Traders work at the post that trades FedEx on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Photograph:  Brendan McDermid/Reuters

European shares hit a 14-year high on Wednesday before a meeting at which the European Central Bank is expected to affirm its loose policy stance, a(...)

The Next shop on Grafton Street in Dublin city centre: the retailer is now concentrating on larger in-town or out-of-town stores. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Fashion and accessories retailer Next is to close its shop on Dublin’s Grafton Street and make way for another fashion and lifestyle group Hugo Bos(...)

Next, the UK’s second-biggest clothing retailer, lowered its full-year sales forecast, saying some collections aren’t doing as well as they were a year ago. Photo: PA Wire

Next, the UK’s second-biggest clothing retailer, lowered its full-year sales forecast, saying some collections aren’t doing as well as they were a ye(...)

Highlights will include 10 industrial, retail and office buildings located in Dublin, Galway, Mullingar and Monaghan, with reserves set at more than €800,000.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The first Allsop Space auction of the year may not boast very many trophy homes, but for those on the look out for promising business premises and inc(...)

MacDonagh Junction, Kilkenny – around €17 million for a  50 per cent stake in the core arcade as well as full ownership of a number of other shops and offices on site

Six provincial shopping centres, valued before the property crash at €400 to €450 million are to be offered for sale in one lot at over €115 million.(...)

Unit 3 Merlin Commercial Park, Doughiska, Co Galway. Retail warehouse building. Reserve: €1.85m-€2m. Unit 3 Merlin Commercial Park, Doughiska, Co Galway

The first Allsop Space auction of 2015 on February 18th features 222 properties with a total reserve of more than €40 million.Many of the commercial (...)

Body, €22.99 from New Look; Lace body, €25 from Next; Body by Rosie for Autograph, €60 from Marks & Spencer

Question: I’m going for a weekend away with my new boyfriend. It’ll be the first time we’ll be together, so to speak. He’s never seen me in anythin(...)

John Lewis is pressing ahead with plans to grow its store numbers from 42 to 65

Online sales were the major driver of festive sales for retail, according to the Christmas trading statement from UK department store John Lewis. In (...)

Next: clothing retailer said the outlook for UK retail is improving after it reported Christmas-season sales that beat analysts’ estimates, driving the shares higher in London trading.

Next Plc said the outlook for UK retail is improving after the clothing retailer reported Christmas-season sales that beat analysts’ estimates, drivin(...)

Alan Yarrow, the lord mayor of the City of London. “We have got to make sure that we have got friends in Europe”

Britain needs friends in Europe, says Alan Yarrow, the Lord Mayor of the City of London, who is becoming ever more concerned about the drift in the (...)