A new book called Slow Fashion highlights the growing importance of sustainable fashion worldwide

SILK TO LOUNGE AROUND IN The Irish-based silk boutique Ethical Silk, founded by Eva Power, has just launched a new loungewear range made with eco-f(...)

An employee organises photographs of models at the ASOS headquarters in London. British online fashion retailer ASOS met forecasts with an 18 per cent rise in first-half profit and said it was on track to achieve its sales and margin guidance for the full year.  (Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters)

British online fashion retailer ASOS met forecasts with an 18 per cent rise in first-half profit and said it was on track to achieve its sales and ma(...)

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(...)