A woman looks at handbags on sale at a shop in Beijing:  Growth in China’s industrial production, a measure of output at factories, workshops and mines, fell to a six-month low in October. Photograph: Wang Zhaowang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images

There have been a number of bearish reports on the outlook for China’s economy of late, mostly focusing on slowing economic growth and the prospects f(...)

Matt Cooper, left, with panelists, from left, Keith Wood, Matt Williams and Hugo MacNeill on TV3’s Rugby World Cup set in Ballymount, Dublin. Photograph: Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE

The Irish rugby team is officially more popular than The X Factor. Ireland’s Rugby World Cup game against Italy on Sunday was the most-watched program(...)

The campaign most recalled unprompted from January to June 2015 was Coca-Cola’s ‘Kiss’ campaign, at 73 per cent.

Diageo has emerged as the biggest spender in out-of-home advertising in the first six months of 2015, with a spend of €2.8 million. New figures from O(...)

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 (...)