Tesco’s real problem comes with a German accent. It is struggling to come to terms with the threat posed by Aldi and, to a lesser extent, Lidl. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Reuters

Tesco’s pre-eminence in the Irish supermarket sector looked to be untouchable in the autumn of 2012. It commanded 28.6 per cent of the market, (...)

Tesco remains the most supermarket, but the new figures covering the 12 weeks up to the end of March, show its market share falling from 27.5 per cent at the end of March last year to its current level of 26 per cent. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

SuperValu continues to close the gap on market-leader Tesco and while its market share has dipped slightly over the last 12 weeks, it is now less t(...)

The room, laid out with sofas and stools, was full. Some 180 entrepreneurs crowded into the upstairs part of 4 Dame Lane. Asked at registration who(...)

Warren Scott (left) of Quintessential Brands Group with Aidan Tallon CFO of  First Ireland Spirits at the announcement of the acquisition. Photograph: Thomas Nolan.

The UK drinks distributor Quintessential Brands plans to build a visitor centre in Abbeyleix following its purchase yesterday of First Ireland (...)

  Cybercrime is costing the Irish economy more than €600 million a year, a new study has claimed. However, the estimated figure of €63(...)

New SuperValu store owned by Cork businessman Michael Smith will create 25 new jobs in Kinsale.

SuperValu continued its expansion in the Irish retail market today with the opening of a new 20,000 sq foot store in Kinsale, Co Cork. Th(...)

On the surface, Irish consumers appear to be well-served by representative groups, with a National Consumer Agency, a Consumers’ Association an(...)

Superquinn in Blackrock was one of 24 supermarkets rebranded as SuperValu last month. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Tesco is perilously close to losing its pre-eminent position in the Irish supermarket sector with the latest figures from retail analysts Kanta(...)

Data Protection Commissioner Billy Hawkes, who commenced an investigation into Loyaltybuild’s operation after the data breach last year. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The company at the centre of the biggest data breach ever dealt with in Ireland has recommenced trading and said it had invested €500,000 in ne(...)

A Supervalu sign outside Blackrock shopping centre in south Dublin following the chain’s rebranding of Superquinn earlier this month. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Supervalu is set to open three new stores in 2014 as part of a € 7 million investment by its independent retail partners. The expansion will re(...)

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