Paul Walsh (left), Dell’s chief information officer, with Minister for Finance Michael Noonan and president of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) at Dell Aongus Hegarty at the announcement of Dell’s decision to create 100 innovation technology R&D roles at its Limerick Campus. Photograph: Don Moloney / Press 22

When Paul Walsh started out with Dell, it was in customer support. Back then, the company was concentrating on shifting PCs, allowing customers to bui(...)

New York’s attorney general has questioned 13 national retailers, including Gap, Target and JC Penney, about “on-call shifts”, a staffing practice th(...)

 The Willis Tower in Chicago: the building last changed hands in 2004 when MetLife sold it  for $840 million. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images

Blackstone, the world’s biggest real estate investor, is set to buy one of the world’s best known buildings, Chicago’s Willis Tower, for $1.5 billion (...)

Michael Jeffries stirred controversy when he said Abercrombie’s clothes were not meant for “fat” people. Photograph: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

Abercrombie & Fitch Co chief executive Michael Jeffries, who transformed the logo-centric clothing retailer from a drab sports brand into a fashio(...)

Shoppers at a Primark store in Berlin.

Mark Paul, Business Affairs CorrespondentPrimark, the Dublin-headquartered retailer that trades in Ireland as Penneys, has struck a deal with the depa(...)

Travel stocks fall on fears over spread of the Ebola virus. Photograph: Ahmed Jallanzo/EPA

European stocks sank in huge trading volumes, extending their week-long selloff as concerns about global economic growth spooked investors. In the la(...)

Casey Kasem, who has died aged 82, was a man who never claimed to love rock ‘n’ roll but who nevertheless built a long and lucrative career from it,(...)

On a slow day for the Iseq, Aer Lingus was the biggest riser, finishing the day at €1.47, up 3.8 per cent. Photograph: Frank Miller

The Iseq rose by 0.6 per cent yesterday, as most European markets treaded water. Better-than-expected US and Chinese manufacturing data was cancelled(...)

Wall Street saw stocks fall in early trading amid profit-taking by investors. Photograph: Bloomberg

European stocks fell back from the six-year high reached on Tuesday as investors weighed earnings and equity valuations and media stocks ITV and Italy(...)

A certificate dated January 8th 1937, signed by Frank Aiken,  minister for defence, granting a dependents’ allowance to James Daly in respect of his son James Joseph Daly executed in India on  November 2nd 1920 for his part in the Connaught Rangers Mutiny.

The Connaught Rangers who mutinied as British soldiers in a far-away part of the empire became Irish heroes. News did not travel fast in 1920, but eve(...)