M&S executive John Dixon: the  26-year M&S veteran was widely seen as a potential successor to chief executive Marc Bolland. He has quit to take on the role of chief executive at another company. Photograph:  M&S/PA Wire

Online fridges and washing machines retailer AO World has had a wild ride since it went public a year and a half ago. Its stunning stock market debut (...)

The  Dixons Carphone store on Oxford Street.  The retailer said its yearly profit beat forecasts. Photograph: Dixons Carphone Plc/PA Wire

Electrical goods and mobile phone retailer Dixons Carphone said its yearly profit rose 21 per cent, beating forecasts. The group, which trades as Car(...)

A senior citizen leans against the door of a closed bank as he queues up to collect his pension. Capital controls have started taking a toll on Greek households’ budgets and choking off the normal flow of operations for many businesses. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

At least three companies in Greece including its biggest electronic appliances chain have paid staff in cash, after the country imposed limits on with(...)

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Dixons Carphone has unveiled its new mobile service, iD, which will begin operation later this summer. The new network will target 6 per cent of(...)

Manor West Retail Park in Tralee, Co Kerry:  will show an initial yield of just over 7 per cent

One of Ireland’s best-performing shopping centres, Manor West Retail Park in Tralee, Co Kerry, has been sold to an American fund for €59 million. Th(...)

Supermarket chain Sainsbury rose after deciding to axe 800 store jobs in a drive to cut costs. Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

European stocks declined yesterday as data showed euro zone output expanded at a slower pace in April and Ericsson-led technology shares lowered. A(...)

Digicel founder Denis O’Brien. Photograph: Frank Miller

The Irish have really made their mark on the Caribbean telecommunications scene, and not just in Denis O’Brien’s Digicel.Niall Sheehy, a UCC graduate (...)

ECB chief Mario Draghi said quantitative easing will continue until there’s sustained improvement in inflation. Photograph: Thierry Charlier/AFP/Getty Images

The Iseq in Dublin advanced by 1 per cent yesterday while UK stocks climbed to a 2008 high. The FTSE 100 in London added 0.3 per cent, as did the bro(...)

Traders work at the post that trades FedEx on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Photograph:  Brendan McDermid/Reuters

European shares hit a 14-year high on Wednesday before a meeting at which the European Central Bank is expected to affirm its loose policy stance, a(...)

 Peter Scott , managing director of Carphone Warehouse Ireland. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Peter Scott likes a challenge. The managing director of Carphone Warehouse Ireland could have spent his entire career at Marks & Spencer, such was(...)