Soaring levels of consumer confidence have begun to drive increased consumer spending, according to the latest Consumer Market Monitor. Photo: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

(...) per cent on last year. Retail sales also improved, with sales volume excluding the motor trade up by 3(...)

Kieron and Claire Moran of Moran’s Homestore, who make jams and preserves, are among the 30 small food businesses progressing to the advanced level of Food Academy

(...) small food producers will secure retail listings worth £10 million with SuperValu in 2015. The(...)

AIB chief executive David Duffy: Cantillon wonders if he would agree with Anne Boden’s assertions about her former role at the bank?

(...) busily preparing for the launch next year of her new UK digital retail bank, called Starling. Boden is(...)

(...) outside the traditional retail channel, the association says.Although direct selling is typically a second(...)

Meath-based property investor Willie Smyth who founded the Fitzwilliam Business Centre in 1995.

(...) retail parks with a face value of €287 million that are associated with Meath-based property investor(...)

A recent interception of counterfeit pharmaceutical medicine in Dublin was valued at €100,000. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

(...) suspects have been arrested globally and drugs with a retail value of $65 million (€52 million) seized(...)

Royal Mail, which remains Britain’s dominant postal company said the amount of UK parcels delivered grew by 2 per cent over the last six months

Online retail giant Amazon’s own delivery service will more than halve the growth potential for(...)

‘Industry supporters characterise prostitution as a legitimate career choice, contrasting it with poorly-paid burger-flipping or retail work. But burger-flippers are not routinely assaulted.’ Photograph: Getty Images

(...) with poorly paid burger-flipping or retail work. But burger-flippers are not routinely assaulted. The(...)

Units 2 & 3 at Trinity Plaza on Tara Street in Dublin 2

(...) 110 lots on offer. Among the highlights is a retail and office building at 93 and 95 Terenure Road(...)

4 and 5 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2: guide price of €102.2 million for number 4 and €113.8 million for number 5.

(...) (2.6 million sq ft) of premier retail and office space in Dublin before the property crash. Facebook(...)