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Saturday 4 February 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Supermarket

Last year
2022
# Finglas
Two men arrested for Finglas shooting released from Garda custody without charge
Both men in their 20s, who were arrested on Friday, have been released from Garda custody without charge.
All time
# cheap alcohol
Minimum unit pricing for alcohol approved by Cabinet - but it won't kick in until January 2022
Concerns were raised about the difference in the price of alcohol in the North.
# Retail
Tesco to create 450 full-time jobs across the country
The supermarket chain said it is also to create 700 temporary positions for the Christmas period and is already recruiting for these roles.
# Coronavirus
'Not necessary' to disinfect outside of food packaging after buying, shoppers advised
Dr Linda Gordon, a specialist in microbiology, said there is “no evidence” the virus is transmitted by food or food packaging.
# Coronavirus
Supermarkets hiring hundreds of employees to meet Covid-19 demand
Tens of thousands of people have lost their jobs due to the coronavirus crisis.
# Netherlands
Dutch supermarket drops call for staff to upload pictures in underwear to help size uniforms
The Dutch Data Protection Authority said the move was “bizarre”.
# kantar
Dunnes Stores is the most popular supermarket in Ireland
Meanwhile, Aldi enjoyed the largest jump in growth.
# Valentine's Day
Wine and chocolate sales soar as Valentine's rush sees bumper February for supermarkets
The latest figures show the Irish grocery market grew by 3.5% in the 12 weeks.
# special offers
Want to make your shopping trip healthier? Here's some advice
More than one-third of supermarket products on special offer are high in fat, sugar and salt.
# Deli Dispute
Deli worker who told bosses they'd stocked 'cake infested with worms' loses WRC claim
The WRC found that the man had not been punished by the supermarket for raising health and safety concerns.
# retail and services
Blanchardstown Centre wants a new supermarket to fix its convenience store 'deficiency'
Dunnes Stores and Marks & Spencer both currently trade at the shopping centre.
# Supermarket Sweep
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.
# Clonee
Cash box stolen as security van collects from supermarket
The raiders are described as being between 5’6″ and 5’8″ and were wearing black scarves on their faces.
# Arnaud Beltrame
'He gave his life for another': Policeman killed in supermarket siege was decorated for his bravery in Iraq
Lieutenant-Colonel Arnaud Beltrame offered himself as a hostage. He died this morning.
# France
Policeman who swapped himself for hostage in supermarket siege dies of injuries
Lieutenant-Colonel Arnaud Beltrame died early this morning. Emmanuel Macron has paid tribute to his bravery.
# Rats Out
Ireland's not affected by dead rat claim that forced Aldi to remove 38,000 packs of frozen veg
Aldi has offered the woman involved £500 compensation.
# Newbridge
Looking for a new job? Lidl is hiring 100 people for its new distribution centre in Kildare
Kildare County Council has given the go-ahead for the new site on the Naas Road, Newbridge.
# Raid
Staff threatened with iron bar in early morning supermarket raid
The incident happened in Donabate around 8.45am this morning.
# Christmas disaster
Tesco apologises after dozens of UK customers complain of 'rancid' Christmas turkeys
Customers took to social media to complain about their spoiled Christmas dinners.
# Security Guard
Supermarket security guard caught with €10k of drugs gets 240 hours of community service
The court heard that the man came from a hard-working family and his father was a retired civil servant.
# off the shelves
Super Valu is clinging onto top spot in Ireland's battle of the supermarkets
Tesco has posted some strong sales growth.
# Boxing clever
Marks & Spencer is cutting down on packaging - here's how other supermarkets measure up
Supervalu and Centra said that “packaging plays an important role in containing, preserving and protecting food”.
# Supermarket
Man to face court after worker threatened and money stolen at Rathmines supermarket
The man made off with money on foot.
# Dublin
Man arrested after Rathmines supermarket robbery
The man approached the male cashier, threatened him, and made off with a sum of money from the scene.
# Shop Around
SuperValu retakes top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars
Tesco’s share of the market went down as there were gains for Aldi and Lidl.
# tires
Five dead after small plane crashes into Portuguese supermarket
Four others received minor injuries, emergency services said.
# otterly shocking
WATCH: Otter visits Tesco in Castlebar
The animal is thought to have come from nearby Lough Lannagh.
# waste not to want not
Do you waste food? This Dragons' Den investor wants supermarkets and shoppers to cut it out
Ireland generates over one million tonnes of food waste per year.
# melty goodness
Forget your Lenten promise - a giant Nutella tap has just been set up in a Dublin supermarket
Direct it to our gobs please.
# Shopping
Dunnes Stores takes top spot in supermarket rankings for second time
Dunnes took 22.7% of the market during in the 12 weeks to the end of January.
# frostbit
This woman managed to get her arse stuck in a supermarket freezer while on a night out
The human race, everyone!
# Lucan
Man arrested after "attempting to drive car" at gardaí
It’s understood that the man was tasered during the incident in Lucan, Co Dublin, this afternoon.
# Battle of the Basket
Dunnes' supermarkets are now as popular as Tesco
“Dunnes has successfully tempted shoppers to add more expensive items to their baskets.”
# Lidl
Lidl's plans to boost operation will create 600 jobs
A number of these will be at a major warehouse in Newbridge, Co Kildare that is in the planning process.
# Centra
13 of the most Centra things that ever happened
Hangover mecca.
# best response
This artist had the best response to a supermarket's controversial 'volunteer artist' ad
Excellent.
# liddle or leedle
Lidl is pronounced 'Liddle' and there are no two ways about it
We don’t care what you say, LIDDLE.
# Take a Break
Take a break and check out this supermarket which invites customers to bring their dogs shopping
Pet owners have taken to social media with photos of their dogs in the special carts.
# the big shop
Here's what we're buying and where we're buying it
Sales of fish, fruit and nuts are all up.
# substitute
This woman ordered spring flowers and the supermarket sent spring onions instead
The scourge of the substituted item.