In the first seven months of the year, new car registrations were 30 per cent ahead of the same period last year. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

Consumers are – at last – opening their wallets and advertisers are following that money – that’s the core and upbeat message in the AAI/Nielsen Adver(...)

Coca-Cola is still the nation’s favourite brand

Today, Checkout magazine publishes its annual Top 100 Brands report. Produced in association with Nielsen, the Top 100 Brands is the most accurate bro(...)

Aidan Gillen as Charles Haughey in RTÉ One’s ‘Charlie’, the most-watched programme so far this year.

In the absence of any blazing sunshine, or much evidence of the sun’s existence at all, Irish adults aged 15-plus watched television for an average of(...)

The Great British Bake Off: judges Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry with presenter Mel Giedroyc. photograph: mark bourdillon

The first episode of the new series of The Great British Bake Off was the most watched opener in the show’s history, with 9.3 million tuning into the (...)

TV is undergoing a profound change in viewing patterns. Photograph:  EPA/JOERG CARSTENSEN

I don’t have a television, which is one of those admissions that’s really hard to make without sounding insufferably smug. But rather than swearing of(...)

The company has 23 depots located across the country and it makes over 2,000 deliveries  to retail partners every day

One of Ireland’s largest bakeries, Irish Pride, has gone into receivership. Declan Taite and Pearse Farrell of Duff & Phelps have been appointed a(...)

Domino’s Pizza: results out Thursday. Photograph: REUTERS/Luke MacGregor
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TODAY Results: Hasbro; M&T Bank; Morgan Stanley; Sanmina. Indicators: Euro zone construction output (Feb); US Chicago Fed national activity index (...)

Sales fell 0.2 per cent in the six months to the end of December

Diageo, the world’s largest spirits maker, reported slower quarterly trading on Thursday, hurt by tough comparisons in Britain and retailers reducing (...)

Advertising levels in the Republic’s motor trade are now ‘very strong’, according to economist Jim Power. Photograph: Fabian Bimmer/Reuters

Advertising spending grew in tandem with the economy’s recovery last year, but the market is still playing catch-up, according to a report by economis(...)

Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright in Netflix’s House of Cards

Nielsen, the company that measures TV audiences, will begin offering data on viewing by Netflix and Amazon Prime subscribers for the first time starti(...)