What is says in the papers - business pages
Here's a look at what it says in the business pages of today's papers:
- Aviation insiders were caught off-guard yesterday as the DAA revealed former Morrisons and Brown Thomas boss Dalton Philips as the new chief executive.
- Pre-tax profits at the Lufthansa group of companies in Ireland rose by 20pc to $48.6m (€40.8m) last year.
- Manchester-based company Arrow Global yesterday snapped up Oaktree's Irish servicing platform, Mars Capital, for £15.5m (€16.8m).
- Ireland topped the world ranking in the area of attracting high-value FDI projects in 2016.
- Deloitte has overtaken rival PwC to become the second largest of Ireland’s "Big Four" accounting and professional services firms.
- Dublin sportsman Conor McGregor is limbering up for a European trademark fight over ‘Notorious’.
- Samsung makes splash with new watch and Speedo app, as the South Korean company presented a new range of smartwatches and televisions in Berlin.
- Volkswagen Group Ireland is introducing a scrappage scheme of up to €6,500, for anyone trading in an old diesel car against one its new vehicles from any of its brands.
- Luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo, which is being bought by US retailer Michael Kors, yesterday said its pre-tax profit for the half year almost tripled.
- The Irish division of UK betting services group Ladbrokes-Coral grew net revenue by 4pc - to £19.8m (€21.5m) – in the first half of this year.