Grafton Street, Dublin: rents on the street have  risen to €5,500 per sq m (€511 per sq ft).  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Grafton Street is often cited as a barometer for the retail sector, and latest figures suggest a recovery in rents and values is well under way. Zone (...)

A 27 per cent surge in Inditex’s stock price this year has inflated 79-year-old founder Amancio Ortega’s fortune to $71 billion. That makes him richer than Warren Buffett and second to Bill Gates

Inditex, the world’s largest clothing retailer, said first-quarter profit rose 28 per cent, the fastest pace in more than two years, as the Zara owner(...)

69 Grafton Street: occupied by women’s fashion trader Vera Moda.

The Irish property investment fund IPUT has acquired three prime retail properties in Dublin city centre from the Construction Workers’ Pension Schem(...)

The Karen Millen shop on Grafton Street. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The Karen Millen ladies’ fashion store on Dublin’s Grafton Street is to close and make way for another trader. A number of international brands(...)

Za Clothing, the main Inditex company in Ireland that operates nine Zara stores, saw net profits fell from €5.3 million to just over €3 million

Inditex, the Spanish retailing giant that owns the Zara group, says it plans to open more Irish stores when it finds suitable outlets. The grou(...)

H&M said sales rose 19 per cent in May, its fastest growth in six months. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

The world’s two top fashion retailers, Zara owner Inditex and Hennes & Mauritz, reported strong sales growth today, benefiting from a recovery (...)

Given all the publicity about War Horse , it comes as no surprise that Massimo Dutti’s lates(...)

McDonald’s on Grafton Street: its Zone A rents have fallen from €10,085 per sq m (€937 per sq ft) to €4,843 per sq m (€450 per sq ft). photograph: alan betson

McDonald’s fast food chain is to have its rent reduced by 47 per cent on Dublin’s Grafton Street less than two we(...)

The new  HMV store will be located in the old A-Wear premises. Photograph: Alan Betson /Irish Times

Entertainment retailer HMV is to reopen on Dublin’s Grafton Street barely a year after it was forced to close(...)

Sisley at 59 Grafton Street, Dublin, which has a retail area of 129sq m (1,389sq ft). photograph: alan betson

The French fashion trader Sisley is faced with the prospect of having to pay significant financial compens(...)