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Tracking brands in the online wilderness LogoGrab founders recognise opportunity

Tracking brands in the online wilderness LogoGrab founders recognise opportunity

Website lets you click and pick the perfect furniture

Website lets you click and pick the perfect furniture

Done Deal

Done Deal

Big up your brand

Big up your brand

A company’s brand is now considered one of its most important assets, but Irish companies have been slow to invest in developing theirs

Today, exactly halfway through 2019, is a good time to review the big media stories of the year. Here are my top five

Today, exactly halfway through 2019, is a good time to review the big media stories of the year. Here are my top five

Misery in Montrose: RTÉ's funding crisis

Misery in Montrose: RTÉ's funding crisis

With a deficit of €13 million, the national broadcaster faces an ongoing funding crisis, and none of the options put forward to solve it will be popular

First-time buyers grant could be cut in wake of a crash-out Brexit

First-time buyers grant could be cut in wake of a crash-out Brexit

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar had promised the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) in a private meeting that there would be a strong signal sent about the grant in the summer economic statement

Decobake founders’ lengthy battle  to save business comes to a bitter end

Decobake founders’ lengthy battle to save business comes to a bitter end

Revenue puts ‘Flash Boy’ traders in its crosshairs with legal action

Revenue puts ‘Flash Boy’ traders in its crosshairs with legal action

High Court action lodged against flash trading operator Susquehanna after Revenue loses tax appeal ruling over corporation tax payments

Applegreen opens fuel plazas on sites it objected to for rivals

Applegreen opens fuel plazas on sites it objected to for rivals

Fuel retail giant Applegreen has opened fuel plazas on several sites where it previously claimed that rivals’ plans would cause traffic chaos and contravene planning laws

Secret trusts registry initiative delayed over PPS numbers issue

Secret trusts registry initiative delayed over PPS numbers issue

The long-awaited Registry of Beneficial Ownership was due to go live last weekend, but has been delayed until the end of the year because of the difficulty in proving the identity of foreign nationals

Farmer’s planning objection halts Glanbia’s €30m biorefinery project

Farmer’s planning objection halts Glanbia’s €30m biorefinery project

Aiden Moore has appealed the planned biorefinery – which would transform dairy waste products into lactic acid, a building block for biodegradable plastics – to An Bord Pleanála, over fears that it would flood his land

Mainstay Medical extends deadline to raise €9 million funding

Mainstay Medical extends deadline to raise €9 million funding

The company, which is backed by the Irish Strategic Investment Fund, had set an end-June date to secure the investment, which was required before it could draw down additional loans

Health monitor firm backed by Digicel winds up with big loss

Health monitor firm backed by Digicel winds up with big loss

Motech had losses of €3.96 million, according to its last accounts, from 2017, up from €2.33 million in losses the previous year

Women's football faces TV rights test after World Cup

Women's football faces TV rights test after World Cup

A test of the game’s commercial appeal is looming as England’s FA plans to sell domestic broadcast rights to the women’s game independently of the men’s competition for the first time