The queue outside JD SPorts on Henry street during the Christmas sales. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Retailer JD Sports said it was on course to beat annual profit expectations as it posted a bumper 12 per cent rise in like-for-like sales over the C(...)

The Irish Times’ business affairs correspondent Mark Paul: chief executive of Viber? Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

We received a large entry for Ciarán Hancock’s Christmas Quiz, which took some time to work through. It threw up a few odd answers with a number of yo(...)

The latest supermarket ad tracker data shows Tesco has upped its advertising massively in the Irish market – by more than 100 per cent – so it won’t lose top billing without a fight. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Whisper it but, facing into 2015, there has been an outbreak of hope within the retail industry. After seven years of fretting across the retail sp(...)

Among the companies to emerge from examinership this year was the sports retail chain Elverys

Close to 1,250 jobs were saved in SMEs through the examinership corporate recovery process this year, according to new figures.A study from chartered (...)

Regatta, the  outdoor clothing brand popular with  Irish hillwalkers, grew strongly throughout the recession, with annual sales growth of up to 20 per cent between 2009 and 2013.

Regatta Outdoor, the outdoor clothing brand beloved of Irish hillwalkers, plans to double its Irish workforce to more than 100 in coming months.The ch(...)

Elverys was among the companies to conclude the examinership process in the second quarter

More than 1,200 jobs were saved as a result of the examinership process in the first half of 2014, according to a new study.The latest Hughes Blake SM(...)

The High Court has approved a survival scheme for the Elverys Sports operating company employing some 700 people full and part-time in 52 stores acros(...)

While Nama and  sports retailer Elverys agree a debt deal, John Malone of Liberty Global spots an opportunity for “synergies”.
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Nama agrees to accept 45% of money owed by Elverys Nama has agreed to accept less than half of the €23 million debt it is owed by sports retailer Elve(...)

Elvery’s has 55 outlets across the country. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

A team led by chief executive Patrick Rowland has emerged victorious in the race to take control of beleagured sports chain, Elvery Sports, beating(...)

Bids for sports shop chain Elverys include one from its management, headed by managing director Peter Rowland. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The management of sports shop chain Elverys looks most likely to win a battle to buy it out of examinership, according to w(...)