Despite a 3 per cent dip in sales, Tesco remains Ireland’s leading supermarket

The latest supermarket share figures from Kantar Worldpanel show that competitive pricing among the State’s largest retailers in the run up to Christm(...)

For many people, the name Greencore will be forever linked to sugar, the firm having been formed through the privatisation of the Irish Sugar Company(...)

Simon Coveney:  ‘It’s purely my view that retailers should not be selling food for half nothing in an effort to drum up business.’ Photograph: Oliviet Hoslet/EPA

The new Competition and Consumer Protection Commission has warned the Department of Agriculture against asking supermarkets not to engage in Christma(...)

Gardaí at the scene of the robbery of a transit van on Cork Street Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Gardaí are questioning suspects about two botched armed raids in Dublin in which large amounts of cash were targeted.The unrelated robberies occurred (...)

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said the volume of goods bought at British stores last month jumped by 6.4 per cent from November 2013

British retail sales surged at their fastest annual rate in more than a decade last month, as US-style “Black Friday” discounts drove record sales gro(...)

The Bank of England sign on the wall of its headquarters in London. A power cut at the bank added to the drama of banking stress tests yesterday

A power cut at the Bank of England added to the drama of the banking stress tests on Tuesday, as reporters and officials were forced to quit Threadnee(...)

Wine: Get the party started

There is no better way to get the Christmas festivities going than popping open a bottle of fizz. I intend serving a magnum of Champagne, but a goo(...)

Tesco cut its profit forecast for the fourth time in five months on Tuesday after failing to adapt to changes in the market. It has also admitted overstating profits by £263 million

Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s said it may downgrade Tesco’s credit rating after its latest profit warning, moving the grocer closer to losin(...)

Tesco chief executive: Dave Lewis stunned investors by issuing the retailer’s fifth warning on profits this year. Photograph: Tesco/PA Wire

The Nightmare before Christmas or 100 Days from Hell – however you describe it, rarely can a chief executive have endured a more catastrophic start(...)

Primark is poised to step up its colonisation of the German highstreet with reports that it will move into department stores vacated by ailing retail(...)