Retail property agents in Britain are speculating that Dunnes Stores is planning to open up to 40 more stores there

If recent reports that Dunnes Stores is planning a major UK expansion translate into reality, Margaret Heffernan will need to draw on her legendary re(...)

One-third of Irish respondents choose Tesco for their big weekly shop. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

A survey of the grocery shopping habit of Irish consumers has found that one third of them choose Tesco for their big weekly shop, more than twice as (...)

Coca-Cola: the top-selling brand in the Irish grocery market for the 10th year in a row, according to trade magazine ‘Checkout’. Photograph: Carla Gottgens/Bloomberg

Coca-Cola is the top-selling brand in the Irish grocery market for the 10th year in a row, according to a trade report.Two Irish brands take the next(...)

Among the most visible trends is the big brands’ market share being eroded by own-brand gains

The latest Checkout Top 100 Brands rankings may not appear to have changed all that much from previous years, but scratch beneath the surface and t(...)

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(...)