Irish TV viewing figures in 2014 were unchanged on 2013

The nation’s fondness for watching television continued unabated in 2014, with figures compiled by Nielsen for industry ratings body Tam Ireland sugge(...)

Aer Lingus finished down 1.9 per cent at €2.37 during a reasonably active session for the stock

Optimism among investors that the European Central Bank will begin quantitative easing later this week pushed stock prices up to a new seven-year hig(...)

Agency shift led by Tesco’s new chief executive, Dave Lewis. Photograph: Reuters

The new boss of supermarket chain Tesco has drafted in the advertising agency behind some of the world’s most famous adverts, BBH, following a disa(...)

Shares in the supermarket chain jumped more than 4 per cent after news of Dalton Philips’s departure, a brutal verdict from the City on the Irish man’s time at the top. Photograph: PA

Dalton Philips, the globetrotting Irish retail executive, will soon be heading back to his homeland to reflect on the future after being sacked as chi(...)

Tesco said it would reduce its capital expenditure for next year to £1 billion, from no more than £2.1 billion this year and cut costs by £250 million a year

Tesco has confirmed there will be no store closures in the Republic of Ireland as the group plans to sell assets and cut costs to fund lower prices(...)

Tesco chief executive Dave Lewis announced plans yesterday to staunch the haemorrhage of customers and sales from its UK and Irish operations.Most of (...)

Tesco chief executive: Dave Lewis stunned investors by issuing the retailer’s fifth warning on profits this year. Photograph: Tesco/PA Wire

The Nightmare before Christmas or 100 Days from Hell – however you describe it, rarely can a chief executive have endured a more catastrophic start(...)

 Tesco   chief executive hopes every little helps as he takes the reins and shakes up management. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

When Dave Lewis was rushed in to take the reins at troubled supermarket group Tesco, he was candid about his qualifications, declaring: “I have never (...)

Tesco CEO Dave Lewis will take over running the grocer’s UK business on an interim basis from Robin Terrell, who had been in charge of the business since the company in September divulged the accounting irregularities. (Photograph: Aidan Crawley)

Tesco chief executive officer Dave Lewis will assume direct responsibility of the UK unit, the company’s biggest business, as the British retailer see(...)

Henkel is seeking to increase revenue to €20 billion in 2016 from €16.5 billion last year, with half of sales coming from emerging markets

Henkel, the maker of Persil detergent and Loctite glue, increased its 2014 profitability forecast, helped by better-than-expected growth in Russia. Th(...)