SuperValu tops pile with 23% grocery market share

Supervalu remains the country’s biggest supermarket as it continues to capitalise on consumers’ growing preference for healthier products. The retailer continues to top the pile in Ireland with a market share of 23%, beating Tesco into second place with 22.2%, while Dunnes Stores has a 21.5% share of the grocery market in third place. SuperValu […]

Analyst: Booker To See Significant Uplift Following Musgrave GB Deal

UK wholesaler Booker is likely to see a boost in sales and performance following its acquisition of Musgrave Group’s Budgens and Londis business, a leading analyst has revealed. Shore Capital Stockbrokers’ Darren Shirley said that the move will “further broaden the Booker business for a number of reasons”. He said that the Budgens business offers […]

SuperValu on course to replace Tesco as nation’s largest retailer

Superquinn and SuperValu’s combined market share means the two entities now control 25.2pc of the market.  The newly-merged SuperValu-Superquinn chain is close to toppling Tesco as the country’s top grocery retailer, new figures show. Figures from research group Kantar Worldpanel reveal that in the 12 weeks to February 2, Tesco’s share of Ireland’s multi-billion euro […]

Westport Town Hall receives €920,000 in funding from Fáilte Ireland

After eleven years of planning and fundraising, it was announced at the weekend that the Westport Town Hall redevelopment project is to get under way next spring. The project has also received a massive financial injection from Fáilte Ireland, who, it was formally revealed on Saturday, have committed €920,000 to the fund.  The total spend […]