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Primark opens its first store in Slovakia

Thu, 05/25/2023 - 11:51
Primark has opened its first store in Slovakia today in the Eurovea Shopping Centre in Bratislava.

Lufthansa CEO set for Rome to discuss ITA deal - report

Thu, 05/25/2023 - 11:33
Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr is heading to Rome to discuss taking a planned stake in ITA Airways, Italian Economy Minister Giancarlo Giorgetti was quoted as saying by Ansa news agency today.

Minister urges level playing field on trade with China

Thu, 05/25/2023 - 11:28
The Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment has said Irish companies operating in, and exporting to China must be treated fairly.

Compass Group Ireland buys school caterer Glanmore Food

Thu, 05/25/2023 - 11:21
Foodservices provider Compass Group Ireland has agreed a deal to buy family-owned Glanmore Foods for an undisclosed sum as it expands its footprint in food-services within the education sector.

Meta job losses raise concerns about tech sector - FSU

Thu, 05/25/2023 - 10:21
The Financial Services Union, which also represents tech workers, has said that the 490 redundancies announced by Meta yesterday raise real concerns about continued job losses in the tech sector.

Avant Money reduces longer term mortgage rates

Thu, 05/25/2023 - 09:45
Avant Money said it will cut the interest rates on its One Mortgage product with rates now starting from 3.95% for the full life of the mortgage.

Carry out Budget assessments behind closed doors - Ryan

Thu, 05/25/2023 - 09:34
Green Party Leader Eamon Ryan has called on his Government colleagues to carry out their budget economic assessments behind closed doors.

Pressure likely to mount on banks to hike deposit rates

Thu, 05/25/2023 - 09:24
Banks are likely to come under pressure in the months ahead to offer better rates to customers putting money on deposit, according to one treasury specialist.

Fitch puts US rating on negative watch

Thu, 05/25/2023 - 08:29
Ratings agency Fitch has put the US credit on watch for a possible downgrade, raising the stakes as talks over the country's debt ceiling go down to the wire, and adding to the jitters in global markets.

UK energy bills to fall as regulator slashes price cap

Thu, 05/25/2023 - 08:06
Millions of British households will see cheaper energy bills from July after regulator Ofgem slashed its cap on prices following a slump in wholesale energy costs.

Vodafone Ireland to invest €500m in network here

Thu, 05/25/2023 - 07:53
Vodafone Ireland is to invest €500m in its network over the next five years.

Age Friendly: Why firms should value older customers

Thu, 05/25/2023 - 07:33
Around 800,000 people over the age of 65 are currently living and shopping in Ireland, but do companies really value their business?

Nvidia shares soar nearly 30% as sales forecast jumps

Thu, 05/25/2023 - 07:29
Nvidia has forecast second-quarter revenue more than 50% above Wall Street estimates, and said it is boosting supply to meet surging demand for its artificial-intelligence chips.

Cineworld expects to exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy in July

Thu, 05/25/2023 - 07:20
Cineworld expects to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in July, the British cinema chain operator said today.

Germany enters recession in first quarter of 2023

Thu, 05/25/2023 - 07:15
The German economy contracted in the first quarter of 2023 compared with the previous three months, thereby entering recession, data from the statistics office showed today.

ICTU calls for €2 increase to minimum wage

Thu, 05/25/2023 - 06:01
The Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) has called for the national minimum wage to be increased in January 2024 by €2, making the hourly rate €13.30.

ICTU calls for €2 increase to minimum wage

Thu, 05/25/2023 - 06:01
The Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) has called for the national minimum wage to be increased in January 2024 by €2, making the hourly rate €13.30.

Fighting the effects of fast fashion in Kenya

Thu, 05/25/2023 - 06:00
You don't have to go too far to see the failure of fast fashion in Kenya. Millions of items of cheap clothing end up here every year - in sprawling, stinking landfills, smouldering on open fires, clogging up waterways or washed out into the sea.

Optimism among businesses, with 55% on 'stable footing'

Thu, 05/25/2023 - 05:00
Over half of businesses are on a "stable footing", according to new research by InterTradeIreland.

Agri-Food Regulator step closer as bill passes in Dáil

Wed, 05/24/2023 - 21:32
The bill to establish an Agri-Food Regulator to be known as An Rialálaí Agraibhia that will examine commercial relationships between food producers, processors and retailers has been passed in the Dáil.