Digital Desk

Digital Desk

MCD records €2m profit as sales surge

MCD records €2m profit as sales surge

MCD, the concert promoter owned by Denis Desmond, made a profit of €2 million last year as turnover surged to €55 million.

Six-year Statoil legal battle continues in the High Court

Six-year Statoil legal battle continues in the High Court

Norwegian oil giant Statoil will return to the High Court on Tuesday in an effort to repossess a service station in Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin, after a six-year legal battle with two licensees.

Work practices blamed for An Post overtime bill

Work practices blamed for An Post overtime bill

Antiquated work practices at the debt-ridden An Post have been blamed for an overtime bill of €38million in collection and delivery services.

Poland: eastern promise

Poland: eastern promise

Banking, construction and advertising provide opportunities for Irish firms in the emerging Polish market.

New Grafton Street beauty concept is as easy as H2O

New Grafton Street beauty concept is as easy as H2O

When Evan McAuliffe and Ivor Browne encountered the H2O skincare concept in Chicago a year and a half ago, neither knew much about the subject of beauty products.

Top investment Opportunities

Top investment Opportunities

More than 600 Irish companies want to expand into the markets of the new EU accession states, according to Enterprise Ireland (EI).

Malta: more than sun and sand

Malta: more than sun and sand

Trade and tourism in Malta have benefited hugely from its location in the Mediterranean.

US al-Qaeda ‘prisoners' jet continues to use Shannon

US al-Qaeda ‘prisoners' jet continues to use Shannon

The US jet used to abduct and transport al-Qaeda suspects has landed in Shannon airport three times this year, The Sunday Business Post has learned.

Guerin names witness as sister's killer

Guerin names witness as sister's killer

The brother of murdered journalist Veronica Guerin now believes her killer was Charlie Bowden, a supergrass on the Garda witness protection programme.

Must you work until you die?

Must you work until you die?

As the golden years recede even further for many people, one pension adviser believes many will have to work until they are 80 before they receive the full return on their savings.

Beware of risks in overseas market

Beware of risks in overseas market

Kiev is the engine of eastern Europe and the third largest city in the region.

Hungary: rapid economic success also brings problems

Hungary: rapid economic success also brings problems

Many Irish executives in Hungary say Budapest reminds them of Dublin in the 1980s.

Funders lose out in Altamedius sale

Funders lose out in Altamedius sale

High-tech funders Delta Partners and Vertex have made a significant loss on the sale of Altamedius, a Dublin software firm that had raised €7 million in backing.

City traders splurge on Christmas cheer

City traders splurge on Christmas cheer

It's not even December yet and the Christmas shopping season has already begun in earnest.

Slovakia: Investor confidence on the rise

Slovakia: Investor confidence on the rise

Slovakia's economy is weaker than that of its neighbour, the Czech Republic. But investor confidence in the country is growing fast.