Malcolm Walker: “We know what we’re doing and we think there is a good opportunity for us in Ireland. It was a no-brainer to come back into the market here.” Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

At 8am on Wednesday morning, Malcolm Walker, the 67-year old extrovert behind the UK retail chain Iceland Foods, jumped into a helicopter at his spraw(...)

Iceland, which has upwards of 800 stores employing more than 20,000 staff in the UK, as well six stores it owns in Ireland, announced its plan to expand here in November after buying back its Irish franchise from the AIM Group.

Malcolm Walker, the founder of the UK retail chain Iceland Foods, says its plan to open between 50 and 60 new stores in Ireland, which would create mo(...)

The Ilac centre, Henry Street, Dublin. Joint owners secured TK Maxx as tenant, giving the company a two-year rent-free offer. photograph: eric luke

Arrangements are under way to allow the high street megastore TK Maxx to become an anchor tenant in the Ilac shopping centre in Dublin’s Henry Street,(...)

Iceland: retailer yesterday said the batch was manufactured nearly a year ago and Iceland had not used the UK supplier since last November. It said the product was no longer on sale in any Iceland store in Ireland or abroad

Frozen-food retailer Iceland Foods has withdrawn a diced beef steak product following confirmation it tested positive for more than 1 per cent (...)