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IRELAND: Superquinn owners "seek buyer"

3 May 2011

The owners of Irish retailer Superquinn have approached a number of rival retailers and finance houses to ask if they would be interested in taking over the chain, according to reports.

IRELAND: Own label, discounters benefit as shoppers feel pinch

14 Mar 2011

Irish shoppers are increasingly turning to own-label products and discount retailers in a bid to keep on top of spiralling grocery bills, as well as reducing the volume of food they are purchasing, new figures suggest.

IRELAND: Superquinn chairman Burke quits

23 Feb 2011

Simon Burke has stepped down from his role as Superquinn's non-executive chairman, the Irish supermarket group confirmed today (23 February).

IRELAND: Superquinn to close Co. Kildare store

6 Jan 2011

Irish food retailer Superquinn is to close a store in County Kildare.

IRELAND: Irish snub North and turn to local discounters - Kantar

23 Nov 2010

Asda and Sainsbury's market shares in Ireland dropped "significantly" in the 12 weeks to the end of October as shoppers in the country snubbed trips to the North and instead flocked to discount retailers Aldi and Lidl.

IRELAND: Former Dunnes COO Street named Superquinn boss

23 Nov 2010

Former Dunnes Stores chief operating officer Andrew Street has joined rival Irish retailer Superquinn as CEO.

IRELAND: Superquinn cools takeover talk

12 Apr 2010

Irish food retailer Superquinn has again moved to quell long-running rumours that the company is a potential takeover target for multinational retailers, including Tesco and Asda.

IRELAND: Superquinn defends supplier charges

17 Aug 2009

Irish supermarket group Superquinn has defended itself over the charging of fees for promotional shelf space.

Irish food industry reels from economic pressures

23 Mar 2009

Having contributed to and benefited from Ireland’s sustained economic growth, the country’s food industry is suffering acutely as a result of the downturn. Ben Cooper examines why the food sector in Ireland has proved more exposed than in other countries and what the industry is calling for the Government to do to mitigate the problems.

IRELAND: Growing competition amongst retailers - survey

23 Feb 2009

The price gap between the main Irish supermarket chains and discount stores is narrowing, but Lidl and Aldi remain more than 20% cheaper for own-brand goods, according to the latest grocery price survey.

IRELAND: Retailers call on government to ease downturn

11 Feb 2009

The Irish retail industry is calling on the country's government to take action to ease the pressure on struggling companies in the current economic downturn.

IRELAND: Ex-Asda exec takes Superquinn role

3 Feb 2009

Irish supermarket group Superquinn has appointed Sheena Forde to the position of operations director.

Top stories on just-food this week

23 Jan 2009

US food safety was once again in the spotlight this week, when our headlines were dominated by the salmonella scare that has swept the US, sickening 488 people across 43 states.

IRELAND: Superquinn to axe 400 staff in cost-cutting drive

22 Jan 2009

Irish supermarket group Superquinn has announced plans to cut 400 jobs – around 10% of its workforce – and close one store in Dundalk as it looks to cut costs out of the business.

IRELAND: Retailers compete on own brands

11 Sep 2008

Competition in the Irish grocery sector is fiercest in the own brand area of the market, new research has revealed.

Top stories on just-food this week

5 Sep 2008

It's been a positive week for Unilever, whose share price jumped on the news that Nestlé executive Paul Polman would become its CEO at the end of the year. Kraft has also fared well this week, sharing an upbeat appraisal of its turnaround programme.

IRELAND: Superquinn cools takeover talk

1 Sep 2008

Irish supermarket operator Superquinn has moved to dampen rumours of an impending sale.

IRELAND: Superquinn approached on takeover possibility

27 Aug 2008

Irish supermarket operator Superquinn told just-food today (28 August) that it has received takeover approaches from UK-based retailers.


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