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Tesco said it was firmly on track to deliver its medium-term targets which include cutting costs further and improving operating margins. Photograph: Luke McGregor/Reuters

Tesco beat guidance with a 28.4 per cent rise in full-year profit on Wednesday, underlining the recovery of Britain’s biggest retailer under chief exe(...)

Ireland’s seafood exports are worth about €645m, but it also imports more than €300m. Photograph: iStock

For an island nation, we don’t eat a lot of fish – though the industry is sizeable, contributing about €1.15 billion to the economy. Ireland’s seafood(...)

Tesco Ireland recorded a market share of 21.9 per cent in the 12 weeks ended March 25th. Photograph: Getty Images

Tesco in Ireland recorded its strongest sales growth in over six years but it still falls below SuperValu and Dunnes Stores in terms of market share. (...)

A Lidl spokeswoman dismissed the Aldi survey for having ‘numerous discrepancies’ and by its own calculations, it was the cheapest supermarket in Ireland. File photograph: Eric Luke

Lidl is considering taking legal action over what it says are “factual inaccuracies which have been blatantly mis-communicated” in a recently publishe(...)

Traders, as well as consumers, need to be aware that the sales contract is with the seller and so it is up to them to provide redress. Photograph: iStock

Does this story sound familiar? You buy a fancy piece of technology and spend hundreds or maybe thousands of euro on it. Then, 13 months or so down th(...)

Claire Throssell delivered a petition – calling for children’s safety to be put first by the family courts – to London’s Downing Street in 2014. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA

Like many parents, Claire Throssell carries her sons’ sports gear in the back of her car. Paul’s running trainers and Jack’s PE kit sit in the boot – (...)

DIT  Grangegorman: Over the coming years, some 20,000 students will be based at the  sprawling new campus.   Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

For two centuries or so, Grangegorman was a place to avoid. Few ventured behind the high walls of the old asylum on Dublin’s northside which, at its p(...)

A Tesco spokesman said, ‘We have strong concerns about a report, paid for by Aldi, that does not compare like-for-like products and is based on a very limited list of products.’  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A price survey showing variations of up to 50 per cent in the cost of own-brand goods has been criticised by Tesco and SuperValu. The survey by Gran(...)

A survey commissioned by Aldi shows the price of own-brand items can vary by up to 47% between different supermarket chains. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A food price war is being forecast as the first major supermarket price survey in a decade shows variations of up to 50 per cent in the cost of own-br(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange as markets react to a trade dispute between China and the United States. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

European shares fell as China’s response to US tariffs fuelled fears of a trade war. DUBLIN The Irish market reflected the rest of Europe. Cider mak(...)

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