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Sony sells three million PlayStation VR headsets

1 hour 14 min ago
The virtual reality headset connects to the PlayStation 4 console.

House of Fraser collapsed owing creditors €539.75m, hitting brands such as Gucci

1 hour 19 min ago
Third-party distributor XPO Logistics is owed more than £30 million.

Business Grapevine: Successful Irish tech companies to compete for €1bn in UK funding

3 hours 5 min ago
Up to 25 ambitious Irish-based technology companies will be selected to compete for up to €1 billion in growth capital at an event to be hosted in London in October.

US threatens more sanctions in Turkey crisis

4 hours 36 min ago
The Turkish lira fell again after trade minister Ruhsar Pekcan said her government would respond to any new trade duties.

Tesla boss Elon Musk says stress and workload taking heavy toll

7 hours 46 min ago
The interview offered rare insights into Mr Musk’s personal life and thinking.

Google workers protest against secret China search engine ‘Dragonfly’

7 hours 47 min ago
The engine would comply with Chinese censorship.

Call for budget measures amid ‘retail crisis’

8 hours 21 min ago
The Mandate Trade Union, which represents 37,00 staff, said it has joined with shop owners to warn the Government about a looming jobs crisis as online sales lead to the closure of brick-and-mortar stores.

Benettons’ roads firm fight after Genoa disaster

8 hours 42 min ago
The Benetton family has said it will fight the Italian government’s seizure of its road-toll assets in the wake of a deadly bridge collapse, in a confrontation between one of the country’s pre-eminent industrial dynasties and populist politicians demanding justice for a disaster that killed 39 people.

Staff costs help lead to profits drop at Bon Secours

8 hours 51 min ago
Higher staff costs contributed to a drop in profits at the country’s largest privately-owned hospital group last year.

House of Fraser apologises after cancelling all online orders

8 hours 53 min ago
Refunds are to be issued to customers whose items have not been already sent.

Healthcare 21 set to expand on acquisition

9 hours 6 min ago
Healthcare 21, the Cork-based medical services firm, is expanding after acquiring Aquilant, as it plans to boost sales across Europe.

Carslberg shares get boost on sales of its pricier beers

9 hours 27 min ago
Danish brewer Carlsberg has raised its full-year profit outlook after second-quarter sales beat forecasts on growing demand for its expensive beers in China and strong sales in Russia during the World Cup.

Bayer shares drop €16bn in value on weedkiller crisis

9 hours 36 min ago
Bayer shares continued their slide yesterday after the company failed to block California’s move to list its weedkiller Roundup as a known carcinogen.

Trade talks boost global shares

10 hours 6 min ago
An unexpected potential easing in the trade spat between the US and China, as well as the promised breakthrough in US talks over trade with Canada and Mexico, have bolstered global shares.

Accumulated profits at Graeme McDowell firm climb to $17.4m

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 17:17
Graeme McDowell’s mixed form on the fairways had no impact on his earning power off the course last year as pre-tax profits at his golf promotion firm increased to $3.7m (€3.2m).

Struggling Debenhams to cut nearly 100 jobs

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 14:31
In January the retailer announced plans to ramp up cost savings.

GSK to close Sligo site with loss of 165 jobs

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 12:32
GSK is to close its manufacturing site in Sligo by 2021, with the loss of 165 jobs.

Adare Manor named Hotel of the Year at international awards

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 10:49
Adare Manor has been honoured with the top prize at the Virtuoso Best of the Best awards overnight.

Live Nation buys 50% stake in concert promoter MCD

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 09:09
Irish concert promoter MCD has been taken over by the global music company Live Nation.

Exports boost seen as UK plans for hard Brexit

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 08:36
UK firms stocking up to avert a potential fallout from a hard Brexit could provide a temporary boost to Irish food and drug firms exporting to the UK later this year, an economist has said.