Lidl, which has 143 stores and three distribution centres in the Republic, already pays staff better than most of its rivals.

Lidl has become the first Irish supermarket chain to sign up to the Living Wage Campaign, pledging to pay staff a minimum of €11.50 an hour. The meas(...)

Colm Lundy:  will head up  investment and professional services team

Colm Lundy has been appointed commercial director of Coldwell Blanker Commercial Property Consultants and will head up its investment and professio(...)

Michael  O’Leary says he will be more vocal in supporting Britain staying in Europe, despite having been critical of European regulation.(Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg)

Within minutes of entering Michael O’Leary’s office near Dublin airport, I quickly find myself at the receiving end of the jokey banter of Ryanair’s (...)

Students at the Gradireland fair can avail of opportunities at the event in the RDS, such as tips for dressing for interviews, CV workshops, and meeting potential employers and graduates who are currently on their programmes. The organisers say there will be more than 120 companies at the event

‘There will be more jobs on offer than at any time over the past 10 years and we have more employers in more sectors than ever before,” says Mark M(...)

Eimear O’Sullivan: “I had heard a lot about the [Lidl] programme when I was in college”

Eimear O’Sullivan (25) always loved the world of retail and, throughout her commerce degree in UCD, she worked in a variety of stores such as BT2, (...)

Sainsbury’s delivered some welcome cheer from the under-pressure supermarket sector as it increased its profit outlook for the year after narrowing sales falls.

British supermarket chain Sainsbury’s raised its full-year profit forecast on Wednesday after posting a better than expected quarterly performance, ra(...)

Discount retailer Aldi reported a fall in profits as the supermarket price war took its toll on earnings despite sales surging to a new record level.  The firm also said it was moving into online sales in the UK. (Photograph:  Rui Vieira/PA Wire)

The British arm of Aldi plans to launch an online operation, marking the group’s first foray into e-commerce in Europe and opening a new front in its(...)

Dundrum centre: a bid from US real estate group Hines and the Kuwait Investment Authority is vying with an offer from Allianz Real Estate and Hammerson. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The National Asset Management Agency was last night weighing bids from two groups of international investors for Project Jewel, a portfolio of loans t(...)

Lidl has declined to indicate whether it will pay staff in the Republic the full living wage as it intends to do in Britain.

Lidl has declined to indicate whether it will pay staff in the Republic the full living wage as it intends to do in Britain. The German discounter las(...)

Valerie Cummins and Michael McDonagh from Crosscare with Tánaiste  Joan Burton. Photograph: Alan Betson

A new central food bank, to meet “growing demand for food assistance”, has opened in Dublin. The Dublin Food Bank, operated by Crosscare, the socia(...)