Keira (left) and Dairine Kennedy of KDK Scarves.

Keira Kennedy is one half of Dublin brand KDK Scarves – a position she shares with her sister Dairine. The business was established in 2012 and has qu(...)

Topaz has more than 2,000 employees and close to 35 per cent of the consumer market in Ireland

The sale of fuel chain Topaz to the Canadian retailer Alimentation Couche-Tard has been completed with Niall Anderton named as the Irish company’s new(...)

A plane  over Heathrow Airport in London: Dublin-London is the busiest route in Europe and the second biggest in the world, coming after Hong Kong-Taipei. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Almost 4.5 million people flew between Dublin and London last year, underscoring its position as one the world’s busiest international air routes. Pa(...)

Ted Baker gem bangle, €39 (also available in silver and rose gold finish)

Buying jewellery is a dangerous game. Pulling it off successfully is not easy, but the result can be overwhelmingly rewarding for both recipient and (...)

Brown Thomas: pre-tax profit doubled to €12.8 million due to an exceptional credit of €8 million relating to an accounting treatment for its pension scheme. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Retailer Brown Thomas expects to record a double-digit increase in sales this year, helped by increased consumer confidence as the Irish economy conti(...)

 At the Irish Fashion Summit in Farmleigh were (from left): Eddie Shanahan, chairman CIFD; Patrick McHugh, photographer and web developer; Shelly Corkery, fashion director Brown Thomas; Elke Timmerman, Mode & Design Brussels;  and designer Heidi Higgins. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Government agencies should do more to help Irish fashion designers argued Gorey-based designer Blaithin Ennis at the first Irish Fashion Summit held i(...)

The acquisition  of Arnotts  is a major signal of confidence in the Irish economic recovery story from one of the world’s most professional retailers. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The acquisition by Selfridges of Arnotts on Monday might have been well flagged but it nonetheless represented a major shot in the arm for the retail (...)

Arnotts: Selfridges Group acquired the 172-year-old Henry Street business on Monday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Irishman Paul Kelly says he has “long admired” the Dublin department store Arnotts and on Monday he got the opportunity to shape its future when Selfr(...)

Buying a winter coat is a serious investment, particularly when funds are in short supply. You need to keep warm, obviously, but you also want some(...)

The Christmas market at Brown Thomas  opened on August 20th, 2015. Photograph: Sara Freund/The Irish Times

Now somewhat of an annual tradition in the retail world, the early opening of Brown Thomas’s Christmas market this Thursday has kicked off festive sea(...)