A lone shopper sits outside a Primark clothing store. Photographer: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Increasingly erratic weather is driving European clothing retailers to buy goods more often and closer to home, rather than relying on seasonal collec(...)

Shoppers at a Primark store in Berlin.

Mark Paul, Business Affairs CorrespondentPrimark, the Dublin-headquartered retailer that trades in Ireland as Penneys, has struck a deal with the depa(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny speaks during the opening of a Primark store at Alexanderplatz in Berlin, Germany, last week. Photograph: Britta Pedersen/EPA

Another storming performance from Penneys and Primark prompted owner Associated British Foods to raise its annual earnings guidance on Thursday, after(...)

 Taoiseach Enda Kenny opens a new Primark store in Berlin this morning.  The opening of Primark in Alexanderplatz has had a substantial local economic impact with the creation of more than 800 new jobs, bringing the total number of people employed by Primark in Germany to over 6,100. 1:36

Taoiseach Enda Kenny was given a rock-star welcome worthy of David Hasselhoff himself when he arrived to open a new Primark store in Berlin this morni(...)

From humble beginnings in Dublin, Primark is now a European giant. “Primania” may sound like an American wrestling tournament but is, the retailer assures us, the euphoric effect its fast and affordable fashion has on consumers across eight European countries.

Board Berlin’s U9 underground train and you’ll soon see why it’s nicknamed the “Primark Line”. The closer you get to the terminus in Steglitz, the hig(...)

Image of the week: Marchant mirth  The man laughing his head off is Paul Marchant, chief executive of Primark, and it’s not because he’s see(...)

A Primark store in central London. Along with its Boston plans, the cut-price retailer is said to be in negotiations on another eight stores in the US northeast. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Filene’s Basement was a pioneering retail institution in Boston. Located in the famous, now closed Filene’s store at Downtown Crossing in the c(...)

Seventeen-month-old Sheikh Rihan, seen with his grandfather, lost both parents in the collapse of the Rana Plaza last April. Photograph: Action Aid

Fashion lovers in more than 48 countries are being asked to wear an item of clothing inside out, take a selfie and share it on social media with th(...)

Grace wears a maxi dress €17, bikini top €7, bikini briefs €5, bag €9 and scarf (turban) €5 from Penneys summer 2014 collection at the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin. Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Penneys preview of its summer collections, its exotic prints and hothouse florals inspired by Caribbean and African influences, took place amon(...)

H&M says operating profit rose 8.7% to 3.4 billion Swedish kronor, although the increase would have been 14% without the cost of long-term investments. Photographer: Akos Stiller/Bloomberg

Hennes and Mauritz (H&M), Europe’s second-biggest clothing retailer, says the cost of investing in online expansion weighed on first-quarte(...)