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P&G to buy German Merck's consumer health business

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:51
Procter & Gamble has today announced a deal to buy the consumer health business of Germany's Merck for about €3.4 billion.

Aryzta's Europe boss stepping down

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:29
Swiss-Irish baked goods maker Aryzta has said that Dermot Murphy is stepping down as its Europe CEO.

An Post sees a return to profit in 2017

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:23
An Post has reported an operating profit of €8.4m for last year, a significant turnaround from its €12.4m loss in 2016.

Nestle confirms outlook as volume growth picks up

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:00
Food group Nestle confirmed its full-year guidance after organic sales growth accelerated to 2.8% in the first quarter of 2018, helped by improving volumes.

Debenhams cuts dividend and warns on outlook

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 07:50
Department store group Debenhams today warned on the full-year outlook for the second time in four months and cut its dividend as it reported a 52% slump in first-half profit.

Are you a convenience seeker or enforced worker?

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 16:22
The huge growth in industries using self-service technology means customers are performing tasks which were traditionally undertaken by company employees

Train drivers' dispute over mentoring of trainees ends

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 16:17
Drivers at Iarnród Éireann have voted to accept a recommendation to resolve a dispute over mentoring of trainees.

Draghi to stay in G30 club despite watchdog's warning

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:59
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi has decided to remain a member of the opaque Group of 30 club of top figures in finance despite a watchdog's call to leave it to protect the ECB's reputation.

Sega to bring Sonic to Nintendo Switch

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:46
Japanese gaming giant Sega has confirmed it is bringing titles to the Nintendo Switch, including Sonic the Hedgehog.

Naughten to make Dáil statement on INM, Celtic Media

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:23
Minister for Communications Denis Naughten is to make a statement to the Dáil this afternoon over INM's proposed takeover of Celtic Media.

Starbucks to shut US cafes for race training

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:14
Starbucks will close 8,000 company-owned cafes in the US on the afternoon of May 29 so that 175,000 employees can undergo racial tolerance training.

Euro zone inflation rises less than estimated in March

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:12
Inflation in the euro zone rose in March by less than previously estimated, European statistics office Eurostat said today, as unprocessed food prices increased by less than previously thought.

Morgan Stanley profit jumps 40% on trading boost

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 13:00
Morgan Stanley has today reported a 40% jump in quarterly profit, as its trading business got a boost from increased market volatility.

Trade wars: what's the meaning of unfair trade?

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:49
US president Donald Trump has many complaints about international trade but these claims are inconsistent and contradictory

WeWork to lease office in Dublin Landings site

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:17
Property firm Ballymore and its partner Oxley are to lease newly built commercial offices in the Dublin Docklands to office-sharing start-up WeWork.

Increase in innovation activities driven by R&D

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:05
There has been a jump in innovation activities in Ireland driven by an increase in expenditure in research and development, according to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office.

Prohibition notice for former Rush CU assistant manager

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:51
The Central Bank has prohibited the former assistant manager of the now liquidated Rush Credit Union from working in any regulated financial service provider for an indefinite period of time.

National minimum wage rise did not hit employment: ESRI

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:48
The minimum wage increase that came into force in 2016 did not push up joblessness amongst minimum wage workers, a new survey by the ESRI and the Low Pay Commission shows.

Today in the press

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:44
Opel and its British offshoot Vauxhall has begun a massive shake-up of its dealers by placing its entire European network under a termination notice.

Alliance for Insurance Reform calls for transparency

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:22
The Alliance for Insurance Reform has developed a list of ten practical measures which it believes are essential in order to address the rising cost of insurance for businesses.