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Burger King’s Rebel Whopper: the nonmeat burger looks like the real thing

“Where’s the beef?” was a slogan used to advertise a well-known US fast-food chain in the 1980s, but when it comes to the burger that an even better-k(...)

Photograph: iStock

Unilever on Wednesday named non-executive director Nils Andersen as its new chairman, appointing an executive with deep experience across consumer goo(...)

Marks & Spencer ended marginally lower after jumping nearly 8 per cent earlier in the session. The chain reported a plunge in first-half earnings but like-for-like sales growth in its food business. Photograph: Reuters

European stocks scaled a fresh four-year peak on Wednesday driven by a surge in shares of consumer-focused companies that helped offset declines in au(...)

Devan Hughes, CEO and Co-Founder of Buymie

Consumers in the Dublin area may have noticed a new kid on the online grocery shopping block in the last year or so. The Buymie app allows customers t(...)

Web Summit, the global technology conference co-founded by Irish businessman Paddy Cosgrave, kicks off in Lisbon later today

The DAA made an offer to purchase a site where a contentious plan for a third Dublin airport terminal is being advanced, and told its owners that fail(...)

Unilever has 158,000 staff and it spends about €6.5 billion a year on their pay. Most are remunerated in the same way that people in big companies have been paid for decades. They get a fixed salary

Unilever is one of those big, old companies that people rarely think about but seldom manage to escape. If you have ever slathered yourself in Dove s(...)

Charoltte O’Kelly and  Dan Maher of Techworks Marine whose CoastEye Mini-Buoy is a small, portable buoy which contains a number of sensors and can easily be deployed in coastal environments for a few months at a time to monitor the marine environment. Photograph:  Conor McCabe

Buymie app – Winning the stomach share war Consumers in the Dublin area may have noticed a new kid on the online grocery shopping block in the last(...)

Financial regulators in countries like Germany, Italy and the Netherlands may move to temporarily ban a practice where investors can bet on shares falling in value – known as short selling – in the event of any market panic about a disorderly Brexit.

As UK members of parliament gather at Westminster this weekend for the first Saturday sitting of the House of Commons since Argentina invaded the Falk(...)

A surge in sterling and the rally in Britain’s domestically exposed stocks also fizzled. Photograph: Bloomberg

European shares edged lower on Thursday, as strong earnings from Sweden’s Ericsson were offset by fading optimism over the Brexit deal amid investor w(...)

Unilever, the maker of Persil, has pledged to reduce the amount of plastic packaging it produces annually by about 14% by 2025 across  its brands. Photograph: Simon Newman/Reuters

Unilever has pledged to reduce the amount of plastic packaging it produces annually by about 14 per cent by 2025 across all its brands from Persil to (...)

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