Unilever plans to acquire Dollar Shave Club in the US in a deal worth about $1bn (€905m), gaining a firmer foothold in the burgeoning market for male grooming products and opening up a new front in its battle against Procter & Gamble.
Thu, 21 Jul, 2016
Wed, 08 Jun, 2016
SHAVING’S a daily ritual for many men, and the right tools for the job are all-important.
Sat, 26 Mar, 2016
Robert McNamara is a card carrying member of the bald brothers fraternity. But his struggle with losing his hair at a young age took him through various stages of denial until he was finally liberated.
Fri, 14 Aug, 2015
Duracell, the maker of gold and black batteries made famous by its bunny adverts, has been snapped up by billionaire US investor Warren Buffett.
Thu, 13 Nov, 2014
Irish artist Michael Gurhy documents his evolving relationship with the social networking site.
Sun, 13 Oct, 2013
Accumulated profits at the main firm owned by one of Ireland’s greatest sportsmen, Brian O’Driscoll, last year increased to €3.19m.
Thu, 25 Jul, 2013
The cash pile at the main firm owned by one of Ireland’s greatest sports stars increased to €1.46m last year.
Thu, 09 Aug, 2012
ON the This Morning show last week, Galway woman Emer O’Toole went public about her decision not to shave her body.
Sat, 12 May, 2012
Who could fail to be inspired by Jennifer Lopez’s long, lithesome legs?
Mon, 02 Apr, 2012
Lloyds was the biggest faller on London’s leading shares index today after it suffered a £3.5bn (€4.12bn) loss and warned of further problems ahead.
Fri, 24 Feb, 2012
Australia forward Tony Williams has been charged with a high tackle on England second rower Ben Westwood.
Mon, 07 Nov, 2011
CONSIDERING men spend two months of their lives shaving, it’s about time somebody told us which is the best razor to use.
Tue, 19 Apr, 2011
Procter & Gamble has said it will not renew its endorsements deal with golfer Tiger Woods next year, adding another name to the list of companies that cut ties with the golfer after last year’s revelations of marital infidelities.
Fri, 24 Dec, 2010
AFTER one of the biggest sponsorship fallouts in the history of sport, Tiger Woods is close to signing a new global endorsement.
Fri, 26 Nov, 2010
TIGER WOODS may have lost up to €26million in sponsorship deals after his extra-marital affairs came to light but any financial pain may be short lived as the world number one returns to prominence on the golf course.
Wed, 07 Apr, 2010
TIGER WOODS is back on the practice tee and working to get back on the course.
Thu, 04 Mar, 2010
Golfer Tiger Woods lost another sponsor today when US phone company AT&T joined Accenture and Gillette in dropping him after numerous allegations of infidelities.
Thu, 31 Dec, 2009
TIGER Woods spoke of his devotion to his wife and children in an interview recorded just days before the scandal surrounding his personal life broke.
Wed, 16 Dec, 2009
Tiger Woods spoke of his devotion to his wife and children in an interview recorded just days before the scandal surrounding his personal life broke.
Tue, 15 Dec, 2009
TIGER WOODS’ life and reputation lie in tatters.
Tue, 15 Dec, 2009
Swiss watchmaker Tag Heuer tonight back-tracked on an apparent vow to stick by troubled golfer Tiger Woods, raising the prospect that it could be next in line to cut ties with the sportsman.
Mon, 14 Dec, 2009
The future of troubled golfer Tiger Woods was in the balance today after he announced an indefinite break from golf and sponsors moved to end marketing deals with the star.
Mon, 14 Dec, 2009
The US socialite at the centre of the Tiger Woods affair allegations spoke out today to deny she was a “home-wrecker” or “tramp”.
Thu, 10 Dec, 2009
Adverts featuring Tiger Woods disappeared from prime-time television broadcasts in the United States amid lurid allegations about the golfer’s private life, it emerged tonight.
Wed, 09 Dec, 2009
TIGER WOODS could not even bring himself to make an appearance on his own website last night as he apologised for the “transgressions” that have exposed the golfing god as an ordinary mortal, away from the course at least.
Thu, 03 Dec, 2009
SPONSORS are standing by Thierry Henry after his blatant handball dashed Ireland’s hopes of qualifying for next summer’s World Cup.
Fri, 20 Nov, 2009
THE man in the hat had it right. Cornered by one of Sky’s breathless reporters underneath the Eiffel Tower (of course), the unsuspecting Irlandais – his green fedora cocked at an inappropriately jaunty angle – was asked what diabolic punishments should be meted out to Thierry Henry in the wake of the ‘Hand of Frog’.
Fri, 20 Nov, 2009
IRISH food suppliers are charging up to 70% more for products than their British counterparts, retailer representatives told the Oireachtas Enterprise, Trade and Employment committee yesterday.
Thu, 05 Feb, 2009
Miners pushed the FTSE 100 Index into reverse today as sentiment remained poor on both sides of the Atlantic.
Fri, 30 Jan, 2009
David Beckham will no longer appear as the face of Pepsi after ending his big money deal with the soft drinks giant, it was disclosed today.
Sat, 27 Dec, 2008
A commercial featuring three of the world’s highest paid sports stars was named the worst TV advert of the year by industry magazine Campaign in the UK today.
Thu, 11 Dec, 2008
Dublin Co Committee has appointed Pat Gilroy (St Vincent's) as manager of the senior football team for a two-year period.
Fri, 10 Oct, 2008
The maker of packaging for Jaffa Cakes and Fruit Pastilles today said it was on course to improve profits, despite pressure on the business from rising costs.
Wed, 20 Aug, 2008
PÁDRAIG HARRINGTON is on course to become Ireland’s top-earning sportsman of all time after his latest win in one of golf’s biggest competitions.
Tue, 12 Aug, 2008
ODM Promotions, the business and management consultancy company co-owned by Irish rugby captain Brian O’Driscoll, made a profit of €928,452 in its last financial year, according to newly-filed accounts with the Companies Registration Office.
Sat, 09 Aug, 2008
Debt-laden property services firm Erinaceous today said banks had thrown it a funding lifeline, but warned shareholders were likely to be left empty-handed.
Tue, 25 Mar, 2008
TIGER WOODS made $122.7 million (€83 million) in on-course earnings and endorsements last year and will break the $1 billion (€680m) mark by 2010, according to an annual study by Golf Digest magazine.
Thu, 10 Jan, 2008
“HI my name is Donncha and as you may know already, I indeed am a sex god! I play for Munster and wait, wait... I’m on the Irish squad.”
Sat, 22 Sep, 2007
Brand Beckham launches its first major United States advertising campaign this week, but experts have warned America could prove a tough nut to crack for the most marketable face in football.
Tue, 26 Jun, 2007
THE Procter & Gamble plant in Lodz is a massive facility housing a Gillette shaving products factory in a special economic zone on the south-western suburbs of the Polish city.
Thu, 07 Jun, 2007