Demand for marketing professionals has started to outstrip supply, a survey suggests. Photograph: iStock

The gender pay gap in the marketing, digital and data sectors has narrowed but disparities still exist, a survey suggests. The 2017 salary and market(...)

Niamh Furey: I never expected that I would once again be living in the UK.

Hailing from Baldoyle in Dublin, Niamh Furey went to London initially for college. Having competed her undergraduate degree, she returned to Ireland t(...)

Charley Stoney, managing director of recruitment firm Alternatives Group: firm’s study found average  earnings for a male marketing director were €138,000 compared with €117,000 for female directors. Photograph: Aidan Oliver

Male marketing directors earn as much as 18 per cent more than women with the same job title, according to a new survey of salaries in the sector. Th(...)

Falling fuel prices at the pump are partly the result of a recent drop in the cost of oil. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Consumer confidence remains strong despite Brexit and is driving spending increases across virtually all sectors, according to the latest Consumer Mar(...)

A tangential factor driving spending power is wage increases which added an average of 2.7% to household incomes last year. Photograph: Getty Images

Household income in the Republic jumped by 6 per cent in the first quarter of 2016, pumping an extra €5 billion into the economy and taking consumer s(...)

Driving upturn: The ‘Consumer Market Monitor’ said the growth in consumer spending was “a reflection of the pent-up demand from rapidly growing sales of big ticket items”, including new cars, homes and home furnishings. Photograph: Thinkstock

Consumer spending has started contributing to the Republic’s economic growth at a rate not seen since the height of the boom, according to a new repor(...)

 At an Ireland/Bosnia and Herzegovina match in the Aviva Stadium: next year is set to be expensive for RTÉ, with Euro 2016, the Olympics,  GAA coverage and  the Six Nations. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

RTÉ is understood to be considering sublicensing various 2016 sports rights to other broadcasters, including TV3, to balance its books next yea(...)

The Irish have more disposable income as a result of jobs growth and greater availability of credit. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Irish consumers buying cars, homes and furniture are driving a “miraculous economic recovery”, according to the latest spending monitor published by (...)

“Overall, retail sales have turned a corner and are back on a growth path, although off a very low base”

Irish consumers are more upbeat than ever before, with the level of confidence even surpassing measures taken at the very height of the boom, accordi(...)

  When it comes to paid advertising on social media, Facebook was the most popular network.  Photograph: REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

How do marketing professionals figure out whether or not their investment in social media messaging has worked? The answer is, with difficulty. Accord(...)

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