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#Supermarkets

# supermarkets - Thursday 14 January, 2021

Minister claims Northern Ireland hospitals and schools facing food shortages in ‘major crisis’
# Brexit
# Brexit

Minister claims Northern Ireland hospitals and schools facing food shortages in ‘major crisis’

Jan 14th 2021, 12:18 PM 40,683 Views 55 Comments

Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots said the region was facing a ‘major crisis’ over supply chains.

# supermarkets - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Supermarkets call for urgent intervention over Northern Ireland's food supplies
# Brexit
# Brexit

Supermarkets call for urgent intervention over Northern Ireland's food supplies

Jan 12th 2021, 10:50 PM 107,547 Views 83 Comments

Chief executives of Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda, Iceland, Co-Op and Marks & Spencer have written to Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove.

# supermarkets - Monday 11 January, 2021

December saw record-high grocery sales, but less money spent on whole turkeys
# Small Turkeys
# Small Turkeys

December saw record-high grocery sales, but less money spent on whole turkeys

Jan 11th 2021, 2:06 PM 14,525 Views 12 Comments

Sales of smaller cuts of meat such as turkey rolls and roast pork increased.

# supermarkets - Monday 14 December, 2020

Boost for supermarkets as sales of mince pies, Christmas biscuits and alcohol soar ahead of festive season
# Kantar
# Kantar

Boost for supermarkets as sales of mince pies, Christmas biscuits and alcohol soar ahead of festive season

Dec 14th 2020, 1:09 PM 11,507 Views 15 Comments

Dunnes Stores leads the way in terms of market share, just ahead of Supervalu, according to the latest Kantar figures.

# supermarkets - Monday 16 November, 2020

Grocery sales boomed in October ahead of Level 5 restrictions
# Supermarket Sweep
# Supermarket Sweep

Grocery sales boomed in October ahead of Level 5 restrictions

Nov 16th 2020, 12:22 PM 11,402 Views 2 Comments

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
# Supermarkets
# Supermarkets

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

Aug 24th 2020, 3:31 PM 16,798 Views 15 Comments

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
# Supermarket Sweep
# Supermarket Sweep

Major spike in grocery sales since restrictions began

Jun 2nd 2020, 4:06 PM 22,332 Views 25 Comments

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
# Monaghan
# Monaghan

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

Apr 28th 2020, 1:58 PM 42,221 Views 52 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

March was the biggest month for grocery sales on record

Apr 6th 2020, 2:16 PM 32,730 Views 50 Comments

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
# Supermarket Sweep
# Supermarket Sweep

'No need for panic buying': Supermarkets warn consumers following 'high demand' over coronavirus

Mar 12th 2020, 5:14 PM 61,937 Views 107 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Nov 12th 2019, 8:32 AM 22,744 Views 57 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Nov 4th 2019, 8:00 PM 19,910 Views 54 Comments

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
# Shopping
# Shopping

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

Oct 29th 2019, 1:23 PM 13,468 Views 34 Comments

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
# Kantar Worldpanel
# Kantar Worldpanel

Dunnes Stores retains top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars

Sep 23rd 2019, 4:17 PM 17,721 Views 36 Comments

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
# Kantar
# Kantar

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

Jul 29th 2019, 11:35 AM 28,770 Views 42 Comments

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
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

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

Jul 24th 2019, 2:50 PM 10,529 Views 34 Comments

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
# Axed
# Axed

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

Jan 28th 2019, 7:27 PM 19,854 Views 34 Comments

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
# Research
# Research

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

Dec 23rd 2018, 7:45 AM 6,465 Views 11 Comments

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
# Kantar
# Kantar

Dunnes Stores regains top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars

Oct 22nd 2018, 2:09 PM 24,605 Views 42 Comments

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
# Waste Reduction
# Waste Reduction

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

Jul 1st 2018, 7:30 AM 8,459 Views 30 Comments

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
# Supermarket Sweep
# Supermarket Sweep

Tesco retakes top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars

Jun 5th 2018, 12:42 PM 12,359 Views 50 Comments

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
# 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 24,243 Views 43 Comments

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
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think supermarkets should reduce plastic packaging?

Mar 24th 2018, 8:30 AM 35,846 Views 130 Comments

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
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

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

Mar 23rd 2018, 12:05 AM 115,534 Views 113 Comments

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
# Doors Open
# Doors Open

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

Mar 3rd 2018, 1:55 PM 99,980 Views 76 Comments

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
# Status Red
# Status Red

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

Mar 1st 2018, 4:25 PM 129,076 Views 77 Comments

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
# Armabreadon
# Armabreadon

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

Feb 26th 2018, 9:19 PM 91,962 Views 80 Comments

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
# 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 20,640 Views 40 Comments

We’re also buying more vegetarian and vegan foods.

# supermarkets - Friday 26 January, 2018

Lidl gets the green light to open in Castleknock
# Ooh Ah Just A Lidl Bit
# Ooh Ah Just A Lidl Bit

Lidl gets the green light to open in Castleknock

Jan 26th 2018, 5:44 PM 21,820 Views 62 Comments

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
# Christmas Spending
# Christmas Spending

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

Dec 18th 2017, 8:40 PM 19,301 Views 24 Comments

Meanwhile, Tesco has experienced continuous strong sales growth.

# supermarkets - Monday 11 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 11th 2017, 8:00 AM 7,084 Views 2 Comments

Sloe gin mince pie, anyone?

# supermarkets - Monday 25 September, 2017

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

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

Sep 25th 2017, 2:43 PM 14,678 Views 25 Comments

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
# Shop Around
# Shop Around

SuperValu retakes top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars

May 8th 2017, 8:12 PM 20,898 Views 48 Comments

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 Germans Are Coming
# The Germans Are Coming

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

Jan 28th 2017, 12:01 AM 59,983 Views 115 Comments

“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
# Twas The Season
# Twas The Season

SuperValu wins the Christmas supermarket war

Jan 16th 2017, 1:29 PM 22,127 Views 50 Comments

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
# Feed The World
# Feed The World

Supermarkets' obsession with perfect produce is causing massive food waste

Nov 13th 2016, 9:30 AM 17,630 Views 56 Comments

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

# supermarkets - Friday 29 July, 2016

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

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

Jul 29th 2016, 11:52 AM 11,585 Views 3 Comments

Heaven is a place on earth.

# supermarkets - Monday 4 July, 2016

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

13 of the most Centra things that ever happened

Jul 4th 2016, 9:51 PM 9,569 Views 3 Comments

Hangover mecca.

SuperValu is still Ireland's most popular supermarket
# Supermarket Sweep
# Supermarket Sweep

SuperValu is still Ireland's most popular supermarket

Jul 4th 2016, 4:00 PM 18,868 Views 64 Comments

Tesco remains in second place.

# supermarkets - Sunday 1 May, 2016

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

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

May 1st 2016, 11:49 AM 17,580 Views 8 Comments

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

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