Just Eat’s acqusition of Irish rival Eatcity.ie has not been universally welcomed

Online takeaway service Just Eat has acquired its main Irish rival Eatcity.ie for an undisclosed sum. The deal has angered a number of independent res(...)

Yum Brands said same-store sales in China fell 14 per cent in the third quarter due to a food safety scare involving a former supplier

Yum! Brands, owner of the KFC and Taco Bell fast-food chains, cut its forecast for profit this year as its China division faces a backlash from anothe(...)

Douglas shopping centre in Cork: in receivership since July 2012

Six more Irish shopping centres are to be offered for sale in a single lot by Lloyds Banking in a further move to recover some of the development loa(...)

A pedestrian holding an umbrella walks past a McDonald’s  restaurant in the pedestrianised Dongmen area of Shenzhen, China, yesterday. McDonald’s is  working to resume sales beef and chicken in China this week after a supplier was accused of repackaging old meat. The company said the situation is hurting its results in Asia. Photograph: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg

Global fast-food chain McDonald’s, which is working this week to resume sales of beef and chicken in China after a supplier was accused of repackaging(...)

The Husi Food factory in Shanghai, which is under investigation  by the authorities. Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters

Here at Asia Briefing we often discuss how China’s desire for high standards in food safety presents opportunities for Irish companies; the country’s (...)

A customer walks past a KFC store in Shanghai yesterday. REUTERS/Aly Song

The latest food scandal in China is spreading fast, dragging in US coffee chain Starbucks, Burger King Worldwide Inc and others, as well as McDonald’s(...)

The Boroimhe complex whose anchor tenant, SuperValu, contributes €370,000, which is 44.6 per cent of the overall rent

A neighbourhood shopping centre opposite Airside Retail Park near Swords, Co Dublin, and going for sale today, will give new owners an initial return (...)

In one of the most unusual investment sales this year, two drive-through restaurants are to be offered for sale beside Charlestown Shopping Centre in (...)

The bank building at the junction of Pearse Street and Lombard Street, which is among the first properties the new company, Allsop Space Commercial and Investment, is offering for sale by private treaty

The success of the Allsop Space auction model has prompted the company to launch a private treaty service to be run in conjunction with the auctions. (...)

McDonald’s, above in Shenzhen, China, is to open its first outlet in Vietnam in 2014, joining companies such as Starbucks which arrived there this year

The opening of a McDonald’s restaurant has become an iconic moment in the opening up of a country, and Vietnam’s first Golden Arches is planned to ope(...)