The Central Bank Commission reportedly prefers the option of a 15 per cent mortgage deposit, rising by one per cent each year over the next five years. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The Central Bank is considering a five-year run-in for its new 20 per cent mortgage deposit rule, according to the Sunday Independent. The Central (...)

HMV’s Henry Street store. Music sales at HMV and Xtra-Vision increased by 51 per cent last year, according to new figures

Entertainment retailers HMV and Xtra-Vision, which are both owned by Hilco Capital, posted combined group sales of €95.2 million for 2014, up 15 per c(...)

The new H&M store will open on to College Green and Andrew Street. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dublin’s Grafton Street shopping precinct is set to get a major boost from December 18th when fashion giant H&M opens a flagship store with its m(...)

Merchandising wars: Christmas shoppers get into the spirit of Black Friday on Dublin’s Grafton Street. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

It was sedately busy on Dublin’s Henry Street, as shop workers relished being “rushed off their feet” after spending a long and recessionary time k(...)

Laser video rental store on George’s Street

While the technorati were at the Web Summit high-fiving their way to tendonitis, a Dublin retailing and cultural institution was in the process of clo(...)

HWHC Alumni Le Galaxie. 
Photograph: Ruth Medjber/ruthlessimagery.com 3:54

THE RETAILER Chris Keena, HMV We ask bands to come to us with a plan: they should have a release date, and we will make a strategy around that(...)

18-21 Henry Street: the shops are occupied by HMV, Vision Express, Boots, Stars & Stripes and Tiger and have an average unexpired lease term of 5.25 years

Irish Life has emerged as the top bidder for a block of five shops on Dublin’s Henry Street which form part of a mixed portfolio of commercial proper(...)

26-27 Grafton Street: occupied by HMV on a short term lease, its likely future long-term tenant & Other Stories is expected to carry a full range of women’s clothes. photograph: cyril byrne

Only four months after opening the Cos fashion store on Dublin’s Wicklow Street, the giant H&M fashion group has emerged as the favourite to put (...)

Music fans at the Indiependence music festival at Deer Park Farm in Mitchelstown, Co Cork, which is in its sixth year. Photograph: Provision.

It was all happening at the Kilcoran Lodge Hotel on Friday night.Some 10km away in Mitchelstown, Co Cork, the Indiependence Music and Arts Festival h(...)

The joint agents are quoting €26 million for a block of  shops at 18-21 Henry Street and 6-8 GPO Arcade

Some of the most interesting retail investments to come on the market in Dublin this year including a block of five shops on Henry Street, JD Sports (...)