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#Supermarkets

# supermarkets - Thursday 28 April, 2016

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

18 times Irish shops were definitely taking the piss

Apr 28th 2016, 1:09 PM 13,660 Views 1 Comment

Chancers.

# supermarkets - Monday 11 April, 2016

These are the supermarkets that won and lost in the Easter grocery battle
# Hot Cross Dunnes
# Hot Cross Dunnes

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

Apr 11th 2016, 3:04 PM 28,307 Views 23 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Mar 29th 2016, 8:00 AM 705 Views 29 Comments

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

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

10 times Irish supermarkets were the biggest chancers

Feb 25th 2016, 6:07 PM 8,828 Views 1 Comment

Best value in town.

# supermarkets - Monday 1 February, 2016

Ireland's top convenience-store chain says its 'health strategy' helped it deliver record sales
# Off The Shelves
# Off The Shelves

Ireland's top convenience-store chain says its 'health strategy' helped it deliver record sales

Feb 1st 2016, 10:53 AM 18,245 Views 16 Comments

Centra topped €1.5 billion in turnover last year.

# supermarkets - Monday 18 January, 2016

These are the supermarkets that won and lost in the Christmas showdown
# Tis The Season
From Business ETC
# Tis The Season

These are the supermarkets that won and lost in the Christmas showdown

Jan 18th 2016, 1:36 PM 43,843 Views 38 Comments

It was a good season for shopping across the board.

# supermarkets - Monday 23 November, 2015

Sorry Tesco, this supermarket is now more popular than you
# EVERY LITTLE DOESN'T HELP
# EVERY LITTLE DOESN'T HELP

Sorry Tesco, this supermarket is now more popular than you

Nov 23rd 2015, 1:16 PM 49,793 Views 53 Comments

It’s the second time this year the retailer has taken the crown from Tesco.

# supermarkets - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Tesco has been handed another beating in the supermarket wars
# Price Check
# Price Check

Tesco has been handed another beating in the supermarket wars

Oct 7th 2015, 1:35 PM 23,494 Views 27 Comments

But the CEO is happy because at least sales are falling more slowly.

# supermarkets - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Poll: Should our supermarkets be legally forced to sell more Irish food?
# Basket Case
# Basket Case

Poll: Should our supermarkets be legally forced to sell more Irish food?

Oct 6th 2015, 7:00 PM 15,646 Views 43 Comments

That’s what Romania is hoping.

# supermarkets - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Irish people are loving Lidl again
# Every Lidl Helps
# Every Lidl Helps

Irish people are loving Lidl again

Aug 4th 2015, 10:40 PM 33,312 Views 55 Comments

It had a good three months.

# supermarkets - Monday 6 July, 2015

Irish people absolutely LOVE Dunnes vouchers
# Dunne Deals
# Dunne Deals

Irish people absolutely LOVE Dunnes vouchers

Jul 6th 2015, 2:06 PM 38,223 Views 48 Comments

But we’re liking German stores a little less.

# supermarkets - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

9 times Irish supermarkets made absolutely no sense
# Supermarket Fails
From The Daily Edge
# Supermarket Fails

9 times Irish supermarkets made absolutely no sense

Jun 23rd 2015, 10:57 AM 13,500 Views 5 Comments

Value for money, naaad.

# supermarkets - Monday 8 June, 2015

The Dunnes Stores strikes aren't making a dent in its sales
# Money Talks
# Money Talks

The Dunnes Stores strikes aren't making a dent in its sales

Jun 8th 2015, 12:28 PM 10,487 Views 42 Comments

The chain had the biggest rise in supermarket trade of any of the ‘big three’.

# supermarkets - Sunday 31 May, 2015

Should we ban supermarkets from destroying edible food?
# Wasteful
# Wasteful

Should we ban supermarkets from destroying edible food?

May 31st 2015, 7:00 AM 17,091 Views 69 Comments

France introduced a similar law recently.

# supermarkets - Friday 29 May, 2015

Tesco will axe Christmas bonuses for thousands of Irish staff this year
# Bah Humbug
# Bah Humbug

Tesco will axe Christmas bonuses for thousands of Irish staff this year

May 29th 2015, 3:13 PM 26,564 Views 89 Comments

The grocery giant has decided to play the Grinch with its workers.

# supermarkets - Friday 22 May, 2015

It is now illegal in France for supermarkets to throw away food
# Were You Going To Eat That?
# Were You Going To Eat That?

It is now illegal in France for supermarkets to throw away food

May 22nd 2015, 12:02 AM 47,380 Views 46 Comments

But they can donate it all to charities, or for animal feed.

# supermarkets - Monday 16 February, 2015

Tesco is poised to lose its spot as Ireland's top supermarket chain
# Fading Empire
# Fading Empire

Tesco is poised to lose its spot as Ireland's top supermarket chain

Feb 16th 2015, 1:36 PM 23,803 Views 56 Comments

The company is reportedly going to cut thousands of UK staff under a cost-cutting drive.

# supermarkets - Saturday 7 February, 2015

Do not eat: Supermarkets warned to keep daffodils away from fruit and veg
# Poison
# Poison

Do not eat: Supermarkets warned to keep daffodils away from fruit and veg

Feb 7th 2015, 2:08 PM 17,047 Views 28 Comments

The National Poisons Information Centre of Ireland said bulbs have been mistaken as onions in some cases.

# supermarkets - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Now Tesco is being put under the spotlight for squeezing suppliers
# Off Your Trolley
# Off Your Trolley

Now Tesco is being put under the spotlight for squeezing suppliers

Feb 5th 2015, 12:23 PM 18,066 Views 17 Comments

It’s the third investigation launched into the supermarket chain since September.

# supermarkets - Saturday 31 January, 2015

Do we really live on a 'treasure island' for the big supermarket chains?
# Plundered
# Plundered

Do we really live on a 'treasure island' for the big supermarket chains?

Jan 31st 2015, 8:30 PM 37,079 Views 61 Comments

The major players really don’t want to say how much money they’re making from you.

# supermarkets - Monday 19 January, 2015

The unstoppable advance of German discounters continues ... (with a little help from their ex-army staff)
# Supermarkets
# Supermarkets

The unstoppable advance of German discounters continues ... (with a little help from their ex-army staff)

Jan 19th 2015, 11:24 AM 14,257 Views 33 Comments

Aldi’s novel recruitment strategy may have had something to do with the chain’s success in the supermarket sector last year.

# supermarkets - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Tesco wants to take a razor to its costs - and 350 Irish staff are out the door
# Out To Market
# Out To Market

Tesco wants to take a razor to its costs - and 350 Irish staff are out the door

Jan 8th 2015, 1:13 PM 33,473 Views 88 Comments

The night-shift workers are taking redundancy and 90 of their jobs won’t be replaced.

# supermarkets - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Nearly 15 years of share gains from Tesco have been wiped out
# Retro Shopping
# Retro Shopping

Nearly 15 years of share gains from Tesco have been wiped out

Dec 9th 2014, 2:00 PM 15,047 Views 42 Comments

The UK grocery chain expects to make less than half what it took in last year after its latest profit haircut.

# supermarkets - Monday 24 November, 2014

Competition is the hottest it has ever been for Ireland's top supermarket slot
# Supermarket Wars
# Supermarket Wars

Competition is the hottest it has ever been for Ireland's top supermarket slot

Nov 24th 2014, 11:43 AM 15,908 Views 42 Comments

Three chains are within a few percentage points of being crowned market leader.

# supermarkets - Saturday 8 November, 2014

14 things we need to see in supermarkets right this minute
# The Big Shop
From The Daily Edge
# The Big Shop

14 things we need to see in supermarkets right this minute

Nov 8th 2014, 1:00 PM 43,150 Views 47 Comments

A whole new world.

# supermarkets - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

SuperValu is getting very close to dethroning Tesco as Ireland's supermarket leader
# The Usurper
# The Usurper

SuperValu is getting very close to dethroning Tesco as Ireland's supermarket leader

Oct 28th 2014, 3:00 PM 20,206 Views 55 Comments

But the biggest gains are still coming from German imports Aldi and Lidl.

# supermarkets - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Tesco's latest results make for very ugly reading and its chairman wants out
# Sinking Feeling
# Sinking Feeling

Tesco's latest results make for very ugly reading and its chairman wants out

Oct 23rd 2014, 9:04 AM 18,701 Views 82 Comments

The supermarket chain’s Irish performance was the worst of any country for the last six months.

# supermarkets - Thursday 16 October, 2014

12 deeply unfortunate supermarket fails
# Supermarket Sweep
From The Daily Edge
# Supermarket Sweep

12 deeply unfortunate supermarket fails

Oct 16th 2014, 9:31 PM 54,523 Views 21 Comments

It’s not just you, SuperValu.

# supermarkets - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Tesco's leader may resign after the supermarket chain's huge accounting blunder
# Heads Will Roll
# Heads Will Roll

Tesco's leader may resign after the supermarket chain's huge accounting blunder

Oct 7th 2014, 9:56 AM 9,088 Views 19 Comments

Sir Richard Broadbent could step down following investigations into the €320 million mistake: report.

# supermarkets - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Tesco will be put under the microscope for its €320m blunder
# Please Explain
# Please Explain

Tesco will be put under the microscope for its €320m blunder

Oct 1st 2014, 8:39 AM 11,945 Views 11 Comments

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority wants to have a long, hard look at the supermarket giant’s books.

# supermarkets - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Beef farmers launch "blitz" at Tesco in Naas
# They Got Beef
# They Got Beef

Beef farmers launch "blitz" at Tesco in Naas

Aug 21st 2014, 5:37 PM 19,689 Views 29 Comments

They’re protesting new age limits on their products in British supermarkets.

# supermarkets - Thursday 31 July, 2014

How do you get shoppers to return to your store? Inspire them
# Surprise In Store
# Surprise In Store

How do you get shoppers to return to your store? Inspire them

Jul 31st 2014, 3:07 PM 12,540 Views 29 Comments

Kids’ activities, helpful staff, demos and clear signage – just some of the ways retailers can make themselves irresistible.

# supermarkets - Monday 21 July, 2014

Karl Albrecht, reclusive founder of Aldi supermarket, has died aged 94
# Rags To Riches
# Rags To Riches

Karl Albrecht, reclusive founder of Aldi supermarket, has died aged 94

Jul 21st 2014, 6:52 PM 33,367 Views 48 Comments

He went from selling buns on the street, to having a fortune of $25.9 billion.

# supermarkets - Monday 2 June, 2014

61% of independent off-licences will sack staff if excise duty rises
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

61% of independent off-licences will sack staff if excise duty rises

Jun 2nd 2014, 11:52 AM 9,089 Views 50 Comments

Just 7 per cent of these businesses said they have managed to maintain pre-Budget 2014 sales volumes.

# supermarkets - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Are 'buy one get one free' offers just filling up your bins?
# Food Waste
# Food Waste

Are 'buy one get one free' offers just filling up your bins?

Apr 13th 2014, 8:00 AM 12,185 Views 24 Comments

A House of Lords Committee in the UK has blamed supermarkets for adding to high levels of food waste with these offers but experts in Ireland said everyone has their part to play in reducing this.

# supermarkets - Sunday 23 March, 2014

One million tonnes of food is wasted in Ireland every year
# Waste Not Want Not
# Waste Not Want Not

One million tonnes of food is wasted in Ireland every year

Mar 23rd 2014, 10:15 AM 10,293 Views 44 Comments

FoodCloud is calling on Irish people to reduce food waste.

# supermarkets - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Poll: Should supermarkets stop selling sweets at the checkout?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should supermarkets stop selling sweets at the checkout?

Feb 13th 2014, 9:35 AM 15,607 Views 148 Comments

A new campaign is calling on Irish supermarkets to make checkouts sweet-free zones. What do you think? Good idea? Bad idea?

# supermarkets - Monday 27 January, 2014

13 signs you're an expert Lidl-or-Aldi shopper
# A Lidl Respect
From The Daily Edge
# A Lidl Respect

13 signs you're an expert Lidl-or-Aldi shopper

Jan 27th 2014, 9:30 PM 83,732 Views 123 Comments

The grandmaster of the fruit and veg aisle.

# supermarkets - Monday 20 January, 2014

Tesco's market share fell over Christmas while discount retailers saw a boost
# Supermarkets
# Supermarkets

Tesco's market share fell over Christmas while discount retailers saw a boost

Jan 20th 2014, 1:29 PM 9,799 Views 44 Comments

Supervalu attracted 40,000 more households over the festive period, helping it to push its market share above 20 per cent.

# supermarkets - Monday 23 December, 2013

Business booming for Aldi and Lidl as discounters show growth at expense of Tesco
# Supermarkets
# Supermarkets

Business booming for Aldi and Lidl as discounters show growth at expense of Tesco

Dec 23rd 2013, 2:43 PM 23,263 Views 135 Comments

The German discount chains have been gaining ground in the last 12 months, as shoppers continue to keep a close watch on their grocery spend.