Monday August 3, 2020

Big deal Part Two: Coups and conquests of 2017

In the second part of a special end-of-year report, Elaine O’Regan reviews some of the most significant deals, investment coups and expansion plans announced by Irish companies in the last six months

31st December, 2017
Heavy hitters: Julie Sinnamon of Enterprise Ireland, former enterprise minister Frances Fitzgerald, and Michael Tyrrell, chief executive of Dublin Aerospace

Bellamianta, the Tyrone self-tanning start-up, secured a listing with Brown Thomas, bringing the number of outlets stocking the range in the Irish market to more than 3,000.

The company also agreed a new deal with Lia and Olive, a Scottish distributor with 100 outlets on its roster, and said it would generate revenues of up to €2.3 million during its first year in business.

The company said it had 100 stockists in England, concentrated mainly...

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