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Claire’s calls in advisers to explore possible store closures

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 12:10
The news comes as the US arm of the chain celebrates a financial turnaround.

Bank of England floats new rules to force finance chiefs to assess climate risks

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 11:21
The Prudential Regulation Authority has launched a consultation paper on new regulations.

Property sales to UK buyers up 10% but enquiries in border areas down amid Brexit uncertainly

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 11:06
There has been a 10% increase in property sales to buyers from the UK over the last year, a new survey has found.

Irish food-to-go firm Greencore to sell US business for €927m

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 09:23
The sandwich-maker said the division was being snapped up by American snacks company Hearthside Food Solutions on a cash and debt-free basis.

Sears files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy amid plunging sales and massive debts

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 08:16
The US giant, which began as a mail order catalogue in the 1880s, has struggled in the fiercely competitive retail climate in recent years.

JustGiving ‘to stop taking cut of donations for disaster victims’

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 08:07
According to reports, the 5% fee the website takes from each donation will be scrapped on appeals for emergency fundraising.

Irish fintech startup aims to ‘democratise finance’

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 06:30
As financial technology startups continue to revolutionise the industry, an Irish fintech company is looking to “democratise finance”.

John Daly: How robots might actually keep humans in work

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 06:27
A friend who travelled to Las Vegas last week, for the Conor McGregor MMA fight, brought back a tale almost as interesting as the pugilistic drama that unfolded.

John Whelan: Africa could hold key to Irish export survival

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 06:12
The two themes of the Africa Ireland Economic Forum — agri-business and women in business — resonated with the wide range of African and Irish businesses which gathered in the Convention Centre in Dublin last week.

IMF urges Italy deal with commission

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 05:45
Italy should abide by European budget rules and must settle its differences with Brussels over higher state spending in talks with the EU’s executive, a senior IMF official has said.

‘No deal’ Brexit to cost drink sector €364m

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 05:30
More than €360m worth of trade between Ireland and the UK is at immediate risk from a no-deal Brexit, one of the country’s drinks industry umbrella bodies has warned.

Patisserie Valerie reportedly had £10m in secret overdrafts

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 18:17
Chairman Luke Johnson pledged up to £20 million in new loans on Friday to rescue the company from collapse and saved around 2,800 jobs.

Drug support firm Malin on fresh hunt for new CEO

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 07:36
The chief executive of Malin Corporation is to leave the company a year after taking the job. The State-backed investment company is active in the drug development and life sciences sectors. Adrian Howd, who stepped up from being Malin’s chief investment officer to become CEO last October, will leave the company on October 26.

Women urged to inspire in business

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 07:21
Women outperforming men in universities are seeing “the wheels fall off in work” because of the “glacial pace in getting to equality”.

Avoca expansion helps to double Aramark profits

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 07:06
The expansion of the Avoca brand contributed to operating profits at parent company Aramark Ireland more than doubling to €7.76m last year.

European stocks fail to maintain brief recovery

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 06:51
European stocks failed to stage a recovery yesterday, posting their worst week since a market correction last February as a new sell-off hit bourses across the globe, amid worries about protectionism and fast-rising US interest rates.

Third of Irish firms at risk of closure

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 06:36
More than a third of Irish businesses are at risk of going bust in less than two years due to a failure to innovate and keep step with digital, technological and regulatory advances, a new study has claimed.

RBS pays its first dividend in decade

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 06:21
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has paid its first dividend since a 2008 British government bailout, rewarding around 190,000 shareholders with a 2p per share payout.

Citigroup beats forecasts with 12% income jump

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 06:06
Siddharth Cavale Citigroup has reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by lower expenses, higher bond trading revenue and strength in its consumer banking business in Mexico.

Patisserie Valerie chairman pledges multimillion-pound rescue loan

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 18:46
The company also plans to raise new funds by issuing shares.

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