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Amazon packages move down a conveyor belt at the UPS Worldport facility in Louisville, Kentucky, US, on Monday. The online retail giant has been trying to improving the perception of its workplace among policymakers and the public. Photograph: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg

Amazon has abandoned its much-maligned campaign of paying employees to share positive messages on social media, scrubbing online messages that were me(...)

Gemma Stafford: ‘I’d love to come back to Ireland and open an academy close to home in Wexford where people could learn to cook’

Chef, cookbook author and the host of an online baking show, Gemma Stafford says global lockdowns helped her business expand rapidly as the world disc(...)

It took the disruption caused by a global pandemic to accelerate rapid digital transformation in the private and public sectors. As businesses shutter(...)

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq reversed course to edge higher in volatile trading on Thursday. Photograph: Drew Angerer/Getty

European shares ended lower on Thursday, weighed by weakness in commodity-related stocks amid declining oil and metal prices, and breaking a record-br(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday. The Nasdaq fell the most among its peers, coming off early gains as heavyweight technology stocks retreated. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

European shares hit another record peak on Monday after comments from European Central Bank chief Christine Lagarde helped beat back bets of tighter (...)

Shares in Tesco surged as much as 11.8 per cent this week, as it reported a better-than-expected 16.6 per cent jump in core-retail operating profits for the six months to August. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Tesco’s Cork-born chief, Ken Murphy, has spotted a surge in activity in the supermarket giant’s frozen aisles of late, with customers snapping up turk(...)

Team USA captain Steve Stricker shakes hands with Team Europe captain Pádraig Harrington after the Ryder Cup. Photo: Charlie Neibergall/AP Photo

The tradition of inking a tattoo onto body parts is reserved it seems for only winning captains, so at least Pádraig Harrington has been spared the bo(...)

The Government is working on a system to share the burden of rapidly increasing construction costs on public sector projects. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Property group Tetrarch has secured private equity backing for plans to build 1,500 homes, the Sunday Times reports. London-based Revcap will back the(...)

Arianna Huffington is well briefed on what is happening locally in Ireland.

Arianna Huffington set out to revolutionise how we consume media but that is nothing to what she is seeking to achieve with her latest venture, Thrive(...)

Jeff Bezos’s visit to India in early 2020 incensed small store owners who demonstrated outside the venue at which he was speaking with “Amazon Go Back” signs. File photograph: EPA

Amazon is disbanding a controversial joint venture in India with billionaire Narayana Murthy, a potential setback for the e-commerce giant as the coun(...)

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