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Dublin: 9 °C Friday 27 March, 2015

Corporate - Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie ‘A bit bizarre’: No one’s quite sure why Donald Trump is against the Aer Lingus sale The Donald Says No This post contains videos

‘A bit bizarre’: No one’s quite sure why Donald Trump is against the Aer Lingus sale

The US billionaire’s intervention has been described as “a bit bizarre” today.

From TheJournal.ie These are the college degrees you need to do if you want to be filthy, stinkin’ rich Minted

These are the college degrees you need to do if you want to be filthy, stinkin’ rich

And first on the list is ‘don’t do a degree’ – just like 32% of the top 100 richest people in the world who have no third level education whatsoever.

Corporate - Yesterday’s News

Should you have to pay at least €2 for a can of beer? Pubs and off-licences think so

They want a minimum price for alcohol to put an end to cheap supermarket deals.

This is the smile of a man who just shared in a €115 million payday

Dublin-based Realex Payments has been bought for a very tidy sum.

Corporate - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

The IMF thinks the water charges ‘issue’ is cooling down

And the political situation is settling too, apparently.

Power isn’t quite paying like it used to for ESB

Profits are down at the semi-state, but it’s still delivering a €300 million windfall to the government.

Kraft and Heinz are merging to make a giant company with lots of food like this

Arteries of the world, prepare to get clogged.

From TheJournal.ie Diageo steps down from board of Stop Out of Control Drinking campaign Role Models

Diageo steps down from board of Stop Out of Control Drinking campaign

The initiative has been marred by the controversy over the drinking giant’s involvement.

Corporate - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have you registered with Irish Water? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you registered with Irish Water?

Almost a million people have, the utility says. Do you plan to?

Alcohol companies may have learned some lessons from the fight against Big Tobacco

A health committee was looking at the government’s proposed new alcohol laws today.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of toys were pulled from shelves because they were dangerous Toy-tal Recall

Hundreds of toys were pulled from shelves because they were dangerous

Most of the products originated in China.

This man’s privacy case against Facebook could be a ‘near-disaster’ for tech companies

It follows allegations about Facebook’s collaboration in US government spying.

Here’s how you could save a fortune on your car insurance

It’s a bad idea to sign up to the first company whose flyer drops in your letterbox, that’s for sure.

Corporate - Sunday 22 March, 2015

Here’s everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about Ryanair’s U-turn, trains and automobiles, and the city-country divide.

Corporate - Saturday 21 March, 2015

Why there are no Apple Stores in the Republic – and probably won’t be for a while

We look at the cash-generating power of the company’s stores and where one might appear if Apple did come to Ireland.

Is Guinness good for you? Look at the label

Diageo will start displaying nutritional information on alcohol.

From TheJournal.ie The story of ‘NO’ … 15 moments that have defined the Irish Water protest movement Charge This

The story of ‘NO’ … 15 moments that have defined the Irish Water protest movement

It’s just over a year since TheJournal.ie was publishing articles with headlines like ‘Why don’t the Irish protest?’.

Virgin: ‘Selling Aer Lingus will be bad news for customers’

Ticket prices will go up and quality of service will go down, the airline believes.

These are the reasons why every business should think about sustainability

It can save you money – and help you earn more.

Fancy a takeaway? There’s a new player in town (and they’re bringing loyalty cards)

And they mean business. Marvin.ie are looking to give Just Eat a serious run for their money in a sector that is getting bigger and bigger…

Corporate - Friday 20 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie I don’t think so – Enda won’t be giving up Ireland’s corporate tax rate without a fight Hands Off

I don’t think so – Enda won’t be giving up Ireland’s corporate tax rate without a fight

A levelling of the playing field across Europe has long been in the pipeline, but is it all an EU smokescreen?

Corporate - Thursday 19 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A gym assumed a woman was a man because she was a doctor and it’s causing a storm Everyday Sexism
From TheJournal.ie UPC has launched its own streaming service… Not Optimus Prime

UPC has launched its own streaming service…

But Netflix it ain’t. And you may have to pay extra for it.

Poll: Should more be done to develop renewable energy in Ireland? No Spin Zone This post contains a poll

Poll: Should more be done to develop renewable energy in Ireland?

There has been a lot of debate about the country’s energy mix for the future.

From TheJournal.ie The company that created smartphone sensation Angry Birds is in freefall Sick Birdies

The company that created smartphone sensation Angry Birds is in freefall

Finnish developers Rovio are pinning their hopes on the birds’ movie debut, due next year.

Denis O’Brien’s media empire just got that bit smaller

But the O’Brien-controlled Independent News and Media wants to use its new cash windfall to expand in Ireland.

Corporate - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The IFTAs are going to TV3, and they’re being split into TWO Changing Channel

The IFTAs are going to TV3, and they’re being split into TWO

The ‘film and drama’ awards will go out in May, and the TV awards will be broadcast in October.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Rail is fixing something that really annoys customers That's My Seat
From TheJournal.ie Are new health insurance rules ‘insane’? Here’s what we learned today… Off Their Trolleys

Are new health insurance rules ‘insane’? Here’s what we learned today…

The head of the private health insurance regulator made some alarming comments this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Burger Wars – McDonald’s have now officially objected to Supermac’s Australian project Bun Fight

Burger Wars – McDonald’s have now officially objected to Supermac’s Australian project

The two franchises are at trademark loggerheads over the Irish fast food retailer’s name

Another American Apparel ad has been banned for sexualising children

It’s the second time in six months the fashion label has fallen foul of UK authorities.

Things are not quite going to plan inside UTV Ireland

It is expecting to lose twice as much money as predicted this year.

Corporate - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Could the man who defrauded Mark Zuckerberg be in Ireland? Dislike

Could the man who defrauded Mark Zuckerberg be in Ireland?

Paul Ceglia has been on the run for over a week

Just Eat they said… and we did

The Danish-formed takeaway aggregator has posted some impressive Irish results for 2014

From TheJournal.ie McDonald’s worker claims he was told to put mayonnaise on a grease burn Fight For 15

McDonald’s worker claims he was told to put mayonnaise on a grease burn

Another was told to put mustard on a burn that required morphine.

From TheJournal.ie Dunnes recalls travel plug over risk of electrical shock Total Recall

Corporate - Monday 16 March, 2015

It’s official – Ryanair is getting ready to fly to the USA

But Irish passengers will have to wait to reap the spoils.

From TheJournal.ie What happens if there’s a ‘wardrobe malfunction’ mid-way through the parade? Behind The Scenes

What happens if there’s a ‘wardrobe malfunction’ mid-way through the parade?

Half a million people are expected in Dublin tomorrow… We chat to some of the unsung heroes of St Patrick’s Day – to find out how those incredible pageants come together.

From TheJournal.ie Another blow for Diageo ‘careful drinking’ group – as second board member quits Gone

Another blow for Diageo ‘careful drinking’ group – as second board member quits

Psychologist Krystian Fikert has quit the board of ‘Stop Out-Of-Control Drinking’. Dr Ciara Kelly stepped down earlier this month.

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