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# Brand

Last year
# Fortress Brandywell
Spectacular Patching double knocks St Pat's off their perch
It was Derry City’s fourth win of the season as they maintained their incredible unbeaten start to the campaign.
All time
# gb news
Ikea, Kopparberg among brands pulling ads from GB News over content concerns
The new channel is regularly compared to a British version of Fox News.
# le frenzy
'We nearly called the police': French shoppers go nuts (sorry) over discounted Nutella
A French supermarket chain discounted it by 70%.
# marking her territory
Ivanka Trump has been absolutely raking it in since her father became president
Despite no longer managing her brand, Trump’s businesses have been filing trademarks left, right, and centre, notably in China.
# a busy pair
Happy Pear twins talk working on three hours sleep, no days off and those Jedward comparisons
The Greystones twins start their days at 5am and share nearly everything they do online.
# crispy pancakes
Take a break and say goodbye to this childhood classic...
… don’t worry though. They’ll be coming back under a different name.
# aerie
A lingerie company stopped retouching ads - and its sales soared
Best of all, its customers keep talking about how much they love the move.
# Doppelganger
Mr Tayto's evil twin has been spotted in Malta...
Meet Mr Riley. He’s been expecting you.
# one water
This man changed careers for a business that gives 100% of its profits to charity
Tom O’Toole is bringing the One Difference brand to Ireland.
# oh so fancy
Watch out Apple! Google is teaming up with this luxury timepiece maker
Tag Heuer announced it would create a luxury smartwatch with Google and Intel and release it this year
# Brand
Major US chain sparks outrage by joking about 'Serial' murder on Twitter
AKA how not to be a brand on social media.
# Russell Brand
Russell Brand just tweeted a journalist's number to his 8.7 million followers
Oh. Oh dear.
# Russell Brand
Russell Brand calls reporter "a snide" after he is asked how much his home is worth
“You’re a snide.”
# bricks-and-mortar
Amazon plans to move from clicks to bricks by opening first physical store
The company’s first physical store is expected to be opened in New York by the end of the year.
# Your Say
Poll: Should chocolate brands be allowed sponsor sports organisations?
A new Cadbury’s limited edition Moro bar will include the message: ‘Boost your passion for the GAA’
# booky wook
The Sun hits back at Russell Brand rant, labelling him 'the biggest hypocrite in Britain'
The comedian compared Rupert Murdoch to Hitler and plans to sue the paper.
# mind the gap
Meet the small Indian recycler in trademark war with Gap
Green the Gap has three stores in India and sells home decor and accessories made out of waste. Gap has asked them to change their brand.
# Revenue
10.4 million cigarettes worth €4.6m seized at Dublin Port
The cigarettes were found in a 40-foot container that arrived from Rotterdam by ferry.
# Tobacco
EU cracks down on tobacco branding
Banning flavoured cigarettes and images of rotting lungs are all part of the plan.
# like
The 10 most-liked Facebook brand posts in September
What international brands’ updates got hundreds of thousands of likes last month, and why?
Column: This is a unique island – and it’s time we regained our pride
Ireland has a heritage that is the envy of the world, writes Jillian Godsil. We should remember that when building our future.
# Never too old
6 female brand spokespeople who show age is just a number
Legendary women who can still promote a product.
# cider
C&C drinks company acquires number two US cider brand
The company also owns Magners and Bulmers Cider – and acquired Tennants lager for €205.2 million 2009. Today, it announced it had bought Hornsby’s cider.
# office politics
Anglo Irish Bank... in the shredder
Bank staff are asked to get rid of all signs of the old name from their office space.
# Rupert Murdoch
Murdoch set to take the 'Sky' out of 'Skype'
The media Baron is suing Skype for trademark infringement.