PAC dismisses Tesco's Ballycastle planning application
5 March 2014 Last updated at 18:21 GMT
The Planning Appeals Commission (PAC) has said that Tesco has caused "significant loss of investment" to a County Antrim town by pursuing a development plan.
The retail chain wanted to build a supermarket at Leyland Road on the edge of Ballycastle, submitting plans in 2009.
BBC News NI Economics and Business Editor John Campbell reports.