A shopper carries a branded shopping bag as she exits a Zara  store. Photograph: Akos Stiller/Bloomberg

Clothing retailer Inditex said sales grew at the fastest pace in three years as Spanish consumption shows signs of recovering after years of austerity(...)

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(...)

Zara is just one of the brands owned by of Inditex and ITX Fashion: others include Bershka and Massimo Dutti. Photographer: Martin Leissl/Bloomberg

Zara owner Inditex is gearing up for global online growth, but its Dublin based operation ITX Fashion may no longer play a central role in th(...)

The timing of Grifols’s move to Dublin has raised eyebrows, coming only about a week after the Irish government announced a new business-friendly corporate tax category, and in the same month as the OECD’s BEPS guidelines.

One part of the move had been long in the works by Grifols, a big Spanish medical company. The other came as a politically fraught surprise. When Gri(...)

H&M chief executive Karl-Johan Persson presents the company’s interim report for the third quarter. Photograph:  Jonas Ekstromer/TT News Agency/Reuters

H&M said it would expand its online shopping service to nine more market, including Ireland, in the next financial year. The company, which will (...)

Inditex, the world’s largest clothing retailer, reported first-half profit that matched analysts’ estimates as the Zara owner added more shops and online businesses. (Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times)

Inditex, the world’s largest clothing retailer, reported first-half profit that matched analysts’ estimates as the Zara owner added more shops and on(...)

H&M is trying to boost its environmental credentials with a new recycling initiative. Photograph: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News.

Hennes & Mauritz, the world’s second-biggest fashion retailer, is launching a new effort to promote recycling as it seeks to cut its environmental(...)

Inditex owns Zara and Stradivarius, among other store brands operating in Ireland. Photograph: Balint Porneczi/ Bloomberg

They will be whooping and hollering at the Irish arm of Inditex, the world’s biggest fashion retailer and owner of the Zara chain, if the growth ra(...)

H&M said markdowns in the quarter in relation to sales increased by 0.3 percentage points compared to a year ago

Hennes & Mauritz, the world’s second-biggest fashion retailer, warned on Thursday of a “very negative” impact from higher purchasing costs for th(...)

 Looking out from Gap on the southeast corner of Herald Square in New York. American brands, including Gap and J. Crew, are reporting slumping sales, while foreign fast-fashion brands like H&M and Uniqlo lure away their customers. (Photograph: Yana Paskova/The New York Times)

At 8:50 on a Wednesday morning, nearly two dozen shoppers hovered in front of H&M’s new global flagship store on the corner of West 34th Street a(...)