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#Supermarkets

# supermarkets - Monday 16 November, 2020

Grocery sales boomed in October ahead of Level 5 restrictions

Compared to last year, 50% more Irish shoppers have bought their Christmas turkey already.

# supermarkets - Monday 24 August, 2020

Grocery sales have slowed compared to the peak of the pandemic as shoppers begin returning to pre-Covid habits

As restrictions began to lift, customers moved away from a pattern of large, infrequent shops.

# supermarkets - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

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.

# supermarkets - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Egg shortage in some supermarkets amid bird flu outbreak and increased demand

Half a million hens have been culled as a result of the outbreak.

# supermarkets - 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.

# supermarkets - Thursday 12 March, 2020

'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.

# supermarkets - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Poll: Should there be a ban on selling sweets beside shop checkouts? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be a ban on selling sweets beside shop checkouts?

The Irish Heart Foundation has launched a plan to cut childhood obesity rates by half in the next decade.

# supermarkets - Monday 4 November, 2019

Poll: Will a levy increase make you give up plastic bags at the supermarket? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will a levy increase make you give up plastic bags at the supermarket?

Minister Richard Bruton will bring a memo to Cabinet tomorrow outlining a number of options to increase environmental levies.

# supermarkets - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Aldi plans to replace 12.5 million single-use plastic bags each year with compostable options

From January, all loose fruit and vegetable single-use plastic bags will be compostable.

# supermarkets - Monday 23 September, 2019

Dunnes Stores retains top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars

That’s according to the latest Kantar Worldpanel supermarket shares.

# supermarkets - 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.

# supermarkets - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Minister in favour of 'naming and shaming' supermarkets that fail to reduce plastic packaging

Minister Richard Bruton says he is willing to take a tougher stance on supermarkets who fail to pull their weight when it comes to reducing plastics.

# supermarkets - Monday 28 January, 2019

Tesco announces up to 9,000 job cuts in the UK under wide-scale restructuring plan

Jobs will be cut amid plans to shut fish, meat and cheese counters at some stores.

# supermarkets - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Removing sweets from supermarket checkouts linked to fall in unhealthy snack purchases

That’s according to a study published in the Plos Medicine journal this week.

# supermarkets - 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.

# supermarkets - Sunday 1 July, 2018

Minister calls on supermarkets to reduce the use of non-recyclable plastic packaging for fruit and veg

Minister Denis Naughten is currently considering a range of environmental levies on single-use plastic products.

# supermarkets - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

Tesco retakes top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars

Tesco is just 0.3% ahead of SuperValu, according to the latest Kantar Worldpanel figures.

# supermarkets - 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.

# supermarkets - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Poll: Do you think supermarkets should reduce plastic packaging? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think supermarkets should reduce plastic packaging?

Campaigners are asking people to leave the excess plastic packaging with the cashier.

# supermarkets - Friday 23 March, 2018

Lidl Ireland apologises to mum and son who were told to leave store with autism assistance dog

The supermarket chain announced a major autism-awareness initiative earlier this week.

# supermarkets - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Going to the shops? Many stores and supermarkets are now open

Limited opening hours for some major supermarkets and local shops.

# supermarkets - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Here are the stores, banks and post offices closing due to the bad weather

The entire nation has been advised to remain indoors from 4pm today.

# supermarkets - Monday 26 February, 2018

Stores seek to reassure customers about bread supplies ahead of Storm Emma

Tesco have said they’ve asked their suppliers for 20% more fresh bread from tomorrow.

# supermarkets - 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.

# supermarkets - Friday 26 January, 2018

Lidl gets the green light to open in Castleknock

The plan will include a medical centre, cafe, retail units and eight residential apartments.

# supermarkets - Monday 18 December, 2017

Dunnes Stores is clinging onto top spot in Ireland's battle of the supermarkets

Meanwhile, Tesco has experienced continuous strong sales growth.

# supermarkets - Monday 11 December, 2017

From The Daily Edge 8 of the most outrageous festive food offerings in shops this Christmas Just Because We Can

8 of the most outrageous festive food offerings in shops this Christmas

Sloe gin mince pie, anyone?

# supermarkets - Monday 25 September, 2017

SuperValu still Ireland's most popular supermarket but Tesco is right behind it

Tesco came second with 22% of the market share (a 4.3% rise on a similar period last year).

# supermarkets - Monday 8 May, 2017

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.

# supermarkets - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Why do people object to Lidl and Aldi in their towns?

“The Dublin 4s of the world prefer a Dunnes to a Lidl or an Aldi.”

# supermarkets - Monday 16 January, 2017

SuperValu wins the Christmas supermarket war

Irish shoppers spent an extra €92 million on groceries over the festive period.

# supermarkets - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Supermarkets' obsession with perfect produce is causing massive food waste

The UN said this week that if it was reversed, then the wastage could feed the worlds’ hungry.

# supermarkets - Friday 29 July, 2016

From The Daily Edge 15 tweets that perfectly sum up Ireland's relationship with Lidl The Big Shop

15 tweets that perfectly sum up Ireland's relationship with Lidl

Heaven is a place on earth.

# supermarkets - Monday 4 July, 2016

From The Daily Edge 13 of the most Centra things that ever happened Centra

13 of the most Centra things that ever happened

Hangover mecca.

SuperValu is still Ireland's most popular supermarket

Tesco remains in second place.

# supermarkets - Sunday 1 May, 2016

From The Daily Edge This complaint about the price of Tesco prosecco in Ireland is causing a stir Prosecco

This complaint about the price of Tesco prosecco in Ireland is causing a stir

It’s way more expensive to buy prosecco in Ireland compared to Scotland.

# supermarkets - Thursday 28 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge 18 times Irish shops were definitely taking the piss Irish Supermarkets

18 times Irish shops were definitely taking the piss

Chancers.

# supermarkets - Monday 11 April, 2016

These are the supermarkets that won and lost in the Easter grocery battle

Everyone had a good few months.

# supermarkets - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Can't resist the deals at the supermarket? Here's why we should be buying local

The state can no longer justify paying large subsidies to farmers whose produce goes directly overseas while refusing to support small scale local production, writes Fergal Anderson.

# supermarkets - Thursday 25 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge 10 times Irish supermarkets were the biggest chancers Away With Ye

10 times Irish supermarkets were the biggest chancers

Best value in town.

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