Asda edges closer to first foray into the Republic

Asda is in advanced discussions with an Irish developer over plans to make its first foray into the Republic.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
7th March, 2009

Asda is in advanced discussions with an Irish developer over plans to make its first foray into the Republic.

It is understood that the deal, which would see the grocery giant open a superstore on a site owned by Finnabair Estates in the Dundalk Retail Park in Co Louth, is weeks from being finalised.

The arrival of Asda would shake up Ireland’s €13 billion grocery market, where leading supermarkets have been criticised for charging consumers...

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