12 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2

BNP Paribas Real Estate has sold a retail building at 12 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2, to a private investor for €2.92 million – well ahead of the €2.(...)

Under the tree: Leo Crawford, chairman of Spar International. Photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennell
Spar wars

Last week, on Parnell Street in Dublin, passersby could watch a Londis transform into a Spar. New signage was being erected on Joe Flynn’s shop at the(...)

Dermot Hanley, who launched Nüsli five months ago following almost two years of intense product development
New innovator: Nüsli

“Nüsli is fast food, not junk food and it is not just another yogurt. It is a brand new Irish food product,” says former investment banker Dermot Han(...)

Expanding a retail business into another geography is a notoriously tricky business. Tesco only cracked the Irish market second time around by acquiri(...)

SuperValu owner  Musgrave recorded a loss of €94.9 million in 2013.

Cork-based wholesale grocery group Musgrave recorded a loss of €94.9 million in 2013 largely due to poor trading in Britain.The company was dragged in(...)

In the €9 billion grocery trade, the two big stories of 2013 were the alarming fall-off in Tesco’s Irish sales, and the relentless onwards march of the German discounters Aldi and Lidl. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The retail sector was the laggard of the Irish economy in 2013. Consumer sentiment may have risen to a five-year high on the back of the nascent econo(...)

ADM Londis chief executive Stephen O’Riordan: “We are looking at other possible areas of co-operation with Stonehouse.” Photograph: Jason Clarke

ADM Londis, which has more than 200 Londis-branded shops in Ireland, has joined the Stonehouse purchasing consortium that also includes the Gala and C(...)

A changing landscape

QUINNSWORTH: The supermarket chain’s founder Pat Quinn became a recognisable face across Ireland when he appeared in countless television ads weari(...)

Plassey House and quadrangle at the University of Limerick

DublinAn embarrassment of social riches to be plundered in the nation’s capital, so let’s begin in the very middle: Trinity College Dublin.TCDWhat’s h(...)

Three successful retail parks in Tallaght, Dublin 24, Naas, Co Kildare, and Limerick city are to offered for sale at an overall valuation of €77 milli(...)