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22 October 2018 16:12 Firm fined for unsolicited spam e-mails and marketing calls

Vodafone Ireland has been fined €2,000 for unsolicited marketing calls to customers. Vodafone and PC World owners DSG Retail Ireland Ltd were the latest companies to be prosecuted at Dublin District Court by the Data Protection Commissioner for breaking e-marketing regulations through unsolicited spam emails and marketing calls. Vodafone's two unsolicited

20 October 2018 05:00 Kildare Village ordered to cull anchor tenant store from its €50m extension

The overall project was cleared, but the retail hub’s owners appealed against planning restrictions. THE FIRM BEHIND Kildare Village shopping outlet has been ordered to cut a unit earmarked for an anchor tenant from its latest expansion. Last year, Value Retail Dublin Limited applied for planning permission to create a new wing at the retail hub that’s 2

18 October 2018 16:54 Starbucks scales backs European presence but consolidates in London

Starbucks is restructuring its European operations after several years of slowing sales and will close its Amsterdam office to the benefit of London. The Seattle-based coffee chain is selling 83 company-owned stores in France, the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg to its longtime partner, Alsea. Alsea will also take over operations at 177 other Starbucks

18 October 2018 03:30 Milk agency bracing for Brexit ‘worst-case scenario’

The National Milk Agency has issued a fresh warning over Brexit, claiming it was advisable to prepare for “a worst-case scenario”. In the foreword to the 2017 NMA annual report, chairman, Denis Murphy, said that while the domestic market is the destination for 10% of milk supplies, “the UK was the market for 24% of dairy export sales, amounting to €965m, which 1

16 October 2018 16:41 US investment banks enjoy third-quarter profit boost

Goldman Sachs has reported an 18% rise in third-quarter net income to 2.52bn US dollars (€1.94bn). The investment banking titan posted revenue of 8.65bn US dollars (€7.47bn) in the period, up from 8.33bn US dollars (€7.2bn) a year ago, topping Wall Street forecasts. However, the firm posted a 10% fall in sales from its fixed-income division, which Goldman

15 October 2018 04:30 ‘No deal’ Brexit to cost drink sector €364m

More than €360m worth of trade between Ireland and the UK is at immediate risk from a no-deal Brexit, one of the country’s drinks industry umbrella bodies has warned. Ahead of Wednesday’s Brexit meeting of EU leaders in Brussels, the Alcohol Beverage Federation of Ireland said the prospect of the UK leaving the EU with no trade deal and no Irish border 1

12 October 2018 05:45 ‘Good growth’ in retail sales at Boots in the Republic

The US owner of Boots pharmacies in Ireland rated growth in sales in the Republic as “good” but gave no new details about whether it was mulling further expansion to its 86 outlets in the Republic and 84 stores in the North. Boots chemists are part of the Retail Pharmacy International division of the US stock market-listed Walgreens Boots Alliance giant 1

09 October 2018 06:19 Facebook’s UK tax bill jumps to £15.8m – but tech giant to pay just £7.4m

Facebook’s UK tax bill rose to £15.8 million last year on record revenues of £1.3 billion. The bill is triple the £5.1 million paid in 2016 – but the social network will get an immediate cut by claiming tax credit. The net charge for 2017 comes to £7.4 million, following tax relief of £8.45 million for granting employees shares in the firm. According 6

05 October 2018 06:30 G4S sales boost after rival pulls out of Irish market

Pre-tax profits at the Irish arm of security cash transit firm G4S climbed 74% to €1.3m last year. Revenues at G4S Cash Solutions Ltd rose 3% to €45m, attributed to a rival firm pulling out of the Irish cash market. “Operating margins improved on the back of the improved sales,” the directors state in the accounts. They warn of a challenging competitive 12

02 October 2018 04:45 Aldi eyes four new Irish stores by end of the year

Aldi is on target to open four more new stores in Ireland by the end the year as the discount retailer confirmed sales in Ireland and the UK surged past the £10bn (€11.2bn) level last year. The German retailer which has an 11.6% share of the about €11bn shoppers spend annually on groceries in Ireland, has 133 stores here and 775 in the UK. After opening 3