Tayto Snacks Managing director Jeff Swan at the company’s facility  near Ashbourne in Co Meath. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Before taking over the Tayto reins half way through 2018, Jeff Swan went on the company’s factory tour anonymously to follow families around and liste(...)

It is hard to imagine how low cost flying would have grown so fast without Ryanair.

For the weekend that is in it, we thought we’d look at just some of the ways Irish people have shaped the consumer world in which we live. From tastie(...)

Acme Whistles owner and chief executive Simon Topman: “No matter the scenario, British business people will find a way.” Photograph: Simon Hadley

To an outsider from Ireland on a visit to Brexit Britain, the Birmingham businessman Simon Topman is the raffish epitome of an English gentleman. He (...)

Up to 98 per cent of Kraft’s sales before the merger with Heinz were in North America.

Warren Buffett never bets against the US, the country where he built his fortune. “The record of American business has been extraordinary. . .We are l(...)

Mondelez owns Cadbury and Oreo cookies, among other brands. Photograph: iStock

Cadbury owner Mondelez suffered a fall in sales at the end of last year as the impact of a stronger dollar eroded income from its large overseas busin(...)

Windsor Davies in “It Ain’t Half Hot Mum”: his eardrum-shattering bellow never failed to amuse viewers. Photograph: Wesley/Keystone/Getty

Windsor Davies Born: August 28th, 1930 Died: January 17th, 2019 It may seem unlikely, even in the world of British TV sitcoms, that an actor could (...)

A Cadbury chocolate egg production line. Mondelez, the US food company that owns the Oreo and Cadbury brands, is suing its insurance company, Zurich, over a NotPetya cyberattack claim. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Mondelez, the US food company that owns the Oreo and Cadbury brands, is suing its insurance company, Zurich, for refusing to pay out on a $100 million(...)

Island of Dreams: Harry Enfield as Richard Branson. Photograph: BBC/Ray Burmiston

If you would prefer not to snoop and fawn through celebrity homes, and instead invite them round to yours for some laid-back fun and frolics, chances (...)

Khushbu Shah (front left) with her husband and his family visiting Santa in Cork.

The first time I sat down for Christmas dinner at my Irish mother-in-law’s home in Cork, I gagged. After a week of boiled meat, mushy cauliflower, and(...)

British prime minister Theresa May insists delivering the deal agreed with Brussels remains top priority but her government has decreed emergency no-deal plans must now be implemented. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

“Just because you’ve put a seatbelt on, it doesn’t mean you should crash the car.” That, according to the numerous leaks that have marked British cab(...)

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