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The retailer posted a 30% fall in statutory half-year pre-tax profits to £281 million (€316 million), with underlying profits down 15%.
Thomas Borgen has stepped down as an internal report found suspicious transactions at Danske Bank’s Estonian branch.
Irish designer Orla Kiely has closed her retail stores and online business.
Up to 15 stores will open in the UK over the next year.
Freshly Chopped has announced 150 jobs across ten new outlets in Ireland, Cyprus and Britain before Christmas.
The sole bidder for the long-mooted National Broadband Plan says it has submitted a final tender for the project, six years after the vision was first mooted by the former coalition government.
Global equity markets gained as the latest tit-for-tat US-Chinese trade dispute was seen as barely denting world growth, while US Treasury yields rose in anticipation the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates this year and next.
Irish exploration company United Oil and Gas has said it is evaluating “a number” of potential projects after raising gross proceeds of £3m (€3.4m) in a share placing to fund development work.
Professional services giant PwC is to hire 80 staff and expand its office space in Cork amid “exponential growth in demand” for cybersecurity protection services.
Publicly-quoted property investment fund Green Reit has said it views logistics and warehousing premises as being one of its main growth prospects in the future, after reporting an 11% jump in profit for a year which saw it focus more on office and warehouse investment and less on retail.
Kerry Group is eyeing a major role in the rapidly growing foodservice market in Russia, having added to its presence in the country with the opening of its first production plant.
The EU regulator's plans to drop legal action against Ireland after iPhone maker Apple paid €13.1bn in back taxes following a regulatory order two years ago, the European Commission has said.
Zalando, Europe’s biggest online only fashion retailer, has cut its 2018 outlook for a second time in as many months, saying a long, hot summer had taken its toll and wiping as much as 20% off the value of its shares.
Tesla has announced that it received a request for documents from the US Department of Justice over chief executive Elon Musk’s public statements in August about taking the electric carmaker private.
The Taoiseach said the country is a beacon for liberal western democratic values.
Solidarity between the EU and the Government is “rock-solid”, insists Tánaiste Simon Coveney, amid fears some members may press Ireland to drop its opposition to wide-ranging corporate tax reform in return for EU backing on Brexit.
Staff at Oxford Global Resources, Penrose Quay in Cork city have taken part in the ultimate spin-off for charity.
The move comes after union calls for the cycle to be changed.
Apple has paid the full €13bn owed in taxes to the Irish government.
Many shops around structurally unsafe historic building remain shut.