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A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Dunnes Stores has overtaken SuperValu and Tesco Ireland to become Ireland’s best-performing supermarket chain, boosted by a spike in consumer grocery spending around the time of Storm Ophelia in mid-October.
Tue, 21 Nov, 2017
Shoppers have continued to spend more at supermarket tills even with an easing in price reductions, new figures show.
Tue, 24 Oct, 2017
Tesco saw its strongest sales growth at its Irish operations in five years in the past three months despite grocery prices continuing to fall.
Tue, 26 Sep, 2017
Shopping for groceries may seem like an ordinary task of day-to-day life, but how and where we shop, as well as what we choose to buy, is changing.
Mon, 05 Jun, 2017
Irish shoppers are choosing to buy homegrown brands despite the continued rise of own-label products.
Thu, 25 May, 2017
SuperValu kept its lead in the supermarket wars over the key Easter period when shoppers spent €2.4bn on groceries despite a big sales surge by rival Dunnes, according to the latest snapshot of Irish grocers.
Tue, 09 May, 2017
SuperValu has gained an edge over its supermarket rivals just as the grocery market has slipped into deflation for the first time in two years.
Tue, 11 Apr, 2017
Dunnes Stores has fought off SuperValu to retain the top spot in the latest supermarket share figures — the first time it has been on top for two consecutive months.
Tue, 14 Mar, 2017
Consumers are set to benefit further as tightening competition in the grocery sector is set to keep a lid on rising prices.
Tue, 14 Feb, 2017
Tue, 17 Jan, 2017
Tue, 20 Dec, 2016
Tue, 22 Nov, 2016
Dunnes Stores has overtaken Tesco as the second largest player in the Irish grocery market, new figures show.
Tue, 25 Oct, 2016
Tesco’s position as the country’s second largest supermarket has come under renewed threat after a period of strong growth from Dunnes Stores saw it draw level with the UK retailer.
Tue, 27 Sep, 2016
Wed, 31 Aug, 2016
Wed, 03 Aug, 2016
Consumer spending on grocery products enjoyed a further strong rise in the past three months; a period also notable for Tesco Ireland further eating into SuperValu’s market share lead.
Wed, 08 Jun, 2016
Supervalu remains the country’s biggest supermarket as it continues to capitalise on consumers’ growing preference for healthier products.
Tue, 10 May, 2016
Irish consumers’ grocery shopping spend rose by 3.6% over the past 12 weeks — despite rising prices — providing further evidence that household finances are strengthening.
Tue, 15 Mar, 2016
Tue, 19 Jan, 2016
The Musgrave Group-owned SuperValu chain has strengthened its position in the supermarket sector, new figures show.
Tue, 22 Dec, 2015
SuperValu has re-emerged as the leading player in the Irish grocery market, after enjoying its strongest sales quarter for two years.
Tue, 24 Nov, 2015
The Irish grocery market enjoyed its best quarterly period in more than five years, in the past 12 weeks, with combined sales across the main players rising by 2.1% on an annualised basis.
Wed, 28 Oct, 2015
Competition in the retail grocery market intensified in the last quarter, with Tesco continuing to narrow its sales declines, Dunnes closing the gap on its rivals, and the German discounters maintaining their combined record high share of the market.
Wed, 02 Sep, 2015
Tesco Ireland has managed to narrow its sales decline in the last few months, but it has been German discounter Lidl which has stolen a march on the competition in the Irish grocery market during the summer.
Wed, 05 Aug, 2015
SuperValu has replaced Tesco at the top of the Irish supermarket food chain, with 18 months of consecutive growth in customer numbers helping it surpass the British retail giant at the top of the pile.
Tue, 14 Apr, 2015
Latest grocery market share figures show that Dunnes was the big winner over the past 12 weeks, while SuperValu has almost drawn level with Tesco as market leader.
Tue, 17 Mar, 2015
Fierce competition in the run-up to Christmas has led to grocery price inflation falling to 1.9%, meaning that the staple food items for this time of year are costing less than 12 months ago.
Tue, 23 Dec, 2014
Grocery sales increased by 1.1%, year-on-year, during the 12 weeks to November 9. Those figures resulted in an additional €23m being spent by shoppers in the main supermarket retailers.
Tue, 25 Nov, 2014
Hard-pressed families are flocking to Aldi and Lidl as the discount stores continue to increase their share in the Irish market.
Tue, 30 Sep, 2014
Consumers are the big winners in a price war between the supermarket giants, with staple grocery items such as milk, bread and vegetables costing up to 10% less than a year ago.
Tue, 02 Sep, 2014
The use of branded and rounded-up euro promotions helped Dunnes Stores increase over-the-counter sales 2.6% and boost its share of the Irish grocery market to 21.2% over the past 12 weeks.
Wed, 06 Aug, 2014
Dunnes Stores ‘round euro’ pricing promotions helped it to marginally increase its grocery sales in the three months to the end of last month — the only one of the major multiples to do so.
Tue, 10 Jun, 2014
The German discounters have continued to grow their share of the Irish grocery market, with Aldi and Lidl now commanding a combined 15.6% slice of the sector.
Tue, 13 May, 2014
The rise of Lidl and Aldi has continued, as the discount retailers increase the consumer spend they are attracting at the expense of established supermarkets like Tesco and Dunnes.
Tue, 15 Apr, 2014
SuperValu has become the second largest grocer in the Irish market after its re-branding of 24 Superquinn stores last month.
Tue, 18 Mar, 2014
Student Colin Bradley from Mallow, Co Cork, is the main driver behind an initiative at University College Cork he hopes will drive home the message “it’s ok not to feel ok, and it’s absolutely ok to ask for help.”
Wed, 26 Feb, 2014
Aldi and Lidl have continued to increase their shares of the grocery market as shoppers look for value.
Tue, 24 Dec, 2013
Irish people have drastically cut their consumption of wine following the introduction of the 50c levy in the budget.
Tue, 26 Nov, 2013
Mon, 04 Nov, 2013
Dunnes has won the back-to-school battle successfully managing to get consumers to spend more money in their shops, according to the latest Kantar Worldpanel survey.
Tue, 01 Oct, 2013
The summer heatwave proved a boon for supermarkets as figures show shoppers snapped up greater quantities of barbecue food — particularly sausages.
Tue, 03 Sep, 2013