Emer Healy

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Cold and flu remedy sales have been under the weather this winter. File photograph: iStock

Cold and flu remedy sales have been under the weather this winter with social distancing, working from home, masks, lockdowns and the shutting of virt(...)

 A shopper in  Tesco in Rush, Co Dublin:  the retailer  saw the biggest increase in trip size among all the grocers this period. Photograph: Alan Betson

With bars and restaurants closed, Irish shoppers spent an additional €143 million on take-home groceries over the past 12 weeks, latest figures from r(...)

Irish families turned to boxes of sweets this year for some festive cheer. Photograph: Richard Baker/Getty Images

Irish shoppers spent a record €1.2 billion on groceries in December, as a smaller Christmas for many families did not translate into a smaller bill at(...)

Retailers benefitted from the reopening of schools in September with sales of baked morning goods up 11% and lunch box staples like yoghurt drinks and juices growing by 17%. Photograph: iStock

Localised lockdowns in the State prompted shoppers to stock up on groceries again, with Dublin seeing the strongest growth in take-home grocery sales,(...)

Shoppers spent an extra €628.7m on groceries in the 12 weeks to June 14th than in the same period last year

The habit of stockpiling groceries doesn’t appear to have fallen away with Irish shoppers spending almost 25 per cent more in the 12 weeks to June 14t(...)

Supervalu saw the highest growth of 32.7 per cent and the smallest growth recorded in Dunnes Stores of 18 per cent. Photograph: iStock

Shoppers spent €52.8 million on groceries last Friday alone, in the run-up to the May bank holiday weekend, according to data from Kantar which detail(...)