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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Supervalu

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# Cost of Living
Irish grocery prices have increased at their fastest pace this year in nearly a decade
To “mitigate supply chain pressure”, supermarkets are running fewer promotions, Kantar said.
# close contacts
Supermarkets and hauliers struggling with 'higher than normal' rates of staff shortages
Amid industry pressure, the Taoiseach said NPHET will keep the isolation period for close contacts under review.
All time
# Rise
Last year, he was working in SuperValu. Now, he's representing Ireland
It’s been a whirlwind few months for Liam Kerrigan.
# kantar
Boost for supermarkets as sales of mince pies, Christmas biscuits and alcohol soar ahead of festive season
Dunnes Stores leads the way in terms of market share, just ahead of Supervalu, according to the latest Kantar figures.
# Circuit Civil Court
Schoolgirls wrongly accused of shoplifting were 'extremely upset and embarrassed', court hears
In August 2018, the girls were stopped and told they had been recorded on video robbing in the shop.
# we believe
SuperValu's Christmas advert with a 2020 twist draws warm reception online
SuperValu’s advert features a boy called Conor, who is awaiting a mysterious Christmas visitor.
# Get Tidying
Supervalu TidyTowns competition to return in 2021
The competition didn’t take place this year due to Covid-19 restrictions.
Online grocery sales are booming but an 'increased sense of security' is driving us back into supermarkets
Online grocery sales grew by nearly 122% in August.
# 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.
# covid19 facts
Some supermarkets are banning children - but does the science back up their reasons?
One experts says that it has not been confirmed yet if children are vectors.
# Supermarket Sweep
'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.
# Supervalu
IFA staging latest blockade outside Musgrave distribution centre in Kildare
Musgrave supplies Supervalu and Centra stores.
# Winner winner
€2.5m EuroMillions ticket sold in Dublin shop - but the winner is yet to be found
The ticket was sold on 3 October in Kane’s/McCartney’s SuperValu in Donabate.
# sustainability
SuperValu is bringing in a compostable shopping bag from next month
It will cost 89c and be available in stores from 9 September.
# 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
Dunnes Stores is the most popular supermarket in Ireland
Meanwhile, Aldi enjoyed the largest jump in growth.
# Recall
Recall of SuperValu and Centra bottled water due to 'off odour and taste'
All batches of the five litre bottles of Still Irish Water are affected.
# fruit and fibre
SuperValu recalls batch of cereal due to possible presence of insects
The FSAI announced the recalls on its website this afternoon.
# 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.
# Scam
SuperValu warns of possible text messaging scam
The supermarket chain is urging people to delete the text message.
# Recall
Supervalu and Centra extend recall of electric blankets for fear they may catch fire
A product defect “may cause the blankets to spark or go on fire”.
# Recall
Bags of unwashed spinach and mixed leaves recalled over presence of bug-causing bacteria
Consumers have been warned about the detection of Listeria monocytogenes bacteria in two batches of the leaves.
# Kerry Gold
This is Ireland's tidiest town
Listowel picked up the prestigious award this afternoon.
# First of its kind
Clonakilty wants to become Ireland's first autism-friendly town
We’ve heard of autism-friendly shops, but a new initiative goes even further.
# Musgrave
SuperValu's owner is planning for a future rife with veganism and in-store 'experiences'
The Cork-based Musgrave group has set out a vision for convenience retail in 2025.
# 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.
# Daewoo
Supervalu and Centra recall electric blankets due to fire risk
A manufacturing defect “…may cause the blanket to spark or go on fire”.
# The Beast
Tesco 'unable to make most home deliveries' today due to the treacherous conditions
While stores are still open, most deliveries won’t be made in areas affected by the red alert.
# Newbridge
Kildare's famous 'Great Wall of Dunnes' is here to stay
Dunnes Stores has been locked in a planning battle over an expansion at its Newbridge store.
# visual guide
Trolleys like this can help shoppers with autism. They're being introduced by SuperValu
They’re being brought in as part of a wider initiative to support shoppers with autism and their families.
# Rankings
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).
# Supermarket Sweep
Despite a Tesco surge, Supervalu is still Ireland's most popular supermarket... just
Supervalu is 0.2% ahead of Tesco, according to the latest Kantar Worldpanel figures.
# 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.
# man the barricades
Supervalu in Athy is taking the whole Good Friday alcohol ban *very* seriously
There’s a ‘protective tunnel’ of toilet roll guiding customers to the ATM.
# Knocklyon
€12.8 million Lotto jackpot claimed by syndicate in Dublin
This is the first time this year that the jackpot has climbed this high.
# the great veg war
There'll be no more free spuds in Supervalu as farmers get their way
The IFA said it would meet again with SuperValu to “express farmers’ anger” in the near future.
# spuds sale
Farmers furious at SuperValu 'stunt' which gives away free carrots and potatoes
The IFA has taken exception to a new promotion which gives away free carrots and potatoes.
# twas the season
SuperValu wins the Christmas supermarket war
Irish shoppers spent an extra €92 million on groceries over the festive period.
7 things that only go together in Ireland
Altogether now: “Ebony and Ivory live together in perfect harmony…”
# 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%.