Tesco is set to cut 15,000 jobs in their UK stores. No comment has been made in relation to their Irish outlets. File photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Supermarket giant Tesco is set to cut about 15,000 jobs and close meat, fish and delicatessen counters as part of a deep cost-cutting plan in its UK o(...)

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(...)

In the days before storm Ophelia supermarkets were buoyed by a sales bounce as shoppers battened down the hatches, Kantar Worldpanel has said. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

The imminent arrival of ex Hurricane Ophelia to Ireland last month led to a mini-Christmas sales period among large retail chains with a double-figure(...)

Tesco’s sales growth of 3.4 per cent in the 12 weeks to the middle of August brought its market share to 22 per cent, 0.2 per cent behind SuperValu. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Tesco continues to breathe down the neck of SuperValu in the battle to be the most popular supermarket in the State, according to the latest figures f(...)

Dunnes Stores increased its market share to 22.6 per cent in the 12 weeks to November 6th, 0.2 per cent ahead of SuperValu. The rise is attributed to the success of Dunnes’ Shop & Save campaign.

A stellar year for Dunnes Stores looks set to finish on a high after the supermarket leapfrogged SuperValu to become the most popular grocer in the Re(...)

Supermarket share figures covering the 12 weeks ending on October 9th give Dunnes Stores a market share of 22 per cent compared with the 22.4 per cent enjoyed by SuperValu. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dunnes Stores has leapfrogged Tesco into second place in the Republic’s store wars and is now less than half a percentage point behind market leader (...)

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The notion of water charges has not been universally popular in Ireland – at least when it comes to the water from our taps. When it comes to bottled(...)

“That Irish consumers are eschewing brand names in favour of the own-brand offerings on the shelves of Aldi and Lidl in greater numbers than ever should come as no surprise.” File photograph: Getty Images

The share of the Irish grocery market held by the German discounters Aldi and Lidl has just increased dramatically, with confirmation due on Monday th(...)

The combined share of German discounters, Lidl and Aldi, of the Republic’s grocery spend is now within touching distance of market leader Supervalu, which has a share of 23 per cent. File photograph: Getty Images

Almost one in four Irish consumers now do their shopping in either Aldi or Lidl, according to figures to be published today. The new figures from ret(...)

Dunnes Stores posted the strongest sales figures of the mainstream supermarkets in the last quarter and the latest market share figures show it increasing its sales in the 12 weeks to the middle of August by 8.2 per cent giving it a total share of 22.4 per cent.

Dunnes Stores posted the strongest sales figures of the mainstream supermarkets in the last quarter and the latest market share figures show it increa(...)

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