Top 1000 companies: 54%   hail from Ireland, accounting for 68% of jobs

US technology giant Microsoft has become the largest company in Ireland for the first time, according to the The Irish Times Top 1000 Companies 2015 s(...)

Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney:  “When we bought the Uniq business in the UK four years ago, there were a load of unused tax losses and capital allowances and we’re simply working our way through those.” Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Convenience food giant Greencore, which generated €1.6 billion in sales last year, pays an effective tax rate in Ireland of just 1 per cent. The UK-l(...)

MasterCard “is working with the European Commission on the issue as part of an ongoing constructive dialogue”, the company said.

MasterCard is poised to receive an antitrust complaint from European Union regulators probing card payment fees, according to sources.Regulators may s(...)

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Bannon estate agents is seeking in excess of €3 million for a 1.31-acre town centre site with planning for a large retail building in Naas

Penneys has dropped plans to develop a substantial new store in the centre of Naas, and will also sell its recently vacated outlet in the Co Kildare (...)

A corner property on University Road in Galway is producing a rent roll of around €413,000 per annum

Joint agents Savills and O’Donnellan & Joyce are guiding €4 million for a Galway city centre mixed-use investment which has Bank of Ireland as the(...)

Tesco appears to have found a formula to stanch the alarming loss of customers that has afflicted its Irish and UK operations. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

After being recently toppled as Ireland’s largest grocer by market share, Tesco has again drawn level with SuperValu at the top of the league table, w(...)

While Tesco’s market share is lower year-on-year it has improved its position versus last month. Its improvement lifted its market share to 25 per cent and places it on the same footing as SuperValu

Tesco is fighting back in the store wars and the latest supermarket share figures from Kantar Worldpanel covering the 12-week period up to the end (...)

After 32 years, PwC will step down as Tesco’s auditor. Tesco said in September it had overstated first-half profits by £250 million due to incorrectly booking payments from suppliers, a figure it later raised to £263 million. (Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters)

Tesco, Britain’s biggest retailer, has named Deloitte as its new auditor, ending its 32-year relationship with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) after an a(...)

Morrison chief executive David Potts is undertaking a full review of the business Photograph: PA Undated handout photo issued by Morrisons of David Potts who rose through the ranks of Tesco after starting his career as a shelf stacker and is now to take charge of rival chain Morrisons. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday February 25, 2015. Potts will be the “fresh pair of eyes” called for by the Bradford-based business when it ousted former chief executive Dalton Philips last month. The appointment reunites Mr Potts with former Tesco senior executive Andrew Higginson, who is now chairman of the UK’s fourth largest grocer. See PA story CITY Morrisons. Photo credit should read: Morrisons./PA WireNOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.

Wm Morrison Supermarkets’ new chief executive David Potts gave few indications pm Thursday of how he plans to revive the struggling UK grocer after r(...)