Human Rights and Equality Commissioner Emily Logan at the launch of the European Network Against Racism Ireland’s new report on racially-motivated incidents in 2014. The body found that there were almost 400 racist incidents recorded in Ireland last year.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Almost 400 racist incidents were recorded in Ireland last year, including 16 racially-motivated assaults, according to a new report.Figures compiled b(...)

It seems that Musgrave, the owner of SuperValu, has stepped in to smooth the way for HCJV

There was quite a kerfuffle last September when IBRC suddenly appointed receivers to HCJV, a property company linked to the Caulfield McCarthy retail (...)

Phil J Clarke has bowed out less than two years into his tenure. He joins a slew of senior executives who have left Tesco in recent months.

The human resources team at Tesco must be racking up overtime.The exit of Tesco Ireland chief executive Phil J Clarke, who has announced his retiremen(...)

A passersby picks up free flowers at the Cath Kidston flower cart in central Cardiff ahead of this Sunday’s Mothers Day. Photograph: Geoff Caddick/PA Wire

So you’re celebrating Mother’s Day on Sunday are you? Actually, you’re probably not. Mother’s Day, like hot dogs and baseball, is an American c(...)

Zoe House, Greystones: two-storey complex extends to 1,761sq m (19,000sq ft)

A substantial retail and office investment known as Zoe House in Greystones, Co Wicklow, goes on sale today through DTZ Sherry FitzGerald with a guide(...)

Mandate has said 67%of its members at Dunnes Stores voted in favour of industrial action.

Staff at the retailer Dunnes Stores have voted to undertake industrial action in a dispute over pay, contracts and representation rights.The trade uni(...)

Enjoying coffee and a chat at Tír na nÓg Coffee shop in the Ballymun shopping centre at the weekend, before the cafe closed down. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

As two of the last few shops in Ballymun shopping centre closed at the weekend, residents and business owners in the north Dublin suburb say Dublin Ci(...)

Love/Hate: Shopping online is fast and easy (although sometimes, perhaps, too fast and too easy). Illustrations:  Getty, Thinkstock

Online shopping turns 21 this year. According to the New York Times, Phil Brandenberger of Philadelphia was the man who made retail history on Augu(...)

 Tesco  group chief executive Dave Lewis:  said he will cut its central administration costs by 40 per cent. Photograph: PA

Tesco Ireland has made up to 25 positions redundant at its head office in Dublin as the impact of Dave Lewis, the parent group’s new chief executive, (...)

Every employer in the UK has a duty to be aware of the different legal rate for the National Minimum Wage which varies from an apprentice rate of £2.73 per hour to the adult rate (21 and over) of £6.50 per hour

Five businesses in Northern Ireland have been “named and shamed” by the UK’s Department for Business, Innovation & Skills for failing to pay their(...)