A general view of the inside of Bewley’s Cafe on busy Grafton Street in Dublin. Photograph: Artur Widak/PA Wire

As the property bubble reached its height in January 2007, the rent on Bewley’s landmark cafe on Dublin’s Grafton Street was set at €1.464 million (...)

Irish Life’s purchase of 2 Grand Canal Square will be seen as a landmark deal at a time when rents seem set to rise significantly.

Fears that the commercial property investment market is overheating have emerged following the sale of an office block in the south Dublin dockland(...)

H&M plans to roll out in 8 to 10 online markets in 2015 after starting up sites in Spain, Italy and China this autumn

Hennes & Mauritz, the world’s second-biggest fashion retailer, said sales in June had gotten off to a good start after reporting second-quarter pr(...)

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 (...)

Kristen Henderson, a fashion blogger, wears a Zara outfit. Clothes from Zara are an increasingly common sight on fashion industry tastemakers in their daily routine. photograph: yana paskova/the new york times

When they are not tending clients or updating inventory at the Albright Fashion Library, a supplier of fresh-from-the-runway-looks to stylists, social(...)

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(...)

In one of the most significant high-quality investment sales this year, three office bloc(...)

Ann Finn, head of personal shopping in menswear at Brown Thomas, tries to change Harry McGee’s mind about suits by decking him out in a Canali suit, €1,050; Eton shirt, €129; Drakes of London tie, €125; and Prada shoes, €480. HARRY’S VERDICT: “The suit Ann chose was very comfortable, the shirt is easy to iron and doesn’t become a crumpled mess with movement. Her advice was to leave everything out of the pockets and go for a man bag – for many Irish men, that remains a step too far.” Photograph: Dave Sleator

Left: McGee in his sports gear. HARRY'S VERDICT: 'It's not exactly a red carpet outfit but, maybe it's the scout in me who never grew up, I could s(...)

Joan Fontaine wearing culottes in 1947. Photograph: Getty Images
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Joan Fontaine in culottes in 1947. Photograph: Getty Images
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