Paul McGinley with Brown Thomas MD Stephen Seely. photograph: leon farrell/photocall ireland

Brown Thomas on Grafton Street hosted an evening with golf’s Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley on Tuesday, with ne’er a pair of gammy plus-fours in sigh(...)

The earliest mention of “consumers” in The Irish Times came on the day the paper was first published in March 1859 but as it debuted in an advertiseme(...)

A changing landscape

QUINNSWORTH: The supermarket chain’s founder Pat Quinn became a recognisable face across Ireland when he appeared in countless television ads weari(...)

Value It is what all stores promise us. Whether they deliver depends on how loyal (or gullible) you are. Photograph: Thinkstock

Aldi When it entered the Irish market a decade ago it was considered an oddball outsider with unfamiliar brands and a random assortment of jackhammers(...)

Richard Bruton: chairing a meeting of EU trade ministers in Luxembourg

The evolving travel retail business will be discussed at a conference in Dublin this week, which is expected to attract more than 150 delegates repres(...)