Dunnes news

28 September 2020
Following a successful trial of online home delivery in July, Dunnes has announced it will be rolling out the service further, according to The Irish Times. 65 new vans to deliver to Dublin and the surrounding counties Dunnes began trialling its online service in   July from its Cornelscourt store in Dublin. It used five vans to deliver over 100 orders each day. The retailer h...
22 September 2020
With shopping habits starting to return to normal market growth once again slowed in this period, with sales of +13.7% for the 12 weeks to 6th September, according to Kantar. This compares to the 18% growth seen in the previous reporting period. The picture however starts to change when looking at the past four weeks, where local lockdowns have had an impact, causing additional spend. We look ...
25 August 2020
In the 12 weeks to 9th August, take-home grocery sales growth slowed to 18.0%, according to Kantar. We look at the results in more detail, including the strong performance from the discount and online channels. Average spend decreases and frequency of visit slows In this reporting period shoppers continued to transition back towards normal shopping behaviours as restrictions eased. In the m...
28 July 2020
In the 12 weeks to 12th July take-home grocery sales in Ireland grew 23.2%, according to Kantar. We look at the results in more detail, including key performance from SuperValu and Lidl. Shoppers show some signs of normality returning Despite market growth still being strong and shopping habits remaining disrupted, there are signs that the market is returning to normality. The pattern we ar...
07 July 2020
Irish retailer Dunnes has begun trialling an online service from one of its stores, as a response to shoppers increased demand for delivery. Order via website or app Shoppers can now order online delivery from Dunnes Cornelscourt store in Dublin. They can choose from over 230 products, with a minimum order of €20 and a delivery fee of €3. Source: Google Play ...
30 June 2020
In the 12 weeks to 14th June 2020 take-home grocery sales in the Republic of Ireland grew 24.7%, according to Kantar. We explore the growth in more detail and look at key retailers' performance. Convenience and online drive growth The 12 weeks up to 14th June encompass the entire lockdown period. The additional spend equates to €628.7m (£573.7m). Similarly to the UK, shopping patterns in...
06 May 2020
In this regularly updated article, we summarise the latest responses to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Ireland: Aldi Aldi Ireland will be returning to normal opening hours from Thursday 7th May. Stores will once again be open 9am to 10pm on Monday to Friday and 9am to 9pm on Saturday and Sunday Rolling out new social distancing measures, including posters in-store and clear ma...
22 March 2017
IGD's food-to-go guru Gavin Rothwell shares his key insights from a recent visit to assess the food-to-go landscape in Ireland. 1.   Convenience stores can lead in food-to-go Dublin is full of great stores, and the leading Centra and Spar stores are a class apart from even the best convenience stores in most other markets. An overwhelming desire to be seen as a highly credible food-to-go d...
22 December 2015
Latest Kantar Worldpanel market shares for the 12 weeks to 6 December 2015 show retailer SuperValu maintain the top spot in Ireland in the lead up to Christmas. SuperValu share 24.7% Having overtaken Tesco in the 12 week market shares to 8 November, SuperValu has maintained the top spot, increasing it's market share by 0.1 percentage points to 24.7%. Despite falling shopper numbers earl...
25 November 2015
We update on the latest Kantar Worldpanel market shares for the 12 weeks ending 8 November 2015 as SuperValu regains the position of Ireland's largest grocery retailer for the second time this year. SuperValu overtakes Tesco Latest Kantar data shows that SuperValu has increased its market share over the last 12 weeks to 24.6%, 0.5pps ahead of Tesco. Since May, Tesco has held the number ...