The block of retail and office properties at O’Connell Street, Abbey Street and Sackville Place in Dublin city centre

A large block of retail and office properties at O’Connell Street, Abbey Street and Sackville Place in Dublin city centre with considerable opportunit(...)

The latest results show turnover at Spar’s Irish unit totalled 7.66 billion rand (€577.3m) in the first half.

South African retail group Spar has announced first-half profits after tax that were 22 per cent higher as it included results from its Irish unit for(...)

7-11 Grafton Street: four shops including McDonalds which are bringing in an overall rent of €1,820,000. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

With the Dublin retail market, as well as the suburban office sector, rapidly recovering, Royal London Asset Management is planning to offload eight r(...)

Alan and Jim Divney’s business has just signed a €2 million deal with Tesco

The deep and protracted recession of the 80s was hardly a good time to start a new business, but father and son Jim and Alan Divney did it anyway, est(...)

BWG, which announced 1,200 new jobs as part of a €100 million investment in October, has 421 Spar stores and an estimated 35 per cent share of the Irish convenience store market. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/Irish Times

BWG, the company behind Spar in Ireland, is to acquire rival ADM Londis for €23 million. Completion of the offer is subject to shareholder approval an(...)

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(...)