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No plans by major Irish supermarkets for full till-free grocery shopping this year       

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 19:53
Aldi and Amazon have opened grocery stores with no tills in Britain

Shannon Group begins €4m refurbishment project

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 18:55
Two properties are being redeveloped at the airport's free zone commercial park

VW and Bosch plan six battery plants across Europe to outdo Tesla            

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 18:32
Bid to make Europe self-sufficient in battery production

Concern as online betting firms continue to ride Covid boom

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 18:10
British company 888 the latest to post record figures

Microsoft buys gaming firm Activision Blizzard for €60bn

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 14:05
The announcement on Tuesday arrived with Activision still in turmoil over allegations of misconduct and unequal pay

Kerry Airport is optimistic but concern remains over key Dublin route

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 13:11
Passenger figures for 2021 year have hit 115,000, “well up” on 2020 but  still a long way off the almost 370,000 passengers flying to and from Kerry in 2019

Strong demand for remote working after restrictions are lifted

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 13:09
90% of 35-44 year-olds want the choice to continue working from home when restrictions end

Aldi opens first checkout-free supermarket in London

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 09:53
The discount supermarket’s new site will also allow customers to buy alcohol, using facial age estimation technology to check whether they appear to be over the age of 25

Overhaul and reform of SME tax system urged to spur startups

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 07:06
Deloitte says move should be part of taxation and welfare review 

Ireland second in Europe for fines issued for breaching GDPR rules

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 00:05
The State's €225m fine of WhatsApp last year was the second-largest in the four-year history of GDPR

EU backs banks charging for deposits

Mon, 01/17/2022 - 21:43
AIB, Bank of Ireland, and Ulster Bank all charge on deposits of more than €1m

Oliver Mangan: Sterling rebound running out of road, with ceiling likely to be 83p against the euro

Mon, 01/17/2022 - 20:00
Sterling has not been a popular currency in recent years as a result of concerns over Brexit, but it did stage a good recovery in 2021 as these worries subsided

Wind-free January increases pressure on Irish household and business bills beyond winter     

Mon, 01/17/2022 - 19:53
Wind turbines are contributing much less than normal to generating power on the all-Ireland power grid

Jim Woulfe and Lucinda Woods appointed to the board of Enterprise Ireland

Mon, 01/17/2022 - 16:23
As Woulfe ended his role as CEO last year, Dairygold was in a leading global position as an agri & dairy company with locations in Ireland, UK, Germany, Spain and China. 

Unilever tipped to ditch Magnum as it mulls sweeter GSK bid

Mon, 01/17/2022 - 16:22
The company will refocus around its health, beauty, and hygiene operations, suggesting sell-offs may involve its food operations

New CSO figures suggest Irish exports and all-Ireland trade continue to tap Brexit dividend

Mon, 01/17/2022 - 14:24
Exports from the Republic across the Irish Sea into Britain rose to almost €13.4bn from €11.1bn in the 11 months to the end of November 2020

Stripe adds carmaker Ford to its client list

Mon, 01/17/2022 - 14:00
US-Irish firms will process car payments as growth in online payments for big-ticket items continues

US online learning firm Udemy to add 120 jobs at Irish operations

Mon, 01/17/2022 - 08:45
The US-headquartered company established its European base in Dublin in 2014, which was its first facility outside of the US 

Cork firms urged to enter Chamber awards and share innovation secrets

Mon, 01/17/2022 - 08:00
The awards aim to recognise and celebrate the best of Cork business from new, emerging companies through to international organisations

Former Lloyds boss Horta-Osorio quits Credit Suisse after investigation

Mon, 01/17/2022 - 07:25
The former boss of Lloyds Banking Group has stepped down as chairman of Credit Suisse after less than 12 months following an investigation into his ...