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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 3

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 4

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 6

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 4

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 7

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 4

24 March 2018 08:30 Poll: Do you think supermarkets should reduce plastic packaging?

Campaigners are asking people to leave the excess plastic packaging with the cashier. A day of action is planned for Saturday 21 April where campaigners are asking people to take off the excess plastic packaging at the supermarket checkout and leave it with the cashier. Director of Friends of the Earth Oisin Coghlan said, “People are just sick of plastic 3

16 February 2018 02:57 Cork County Council could cut aid to firms over plastics usage

Cork County Council is to examine barring start-up businesses from securing grant-aid unless they take measures to reduce the use of plastics in the workforce. The local authority wants plastic bottles and other plastic drinking vessels to be cut out due to the increasing threat of plastic to the environmental. Proposed measures will be discussed by the council’s 12

12 February 2018 12:45 Dunnes is still Ireland's most popular supermarket

We’re also buying more vegetarian and vegan foods. SALES OF BRANDED goods in Irish supermarkets have climbed 4% year-on-year, the first time in four years that they have shown stronger growth than own-brand competitors. The sales figures are carried in the latest Kantar Worldpanel market share results, which show that Dunnes Stores remains Ireland’s 11

13 January 2018 16:00 Want to refresh your wardrobe and save money? Here are some expert tips

We went to the Grafton Academy of Fashion Design to find out how to spruce up your wardrobe for less. This week, we bring you some tips on how to spruce up your wardrobe without spending a lot of money. If you have old plain t-shirts lying around, now’s your time to add a slogan or design to them. And the key is a very cheap product: iron-on bonding 99