Out of office: Your essential round-up of the latest business news
Tesco Ireland recorded €2.67 billion in sales for the year ending February 27, a figure that was up 13 per cent on the previous year. The company, which has 151 stores in Ireland, reported a 14 per cent increase in like-for-like sales here as customers’ purchasing habits expanded during the pandemic. Tesco said it increased capacity for its online business in the Republic by over 60 per cent last year in response to customer demand.
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Interview with John Hoade, wine specialist: ‘Earning somebody’s trust, keeping it and having integrity are vital when it comes to maintaining a good impression’
Working well with others, an understanding of networking and, above all, an enthusiasm and empathy for wine are what draw people to the wine trade, says John Hoade, wine specialist at Barnhill Stores in Dalkey
This Working Life: Beware of the cultural gaps when entering new online markets
Setting up a website in a new country involves a lot more than just using a new language, there are subtle cultural and economic differences to take into account too
Cheaper fast-track rescue process for small companies set to launch
The new package will cost €10,000 on average, as opposed to the cost of €100,000 for an examinership