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Six Irish people recognised on Forbes '30 under 30' list

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 15:05
The fourth annual Europe list recognises 300 people who are making waves in various industries including technology, sport, science, media and entertainment.

Gucci owner hails 'remarkable' year as sales soar

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 14:59
Luxury group Kering has hailed a 'remarkable' year after rapid growth on the back of demand for Gucci in Asia and North America.

Largo Foods changes name to Tayto Snacks

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 11:43
Snack food manufacturing company Largo Foods has today announced its name change to Tayto Snacks.

Rise of online sales forcing retailers to rethink approach

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 09:02
The growth of online sales is a worrying reality for the country's retailers.

Hard border would 'create havoc' with live exports, say companies

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 08:07
Live animal exports could be seriously affected if a hard border is created by Brexit.

US economy may go into recession, warns Krugman

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 06:36
Nobel laureate Paul Krugman said the US economy may be heading into a recession at a time when the US Federal Reserve doesn’t have the firepower to properly combat a slump.

UK sued by Channel tunnel firms over Brexit ferry plans

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 06:26
The companies that run the Channel Tunnel are suing the British government over its award of ferry contracts to handle freight shipments in a no-deal Brexit, just days after one of those contracts, with a startup company that doesn’t own any ships, fell through.

Grocery prices up on €2.72bn spend

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 06:10
Inflation appears to be re-emerging as a feature of Irish grocery shopping and bringing to an end a long period when consumers benefitted from the slide in the value of sterling against the euro since the Brexit referendum in the summer of 2016.

Just Eat told to seek out mergers

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 06:00
Just Eat should merge with a rival online meal-delivery company because the board has shown that it can’t find a suitable chief executive, according to Cat Rock Capital Management, which owns about 2% of Just Eat.

Government urged to do more over Brexit tax

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 05:56
Business representative groups feel the Government should go further in its efforts to ease the burden on Brexit-exposed importers by widening the terms of its Vat deferral scheme.

Debate flares over health of global economy

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 00:06
The OECD and IMF have kept their forecasts for the global economy largely intact to date, with just slight downgrades to their projections.

Coillte targets quick return to wind energy with ESB tie-up; Goal to power 500,000 homes by 2030

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 18:58
State-owned forestry company Coillte is eyeing a quick return to the wind energy sector, through a potential joint-venture development company with the ESB.

Eir in €500m fixed broadband upgrade investment

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 18:51
The firm said its fixed network investment programme would provide coverage to another 1.4 million premises with speeds of up to 10 Gbps.

Tech jobs boost for Cork and Galway as IT companies announce 95 jobs

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 18:39
Cork and Galway have received a jobs boost with two indigenous IT companies announcing a combined 95 jobs for the cities.

Court ruling is good news for debtors pursuing insolvency deals

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 17:58
A High Court ruling clarifying a provision of the Personal Insolvency Acts is good news for a large number of debtors appealing decisions that their applications for court approval of personal insolvency arrangements were made out of time.

Zeus acquires Essential Solutions and opens new Dublin premises

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 17:12
The Irish-owned packaging company Zeus officially opened its €15m Dublin premises and announced acquisition of Irish hygiene supply company Essential Solutions.

Yourtel agrees to stop billing customers for phone service they never received

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 15:51
A landline operator has agreed to cease billing customers for a phone service they never received, the Commercial Court has heard.

Glandore invests €1.5m in Cork flexible workspace

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 15:39
Tánaiste Simon Coveney officially opened Glandore's first flexible workspace in Cork City Centre at Lapps Quay, which the company invested €1.5m into.

Dublin Business School to deliver live-streamed online course

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 15:34
Dublin Business School (DBS), Ireland's largest independent college, has partnered with leading data science training provider Metis on the college's first internationally delivered live online course, a machine learning module taught live in Dublin by Metis's New York City data science experts.

€60m for Eason shareholders from property sale

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 15:14
The book and stationery retailer, Eason, is seeking court approval for a demerger of companies within the group which could lead to some €60m being available for distribution to shareholders from sales from its property portfolio.