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Let's not forget about SME's - Chris Martin: The Sunday Interview

Let's not forget about SME's - Chris Martin: The Sunday Interview

With Musgrave’s SuperValu now having toppled Tesco from the top of the grocery market, its managing director Chris Martin talks about what it took to get there and his plans for the future.

Profile: Shane Ross

Profile: Shane Ross

Man for all seasons

The Sunday Interview: Peter Smyth

The Sunday Interview: Peter Smyth

Broadlake’s Pete Smyth kitted out the company’s offices without the aid of a designer, buying secondhand couches and salvaged Croke Park benches – appropriate for a company whose watchword is prudence

Profile: Evan Spiegel

Profile: Evan Spiegel

Frats, chats and huge piles of cash

The Sunday Interview: Dermot Smurfit

The Sunday Interview: Dermot Smurfit

Smurfit is a father of seven. His son, Dermot Junior, is chief executive of GameAccount Network, a software company specialising in the gambling trade that is growing rapidly.

Profile: Greg Kavanagh

Profile: Greg Kavanagh

Child star syndrome

The Sunday Interview: Conor Whelan

The Sunday Interview: Conor Whelan

Rocked by recession but now a coveted takeover target, Conor Whelan is the man who has led Eason’s latest transformation, as the venerable retailer has stabilised its revenue for the first time since the downturn began.

Profile Tim Cook

Profile Tim Cook

Core values

Profile: Arthur Cox

Profile: Arthur Cox

One firm, many masters

The Sunday Interview: Brian O’Cathain

The Sunday Interview: Brian O’Cathain

Petroceltic’s Brian O’Cathain knows what it means to be stress-tested: the oil exploration firm has recently seen a takeover bid fail and been locked in a battle with its chief shareholder.

The Sunday Interview: Geoff Read

The Sunday Interview: Geoff Read

He was branded an ‘eejit’ for selling bottled water to the Irish, but had the last laugh. Now Geoff Read is planning on selling us Nosh, a self-styled breakfast in a bottle.

Profile: Stephen Kavanagh

Profile: Stephen Kavanagh

Aer apparent.

The Sunday Interview: Liam Casey

The Sunday Interview: Liam Casey

Not content merely to run a $1 billion global business, PCH boss Liam Casey is also looking to the future by giving start-ups a helping hand

Profile: Paul Murphy

Profile: Paul Murphy

Citizen Murphy

The Sunday Interview: Peter O'Rourke

The Sunday Interview: Peter O'Rourke

Peter Mark’s chief executive, Peter O’Rourke, admits to being ‘very square’ in the flamboyant world of hairstyling, but it takes a steady hand to steer 71 salons through tough times