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The Sweater Shop plans ambitious expansion

The Sweater Shop plans ambitious expansion

The retailer is eyeing up new stores in Ireland in towns or cities with significant potential domestic and tourist customers

Chance meeting leads to lunch mate

Chance meeting leads to lunch mate

Carambola, was set up in 2003, and on its first day it supplied 27 lunches to children in a school in Moyross

Cash injection of €1m for Accuflow

Cash injection of €1m for Accuflow

The Cork-based wireless technology manufacturer Accuflow is to use the cash injection to produce a new home heating system

Making the big leap to management

Making the big leap to management

Good management development creates great leadership, writes career and executive coach Louise Nevin

WorkCompass management system points to success

WorkCompass management system points to success

The company is now hiring sales staff almost as quickly as they can find them

Solicitor launches new will register

Solicitor launches new will register

Ireland is one of the only countries in Europe without a national register of wills says solicitor Siobhan McCloskey

€450k boost for roll-out of desktop game aimed at women

€450k boost for roll-out of desktop game aimed at women

Women play 52 per cent of all games, but they are an under-served market because developers don’t build games for them

The chicken or the egg? We’ve finally cracked it!

The chicken or the egg? We’ve finally cracked it!

The best business decisions will not pay off by the end of the year, so why are these the ones we incentivise?

Patents turn a corner as applications increase

Patents turn a corner as applications increase

The Irish Patent Office (IPO) received 364 applications for full-term and short-term patents between January and September

New this week

New this week

Brewer agrees deal with SuperValu to sell gluten-free lager, €3.5m funding for Irish ocean energy sector

Novosco wins Cork council IT contract

Novosco wins Cork council IT contract

Novosco, which employs 120 people between its offices in Dublin, Cork and Belfast, has won a €1.25 million contract

There are many paths to the same destination

There are many paths to the same destination

This week, we meet David Webster, general manager of the Powerscourt Hotel and Spa

SMEs to get bespoke support from Bord Bia

SMEs to get bespoke support from Bord Bia

Bord Bia has selected a wide variety of companies to join its Ascent programme

Irish SMEs to benefit from €100 million in EU-guaranteed loans

Irish SMEs to benefit from €100 million in EU-guaranteed loans

There is good news for SMEs following a new EU-backed loan guarantee

OCS Ireland on the acquisition trail

OCS Ireland on the acquisition trail

The facilities management business last year acquired a specialist engineering firm with a turnover of €2 million