Out Wednesday: Germany’s unemployment rate. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg
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TODAY Results: Circle Oil; Genesco; Naturex. Indicators: German Gfk consumer confidence survey (June). TOMORROW Meetings: Small Firms Association conf(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny sits with New York mayor Bill de Blasio (third from right) during a service at St Patrick’s Cathedral in New York yesterday. Photograph: Lucas Jackson / Reuters 1:42

In New York yesterday, for the second time in two days, Enda Kenny found himself with the mayor of a major American city who wouldn’t go the St Pat(...)

The renewed popularity of inner city retail investments is expected to lead to an early sale of a multi-tenanted retail and office building in (...)

Abercrombie’s net income fell to $66.1 million, or 85 cents per share

Teen apparel retailer Abercrombie & Fitch Co reported a 58 per cent fall in quarterly profit as it struggles to keep up with the tastes of (...)

Abercrombie & Fitch was the first brand to engineer the multi-sensory experience
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“Dwell time”, in case you’re unaware, is the length of time you spend in a shop before getting out your cash. That is likely to get longer and (...)

The world’s biggest clothing group, Spain’s Inditex, is to open a Massimo Dutti store in the former HMV outlet on Dublin’s Grafton Street. photograph: alan betson

With the retail market finally showing signs of stability in sales and rents after years of steep declines due to the crash, the big story in the sect(...)

The US Federal Reserve building in Washington. Minutes released from the Fed’s October meeting showed it expects further improvement in the US jobs market and “would thus warrant trimming the pace of purchases [of bonds] in coming months”.

The Iseq remained broadly flat as shares slid elsewhere across Europe, following gloomy news from China and the US. A gauge of manufacturing in China (...)

“There’s a bit of a buzz around Dublin at the moment . . . Perhaps it’s a delirium induced by Abercrombie & Fitch pumping out its cologne on Dame Street.”

Ever get the feeling you’re being haunted? A presence that you can sense but not prove? Maybe it’s the Halloween vibe, as bangers explode with greater(...)

Crowds queue outside the Abercrombie & Fitch store on College Green, Dublin, as it opened its doors on November 1st last year.  Photograph: Photocall Ireland.

The owners of US clothing labels Hollister and Abercrombie & Fitch have not taken long to convert the frenzy that greeted the opening of their Dub(...)

A financial landmark which has stood on Dublin’s College Green for almost 150 years is to get a new lease of life as a retail and luxury apartment com(...)