Dalton Philips:  possesses an abundance of  exquisite taste.

Here’s another instalment in our series of snoops inside the for-sale houses of Irish business glitterati.Dalton Philips, the retailer who this week l(...)

The firm had said in January that Wicklow-born Philips would stay until March 12th

Britain’s fourth largest supermarket group Morrisons said finance director Trevor Strain is to take on chief executive duties while a successor is sou(...)

Cat  wearing a “Tsunagaru Col” gadget. Photograph: Reuters/Yuya Shino
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Image of the week: Connected cats This poor cat is wearing a “Tsunagaru Col” gadget, next to a smart phone displaying the connected app, at the(...)

Morrisons announces  departure of  chief executive Dalton Philips following weak Christmas trading. Photograph: Morrisons/PA Wire

The intense pressure building on the British retail sector claimed its first scalp of the year on Tuesday with the departure of Morrisons chief execut(...)

Ross McEwan, chief executive officer RBS,  will take the flak over bankers’ bonuses  at the annual meeting. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Shareholders are out in force this week as the annual meeting season continues apace, with gatherings scheduled for investors in Royal Bank of Scotlan(...)

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Image of the week: Go to gate Soon there will be no more Heathrow Terminal 1 circle of hell for Aer Lingus passengers flying to Ireland. The airl(...)

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(...)

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(...)

A day after Irish figures suggested a slight improvement in Irish retail sales at the end of the year, the dire state of the UK “high street” was laid(...)

Morrisons chief executive Dalton Philips: “We’ve been running a 21st century business on systems and infrastructure firmly stuck in the 20th century.” Photograph: Morrisons/PA Wire

From the top of London’s Centrepoint tower on a sunny day, you can see for miles, which is just as well when you are Dalton Philips, the Irish chief e(...)