Agri-Food Strategy Board believes Northern Ireland has the potential to grow its agri-food sector to a £7 billion-a-year industry by 2020

The next time you are about to take a bite out of a bacon sandwich, please stop and take a close look at it.What do you see? Hopefully nothing out of (...)

Unilever senior executive Dave Lewis who will replace Tesco chief executive Philip Clarke. Lewis will become the first outsider to run Tesco and will be tasked with turning around the ailing retailer.

The appointment of Unilever’s Dave Lewis represents a break from Tesco’s normal route of appointing the new boss from within its own ranks.Philip Clar(...)

TSB Banking Group surged 12 per cent on its first day of trading as Lloyds Banking Group sold a 35 per cent stake in the lender, more than initially planned. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

European stocks were little changed yesterday, paring gains in the final minutes of trading, amid increased merger and acquisition activity. The Stox(...)

Trading has slumped in a number of European markets including Ireland

Tesco boss Philip Clarke vowed to win back shoppers with millions of pounds of price cuts after a second year of falling profits cast doubt on (...)

Bank of Ireland was among the biggest winners on the Iseq yesterday,adding 5.52 per cent to 32 cent Photograph: Dara MacDonaill

World equity markets added to recent gains yesterday, as Wall Street hit a record high after strong factory data, while soft m(...)

Britain’s J Sainsbury has ended a nine-year run of quarterly sales growth.

If only Justin King had decided to bow out at Sainsbury’s six months earlier. In his 10 years as chief executive of Britain’s third-larg(...)

British grocer J Sainsbury’s nine-year run of quarterly sales growth came to an end on Tuesday.

British grocer J Sainsbury’s nine-year run of quarterly sales growth has come to an end, underlining the pressure on the industry as a battle (...)

Sales at stores open over a year fell 3.1 per cent during Sainsbury’s fourth quarter

British supermarket chain J Sainsbury has ended a nine-year run of quarterly sales growth, underlining sluggish trading momentum for the countr(...)

Wm Morrison Supermarkets, which has been losing market share to discounters Aldi and Lidl and lagged rivals in entering fast-growing online and convenience store markets, said its profits would more than halve this year

Britain’s Wm Morrison Supermarkets sparked talk of an industry price war today after it posted its lowest profit for five years and said it wou(...)

Ethics can be hard to hang on to when you’re shopping, and once you start looking closely at your purchases you will find few brands that are (...)