Topaz has more than 2,000 employees and close to 35 per cent of the consumer market in Ireland

The sale of fuel chain Topaz to the Canadian retailer Alimentation Couche-Tard has been completed with Niall Anderton named as the Irish company’s new(...)

The Blanchardstown Centre counts Penneys, Dunnes and Marks & Spencer among its retail offerings. Photograph: Paul Sherwood

The Blanchardstown Centre in west Dublin, Ireland’s biggest retail complex, will be put up for sale next month by its owner, Green Property Group. I(...)

Ogilvy & Mather Dublin campaign work includes TV3’s soap opera Red Rock

Profits at the Irish division of advertising and public relations group Ogilvy & Mather fell by 6.5 per cent in 2014, a year in which revenues dec(...)

Image one: Brown hat €235, Wrap €355; Gushlow & Cole, Arnotts. Image two: Ear muffs €155, Arnotts. Image three: Coat €530, Reiss, Arnotts. Image four: Coat €230, Coast; Blouse €115, Theory, Brown Thomas.

The current season’s faux furs, so much in fashion, can deceive the eye and touch. Fur has been flying on the catwalks and fake animal pelts are havi(...)

A file image of PJ Mara from 1983. He was Charles Haughey’s press officer and confidant in the 1980s and Bertie Ahern’s director of elections for each of the three-in-a-row victories between 1997 and 2007. File photograph: Peter Thursfield/The Irish Times

PJ Mara was a flamboyant, larger-than-life character who played a central role in Fianna Fáil for more than three decades. He was Charles Haughey’s (...)

PJ Mara acted as director of elections for Fianna Fáil in 1997, 2002 and 2007.

Tributes have been paid to former government press secretary PJ Mara, who has died aged 73. A flamboyant, larger than life character who played a cen(...)

Penneys on Mary Street, Dublin.Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Associated British Foods said on Thursday unusually warm winter weather meant sales at its Penneys/Primark discount fashion chain stalled in the nine (...)

From left, icebreaker, €100 from thegreatoutdoors.ie; tank top from Harvey Nichols, €71; and a top from Bershka, €14.99

At last year’s Women’s Innovation Summit, the chief executive of Nike made an announcement. He said, “Leggings are the new denim.” Well he would, w(...)

You wanted to know how to  de-Google your life in six steps. Photograph: Chris Ison/PA Wire

It was the year during which we learned that there were Irish names in HSBC files, that pension entitlement was an issue for Irish women and that our (...)

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(...)