There is less than half a point between Aldi and Lidl in the discounter league, according to the latest figures from retail analysts Kantar. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Less than one percentage point separates the share of consumer spending the three biggest supermarkets in the State command while less there is less t(...)

Irish consumers spent €44 million on chocolate eggs in the run-up to Easter, with overall grocery sales at retailers hitting a record of €208.2 million in Easter week alone. Photograph: David Sleator

Irish consumers spent €44 million on chocolate eggs in the run-up to Easter, with overall grocery sales at retailers hitting a record of €208.2 millio(...)

Kantar said two thirds of the population either bought sausages, rashers or black and white pudding for St Patrick’s day. Photograph: iStock

Two-thirds of the Republic’s population picked up either fresh sausages, bacon rashers or black and white pudding over the St Patrick’s day bank holid(...)

Irish shoppers sought out healthier options in January. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

German discounter Aldi is Ireland’s fastest growing supermarket, new figures from Kantar Worldpanel show, as double-digit growth now means that its ma(...)

 Dunnes Stores held on to the largest market share at the end of 2018 as shoppers spent just under €1 billion on groceries in the run up to Christmas.

Consumer Affairs Correspondent and Francess McDonnell Irish shoppers spent just under €1 billion on groceries in the run up to Christmas, with Dunnes(...)

Dunnes Stores was Ireland’s leading grocery retailer in the 12 weeks to December 2nd with a share of 22.4 per cent. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Monthly sales in Irish supermarkets could top €1 billion for the first time as shoppers gear up for a bumper Christmas spending spree. New figures fr(...)

Dunnes has regained the top spot in the supermarket league.

Dunnes Stores has reclaimed the top spot in the Irish grocery market for the first time since the beginning of the year, while Aldi has leapfrogged Li(...)

Photograph:  Joe Raedle/Getty

Irish consumers have bought more than seven million more pints of beer since the start of the summer than they did last year as a prolonged heatwave a(...)

SuperValu has a market share of 22.3 per cent in the latest figures from Kantar.  Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

SuperValu commanded the largest individual share of the Republic’s grocery market in April ahead of fast-growing Tesco with Dunnes relegated to third (...)

Tesco Ireland recorded a market share of 21.9 per cent in the 12 weeks ended March 25th. Photograph: Getty Images

Tesco in Ireland recorded its strongest sales growth in over six years but it still falls below SuperValu and Dunnes Stores in terms of market share. (...)