The building materials giant CRH gained 3.1 per cent in Dublin to finish the day at €23.70

China’s latest move to boost its economy helped lift stocks on Wall Street and in Europe, and oil prices rallied after Saudi Arabia said it would wor(...)

Online retailer Amazon is set to enter the British fresh food market after striking a supply deal with supermarket Morrisons, potentially ramping up competition in the already cut-throat sector

Amazon has launched its biggest foray into food outside of the United States with a deal in Britain to offer fresh and frozen goods to customers, in (...)

Fruit group Fyffes gained 1 per cent to end the day at €15.06.

Global stocks extended their worst annual fall in four years as oil resumed a slide amid renewed concerns that inventories have swelled. Treasuries s(...)

Aer Lingus fell by as much as 10 per cent in Dublin in the afternoon, before coming back to close around 4.4 per cent down to €2.12 when the market closed

A drop in banks led European stocks lower, with concern growing over the political situation in Greece. Greece’s ASE Index lost 4.8 per cent as Natio(...)

Online grocery group Ocado is set to make its first annual profit since being set up by three former Goldman Sachs bankers in 2000.

It’s taken almost a decade and a half but, at last, online grocery group Ocado is set to make its first annual profit since being set up by three form(...)

Profitero co-founders (from left) Volodymyr Pigrukh, Dmitry Vysotski and Kanstantsin Chernysh.

Profitero, an online insights and ecommerce intelligence business for retailers and brands, has closed an $8 million (€5.9 million) funding round with(...)

Discount retailers are well represented in the dozen of British retailers lining up IPOs in coming months. For Poundland, the price tag is put at about £800 million.Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/ Bloomberg via Getty Images

Britain’s privately-owned retailers are scrambling to list on the London stock market, with more than a dozen lining up initial public offerings (IPOs(...)

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Image of the week: ‘And what do you do?’ A red carpet of Stormtroopers with bonus Darth Vader is probably just an everyday event in the life of t(...)

Derek, Ross and Tom Keogh at their farm in Oldtown, Co Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Dublin-based crisp maker Keogh’s has secured significant contracts with two large UK retailers. The two-year old brand has been listed in 120 stores b(...)

Tim Steiner, chief executive of Ocado Group: The compnay is the UK’s largest internet-only grocer. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Ocado, Britain’s largest internet-only grocer, posted a first-half loss on costs to open a new warehouse and fees associated with a deal to bring Will(...)