Colette Sexton

Colette Sexton

Colette Sexton joined the Sunday Business Post in 2014. As well as being news correspondent, Sexton covers the media and marketing beat for the Sunday Business Post. A native of Co Clare, she holds a first class honours BA in History, Politics, Sociology and Social Studies from University of Limerick and a first class honours MA in Journalism from the National University of Ireland, Galway.

Revenue seized fake Burberry scarves worth almost €2m

Revenue seized fake Burberry scarves worth almost €2m

The scarves, which were valued at €1.89 million based on the price of genuine products, meant the total value of counterfeit goods seized in 2018 more than doubled compared with the previous year

Sports stars hit the jackpot

Sports stars hit the jackpot

The biggest Irish names are banking over €100,000 per deal in celebrity endorsements as they get more proactive in aligning with brands

Four MEPs refuse to disclose allowances claimed in Europe

Four MEPs refuse to disclose allowances claimed in Europe

MEPs are entitled to salaries and allowances that can be worth well over €250,000 annually. However, some of these allowances, including the general expenditure allowance of €4,513 per month, are unvouched

Media Matters Podcast: Jane Suiter of DCU's future media unit

Media Matters Podcast: Jane Suiter of DCU's future media unit

Jane Suiter talks to Colette Sexton about fake news, how to get more women on the air and the future shape of the media industry

Guinness Clear a clever ploy?

Guinness Clear a clever ploy?

I had to do a double take when the latest Guinness advertising campaign landed in my inbox

Cork healthcare firm to create 150 jobs as it aims to increase online sales

Cork healthcare firm to create 150 jobs as it aims to increase online sales

Healthcare21 chief critical of Brexit preparations

Vogue Williams  to launch new fake tan range

Vogue Williams to launch new fake tan range

A new fake tan range fronted by model and influencer Vogue Williams will be launched in March acr...

Brown Bag full of eastern promise Animation firm acquires Bali studio

Brown Bag full of eastern promise Animation firm acquires Bali studio

Irish animation company Brown Bag Films is going tropical following its acquisition of a Bali-bas...

Direct provision system under more pressure after hotel fires

Direct provision system under more pressure after hotel fires

Nearly half of all people seeking asylum in Ireland still do not have access to their own cooking...

Tiernan: slashing of regional coverage was why I left RTÉ

Tiernan: slashing of regional coverage was why I left RTÉ

After more than two decades in Montrose, south-east correspondent Damien Tiernan quit in frustration at the station’s downsizing of regional content

Land sale cash funds new RTÉ studio, but it won't last forever

Land sale cash funds new RTÉ studio, but it won't last forever

RTÉ sold part of its campus in Dublin 4 to Cairn Homes in 2017 for €107 million, and the lump sum is being used to fund much-needed investment in infrastructure

Influencers, target markets and new SUVs driving Seat’s sales

Influencers, target markets and new SUVs driving Seat’s sales

Targeting specific groups as likely buyers for each of its models has paid off in an 12 per cent rise in sales

Remote working platform Abodoo makes hay after bad weather

Remote working platform Abodoo makes hay after bad weather

Abodoo, the recruitment platform for remote workers, plans to raise €6 million this year follow...

Irish skincare brand to launch in Australian market

Irish skincare brand to launch in Australian market

Pestle & Mortar also building momentum stateside

Irish firms affected by double taxation in Revenue web glitch

Irish firms affected by double taxation in Revenue web glitch

A total of 34 customers ended up confirming the same payment to the tax collector twice following a technical glitch with the Revenue Online Service system