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Nestle and Starbucks close licensing deal

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 08:07
Nestle and Starbucks have finalised details of a licensing deal that will see the Swiss food giant market the Starbucks' packaged coffees and teas around the world.

Datalex reports a strong financial first half of 2018

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 07:57
Travel software company Datalex saw its revenue rise by 5% to almost 32 million dollars during the first half of the year, when compared with the same period in 2017.

Trump signs trade deal with Mexico, 'terminates' NAFTA

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 19:08
US President Donald Trump has struck a deal with Mexico on trade, but said he was terminating the existing North American Free Trade Agreement.

US to block reappointment of WTO judges

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 14:30
The United States has told the World Trade Organization that it would block the reappointment of one of the WTO's four remaining appeals judges next month, leaving the bare minimum of three on what is effectively the supreme court of trade.

1,923 days lost to industrial disputes

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 13:07

Nokia secures EIB loan to fund 5G technology

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 12:53
Nokia has signed a €500 million loan transaction with the European Investment Bank, to further accelerate its research and development of 5G technology, the next-generation mobile telecommunication standard.

'If data is the new oil, DataChemist is the refinery'

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 12:46
A new tech start-up that turns enterprise data into knowledge to generate insight and improved business operations has been launched in Dublin.

Air travel is the most complained about consumer issue

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 12:28
Airline passengers affected by flight cancellations due to weather or strikes will not be surprised to read that air travel continues to be the most complained about consumer issue.

Prohibition notice issued to former Citybus cu director

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 11:37
The Central Bank of Ireland has issued a prohibition notice to the former director of Citybus employees' credit union, after suspected financial irregularities at the credit union was reported to the bank.

M&C Saatchi to create brand for Limerick

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 11:16
Global creative agency M&C Saatchi has been announced as the agency appointed to create a new brand for Limerick that will reflect its resurgence as a thriving economic and visitor destination.

Euro zone bond yields fall after US Fed chief's speech

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 11:01
Government bond yields in the euro area fell after US Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell confirmed the outlook for steady rate increases in the world's biggest economy.

61% of SMEs say banks are lending

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 09:15
There is a significant increase in the numbers of small and medium enterprises that believe banks are lending to business, according to the latest SME Credit Demand Surveys published by the Department of Finance.

Significant shortage in Dublin hotel accommodation

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 09:02
Around 5,500 new hotel beds for Dublin are expected to come on stream by 2020, but this will still leave capacity in the industry 1,100 beds below demand.

Tesla shares fall more than 3%

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 08:26
Germany-listed shares in Tesla have fallen more than 3% in early deals today, after Chief Executive Elon Musk called off his bid to take the company private.

Women key to continuing economic recovery

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 08:24
Supporting women in returning to the workforce is crucial to meet labour market shortages and maintain economic growth, according to the National Recruitment Federation.

Mood subdued among consumers and business

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 08:15
The mood among households and firms was generally more subdued this month, according to analysis of The Bank of Ireland Economic Pulse which came in at 91.3 in August 2018.

Bitcoin equipment makers plan IPOs

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 08:04
Three of the world's largest bitcoin mining equipment makers plan to raise billions of dollars with initial public offerings in Hong Kong, even as other companies report plunging demand for the chips needed to make bitcoin and a halving in the price of the crypto currency.

British lender Wonga in efforts to avoid collapse

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 07:38
British payday lender Wonga has lined up potential administrators after a surge in compensation claims pushed the firm to the brink of collapse.