The figures from Debenhams are all the more surprising given the lacklustre performance of rivals Next and Marks & Spencer. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

There was some good news on Tuesday for Morrisons and Debenhams as both defied gloomy expectations by checking in with better-than-expected Christmas (...)

Ryanair closed 3.9 per cent lower at €14.74 in spite of strong traffic data. Photograph:  Rui Vieira/PA Wire

European stocks fell for the third time in four days, mirroring declines that shook global equities in August, as they extended the worst start to a (...)

British discount retailer Poundland warned of volatile trading in the run up to Christmas after its first-half profit fell by more than a quarter.

British discount retailer Poundland warned of volatile trading in the run up to Christmas after its first-half profit fell by more than a quarter, ham(...)

Dealz, which opened its first store in Ireland in late 2011, said it has invested over €20 million into the Irish economy since then

UK-listed retailer Poundland is now planning to open 100 Dealz discount shops in the Republic, having originally set a target for this market of 70 s(...)

Modern Halloween products on display in a shop. Photographs: Koen Van Weel/AFP/Getty

What has happened to Halloween? The ancient festival has gone from being a children’s party to a major event for Irish adults. Last year, we spent (...)

CeX has opened its 25th Irish store at Blackpool Shopping Centre

In a further sign that recovery in the retail sector in spreading outside of Dublin, three retailers have just joined the tenant line-up at Cork city’(...)

Retailer says first-half profit will fall short of last year’s level. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Single price retailer Poundland on Thursday launched a £50 million share placement to fund its purchase of smaller rival 99p Stores, and cautioned tha(...)

 Britain’s competition regulator has formally cleared single price retailer Poundland’s proposed £55 million acquisition of smaller rival 99p Stores. (Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire)

Britain’s competition regulator has formally cleared single price retailer Poundland’s proposed £55 million acquisition of smaller rival 99p Stores. (...)

Banksy’s ‘Dismaland’ installation at Weston-Super-Mare, in southwest England. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

If you go down to the woods today, you might find a ride called the “farting dog”, a few plastic sheets masquerading as an ice rink or a desolate site(...)

This combined lot at 10 Harcourt Street, Dublin, has a reserve range of €2.9 million-€3.1 million

Allsop is to hold its biggest commercial property auction yet early next month with 278 lots going under the hammer at a combined reserve value of €(...)