Coca-Cola is still the nation’s favourite brand

Today, Checkout magazine publishes its annual Top 100 Brands report. Produced in association with Nielsen, the Top 100 Brands is the most accurate bro(...)

A still from the new campaign for Brennans Bread, one of Ireland’s biggest grocery brands

Wake up and smell the dough . . . A new television ad for Brennans Bread designed to show the dedication of “unsung heroes” centres on atmospheric sce(...)

Three of Europe’s main bottlers of Coca-Cola products are to combine in a $27bn deal to simplify manufacturing at the world’s largest drink maker as it seeks to cut costs at a time when consumers are shifting away from its fizzy drinks. (Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg)

An Obama administration crackdown to stop US businesses pursuing takeovers that let them escape the country’s high corporate tax regime was dealt a s(...)

The merger comes as Coca-Cola is confronting a decline in fizzy-drinks sales, especially in developed markets. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Three of Europe’s main bottlers of Coca-Cola products are to combine in a $27 billion deal to simplify manufacturing at the world’s largest drink make(...)

Miriam Hughes, chief executive of DDFH&B group, at its offices in Dublin: firm’s study examined “the new family” of Ireland. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The statement “Younger people have more in common with younger people around the world than they do with older generations in Ireland” would make for (...)

The preliminary draw for  the World Cup qualifiers will take place in St Petersburg on Saturday. Photograph: EPA.

Spare a thought for Zimbabwe as you tune into Saturday afternoon’s draw for the next World Cup’s qualifying stages: thrown out of a Fifa tournament(...)

Building materials group CRH climbed 1.4 per cent to €26.88, boosted by data that showed a 26 per cent jump in the value of US highway contracts awarded last month

Falls for technology and mining stocks dragged equity markets lower yesterday, with the FTSE in London posting the biggest slide among western Europe(...)

Higher drink prices have helped Coca-Cola weather stagnant sales overseas and changing consumer tastes in the US, where soda sales have declined over the past decade. Photograph: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Coca-Cola, the world’s largest soft drinks company, posted second-quarter profit that beat analysts’ estimates after increasing prices and cutting exp(...)

Coca-Cola was the eighth biggest out-of-home advertiser by display value in Ireland in the first half of 2015

Coca-Cola and Pepsi have both increased their investment in out-of-home advertising in Ireland by about 60 per cent, according to the latest review of(...)

Sodastream: having difficulties in reinventing itself

Sodastream ’s promise to invigorate sales by reinventing itself as a health-conscious provider of sparkling-water machines is eliciting a response fro(...)