Shane Lowry said his career as a golfer made him appreciate how lucky he was.  Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Golfer Shane Lowry has lent his support to a campaign which aims to raise €1 million for homeless families on Friday. Lowry has launched the One for(...)

The money will be used to redesign 17 stores this year, while a further 23 stores will get new deli and coffee areas

The Londis convenience store network is in line for an €8 million upgrade of 40 of its outlets that it hopes will boost sales by 10 per cent. This is(...)

Ergo co-founder John Purdy

Dublin-based cloud computing firm Ergo, which bought customer relationship management specialist iSite last year, expects the acquisition to add €8(...)

ADM Londis Stephen O’Riordan. The retailing group  recorded an operating profit of €2.2 million last year, up 31 per cent on the prior year’s performance.

Irish wholesale and retailing group ADM Londis recorded an operating profit of €2.2 million last year, up 31 per cent on the prior year’s performance (...)

Group had sales of up to €1.2 billion in the 12 months to the end of September. Photograph: Eric Luke

The financial performance of BWG, the unlimited group that owns Mace and Spar in Ireland, was revealed yesterday by Spar South Africa (SSA), an 80 pe(...)

Michelle Conroy (47), of Arch Court, Roscommon Town, Co Roscommon pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to violent disorder at Lower O’Connell Street, Dublin (above) on December 27th, 2012. File photograph: Google Street View

A “multitasking” grandmother who repeatedly kicked a man on the ground as she held onto a pram has been given a suspended sentence. Michelle Conroy (4(...)

The decision to sell the business comes after Musgrave last summer wrote down about €131 million in relation to the British operation

The UK Competition and Markets Authority has approved the sale of Musgrave Group’s loss-making British business to Booker for €57 million. The Cork-ba(...)

Musgrave chief executive Chris Martin: unless grocery spending takes off, Musgrave’s only other option for growth is to enter new product markets. Photograph: Jason Clarke Photography

How do you grow your business in a rather flat market with a legion of hungry, equal-sized competitors all fighting for the same customers? This is th(...)

Musgrave’s 2014 sales were relatively flat while it posted an operating profit from €66 million. Photograph: Eric Luke /The Irish Times

Musgrave, the Cork-based retail group that owns SuperValu and Centra, says it expects to return to profit this year after posting a net loss of €13 m(...)

BWG’s chief executive Leo Crawford. The retail group has managed to negotiate significantly better terms on its loans.

BWG, the owner in Ireland of the Spar and Mace chains, has completed a €220 million refinancing to ease the terms of its remaining legacy boomtime deb(...)