Simon Coveney:  ‘It’s purely my view that retailers should not be selling food for half nothing in an effort to drum up business.’ Photograph: Oliviet Hoslet/EPA

The new Competition and Consumer Protection Commission has warned the Department of Agriculture against asking supermarkets not to engage in Christma(...)

Musgrave is investing €8.2 million in an expansion of its Dublin logistics centre it says will create 145 permanent and temporary jobs

Musgrave, the Cork-headquartered retail and wholesaling group, is investing €8.2 million in an expansion of its Dublin logistics centre it says will(...)

Silence in the slaughterhouse: protests at 14 of Ireland’s largest meat processing plants were intended to put the squeeze on the biggest family-run firms in the sector

Like Neville Chamberlain waving a copy of the Munich Agreement with Germany in 1938, Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney appears to believe he has (...)

The “reputational damage” suffered by Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and its Ulster Bank subsidiary in the wake of the financial crash was “self inflicted”, a senior RBS executive admitted yesterday.

The “reputational damage” suffered by Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and its Ulster Bank subsidiary in the wake of the financial crash was “self inflict(...)

Musgrave acquired the food service division of Allied Foods from DCC earlier this year

SuperValu owner Musgrave has acquired Allied Logistics from the distribution and energy group DCC for an undisclosed sum.The deal is subject to cleara(...)

Edward Gibson (28), died at Belfast’s Royal Victoria Hospital yesterday from injuries he sustained during a shooting in the Clonfaddan Crescent and Divis Court area of West Belfast on Friday evening at around 5pm.

Three people are being questioned by detectives in connection with the fatal shooting of a man in Belfast close to Divis Tower.Edward Gibson (28), die(...)

‘What’s the secret to happiness?’ ‘Realising unhappiness is also fleeting.’ Disappearing ghost On January 29th Paul Kimmage and Brian O(...)

SuperValu is gearing up for a big push to attract the capital’s shoppers in the run-up to Christmas

If SuperValu’s new Dublin stores were people they would probably be living in apartments in Rathmines and hanging out in Flannery’s bar.That’s what pe(...)

Maxima: planning more outlets beyond Shankill

An intriguing potential new force in the Irish grocery sector is preparing to dip its toe into the market in south Dublin. Construction work is well a(...)

Blackrock Shopping Centre in south Dublin has been acquired by life assurance company Friends First.

Blackrock Shopping Centre in south Dublin has been acquired by life assurance company Friends First. Industry sources say the shopping centre was purc(...)