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Airbnb buys hotel booking app HotelTonight

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 09:15
Home-renting company Airbnb has bought HotelTonight, an app for finding hotel rooms at a discount.

China's imports, exports tumble more than expected

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 08:44
China's exports and imports plummeted much more than expected in February, official data showed today.

Ashley set to drop Sports Direct roles to run Debenhams

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 08:37
Sports Direct chief executive Mike Ashley plans to leave his current role and the retailer's board to focus on running Debenhams, in an attempt to turn around the struggling UK department store group.

Colin Hunt confirmed as new AIB chief executive

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 08:35
AIB has confirmed the appointment of Dr Colin Hunt as its new chief executive.

Brexit uncertainty hitting confidence of SMEs

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 07:48
A new survey shows that the unprecedented uncertainty arising from Brexit is finally affecting the Irish SME sector.

Japan's fourth quarter growth revised up to 0.5%

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 07:21
Japan's economy grew faster than initially thought in the fourth quarter of 2018, due partly to strong corporate investment, official figures showed today.

Gender imbalance in senior finance roles - Central Bank

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 06:26
The Central Bank of Ireland has said there has been an improvement in the number of female candidates for senior roles in financial services but it is coming from a very low base, and more needs to be done.

LK Bennett goes into administration

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 18:29
Womenswear retailer LK Bennett has collapsed into administration, putting around 500 jobs at risk.

UK matches EU offer on post-Brexit flying rights

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 18:14
Britain has said that flights to and from the European Union would continue after Brexit, even if it leaves without a deal, as it agreed to match an offer by the European Union to protect flying rights.

Primark to move 220 positions from UK to Dublin

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 17:20
Primark, the owner of the Penneys chain, is to transfer 220 roles to Dublin from its UK office in Reading by September.

Brexit uncertainty hits Ulster Bank's credit rating

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 15:16
Ulster Bank's credit rating has been downgraded by rating agency Fitch today amid increased Brexit uncertainty and the impact it could have on its UK parent - Royal Bank of Scotland.

Novi and CarePlus team up on IT infrastructure deal

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 14:32
IT and cloud service provider Novi has designed and implemented a new IT infrastructure for CarePlus Pharmacy in a deal worth €200,000.

ECB says rates won't change until the end of the year

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 14:24
The European Central Bank has kept euro zone interest rates at their record lows today - as expected - and said they would stay there until the end of the year at least.

ChannelSight raises $10 million in Series B funding

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 12:27
Dublin-based ecommerce company ChannelSight has raised $10m in new funding.

Finance Ireland's loans to farmers top €100m mark

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 12:26
Finance Ireland has said that lending to Irish dairy farmers has now surpassed €100m and continues to grow.

John Lewis Partnership profits down 45% in 2018

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 12:12
Britain's John Lewis Partnership said it expected 2019 to remain challenging after it reported a 45% drop in full-year profit, dragged down by the "near constant discounting" of its department store rivals.

Aer Lingus drops mandatory make-up rule for cabin crew

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 12:07
Aer Lingus has confirmed that its female cabin crew will no longer be required to wear make-up or skirts as part of new uniform rules.

Today in the press

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 12:04
Datalex chief executive Aidan Brogan is set to come under pressure as the Dublin-listed software provider to the travel industry holds a staff meeting on Thursday in a bid to shore up morale.

US investment in Ireland at all time high

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 11:26
Ireland is likely to reap a Brexit dividend as US companies chose to locate here post-Brexit.

Live Register figures fall by 1.8% in February

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 11:23
New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that the number of people signing on the Live Register continued to fall in February.

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