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Britain’s economy grew by a smaller-than-forecast 0.2%  in the fourth quarter, compared with 0.6%  in the third quarter. December alone saw the economy shrink  0.4%. Photograph: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

The UK economy buckled under the strain of Brexit uncertainty in the fourth quarter of last year. Gross domestic product increased a smaller-than-for(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The S&P 500 overcame morning weakness to push higher, while Nvidia, Adobe, Microsoft and Apple led the Nasdaq indexes to solid advances.

Baked goods group Aryzta and Ryanair stood out as a weak spots on an otherwise flat performance by Irish shares on Monday, as the wider European marke(...)

Food group Kerry closed at €89.25, down almost 2.5 per cent, while insulation-maker Kingspan was another faller, down 3.1 per cent at €35.70

European shares ended a choppy trading session flat as disappointing economic data, including a technical recession in Italy, gradually sapped an earl(...)

Unilever produces Magnum ice creams in  in Italy and Germany. Photograph: iStock

Unilever is stockpiling ice creams in Britain and deodorants in continental Europe to guard against potential supply disruptions in the event of a no-(...)

Photograph: Piroschka van de Wouw/Reuters

Unilever reported lower-than-expected fourth-quarter sales on Thursday, hurt by troubles in Latin America and weak growth in developed markets as new (...)

Government bans on products such as single-use plastic water bottles, shopping bags and polystyrene cups have sent retailers and consumer goods companies searching for solutions. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Major packaged goods sellers and retailers, under pressure to cut the flow of single-use plastic bottles and containers clogging the world’s waterways(...)

Face value: Opté Precision Skincare System by Procter & Gamble

The world’s biggest consumer goods groups are planning a new generation of products for supermarket shelves – from heated razors to intelligent toothb(...)

German grocery retailer Lidl is planning to outsource its home delivery to the gig economy app Buymie. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Lidl is rolling out online grocery shopping across Dublin with delivery times starting at one hour, after trialling it in partnership with a home deli(...)

Bare shelves during the Beast from the East  showed how reliant we are on food from the UK. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Irish supermarkets are very vulnerable to changed circumstance. That has rarely been clearer than it was at the end of February last year when the few(...)

US stocks looked to pare declines after a shaky start. Photograph: Bloomberg

European shares lost further ground in their first trading day of 2019 on Wednesday as fears about global growth, trade wars and political instability(...)

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