Toys R Us plans to open  10 outlets in Ireland

The Irish property investment company, Green REIT, yesterday announced that Toys R Us has leased the remaining vacant shops at Westend Retail Park in (...)

 Lidl and Aldi face growing pressure to pay milk suppliers in the Republic more after they last week agreed to pay UK farmers  a minimum of 28p a litre, up from an average of 23p. Photograph: Ulrich Baumgarten/Getty Images

Discount retailers Lidl and Aldi have failed to specify whether they will pay increased prices to milk suppliers in the Republic following similar (...)

 Sales at Wal-Mart’s British supermarket Asda fell for a fourth straight quarter on Tuesday, down 4.7 percent to confirm its position as the weakest performer in a sector hammered by the growth of discount retailers

Wal-Mart’s British supermarket chain Asda slumped to its worst quarterly sales performance in the 16 years it has been owned by the US group, with res(...)

As a Dubliner with no farming or nursery-keeping background, Tom O’Hanlon stood out among his peers studying horticulture at Warrenstown College in(...)

Pasta carbonara, the Cooks Academy way

You’ve got your clothes, your books and your portable electronic devices sorted. Personal hygiene products? Check. Sports gear? Yep. Now what? Well(...)

Students are turning to part-time work to cover the shortfall but, for most of them, they still need financial support from parents. Photograph: Thinkstock

Last year, we reported the cost of college had risen to its highest level since 2008. This year, figures released by four colleges – DIT, DCU, UCC (...)

When you are having your first child, it’s tempting – almost natural – to look at the most expensive options for everything. Photograph: Thinkstock

There’s no getting away from it: babies are expensive. According to the latest worrying estimates Pricewatch has read, those tiny bundles of joy ca(...)

Asda says it will pay the guaranteed minimum price from Monday following talks with the National Farmers’ Union in Britain. Photograph: Reuters/Andrew Yates

The Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) has described a move by discount retailer Asda to pay a minimum price of 28 pence per litre of milk as a “significant (...)

Dairy farmers have warned they are facing a “state of emergency” because of the collapse in milk prices over the past year

German retailer Aldi and British chain Morrisons have agreed to increase the price they pay to British suppliers for milk, bowing to pressure from dai(...)

Protesting dairy farmers brought chaos to a Stafford Asda store when they marched two cows to the dairy produce area. Photograph: Rod Kirkpatrick/F Stop Press

About €1 billion will be drained from the Irish economy this year as a result of falling milk prices, the Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers Association ((...)