Eason & Son told the court its lease agreement at Liffey Valley  included a clause which meant any dispute should go to arbitration.

Books and stationery group Eason, which is disputing rent arrears claims for its LiffeyValley store, has asked the Circuit Civil Court to stay legal p(...)

Circuit Court hears Eason and Son  at Liffey Valley shopping centre, owes its landlord €423,000 in rent arrears.

Eason, the books and stationary store at Liffey Valley shopping centre, owes its landlord €423,000 in rent arrears, the Circuit Civil Court has hea(...)

Eason’s acquisition of two retail units in Cork brings its total footprint there to six outlets. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Irish-owned book and stationary retailer Eason & Son has acquired two retail units in Cork, called Porters, bringing the number of outlets it has (...)

Eason: in discussions with Siptu over  “a small number of redundancies which arise from the restructuring of its head-office functions”. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Siptu has called “emergency general meetings” for managers in the Irish-owned books to stationary retailer Eason & Son over a number of compuls(...)

 “One can’t deny that things are improving, but I see at least another 18 months before we see a sustained level of growth in retail.” Conor Whelan at Eason’s flagship store on O’Connell Street, Dublin.  Photograph: Eric Luke

On a side table of an office on the top floor of Eason & Son, the 127-year-old grand dame of Irish books-to-stationery retailing, is a collection (...)

A shopper in Eason on O’Connell Street, Dublin. Retail revenue in its core market was down 5.6 per cent. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Irish-owned book and stationery retailer Eason & Son has recorded a net profit after tax of €2.3 million in its financial year to January 2014, c(...)

Eason management is hoping to reduce its overall costs by €2.5 million. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

A majority of the 800 staff at Eason’s have voted in favour of accepting pay cuts of between 4 per cent and 10 per cent. Staff in the book-to-stationa(...)

The proposed pay cuts would have seen Eason workers who were paid by the hour see their pay cut by 4 per cent while staff paid every month would have their wages cut by between 4 per cent and 10 per cent. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Eight hundred staff in Eason, the books-to-stationery retailer, have voted against pay cuts of between 4 per cent and 10 per cent. Staff voted agai(...)

James Osborne, the chairman of books-to-stationary retailer Eason, in a letter to Eason’s 239 shareholders dated February 2014, did not say what the businesses turnover now was but the group’s accounts to the year to the end of January 2012 state it had a turnover of €244.9 million. This indicates turnover is down about €21 million.

James Osborne, the chairman of books-to-stationary retailer Eason, has written to shareholders to say that re(...)

Derek Hughes: founder of chain that collapsed with debts of almost €15m. Photograph: Daragh Mac Sweeney/Provision

The company behind bookseller Hughes & Hughes incurred losses totalling €1.35 million in the two years prior to the brand disappearing last year.N(...)