Reaching the top and staying there
What does it take to make it into the Top 100 list? The answer must include vision, hard work, innovation, quality goods and services, customer focus and strong management.
Blue skies, but clouds gathering
The performance of the Top 100 companies in 2008 has revealed many contrasting features.
Key performance indicators improve
The Top 100 companies, in mid-2008, were reporting an improving economy.
A mixed bag for the retail sector
This time last year the retail sector was still booming, with shoppers celebrating the recent openings of Victoria Square and Ikea.
We’re for business in Northern Ireland
Bank of Scotland (Ireland) is again pleased to be associated with the Belfast Telegraph Northern Ireland’s Top 100 Companies.
Overcoming challenges - name of the game
Welcome to the Belfast Telegraph Northern Ireland’s Top 100 Companies magazine, the definitive annual guide to the province’s biggest companies.
Camera maker in spotlight
Belfast company Andor Technology was named Northern Ireland's business of the year in 2005.
Computer services grow at fastest pace
A mood of optimism has returned to the ICT sector in Northern Ireland following the dotcom meltdown.
Future of energy is a hot potato
High energy bills are nothing new as far as consumers in Northern Ireland are concerned, but this year's massive tariff hikes have set an unwelcome new record.
The World just got a whole lot smaller
A glance at the departures board at Belfast International Airport shows how much life has changed over the past couple of years for Northern Ireland travellers.
Who is 'in' and who is 'out'
Selecting the Top 100 is not a wholly scientific process. Editorial discretion is necessary and is used. Inevitably there must be some subjective judgements and, just as inevitably, other people might make different decisions.
Winners and Losers
The feature of the sectoral analysis that stands out is the increasingly large commercial significance of the large multiple retailers.
New Kid on the block makes instant impact
The arrival of Asda in Northern Ireland has shaken up the leading pack among Northern Ireland's Top 100 companies.