Bank of Ireland climbed 2.21 per cent to 32.4 cents. Volumes were decent, with 292 million shares changing hands

Markets bounced back from an earlier slide as hydrocarbon and mining stocks regained some momentum following increases in oil and metals prices.Hopes(...)

François-Henri Pinault, who took over the Kering business from his father in 2006. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Since September, at least nine senior executives have left businesses controlled by French billionaire François Pinault. The latest came this month, w(...)

Mulberry, like rivals Louis Vuitton and Gucci, is struggling to compete against more accessible, trendy fashion brands such as Michael Kors

British luxury handbag maker Mulberry said full-year pretax profit would be significantly below expectations after a slump in first-half trading added(...)

Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. The protests aren’t stopping the shoppers. Photograph: EPA/MAST IRHAM

As the Hong Kong protests continue, the expectation has been that the democracy demonstrations in key business districts during the National Day Golde(...)

A model presents a creation by French designer Nicolas Ghesquiere as part of his Spring/Summer 2015 women’s ready-to-wear collection for fashion house Louis Vuitton during Paris Fashion Week today. Photograph: Reuters/Gonzalo Fuentes

Paris fashion week ended today in spectacular style with the Louis Vuitton show, which took place in the new museum of contemporary art, Fondation (...)

 Richard Malone. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Standing in the doorway of the Fumbally Cafe in Dublin, Richard Malone cuts a distinctive figure dressed in a bright red shirt, multicoloured runne(...)

Jimmy Choo, which was acquired by private-equity investors three times before being bought by JAB in 2011, sells women’s and men’s shoes, handbags and accessories in more than 100 stores around the world. Its eponymous founder left the design house in 2001.

Jimmy Choo, the luxury shoemaker owned by JAB Holdings, may begin its initial public offering in London as soon as this month amid rising demand for e(...)

Yves Carcelle, who has died aged 66, was the charismatic executive who transformed Louis Vuitton from a staid French maker of handbags and travel trun(...)

Former Louis Vuitton chief executive, who has died aged 66, at the opening of the company’s new ‘Etoile’ store in 2012. Photograph: Alessia Pierdomenico/ Bloomberg

Yves Carcelle, the man credited with turning Louis Vuitton into the world’s biggest luxury brand by revenue, has died, Louis Vuitton parent LVMH said(...)

Former Virginia governor Robert McDonnell’s wife Maureen arrives with her daughter for her trial in Richmond, Virginia yesterday. Photograph: Jay Westcott/Reuters

Less than a month before her husband’s inauguration as Virginia governor, Maureen McDonnell sent an email to a senior member of his staff.“I need to (...)