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Hands across the water: Taoiseach Leo Varadkar meets US president Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday. Photograph: Reuters/Jim Young

The one-man brand and US president, Donald Trump, considers himself to be one of the world’s truly great marketers. He has a point. Think of all the n(...)

Handy Technologies’ Oisín Hanrahan. Photograph: Stephen McCarthy / Sportsfile

US-based Handy Technologies is to be sold to Angi Homeservices for an undisclosed sum. Handy, which was cofounded by Irishman Oisín Hanrahan, will f(...)

Wayfair, which was established in 2002, employs more than 9,700 people globally

Online home furnishings retailer Wayfair is to create 200 new jobs in Galway as it marks the tenth anniversary of its European operations centre in th(...)

An employee organises photographs of models at the Asos headquarters in London. Its shares fell after US sales tax decision. Photograph: Reuters

Asos shares fell on Friday, mirroring a slide in online retail peers on the other side of the Atlantic after the US supreme court overturned a ruling (...)

Amazon was among online retailers to suffer losses on the stock market after the ruling was announced. Photograph: Reuters

Bricks-and-mortar retailers secured a big win over the internet economy on Thursday as the US Supreme Court overturned a ruling that had enabled many (...)

Handy.com founder Irish entrepreneur Oisin Hanrahan is concerned Brexit may affect the supply of  workers. Photograph: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

Irish entrepreneur Oisin Hanrahan is a little wary about the effect that Brexit will have on his business. Handy. com. Handy.com was established by Ha(...)

“The decision to develop the Galway Technology Centre was very forward thinking at the time,” says Niamh Costello, who has been the centre’s general manager for the past four years

Back in 1992 innovation centres were not really part of the start-up landscape they are today. There were only a handful of units thinly spread across(...)

Irish tax group Immedis announced a three-and-a-half-year sponsorship with Offaly golfer Shane Lowry at St Anne’s Golf Club, Dublin, on Monday. Photograph: ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Irish tax advisory group Immedis is pursuing an acquisition in the US, which it hopes to close in the first quarter of this year. Immedis executive (...)

 Prof Philip Lane, Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland. Photograph:  Jason Clarke.

After all the castles in the air promised during the election campaign, the Government was brought back down to earth this week as the European Commis(...)

Paul Jacobs of Smart Storage. He secured €65,000 for a 20 per cent stake in the company on the programme Dragons’ Den in 2012.

Co Wicklow-based Smart Storage is to create 60 jobs in Ireland over the next 18 months as part of an expansion. The firm, which specialises in under (...)

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