To attract workers Amazon said it would add $2 (€1.82) to its minimum $15 per hour (€13.60) for US workers. File photograph:  Getty

Amazon is to hire 100,000 warehouse and delivery workers in the United States and Europe to deal with a surge in online orders, as many consumers have(...)

Amazon said on Monday it was increasing pay and planned to hire 100,000 workers in the US. Photograph: Getty

Amazon. com on Monday said it would hire 100,000 warehouse and delivery workers in the United States to deal with a surge in online orders, as many c(...)

Sources at UPS suggested that jobs in the company’s accounts department in the Republic had moved to an alternative location in eastern Europe. Photograph: iStock

American multinational delivery company UPS (United Parcel Service) will shed 150 employees in Dublin at its global accounting centre, The Irish Times(...)

Fears over a spread of the coronavirus weighed on markets. Photograph: Bloomberg

Global stocks fell on Thursday as the coronavirus epidemic raised fears of a further hit to China’s economy, while weak earnings in the US among techn(...)

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq extended a record rally on Wednesday, even as FedEx limited gains after cutting its annual profit forecast for the second time this year. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

Renewed concerns over a no-deal Brexit caused European shares to post a mixed result on Wednesday, with the Iseq outperforming peers, rising 0.22 per(...)

Aer Lingus says an Airbus A320 aircraft was damaged at Dublin Airport on October 16th, 2017, “when an unsecured unit load device container . . . struck one of the engines on the aircraft”.  Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Aer Lingus has gone to court seeking to recover costs incurred in repairing an engine that was damaged during Storm Ophelia in 2017. The airline, ow(...)

 Amazon boxes are seen stacked for delivery in the Manhattan borough of New York City, US. Photograph: Mike Segar/Reuters

Amazon has reported a record-breaking holiday season as shoppers loaded their online baskets with items from Echo speakers to Calvin Klein clothes, su(...)

Deutsche Bank shares were down 4.8 per cent after a big drop in third-quarter profit. Photograph: Reuters

European shares fell on Wednesday for the sixth straight session as disappointing results from Deutsche Bank and chipmaker STMicro offered little excu(...)

DHL Express (Ireland) Limited reported a 5 per cent rise in turnover from €88.5 million

The Irish subsidiaries of delivery giants DHL and UPS both delivered impressive results last year, according to newly filed accounts. DHL Express (Ir(...)

Luis Arriaga, president of UPS UK, Ireland (centre) with UPS employee Robbie Baker and director of marketing Kiel Harkness. Photograph: Mark O’Sullivan

United Parcel Service is suing the European Union for €1.7 billion in compensation for damage it claims to have suffered when regulators wrongly vetoe(...)

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