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Penneys to open two stores for 24 hours next week

4 hours 12 min ago
Penneys is to keep two of its stores open for one 24-hour period next week following their reopening.

What's left of the Christmas market for businesses?

6 hours 48 min ago
In normal times this weekend would always have been a busy one for retailers, pubs, restaurants and other businesses across the country.

Review: iPhone 12 Pro Max and iPhone Mini

7 hours 48 min ago
From extremely large to very small, the iPhone 12 Pro Max and iPhone 12 mini book end the latest Apple handset range. But in what ways are they different to each other and the two other devices in the iPhone 12 series?

Mixed reaction from business to reopening plans

Fri, 11/27/2020 - 23:09
Publicans have said they are extremely disappointed and annoyed at the Government's decision not to allow wet pubs to reopen for Christmas.

Service outages for some Vodafone broadband customers

Fri, 11/27/2020 - 19:34
Vodafone broadband customers around the country have been experiencing service outages this evening.

Online shoppers warned to be aware of additional costs

Fri, 11/27/2020 - 16:54
Revenue has warned shoppers to be aware of additional costs that can apply to goods purchased online.

Aryzta shareholder tells board to reject Elliott offer

Fri, 11/27/2020 - 15:47
An institutional shareholder in baked goods group Aryzta has called on the board to reject approaches from the private equity firm, Elliott Advisors.

Gatwick Airport sees travel boost on new testing rules

Fri, 11/27/2020 - 14:20
The boss of Britain's Gatwick Airport said the introduction of shorter quarantine times from mid-December was boosting travel.

ISME calls for 'more aggressive approach to testing'

Fri, 11/27/2020 - 13:45
Neil McDonnell, the chief executive of ISME, today has welcomed the expected news that non-essential business can re-open on December 1.

India's economy contracts for second quarter in a row

Fri, 11/27/2020 - 13:07
The Indian economy shrank for the second quarter in a row in the three months to September, although it showed signs of a pick-up after the easing of pandemic restrictions that triggered a record contraction in the previous quarter.

Euro zone sentiment drops as second Covid wave strikes

Fri, 11/27/2020 - 12:03
Euro zone economic sentiment fell for the first time in seven months in November as a second Covid-19 wave struck, depressing the mood in all sectors especially those hardest hit by lockdowns such as services and retail.

Arcadia retail empire nears collapse

Fri, 11/27/2020 - 11:42
The Arcadia retail group has said it is working on "contingency options to secure the future of the group's brands" after reports it will collapse into administration within days, with 15,000 jobs at risk.

Annual retail sales up 8.1% despite Covid curbs - CSO

Fri, 11/27/2020 - 11:17
Retail sales in October fell on a monthly basis for the first time since April as Covid-19 curbs were tightened, but the modest 0.7% drop meant sales were still 8.1% higher than the same time a year ago, new CSO figures show.

Caution urged online as Black Friday sales start

Fri, 11/27/2020 - 10:06
With non-essential retailers still in Stage 5 Covid-19 lockdown, consumers this week will be navigating a four day weekend of online sales and promotions from Black Friday to Cyber Monday completely online.

New six-day per week ferry from Rosslare to France

Fri, 11/27/2020 - 08:45
A new six-day per week ferry service between Rosslare Europort and Dunkirk in northern France has been announced by logistics giant DFDS.

31% of remote workers routinely wear pyjamas on the job

Fri, 11/27/2020 - 08:33
A new survey on remote working has found that 57% of respondents have worn their pyjama bottoms while working remotely at least occasionally, with 31% saying they do most of the time or always.

Barnier: 'Same significant divergences persist'

Fri, 11/27/2020 - 08:24
The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator has said he will travel to London this evening for talks with his British counterpart on a new trade deal, but said the "same significant divergences persist".

Enterprise Ireland poll finds lack of Brexit readiness

Fri, 11/27/2020 - 08:01
With just 35 days to Brexit, a new survey from Enterprise Ireland reveals a worrying lack of customs preparedness by Irish companies.

Reach's 2020 results top market view

Fri, 11/27/2020 - 08:00
Daily Mirror publisher Reach said today that its performance for the current fiscal year was above market expectations, adding the consultation on restructuring proposals involving the shutdown of two of its six printing sites was ongoing.

Bosses concerned about isolation among remote workers

Fri, 11/27/2020 - 07:37
A new survey shows that the isolation of staff and a lack of cohesion of teams who are working remotely during the Covid-19 pandemic are among the chief concerns of business leaders.