Dublin sets the scene as restrictions tighten
Dublin under lockdown could paint a picture of what’s to come for the rest of Ireland.
Local lockdowns make their mark on Irish grocery
While supermarket sales are slowing, there’s signs the market may accelerate again in the short term
Irish grocery edges back to normality
An update on the grocery market covering the 12 weeks to 9 August 2020.
Ireland returns to normality but lockdown habits stick
An update on the Irish grocery market covering the 12 weeks to 12 July 2020.
Signs of cautious optimism in grocery market
The latest figures on take-home grocery sales in the 12 weeks to 14 June 2020.
Irish consumers more cautious on COVID-19 than Brits
Emer Healy, Business Development Manager uncovers the differences between British & Irish shoppers.
Grocery sales soar as shoppers adapt to life at home
Our latest data reveals that grocery sales rose by 25.4% during the 12 weeks to 17 May.
Brand Footprint: Local vigour beats global resurgence
Read the findings from Brand Footprint ranking, a global measure of how often brands are chosen.
The new normal - shopper behaviour in lockdown
Cliona Lynch summarises some of the key findings from our most recent webinar.
Grocery growth slows as shoppers adapt to new normal
An update on the grocery market covering the 12 weeks to 19 April 2020.
Covid19: Assessing the impact for grocery in Ireland
Watch on demand our webinar with our team of experts discussing the challenges facing grocery.
Record demand for grocers as Ireland entered lockdown
The grocery market share update for the 12 weeks to 22 March 2020.
Irish grocery market maintains growth
The grocery market share update covering the 12 weeks to 23 February 2020.
Shoppers tighten belt in lead up to General Election
The grocery market share update covering the 12 weeks to 26 January 2020.
A midweek Christmas was full of savings for shoppers
The Irish Grocery market reached €1bn of sales in the month of December.
Cheer for grocers as December sales hit €1 billion
The grocery market share update covering the 12 weeks to 29 December 2019.
Sober Christmas gives UK retailers a headache
The UK grocery market share update covering the 12 weeks to 29 December.
Retailers in the black as festive countdown begins
The grocery market share update covering the 12 weeks to 1 December 2019.
UK shoppers vote to hold back on festive spending
The UK grocery market share figures covering the 12 weeks to 1 December.
Grocery market on strong footing ahead of Christmas
The Irish grocery market share update covering the 12 weeks to 3 November 2019.
Christmas can’t come too early for UK supermarkets
The grocery market share data covering the 12 weeks to 3 November 2019.
Consumer confidence helps retailers cash in
The grocery market remains buoyant, with growth of 3.3% in the 12 weeks to 6 October 2019.
UK supermarket sales growth accelerates
The UK grocery market share update covering the 12 weeks to 6 October 2019.
Grocery growth holds steady with arrival of new season
The latest grocery market share data covering the 12 weeks to 8 September 2019
Welcome return to growth for UK grocery market
The UK grocery market share data covering the 12 weeks to 8 September.
Grocery market defies expectations
The Irish grocery market share data covering the 12 weeks to 11 August 2019.
Hottest day fails to rally grocery sales
The UK grocery market share figures covering the 12 weeks to 11 August 2019.
Grocers seek bright spots as summer arrives late
The latest Irish grocery market share figures, covering the 12 weeks to 14 July 2019.
Supermarket sales suffer by comparison with last year
The UK grocery market share release covering the 12 weeks to 14 July 2019.
Late summer fails to dampen growth for Irish groceries
The latest Irish grocery market share release covering the 12 weeks to 16 June 2019.
Retailers seek growth as summer is yet to sizzle
The latest UK Grocery market share update covering the 12 weeks to 16 June 2019.
Premium products and value prices a hit with shoppers
The latest Irish grocery market share covering the 12 weeks to 19 May 2019.
Clean sweep for retailers as Bank Holidays boost growth
The latest Irish grocery market share covering the 12 weeks to 21 April 2019.
Late Easter sunshine heats up the grocery market
The latest UK grocery market share covering the 12 weeks to 21 April 2019.
Don’t ask what it is – ask what it is for
Demand Spaces takes the complexity of decision making and distills them into rich targeted segments.
St. Patrick’s Day boost for Irish Grocery market share
The latest Irish grocery market share covering the 12 weeks to 24 March 2019.
Kantar moves to single brand
All Kantar's services and offerings will be delivered under the Kantar brand name.
Rising prices drive grocery sales growth
The latest grocery market share release covering the 12 weeks to 24 February 2019.
Grocery market fends off January blues
The latest grocery market share data covering the 12 weeks to 27 January 2019.
Grocery market hits festive record as retailers cash in
The latest grocery market share covering the 12 weeks to 30 December 2018.
Grocers buck high street with record Christmas spend
The UK grocery market share update covering the 12 weeks to 30 December 2018.
Dunnes takes the top spot in the run up to Christmas
The latest Irish grocery market share covering the 12 weeks to 2 December 2018.
Grocery market growth cools as Christmas nears
The UK Grocery market share update covering the 12 weeks 2 December 2018.
Global online FMCG sales grow by 13%
Online sales of groceries grew by 13% globally in the 12 months ending June 2018.
Shoppers cross the border to spend €65m
The latest Irish grocery market share covering the 12 weeks to 4 November.
Kantar Millward Brown appoints new MD for Ireland
Kantar Millward Brown has appointed David Berry as its new managing director for Ireland.
Dunnes takes top spot while Aldi hits record share
The latest Irish grocery market share covering the 12 weeks to 7 October 2018.
Irish Brand Footprint 2018 - out now
The Brand Footprint ranking reveals how Irish consumers are buying FMCG brands.
Autumn chill puts Sunday lunch back on the menu
Our UK grocery market share figures covering the 12 weeks to 7 October 2018.
Summer grocery growth segues into back to school season
The latest grocery market share figures covering the 12 weeks ending 9 September 2018.
Shoppers spend extra half a billion enjoying the summer
The latest UK Grocery Market Share covering the 12 weeks 9th September 2018.
Out now: How does that make you feel?
Kantar Worldpanel’s insight paper uncovers the power of consumer experiences.
Sunny weather and Love Island boost supermarket sales
The latest Irish Grocery Market share covering the 12 weeks to 12 August 2018.
Sun shines on Co-op and grocery brands
The latest grocery market share release covering the 12 weeks to 12 August 2018.
Hot weather proves thirsty work as drink sales boom
Sales soaring by 3.1% in the midst of the recent summer heatwave.
Sizzling summer lights up the UK grocery market
The grocery market share release covering the 12 weeks to 15 July 2018.
Summer sun heats up the grocery market
Soaring temperatures have increased sales of summer grocery favourites.
UK grocery market reaches two-year growth milestone
The latest UK grocery market share data covering the 12 weeks to 17 June 2018.
E-commerce, cash and carry and discounters gain share
Our latest global report “Winning Omnichannel: Finding growth in reinvented retail” launches today.
Kantar Worldpanel’s Tim Kidd named a Glassdoor Top CEO
Tim Kidd has won a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award honouring the Top CEOs in 2018.
Tesco back on top for first time since 2015
The latest grocery market covering the 12 weeks ending 20 May 2018.
Warm weather and the ‘Markle Sparkle’ dazzle UK grocery
The grocery market share data covering the 12 weeks to 20th May finds the market in 2.7% growth.
How the most chosen brands in the UK found growth
Our UK Brand Footprint category reports list the most chosen brands in the 5 key FMCG sectors.
17 global FMCG brands in the billionaire club
Coca-Cola is the world’s most chosen consumer brand for the sixth year running.
SuperValu returns to top spot
The Irish grocery market continuing to perform strongly, with overall sales up 3.1% on last year.
Step Up To The Plate
Our Usage team looks at how consumers shop for specific occasions.
No more big four?
The UK grocery market share figures covering the 12 weeks to 22 April 2018.
Out of home: Ingredients for sustained growth
In 2017 Brits spent £49 billion on food and drink bought and consumed out of the home.
Three opportunities in out-of-home hot coffee
Hot coffee is bought and consumed outside the home by over half the population.
New report out: Out-of-home, out of mind?
OOH consumption makes up nearly half (41%) of global spend on snacking and non-alcoholic beverages.
Irish grocery market fends off the Beast from the East
The Irish grocery market brushed off the Beast from the East to post strong sales growth of 3.8%
UK grocery sales up 2.5%
The UK grocery market share figures covering the 12 weeks to 25 March 2018.
Kantar Worldpanel officially a great place to work
Kantar Worldpanel has been recognised as one of best workplaces in Ireland.
Dunnes Stores comes out on top of a growing market
Continued positive momentum among Irish supermarkets, with growth hitting 3.9%.
Tesco and Morrisons rise to top the big four
The latest UK grocery market share figures covering the 12 weeks to 25 February 2018
Branded sales outpace own label
Branded sales outpace own label for first time since 2014 as Irish shoppers show their loyal side
Health hits the aisles as UK supermarket sales grow
The UK grocery market share figures for the 12 weeks to 28 January 2018.
Why 2018 is the year Brits went vegan
Why are British consumers giving veganism a go - even for a month?
Supermarkets get into the Christmas spirit
Shoppers spent an extra €90m on groceries over the festive period.
Bumper Christmas as shoppers spend £1 billion more
The UK grocery market share figures for the 12 weeks to 31 December 2017.
Dunnes Stores holds onto top spot in Irish grocery
Dunnes Stores remains Ireland’s largest supermarket in the run up to the festive period
Shoppers splash out as Christmas countdown begins
The UK grocery market share figures covering 12 weeks to 3 December 2017.
Global e-commerce grocery market grows 30%
Sales of groceries through e-commerce platforms grew by 30% in the 12 months to March 2017.
Dunnes reclaims top spot in Irish grocery market
Dunnes has returned to the top spot for the first time in nine months, capturing a 22.4% share
Thoughts On: The Irish Family
Our latest thought leadership paper looks at the changing family unit.
SuperValu and Tesco tied for top spot
SuperValu and Tesco are neck and neck in the race to be Ireland’s largest supermarket.
UK Supermarkets sweep up 17 months of growth
The latest grocery market share figures covering the 12 weeks to 8 October 2017.
Strong performance by Tesco but not enough...
Despite strong sales growth by Tesco, SuperValu has remained Ireland’s largest grocery retailer
Lidl becomes the UK’s seventh largest supermarket
The latest grocery market share figures for the 12 weeks ending 13 August 2017.
SuperValu remain in first place as growth continue
The value of the grocery market rose by 2.0% during the past quarter compared to last year.
Inflation stabilises a year on from EU referendum
The latest UK grocery market share figures for the 12 weeks ending 16 July 2017.
SuperValu still on top
The latest figures reflect the impact of Easter on consumers and retailers alike.
Irish grocery market returns to deflation
The Irish grocery market has slipped into deflation for the first time in almost two years.
Dunnes Stores takes the top spot for second month
Dunnes Stores has held its position as Ireland’s largest grocer for two consecutive months.
Record Christmas for Grocery Market
Shoppers spent an additional €92 million this Christmas period: 3.8% more than last year.
Dunnes becomes Ireland’s largest supermarket
Dunnes Stores is now Ireland’s largest grocery retailer
Dunnes Stores becomes Ireland’s second largest supermarket
Dunnes Stores continues to be one of the biggest success stories in Irish retail
Dunnes now Ireland's joint second largest supermarket
The latest figures show strong growth for Dunnes Stores.
Grocery growth reaches 3.5% as Lidl on a high
The latest supermarket share figures from Kantar Worldpanel in Ireland.
Euro 2016 gives grocery retailers a boost
Alcohol sales over the past 12 weeks are 11% higher than the same time last year
Irish grocery market growing, but uncertain times ahead
Continued growth for the grocery market with sales rising by 2.5% compared with last year.
Grocery spend keeps rising, record numbers shop at Lidl
Consumers are making more frequent visits and driving volume growth across the market.
Half of Ireland's loved brands are homegrown favourites
Half of the top 50 are traditional Irish brand names,with dairy specialist Avonmore leading the way.
Grocery spend rises shoppers buy more fresh ingredients
A robust performance for the overall grocery market as sales increased by 3.8% compared last year.
Easter provides a cracking boost for supermarket sales
Early Easter has boosted growth across the grocery market to 4.6%
Shoppers undeterred as price inflation continues
Shopper spend increases by 3.6% over the past 12 weeks as supermarket sector continues
Irish grocery market continues rapid growth in 2016
Strong growth has continued for the Irish grocery market following good Christmas performance.
Christmas boost for retailers as shopper spend increase
The latest supermarket share figures from Kantar Worldpanel Ireland show a strong uplift.
SuperValu still on top in the run up to Christmas
SuperValu posted impressive growth of 3.7% and increased its share of the grocery market to 24.7%
Grocery competition increases as Christmas approaches
Year-on-year growth in sales of 2.1% across the Irish grocery market.
Ireland's top retailer grows for first time since 2013
Tesco – Ireland’s biggest supermarket – has returned to growth for the first time since March 2013
Dunnes sees sales boost but Tesco remains on top
The supermarket figures from KWP Ireland show growth in sales of 1.4% across the grocery market.
FMCG online sales to reach $130 billion by 2025
Online’s share of FMCG purchasing in advanced e-commerce markets will double in the next 10 years.
Dunnes’ vouchers boost growth
The latest supermarket share figures show a year-on-year growth in sales of 0.9%
Tesco reclaims the spot as Ireland’s top retailer
Tesco has reclaimed its position as Ireland’s number one retailer.
Competition for grocery top spot intensifies
Supermarket share figures for the 12 weeks ending 26 April.
SuperValu New Number One Supermarket
Change at the top as SuperValu becomes Ireland’s largest grocery retailer.
Grocery Market Competition Intensifies
SuperValu’s share of the grocery market is now 24.9%.
Kantar Worldpanel named no. 2 in Great Place to Work
Kantar Worldpanel Ireland named number two in Great Place to Work ranking
Growth Continues For Grocery Market
Positive picture for the Irish grocery market now in its 11th consecutive period of growth.
Best Christmas for Grocery market since 2010
Figures show the best Christmas for supermarkets since 2010 sales grew by 1.1%.
Grocery competition tightens as Christmas approaches
Competition among retailers in the run up to Christmas led to a reduction in the of price inflation
Improved outlook for grocery as sales growth continues
Grocery market growth has accelerated.
SuperValu grows as Aldi and Lidl continue to increase
SuperValu is the only major multiple grocer to be in growth other than the discount retailers.
Aldi and Lidl continue to gain ground in grocery battle
Aldi and Lidl are continuing to post impressive performances
Shoppers benefit from falling inflation
The latest figures show food and drink prices rising at the lowest level since March 2012.
Summer boost for Dunnes Stores
Dunnes top performer among the big supermarkets
Global portfolio aligned around seven capabilities
The new structure will deliver easier access and simpler navigation.
Grocery sales growing at their fastest rate for a year
SuperValu attracting the most additional shoppers across Ireland.
Global FMCG ecommerce market will grow by $17 billion
The UK leads Europe in online FMCG retail.
Grocery market continues to grow
Dunnes top performer among the big supermarkets
16 global FMCG brands chosen more than 1 billion times
Brand Footprint reveals the Top 50 Most Chosen FMCG brands in the world.
Home grown brands top Ireland's most chosen ranking
Avonmore leads as Ireland’s most chosen brand.
Warburtons is the UK's most chosen FMCG brand
Local brands are winning in the UK with Warburtons, McVities and Cadbury’s in the top 10.
Return to growth for the grocery market
Irish GMS shows growth in the Irish grocery market for the first time in six months.
Aldi and Lidl continue to set the pace
Latest Ireland supermarket share figures, for the 12 weeks ending 30 March.
SuperValu becomes Ireland’s second largest supermarket
The latest Irish GMS shows SuperValu is now Ireland’s second largest grocer.
Kantar Worldpanel joins feeding Ireland's initiative
We join Feeding Ireland's Future to give employment training to young unemployed people.
Post-Christmas cheer for SuperValu
The latest supermarket share figures from Kantar Worldpanel Ireland, show SuperValu performing strongly