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Thursday 30 March 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Superquinn

All time
President among mourners as Feargal Quinn laid to rest
Tributes have been paid to the popular businessman and politician.
'We have lost a giant of the retail world': Tributes paid to Superquinn founder Feargal Quinn
The supermarket founder was also a Senator for 23 years.
# Shopping
12 things you'll remember if you ever did the 'big shop' with your mam
Dunnes wedges.
# northside shopping centre
Here's why Northside Shopping Centre is one of the most special places in Ireland
Name one other shopping centre in Ireland with a swimming pool on the roof.
# saussies
14 reasons why Superquinn sausages are the best in the world
# No
SuperValu has turned our beloved Superquinn sausages green
# it's not easy being green
SuperValu has turned our beloved Superquinn sausages green
# trolley wars
Dunnes Stores' recovery continues with another month of increased footfall
There’s also (more) good news for Lidl and Aldi, and (more) bad news for Tesco.
# Retail
More and more people are shopping with Aldi and Lidl as Tesco loses out
Tesco’s top position is under threat from Dunnes and SuperValu.
# Recovery
Pre-recession habits are starting to creep back into our shopping routines
Aldi’s growth is also continuing to surge ahead of the competition.
# world gone mad
So, you can now buy Superquinn sausages in Centra
Does this mean the end of the world? Maybe.
# Consumers
Aldi reaches record market share, with Lidl not far behind
If you shop in Aldi, you’re probably spending more as well.
# market share
A quarter of Irish spending on groceries is now with SuperValu
Following the rebranding of Superquinn, the retailer now has a 25.3 per cent market share.
# News Fix
Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
Everyone’s talking about storm damage, a meningitis warning and a suspicious device in the UK linked to the Republic of Ireland.
# SuperGone
So long, farewell: Superquinn becomes SuperValu today
The sausages are still available, but the branding across the store will be different.
# Superquinn
Pic: Superquinn sign is taken down to be replaced by SuperValu
# wobbly wheel
9 internal panics you'll have during the big Christmas food shop
What do you mean you haven’t ordered a turkey?
# taste so good
The wait is over: Superquinn sausages go on sale in SuperValu today
Not only have the sausages been rolled out nationwide but the increase in demand from our hungry tummies has created 12 jobs.
# Good News
Aldi announces 160 new jobs at Cork distribution centre
The discount grocer is opening the facility in Mitchelstown. It will supply over 100 stores in the region.
# sausage meet
Solid proof that Superquinn sausages aren't going anywhere
God bless us, everyone.
# Sausages
Explainer: Why is there so much Superquinn rage and upset?
The memories, the samples, the sausages, the trollies.
# urgent news
What's going on with Superquinn sausages?!?
Superquinn is being integrated with SuperValu. Are the sausages no more?
# End of an era
102 jobs lost as Superquinn stores to be renamed SuperValu
Musgrave, which owns the two supermarkets, said it will try to find jobs for the 102 people who will lose their jobs.
# Horsemeat
Horsemeat scandal: Frozen burger sales down 42 per cent
Data from Kantar Worldpanel Ireland has shown the impact of the horsemeat scandal on sales of frozen burgers.
# Groceries
Dunnes and Aldi make biggest gains in Christmas grocery market
The latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel show Dunnes and Aldi making ground, largely at the expense of smaller shops.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you try to shop in Irish-owned supermarkets?
Study shows that chains like Tesco, Aldi and Lidl are experiencing more growth than homegrown Irish chains – do you make a conscious choice to shop in Irish supermarkets?
# Supermarkets
Tesco extends lead as Ireland's most popular supermarket
The latest Kantar Worldpanel show Tesco has gained market share in the last year, while Dunnes has slipped back.
# pic of the day
Vaguely Alarming Photocall of the Day
No comment.
# Superquinn
Feargal Quinn gives blessing to Superquinn sale
The founder of the Superquinn chain says he is “delighted” that the Musgrave Group is to buy the troubled supermarkets.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
In today’s fix: Postcodes may be on the way, Ireland’s broadband is up to speed, fun in the sun, and the beach comes to Dublin Castle…
# Superquinn
Superquinn chief resigns with parting shot at receivers
Andrew Street is worried about the effect on suppliers from the supermarket’s recent troubles.
# Daily Fix
Daily Fix: Tuesday
In today’s Fix: Ireland’s first female Chief Justice is named; News International heads face questioning over alleged phone hacking; and the Rubberbandits take New York…
# Superquinn
Superquinn workers retain conditions, while suppliers fear for payments
Terms and conditions of employment at Superquinn will stay the same under new owner Musgrave, while the Small Firms Association says it fears for smaller suppliers.
# Superquinn
Receivers appointed to Superquinn chain
The company is reported to have debts totalling €400 million.
# Groceries
We're paying more for food... again
Grocery prices in three major supermarket chains have increased by more than five per cent since last year, new figures show.
# Superquinn
Superquinn's sale of Vietnamese catfish criticised
A Green Party senator has questioned the sale of Vietnamese pangasius fish in Superquinn stores