UK retailers’ Christmas sales were hit by brutal price pressure and the shift to e-commerce, rounding out their worst year on record.
Thu, 09 Jan, 2020
LVMH shares rose to a record in Paris after the luxury leader’s sales far exceeded estimates on rebounding demand for items from Louis Vuitton bags to Hennessy cognac.
Wed, 12 Apr, 2017
Tue, 30 Aug, 2016
Anheuser-Busch InBev has formally informed EU anti-trust regulators of its plan to sell SABMiller’s premium European brands to try to secure approval for its $100bn-plus (€876m) takeover of the London-based brewer.
Wed, 13 Apr, 2016
The effect on its Irish operations of DIY chain B&Q’s imminent closure of 60 stores across the UK and Ireland remains unclear.
Wed, 01 Apr, 2015
Allergan is not in active talks to acquire Salix Pharmaceuticals, people with knowledge of the matter said, though the drugmakers have discussed a deal.
Fri, 22 Aug, 2014
Next Plc has raised its full-year revenue and earnings forecasts as the UK’s second-biggest clothing retailer reported first-half sales that beat analysts’ estimates, helped by its push into e-commerce.
Wed, 30 Jul, 2014
Carlsberg, the world’s fourth-largest brewer, says full-year profit declined 4.2% because of a weaker Russian market and forecast no improvement this year as sales fall in northern and western Europe.
Tue, 21 Feb, 2012
TESCO is struggling in Ireland with sales falling 3.9% over the last four months.
Wed, 15 Jun, 2011
PERNOD-RICARD, the owners of Jameson Irish Whiskey and Chivas Regal Scotch, said organic growth of its range of spirits and wines rose 10% in the last quarter.
Fri, 22 Oct, 2010
THE US Food and Drug Administration last night cleared the way for production of a new drug which will lead to the creation of 150 new jobs in Cork.
Wed, 14 Mar, 2007
AN Irish firm of solicitors has teamed up with a major American law firm to begin what could become an international class action against drug company Merck, makers of the controversial painkiller, Vioxx.
Tue, 04 Jan, 2005
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