THE MOTHER: Coast dress, €169; River Island coat, €87; Topshop shoes, €57; Milly bag, €300 at Arnotts; and Momuse, €65

The mother: These occasions veer towards the formal, but require a more delicate balance than the full on formality of, say, a wedding ceremony.(...)

Hugo Boss has been hit by a slowdown in luxury spending, particularly in China

German fashion house Hugo Boss is closing outlets in China and will review its global store network as it tries to revive its fortunes following the d(...)

Mario Draghi: ECB interest rate decision is due on Thursday. Photograph:  REUTERS/Eric Vidal

TODAY Results: Escher Group; Irish Continental Group; Urban Outfitters. Indicators: Japanese GDP growth rate (Q4); German factory orders (Jan). TOMO(...)

Home to a slew of musicians including Foster & Allan, Niall Horan and Bressie its best-known resident remains show band legend Joe Dolan

Mullingar is an old-fashioned spot that has held on to its market town atmosphere. While home to a slew of musicians including Foster & Allan, Nia(...)

Hugo Boss chief executive officer Claus-Dietrich Lahrs resigned after the German fashion retailer cut its profit outlook for the second time in six months.

Hugo Boss chief executive officer Claus-Dietrich Lahrs resigned after the German fashion retailer cut its profit outlook for the second time in six mo(...)

Building materials group CRH declined in line with rivals, falling roughly 3 per cent, to €22.42

Stocks across the globe fell the most in three weeks yesterday, tracking oil prices lower, while the first contraction in the US services sector since(...)

69 Grafton Street, where Dune, the fashion and footwear chain, are to open

The fashion footwear and accessories group, Dune of London, is to open a new store on Dublin’s Grafton Street following other high profile lettings to(...)

Shoppers outside a Next store in Nottingham, England as sales get underway. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Nidge may well have died in a hail of bullets over a year ago but he’s still setting style trends when it comes to sales time in Dublin. Lazy gende(...)

Dundrum Town Centre: part of Project Jewel sale.  Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Rising sales have helped the retail sector turn a corner in 2015 but, battered by the bust, it still faces significant challenges in terms of an overs(...)

The grey skies didn’t matter to the newly-weds. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

The skies may have been grey and drizzly but it mattered little to newly-weds Cormac Gollogly and Richard Dowling when they became the first same-sex (...)