Out tomorrow: US consumer confidence (Sep).  Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire
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TODAY Results: Genesco. Meetings: Origin Enterprises AGM (Westbury Hotel, Dublin 2); EuroStar software testing conference (Convention Centre Dublin). (...)

Irish Water managing director John Tierney:  the Sunday Business Post  reports that senior Coalition figures have discussed the need to replace him and the company’s board if the Government is to neutralise the political fallout from the water charges controversy.   Photograph:  Michael MacSweeney/Provision

Glass sale The Sunday Times reported that the group of lenders that owns Aventas, the former Quinn manufacturing group, are moving ahead with the €40(...)

Radical changes in the way younger people think about food could have a significant influence on how Irish food companies develop new products in t(...)

Britvic says its Fruit Shoot drink is now available across the US, a milestone in its drive to create international brands. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Soft-drink maker Britvic has said its Fruit Shoot drink is now available across the US, a milestone in its drive to create international brands.The co(...)

Out Wednesday: UK retail sales (Apr).  Photograph: Patrick T Fallon/Bloomberg

TODAY Results: Babcock International; Kabel Deutschland; Ryanair. Meetings: Eban congress (Dublin Castle, D2); Datalex AGM (Eastpoint Business Park, D(...)

Revenue in Britvic’s Irish market grew 2.1 per cent in the three months to December 22nd on a comparable basis, the company reported today. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Ciara KennyDrinks group Britvic has reported positive trading in the first quarter of the year and says it is on track to deliver full-year earnings i(...)

While drinks companies and sporting bodies never made any secret of their disdain for any sponsorship ban, the FoI records point to a concerted push by a well-resourced and well-informed industry to bring its concerns directly into the heart of Government. Photograph: Inpho/Lorraine O’Sullivan

The drinks industry engaged in a sustained effort to dissuade the Coalition from banning the sponsorship of major sporting events by drink companies, (...)

New deal with Findlater Wine & Spirit Group, which is owned by DCC, will add wine brands such as Wolf Blass, Torres and Cono Sur to the Britvic/Counterpoint portfolio. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Britvic Licensed Wholesale is adding 20 jobs to its Dublin operation after it signed new contracts to distribute Walkers Snacks and Findlater Wines in(...)

Soft drinks group Britvic has posted full-year revenue growth of 4.4 per cent to £1.3 billion. Photo: Bloomberg

Soft drinks group Britvic today posted an 18.8 per cent rise in annual operating profit and said it would further expand its Fruit Shoot brand in the (...)

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TODAYResults: Genesco; Charteris.Meetings: ICOS national conference (Killeshin Hotel, Portlaoise, Co Laois).Indicators: UK Nationwide housing prices ((...)