A Retail Ireland conference has heard that consumers will soon have to wait no longer than an hour for online purchases to arrive on their doorstep. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Consumers will soon have to wait no longer than an hour for online purchases to arrive on their doorstep, a major retail conference in Dublin heard ye(...)

Asos raised its full-year profit guidance last month after a strong third quarter

Nick Robertson, the founder of British online fashion retailer ASOS, has stepped down as chief executive after 15 years in which he transformed the i(...)

Svenja Stahl and Colin Hayes Colin (34), a solicitor from Glenageary in Dublin and Svenja (27), a dental nurse from Limburg, Germany – living in Ir(...)

An employee organises photographs of models at the ASOS headquarters in London: the British online fashion retailer forecast on Tuesday pretax profit of £47 million (€66 million). Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

British online clothing retailer Asos said demand for cut-price fashions abroad and strong trading at home meant annual sales growth would hit the top(...)

 Breton stripes add a dash of summer, such as this top from Zara, €9.99

Summer dressing means clothes for all seasons. It means swimwear and rainwear, sandals and shoes, coats and cardigans, it means buying for more tha(...)

Bank of Ireland rose nearly 1 per cent to close at 35 cent, buoyed by a sector-wide surge in stocks

Banks led European stocks higher after equities completed the biggest quarterly advance since 2009. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index added 0.3 per cent to (...)

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

KPMG head of actuarial services Brian Morrissey: “Telematics, using both claims and more relevant driver data, can change the pricing of insurance from homogeneous customer groups to individualisation with scope for better and fairer pricing.”

Careful drivers could be in for some welcome news thanks to new technologies which will make it easier for insurance companies to reward them for thei(...)

Shares fall despite reports that the year “has gotten off to a good start”. Photograph: EPA

Hennes and Mauritz AB (H&M) said the stronger US dollar will weigh on costs this year, taking the shine from results showing the steepest gain in (...)

British online fashion retailer Asos believes it can reach its target of £2.5 billion in annual sales by 2020, with price cuts helping to reignite gro(...)