Despite the profit fall Morrisons is paying an interim dividend of 4.03 pence, up 5 per cent and confirmed a commitment to pay a full-year dividend of not less than 13.65 pence

Wm Morrison Supermarkets, Britain’s fourth largest grocer, posted a 51 per cent slump in first-half profit, hurt by its move to cut prices to counter(...)

Musgrave bet big when it paid about €200 million to acquire Superquinn more than three years ago. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The three-monthly Kantar Worldpanel supermarket share figures released yesterday confirm two things. Firstly, Tesco Ireland, which fell 5.5 per cent t(...)

Tesco saw its share of the market fall by 5.5 per cent in the 12 weeks ending August 17th. Photo: Reuters. Photo: Aidan Crawley

Supervalu has missed an opportunity to take over from Tesco as the largest supermarket in the State after its market share fell 0.2 per cent to 25 per(...)

Our virtual Tesco shop of the same 30 items costs €132.64 in the Republic and €112.02 in the North, a difference of more than 20 per cent. Photograph: Carl Court/AFP/Getty Images

Earlier this summer, the Guardian asked families in seven cities, including Dublin, to do a comparable grocery shop and send in their receipts. Dub(...)

Joe Beirne with bags of ice at his Battlebridge Campsite, Co Roscommon. Photograph: Brian Farrell.

Households and businesses in parts of Co Roscommon have been forced to buy in drinking water for more than a year – including ice cubes sourced from (...)

It’s that time of the year again... File photograph: Frank Miller

1. The Rose of Tralee festival is gearing up and will appear on your telly for two days next week. It is enough to give you that sinking feeling that (...)

SuperValu last night moved to clarify a newspaper report which yesterday claimed the supermarket chain was involved in a boycott of Israeli products due to the ongoing conflict in Gaza.

Supervalu last night moved to clarify a newspaper report which yesterday claimed the supermarket chain was involved in a boycott of Israeli products d(...)

Protesters hold up placards reading ‘Boycott Israel’ during a demonstration showing solidarity with Palestinians in Paris, France. A number of Irish businesses have publicly announced their decision to boycott Israeli goods. Photograph: Christophe Karaba/EPA

Irish trade union Mandate has released a petition calling on Irish food retailers to cease selling Israeli produce. The Mandate petition, entitled ‘St(...)

Supervalu is breathing down Tesco’s neck in the race to be the Republic’s largest retailer and despite recording a fall in sales over the last quarter there is now less than one per cent separating the two supermarket chains, according to the latest figures from retail analysts Kantar World Panel.

Supervalu is breathing down Tesco’s neck in the race to be the Republic’s largest retailer and despite recording a fall in sales over the last quarter(...)

€99.99 Aldi is also branching out into smartphones, with the Medion Life E4001. The Android smartphone has a 4-inch touchscreen and is powered b(...)