Christy O’Connor Jnr will be laid to rest in his native Galway on Tuesday afternoon. Photograph: Michael Cooper/Allsport/Getty

Christy O’Connor Jnr will be laid to rest in his native Galway on Tuesday afternoon. Thousands of people are expected to attend the funeral mass of t(...)

The Chinese business world has been rattled by the corruption investigations. Photograph: Reuters

The billionaire founder of Metersbonwe, one of China’s best-known fashion brands, has gone missing, the latest in a series of Chinese business people (...)

A shopper carries a branded shopping bag as she exits a Zara  store. Photograph: Akos Stiller/Bloomberg

Clothing retailer Inditex said sales grew at the fastest pace in three years as Spanish consumption shows signs of recovering after years of austerity(...)

Zara is just one of the brands owned by of Inditex and ITX Fashion: others include Bershka and Massimo Dutti. Photographer: Martin Leissl/Bloomberg

Zara owner Inditex is gearing up for global online growth, but its Dublin based operation ITX Fashion may no longer play a central role in th(...)

Maurice Lévy: has been called the Napoleon of advertising for the string of acquisitions – not always friendly – which grew the once small Publicis agency into a giant.

If judged only by numbers, Maurice Lévy would be an impressive figure. He has transformed Publicis, the French firm he joined in 1971, into the world’(...)

The timing of Grifols’s move to Dublin has raised eyebrows, coming only about a week after the Irish government announced a new business-friendly corporate tax category, and in the same month as the OECD’s BEPS guidelines.

One part of the move had been long in the works by Grifols, a big Spanish medical company. The other came as a politically fraught surprise. When Gri(...)

Whitewater shopping centre: top 10 tenants account for over 52 per cent of the income

With the ownership of Dundrum Town Centre now finally settled the stage has been cleared for the sale of Ireland’s largest regional shopping centre, t(...)

Paddy Power gained 0.5 per cent, a rise of 52 cent, closing at €100
Potential brewer merger boosts trade
  • Markets
  • September 16, 2015, 20:32

European shares ended higher for a second consecutive session, as news of a possible merger between brewers SABMiller and Anheuser-Busch InBev sent th(...)

Inditex, the world’s largest clothing retailer, reported first-half profit that matched analysts’ estimates as the Zara owner added more shops and online businesses. (Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times)

Inditex, the world’s largest clothing retailer, reported first-half profit that matched analysts’ estimates as the Zara owner added more shops and on(...)

Abercrombie & Fitch: dropping its famous logo from its clothes and moving away from its signature style of all-American preppy clothes, loud branding and sexy advertising, to more fashionable contemporary lines

Show a southside Dublin twentysomething the A&F logo or Abercrombie & Fitch’s distinctive moose logo and she – or even he – is likely to go in(...)