Germany’s Dax, down 1.9 percent, underperformed the wider market, after a recent sharp rally and as the euro gained against the dollar. Photograph: Reuters/Pawel Kopczynski

European stocks slipped on Thursday due to Greece’s worsening financial predicament, while euro zone government borrowing costs, including Ireland’(...)

Gross margin was flat year on year as the benefit of reduced markdowns was offset by increased sales of lower-margin products

Debenhams posted a better-than-expected rise in first-half profit as fewer promotions boosted full-price sales, and an improved online offering helped(...)

1970’s chic: suede coat, €1,240, Theory; dress, €446, Diane Von Furstenberg; glasses, €315, Miu Miu, all Brown Thomas. Hat, €19.99, River Island

If there’s one period that continues to dominate present day fashion it’s the 70s as this shoot styled by Carmel Daly illustrates. The vogue reache(...)

Debenhams entered the Irish market in 2006 by acquiring the leases for nine Roches Stores for €29 million. Photograph: Alan Betson/Irish Times

Losses widened at the Irish arm of British retailer Debenhams last year, largely due to the weakness of the euro against sterling.Accounts for the yea(...)

City Square Shopping Centre in Waterford:   will show a net initial yield of 7.23 per cent even before it is restructured and extended

The profitable City Square Shopping Centre in Waterford is expected to undergo a major revamp if, as expected, it is sold in the coming weeks to eith(...)

Indian-inspired print by Manuel Canovas (manuelcanovas.com) with vertical tomato red and pink stripes

Runner with a Fair Isle twist Alternative Flooring’s latest Quirky B broadloom designs launched at Decorex last July and feature prints by Marg(...)

Eleven members of the Aer Lingus board will decide whether to recommend any offer  from International Consolidated Airlines Group to its shareholders and thus pave the way for a sale. Photograph: Artur Widak/PA

Ultimately, 11 members of the Aer Lingus board will decide whether to recommend any offer for the company from International Consolidated Airlines G(...)

 H&M, the world’s second-biggest fashion retailer, saw higher sales growth than expected in December, helped by strong collections and colder weatherPhotograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

Hennes & Mauritz, the world’s second-biggest fashion retailer, saw higher sales growth than expected in December, helped by strong collections and(...)

Debenhams reported signs of improvement over the key Christmas period. (Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Debenhams, Britain’s number two department store chain, posted a fall in first-quarter sales, although there were signs of improvement over the key Ch(...)

Three new initial public offerings (IPOs) raised a combined total of €484 million for companies listing on the ISE last year

Transactions in the Irish equity market grew by 30 per cent last year to a record high 4.5 million trades, according to new figures published by the I(...)