Dunnes named top Irish supermarket chain

Dunnes named top Irish supermarket chain

Dunnes Stores has been ranked as the largest supermarket chain in Ireland with a total market share of 22.7 percent, closely followed by SuperValu with a total market share of 22.5 percent. However, the recent figures from market analysts Kantar Worldpanel found that the total retail sales in the 12 weeks to January 29 have […]

Tesco says it cannot afford to pay bonuses

Tesco says it cannot afford to pay bonuses

Tesco refuses to pay its Irish staff their 2015 bonus citing the excuse that its sales levels are in the struggling stages. The biggest English supermarket chain has told the Labour Court that it cannot ‘afford’ to pay the bonus. But the Labour Court has asked the supermarket to pay the bonus to staff which can range […]

Tesco cuts product range to accommodate more fresh food

Tesco cuts product range to accommodate more fresh food

Product offerings at Tesco Ireland have been cut by around 15 percent, as the retail giant hopes to streamline its product range with offering more fresh food. Andrew Yaxley, CEO of Tesco Ireland, announced this while speaking at an industry gathering a week ago that there had been “too much” product offerings at Tesco Ireland. “Our business here had […]

Tough times for Irish Farmers as revenues decreased by 40 %

Tough times for Irish Farmers as revenues decreased by 40 %

  Farming incomes in Northern Ireland dove by more than 40% in a single year leading to fears that the industry might face a big challenge in the year ahead. Earnings tumbled from £312m to £183m around 2014 and 2015, a report revealed. The original values of the subsidies were £236m, which was higher than […]

Aldi Ireland to give €840,000 to Foróige

Aldi Ireland to give €840,000 to Foróige

German discounter chain asks staff to get included in philanthropy work. Aldi Ireland is to give €840,000 in backing to youth association Foróige over the span of its present three-year organization. Aldi additionally affirmed the initiation of a system of more than 120 Charity Champions in its stores to co-ordinate the project, work intimately with […]

Irish food exports to US increased by 40 % from last year

Irish food exports to US increased by 40 % from last year

New figures from Bord Bia shows that Irish food and drink exports to US expanded by 40 percent to hit an all time high of €10.8bn. This denotes the 6th successive year of export advancement. Bord Bia, the body in charge of advancing Irish exports says expanded yield in key divisions, ideal exchange rate improvements […]