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.

Ringing endorsements at Christmas

Ringing endorsements at Christmas

Nearly 50 per cent of mobile phone sales occur at Christmas time. Here’s how the major players will be advertising in these crucial weeks, writes Colette Sexton

Freshways experiences growth in double digits following rebrand

Freshways experiences growth in double digits following rebrand

Ever stop to think why you picked that particular sandwich for lunch? Was it the ingredients, the...

The Inside Track

The Inside Track

Twice the Xposé Viewers will now have a second chance to watch TV3’s shows, as the station ha...

Harvey Norman to turn profit  next year, says chief executive

Harvey Norman to turn profit next year, says chief executive

Harvey Norman Ireland will turn a profit in the second half of next year, its chief executive has...

Selfies, soaps, soakings: the year in marketing

Selfies, soaps, soakings: the year in marketing

Colette Sexton examines the major media and marketing stories that unfolded in 2014

Report: philanthropy is about more than good PR

Report: philanthropy is about more than good PR

What is the main motivation for corporate giving in Ireland? It’s not just about generating goo...

RTE begins broadcasting adverts in HD

RTE begins broadcasting adverts in HD

RTE has become the first major terrestrial broadcaster in Britain or Ireland to accept high-defin...

Digital group focuses on education and growth

Digital group focuses on education and growth

The Digital Marketing Institute (DMI), which offers professional training programmes in online ma...

Marketers ignore women at their peril

Marketers ignore women at their peril

Cork media start-up courting angel investors

Cork media start-up courting angel investors

Pundit site searches for money-men to take a punt

Competition win is boost for Powerful Yogurt

Competition win is boost for Powerful Yogurt

Irepak came up trumps in the Ready, Steady, Go Start-Up competition

Dublin meeting room agent to expand

Dublin meeting room agent to expand

Dublin-based start-up Meetingsbooker has raised €1 million to expand its staff numbers and buil...

‘Artivist’ joins Kenco’s coffee farming initiative

‘Artivist’ joins Kenco’s coffee farming initiative

Will St Leger describes himself as an artivist; 60 per cent activist, 40 per cent artist. He agre...

A Clear voice on the board

A Clear voice on the board

Margaret E Ward is known as a journalist, but it was her passion for business and her flair as an entrepreneur that saw her appointed to the board of RTE

Dealz plans to double Irish stores as customers flock to discounts

Dealz plans to double Irish stores as customers flock to discounts

Nothing says Christmas like a set of flashing reindeer earrings, or a 12-pack of tree baubles, es...