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Here’s another instalment in our series of snoops inside the for-sale houses of Irish business glitterati.Dalton Philips, the retailer who this week l(...)

The latest supermarket ad tracker data shows Tesco has upped its advertising massively in the Irish market – by more than 100 per cent – so it won’t lose top billing without a fight. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Whisper it but, facing into 2015, there has been an outbreak of hope within the retail industry. After seven years of fretting across the retail sp(...)

A store star is born: Conor Pope goes to work in Arnotts for the day. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Bringing an infamous sex offender to the table on the first day of a new job seems like a bad idea, so I lie to my fellow recruits around the table(...)

The Irish Bank Resolution Corporation and Ulster Bank took control of Arnotts in 2010 when they wrote off loans related to the ill-fated Northern Quarter property development

The Competition Authority has given its blessing to the acquisition of a 50 per cent stake in Dublin department store Arnotts by Fitzwilliam Finance P(...)

The Brown Thomas flagship store on Grafton Street, Dublin, is to get a €8.5 million refurbishment. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The owners of Irish department store retailer Brown Thomas have decided to wind up about 10 dormant companies registered here with the companies of(...)

Apollo Global Management is understood to be in final negotiations to acquire the debt at a price said to be about 40 cent in the euro of the face value of Arnott’s debt.

A private equity investor is close to acquiring a €230 million group of loans owed by Arnotts, the leading Dublin department store, to IBRC, the forme(...)

A €230 million group of loans owed by Arnotts, the leading Dublin department store, is to be sold to Fitzwilliam Finance Partners Investment Ltd. Photograph: Alan Betson

KPMG, the special liquidators of IBRC, the former Anglo Irish Bank, are on the brink of selling the loans of some of the best-known names in Irish bus(...)

Nigel Blow: “It was very disappointing what happened with Ulster Bank,” Mr Blow said. “In fact, disappointed is an understatement.” Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Arnotts chairman Nigel Blow has told The Irish Times he was “disappointed and surprised” that Ulster Bank sold its €140 million loans in the departmen(...)

Fitzwilliam Finance Partners Ltd, an investment company led by solicitor Noel Smyth, has bought €140 million worth of loans owed by Irish retailer Arnotts to Ulster Bank.

Fitzwilliam Finance Partners Ltd, an investment company led by solicitor Noel Smyth, has bought €140 million worth of loans owed by Irish retailer Arn(...)

Arnotts chairman Nigel Blow: “They are a credible financial backer who operate within retail who have had an interest in Arnotts for a very long time.”

The board of Irish retailer Arnotts has secured a “credible”, London-based financial backer with retail interests around Europe to help it bid for its(...)