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Irish Retail at a Glance

Irish Retail at a Glance

Posted by Durga Vemula on Oct 23, 2019 4:52:18 PM

CPM, Ireland’s leading field sales company, takes a look at the Irish retail news for this week. This is a one-stop shop for all your Irish retail news. If you would like to receive our monthly newsletter which will include all Retail articles for the previous month, including "Retail at a Glance" subscribe today.

 

Grocery sales shine amid jump in cleaning spending

A surge in cleaning and the start of the new school year saw Irish shoppers splash out on groceries, according to figures from research firm Kantar. Grocery sales rose 3.3pc in the 12 weeks to October 6. Dunnes Stores confirmed its position...

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Local producers to take centre stage at major food market

A survey of more than 400 people has found that 88% of people believe that locally made Irish food and drink products are better for our health and wellbeing. The survey carried out by the Local Enterprise Offices in Cork and Kerry…

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Food on the Edge 2019 launches in Galway

This week saw chefs and food industry figures from all over the world gather in Galway for Food on the Edge 2019. The award-winning food symposium hosted more than 600 people in attendance over two days, more than 50 speakers…

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FoodCloud launches project to raise awareness of food waste action

FoodCloud has launched a new initiative calling on Irish manufacturers, suppliers, and farmers to join the growing number of partners in donating their surplus food to charities all over Ireland. FoodCloud currently works with over 150…

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Buymie shortlisted for an Irish Times Innovation Award

Buymie has been shortlisted for an Irish Times Innovation Award. The event will take place at the RDS in Dublin on 5 November 2019. The online shopping delivery service is up against seven other contenders in the New Frontiers category.

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Dunnes holds steady as nation’s number one grocer

Dunnes Stores has held steady as the nation’s number one grocer, research shows. This time a year ago the Irish retailer overtook Tesco to become Ireland's top supermarket and it is showing no signs of slowing down.

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Dunnes Stores pulls clear of chasing pack at top of Irish market

Dunnes Stores has extended its lead over rivals SuperValu and Tesco at the top of Ireland's grocery market, according to the latest market share figures from Kantar. According to the data, for the 12-week period to 6 October…

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Tesco and McVitie's donate 10c to Temple Street for every pack of biscuits sold

Tesco Ireland and McVitie’s recently announced details of a new partnership that sees both brands donating 10c to Temple Street for every pack of McVitie’s biscuits sold in Tesco stores and online over the next four weeks.

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Aldi’s Tipperary suppliers shine at the Blas Na hÉireann Irish Food Awards

Aldi Ireland would like to congratulate ABP Cahir, Cashel Farmhouse Cheesemakers and Ribworld, which together won seven prestigious titles at the 2019 Blas na hÉireann Irish Food Awards in Dingle, Co. Kerry. ABP Cahir won big at the awards, taking home two gold medals for its...

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Inaugural Spar cross-country experience deemed a success

The inaugural Spar Autumn Open Cross Country was hailed a major success by organisers Athletics Ireland as more than 2,000 runners of all abilities competed at the Sport Ireland National Sports Campus on Sunday. The purpose-built cross-country...

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BWG Foodservice shortlisted for Irish Quality Food Awards

BWG Foodservice has again been shortlisted for a number of awards in the Irish Quality Food Awards (IQFA), which will take place on Thursday, October 24 at the Clayton Hotel Burlington Road, Dublin. Now in its fifth year, IQFA recognises and celebrates the 'best in retail…

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Fresh sets the bar high with new Capital Dock store

Fresh The Good Food Market, led by MD and founder Noel Smith, has opened an impressive new 7,000sq ft store at Dublin’s Capital Dock. They say a picture tells a thousand words and as the new branch’s in-store photographs show a premium, luxurious look...

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Mayo retailers receive top honours at the 2019 Londis Retailing Awards

Londis retailers from all over Ireland attended at the Europe Hotel & Resort in Co Kerry recently for the Awards ceremony. The Londis Retailing Awards, which have been running for more than 20 years, recognise stores that excel across…

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Iceland adds 150 'new and improved' products to own-label range

Iceland Ireland has announced its biggest ever new line up across the supermarkets own-label range with 150 'new and improved' products. The overhaul of Iceland’s popular own-label follows months of market trends, social media and sales analysis as the supermarket looks...

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Maxol announces 2018 Excellence Awards winners

Family-owned forecourt group Maxol has announced the winners of its 2018 Excellence Awards, highlighting excellence in the network’s retail standards, customer experience, commmuinity engagement and more. The annual awards scheme promotes...

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Smyths Toys now the most successful Irish retailer abroad

The filing of its accounts confirmed last week that Smyths Toys is already making a financial return on its deal last year to acquire the central European operations of Toys R Us. The family-owned group is now – individually and collectively…

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Northern Ireland shoppers visiting the supermarket more often, but are picking up fewer groceries

Northern Ireland shoppers are picking up fewer groceries during trips to the supermarket, but are making more visits, the latest industry data suggests. Supermarket monitor Kantar said north’s grocery market slowed to 0.7 per cent…

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Tesco and Lidl make gains in slowing NI grocery market

Growth in the Northern Irish grocery market slowed slightly to 0.7% during the 52 weeks to 6 October, according to latest data from Kantar. Volume sales fell 0.4% year-on-year and growth was driven by an average price increase…

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Lidl adds sales despite slowing growth in Northern Ireland grocer sector

Nearly 95% of households here visited a Tesco supermarket in the last year, according to new figures. But the report by information company Kantar said growth in the Northern Ireland grocery market had slowed to 0.7% over the year, despite Tesco's continued strong performance.

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