Joe Dermody looks at the people who made moves in business this week.
Thu, 03 Oct, 2019
UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, took aim at the soft drinks industry yesterday, announcing a new tax on sugary drinks.
Thu, 17 Mar, 2016
Irn-Bru maker AG Barr said today its sales had fallen flat amid a competitive and volatile market.
Wed, 27 May, 2015
Soft drinks brands Lucozade and Ribena could be bought by Japan’s Suntory Beverage & Food within days in a deal worth more than £1bn.
Thu, 05 Sep, 2013
Drinks brands Lucozade and Ribena were today reported to be a £1bn takeover target for the owner of Irn-Bru.
Sun, 14 Jul, 2013
The makers of Lucozade and Ribena are to reduce the amount of sugar and calories in their drinks by up to 10% as part of efforts to curb obesity levels.
Tue, 22 Jan, 2013
Rival firms Britvic and AG Barr have agreed to merge, creating one of Europe's largest soft drinks companies.
Tue, 08 Jan, 2013
Drinks brands Robinsons squash and Irn-Bru are to be poured into the same company after their makers unveiled a £1.4bn (€1.75bn) merger deal today.
Wed, 14 Nov, 2012
International soft drinks producer, Britvic has said that revenues at its Irish operation fell by 9.6%, to £138.7m (€171m) in its latest financial year.
Fri, 19 Oct, 2012
President Barack Obama's State of the Union address buoyed the London market today as investors cheered moves to support growth in the world's biggest economy.
Wed, 26 Jan, 2011
The London market roared ahead today on hopes for the world’s biggest economy after President Barack Obama promised to create jobs and support growth.
The FTSE 100 Index just managed to keep its head above water today after spending much of the session in the red following mixed economic data from the US and concerns over European debt.
Tue, 28 Sep, 2010
The FTSE 100 Index ran out of steam today as investors paused for breath in the face of mixed economic news on both sides of the Atlantic.
Tue, 29 Sep, 2009
Irn-Bru soft drinks firm AG Barr overcame rising competition and poor summer weather to post a 27% hike in annual earnings today.
Tue, 01 Apr, 2008
Irn-Bru and Tizer maker AG Barr moved into the sports drink sector today after unveiling a deal to acquire the owner of the Taut range.
Thu, 24 Jan, 2008
Warm spring weather and a pick-up in the soft drinks market helped Irn-Bru maker AG Barr report a boost in sales today.
Mon, 11 Jun, 2007
Irn-Bru and Tizer maker AG Barr today said it expected its full year results to be in line with market expectations despite rising costs and a “weakness” in the soft drinks market.
Thu, 26 Jan, 2006
Telecoms stock O2 was the talk of the market today after an upbeat trading statement made it one of the highest blue-chip risers.
Tue, 27 Sep, 2005
Irn Bru-to-Tizer company AG Barr lifted underlying half-year profits today, despite a “sluggish” market for the carbonated drinks sector.
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