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Derek, Ross and Tom Keogh at their farm in Oldtown, Co Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Dublin-based crisp maker Keogh’s has secured significant contracts with two large UK retailers. The two-year old brand has been listed in 120 stores b(...)

Ruth O’Connor buying from Gary Adams at his fruit and veg stall on Moore Street, Dublin.  Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

I’m already worried about the week ahead, unable to enter a supermarket when I rely heavily on Tesco Express, Spar, Centra, Lidl and sometimes, when I(...)

Kantar Worldpanel estimates that Tesco is the biggest player in  the Republic,  with a 27.6 per cent market share

They touch most of our lives every week and account for a substantial chunk of our spending each year, yet we know very little about the financial per(...)

Dundrum shopping centre. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

There is no doubt that the vitality of Irish towns has been hard hit by the development of retail giants on their outskirts. With acres of free(...)

Value It is what all stores promise us. Whether they deliver depends on how loyal (or gullible) you are. Photograph: Thinkstock

Aldi When it entered the Irish market a decade ago it was considered an oddball outsider with unfamiliar brands and a random assortment of jackhammers(...)

B y Shane Filan’s estimation, he’s been interviewed about 10,000 times. Ballpark. That happens when you’ve sold 44 million records with Westlife. Pops(...)

Photograph: Jochen Sand/Getty Images

To find out what customers really care about, big supermarket chains spend a lot of time and money examining the findings of focus groups and looking (...)

Word cloud: the words Irish people use most online when talking about supermarkets. The larger the type, the more often the word is used. Source: Olytico

Irish people hate to speak ill of the dead, so the lavish praise heaped on Superquinn this week when the final nail was hammered into its coffin was h(...)

Supermarket giant Tesco is in talks with China’s largest retailer to merge their operations in the country in a move marking a major shift in strategy(...)

The business employs more than 180 people and has a turnover in the region of £20 million a year. Photograph: Aaron McCracken/Harrisons

A family-owned business which began life as a small home bakery plans to create 100 production jobs in its home town of Magherafelt in Co Derry as par(...)

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