Dealz To Open 70 New Stores In Ireland

Dealz, the British retailer which sells the vast majority of its products at €1.49 across Ireland, aims to open as much as 70 new shops across Ireland. Owned by Poundland, Dealz already has 41 Irish stores and owns four retail parks. On average they serve 300,000 customers a week in Ireland. The average basket contains [...]

2015-06-18T09:47:28+01:00June 18th, 2015|News, Retails|

Dunnes Stores Increases Market Share Despite Strikes

Despite recent strikes and protests by staff and the ensuing negative publicity that came with it Dunnes Stores has increased its market share by a greater margin than its two main rivals. Between early March and late May the value of Dunnes Stores grocery sales grew by four percent when compared to the same period last year. In [...]

2015-06-09T13:11:13+01:00June 9th, 2015|News|

Ireland Considers Tightening Scrutiny Of Retail Audits

The Chartered Accountants Regulatory Board (CARB) in Ireland is thought to be considering opening investigations into auditing practices in the retail sector after Tesco's bookkeeping scandal. Last September it was revealed that Tesco had overstated its first-half profits by over a quarter of a million pound sterling due to incorrectly booking payments from suppliers. The Financial Reporting [...]

2015-06-02T13:49:54+01:00June 2nd, 2015|Audits, News, Retails|

Tesco Regains Lost Ground Against Supervalu

Supervalu’s short stay at the summit of Ireland’s supermarket industry is now under threat from Tesco, according to the latest figures. Contract People reported last month that Tesco had finally lost its stranglehold on having the largest market share in the country to Supervalu, who assimilated Superquinn in February 2014. The latest figures, relevant to the [...]

2015-05-12T11:24:24+01:00May 12th, 2015|News, Retails|

Bus Strike Slows Retail Sales

Retailers across Ireland reported a fall in sales over the bank holiday weekend due to the Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann strike last Friday and Saturday. The two-day strike combined with the weekend's poor weather led to a decreased foot fall - a measure of how many people are on the streets - of between 20-22 [...]

2015-05-06T16:02:50+01:00May 6th, 2015|News, Retails|
Go to Top