Published on 17 December, 2006. By John Reynolds PENNEYS, which was last week alleged to have bought clothes from Bangladeshi sweatshops, paid a €51.5m dividend back to its parent company Associated British Food. Retail analyst Catherine Murphy at Verdict retail research suggests Penneys Irish sales topped €437m this year. Profits … Continue reading
Published on 26 November, 2006. By John Reynolds POLLUTION belched out by the country’s largest ESB power station over the past three years may ultimately cause more than €1bn in environmental damage to Ireland, a Sunday Independent investigation can reveal. The revelation comes only days after Ireland was named and … Continue reading
The user friendliness of this (providing you have a broadband internet connection) is remarkable. Surely it is a publisher’s dream? Of course, we already have PDFs which, although similar, are not as cleanly and sharply presented as this, and which typically are large files. No postage costs; no distribution costs; no … Continue reading
Read about a week in the life of Diplo Magazine publisher Charles Baker. Two of my articles are in the November edition of the magazine. Visit the Diplo Magazine website for more details.
If we and our politicians take notice of The Stern Review on the economic consequences of not tacking global warming, then my generation will perhaps have to do more than most to change our oil-thirsty lifestyles. We think nothing of embracing cheap air travel to see a different city every weekend. … Continue reading