Wednesday April 8, 2020

Euro 2016 a boost for supermarket sales

Total sales up 3.3 per cent as fans stocked up on alcohol

2nd August, 2016
Most supermarket chains report stronger sales Pic: Pixabay

David Berry, director at Kantar Worldpanel, said alcohol sales over the past 12 weeks were 11 per cent higher than the same time last year. "Soft drinks, confectionery, crisps and snacks all also saw positive sales growth as football fans made the most of the opportunity to treat themselves,” he added.

SuperValu keeps its position as Ireland’s largest retailer, with a 22.5 per cent share. Tesco is second on 21.9 per cent and Dunnes Stores stands...

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