10 paces
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.
# tough at the top
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.