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02 October 2018 04:45 Aldi eyes four new Irish stores by end of the year

Aldi is on target to open four more new stores in Ireland by the end the year as the discount retailer confirmed sales in Ireland and the UK surged past the £10bn (€11.2bn) level last year. The German retailer which has an 11.6% share of the about €11bn shoppers spend annually on groceries in Ireland, has 133 stores here and 775 in the UK. After opening 3

10 September 2018 02:00 Plan for new Lidl store in Fermoy on hold

Plans by Lidl to replace its shop in Fermoy, Co Cork, with a larger one are being put on hold following an objection by a member of the public. This follows the lodging of an appeal with An Bord Pleanála against Cork County Council’s approval of the demolition of the existing Lidl store and of the disused Touch of Luxury carpet-and-furniture store on Courthouse 1

27 August 2018 16:37 Some branded ice-creams contain no vanilla, no cream, no fresh milk, probe finds

A number of supermarket and branded vanilla ice creams contain no vanilla, no cream and no fresh milk, an investigation has found. One in five of the vanilla ice creams examined by Which? contained none of the three ingredients consumers might reasonably expect to find in them, the watchdog reported. Just half of the 24 ice creams in the survey contained 2

25 August 2018 06:43 How countries around the world are waging war against plastic bags

Dozens of countries across the world have waged war against plastic bags, implementing a variety of policies to help protect the environment. From a total ban to imposing taxes, we take a look at some of the schemes around the globe. Strict laws are in force across many African countries, with South Africa the first to introduce a levy in 2004. But, in 2017, Kenya 1

03 July 2018 08:00 Poll: Are you spending more on your groceries as a result of the heatwave?

Ice-cream, alcohol and barbeque foods have been in high demand in recent weeks. IRISH SUPERMARKETS ARE enjoying a bumper summer as the prolonged spell of good weather has seen people spend an additional €27 million on groceries. The latest figures from market research firm Kantar Worldpanel reveal that soaring temperatures have boosted sales of summer 5

01 July 2018 06:30 Minister calls on supermarkets to reduce the use of non-recyclable plastic packaging for fruit and veg

Minister Denis Naughten is currently considering a range of environmental levies on single-use plastic products. MINISTER DENIS NAUGHTEN has written to all supermarket CEOs calling on them to reduce their use of non-recyclable plastic packaging for fruit and vegetables. The letter, seen by TheJournal.ie, was sent to all the major supermarket chains operating 10

09 June 2018 01:21 Little Skellig gannets using plastic to build nests, says Birdwatch Ireland

From gannets using it instead of seaweed to build nests on the Skelligs right down to it spoiling the most remote Antarctic habitats, plastic has become the environmental scourge of the age. Birdwatch Ireland is now saying that the estimated 70,000 gannets on Little Skellig are increasingly using plastic instead of seaweed to construct their nests 12

05 June 2018 11:42 Tesco retakes top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars

Tesco is just 0.3% ahead of SuperValu, according to the latest Kantar Worldpanel figures. TESCO HAS RECLAIMED the position of Ireland’s most popular supermarket, but SuperValu and Dunnes Stores are close behind it. The latest Kantar Worldpanel supermarket shares show that Tesco accounted for 22.3% of the consumer spend over the course of the 12 weeks 7

23 May 2018 07:54 Marks and Spencer announce widespread price reductions to compete with discount shops

The high-end shopping chain yesterday announced that it was to close over 100 of its stores in the UK . MARKS & SPENCER has launched its biggest ever price investment in Ireland, reducing 200 products in a bid to compete with discount retailers. The high-end shopping chain yesterday announced that it was to close over 100 of its stores in the UK – but a spokeswoman 9

08 May 2018 11:49 SuperValu is back as Ireland's most popular supermarket ... but Tesco and Dunnes Stores are right behind it

SuperValu accounted for 22.3% of the consumer spend over the course of the 21 weeks to 22 April. SUPERVALU HAS RETURNED to the position of Ireland’s most popular supermarket, but Dunnes Stores and Tesco are right behind it. The latest Kantar supermarket shares show that SuperValu accounted for 22.3% of the consumer spend over the course of the 21 weeks 6