As Ireland goes, so goes Noel Smyth, one of the country's richest men until he got swept away by the property crash that cost the state its sovereignty.
The Co-operative Group is still more trusted than most banks, shops and finance firms, according to the man brought in to clean-up its image.
The billionaire retailer Mike Ashley is tangled in a dispute with adidas after the German sportswear manufacturer refused to supply the Chelsea kit to Sports Direct next season.
LONDON (Reuters) - British construction output grew solidly in October, led by the biggest rise in housebuilding in more than two years, official data showed on Friday.
SuperGroup, the fashion retailer behind the Superdry brand, said Christmas trading was "encouraging" and stood by its decision to steer clear of price discounting.