Former Milk Tray Man James Coombes: chatty but confectionery-free. Photograph: Cadbury/PA Wire

Cadbury is searching for a new Milk Tray Man to dress in black and make unsolicited visits to the homes of single women, leaving behind a box of choco(...)

Mondelez, the owner of chocolate producer Cadbury, has reported a drop in revenue. Photograph: PA.

Mondelez International, the maker of Cadbury chocolates and Oreo cookies, has reported an 18 per cent fall in quarterly revenue, hurt by a strong doll(...)

ChannelSight operates in 37 countries globally and is working with brands such as Cadbury, Oreo, Philips and Veet.

Irish-founded tech firm ChannelSight has received a €3.3 million investment to scale operations in Europe and the US. The funding round was led by Nau(...)

James Coombes in their new Milk Tray advert as the company . Photograph: Cadbury/PA Wire

Milk Tray Man is back on television screens after a 13-year absence as Cadbury launches a search for his successor — and this time, it could be a woma(...)

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Thorntons has become something of a joke in the City for its repeated profit warnings, its failure to sell eggs at Easter or boxed chocolates at Christmas and its constant complaints about the weather being too hot or too cold – or sometimes both. Photograph: EPA

The takeover of a famous British name by an overseas bidder is usually greeted with a chorus of complaints about the erosion of the nation’s industria(...)

ChannelSight chief executive John Beckett: ‘What’s cutting edge is what we’ve developed for after the customer clicks the buy-it-now button.’

Irish technology firm ChannelSight has signed a partnership with Mondelez International that will see the multinational company use its ecommerce tec(...)

Going, going, gone: shrinkflation leads to ‘price increases by stealth’, says Dermott Jewell of the Consumer Association of Ireland. Photograph: Thinkstock

A reader recently bought a Brunch ice cream but, rather than bringing her joy, it saddened her greatly. On the packaging she was promised a thick c(...)