The owner of Primark has forecast a modest decline in earnings for 2015-2016. Photograph: Reuters/Suzanne Plunkett

Associated British Foods, owner of the Penneys/Primark fashion chain and AB Sugar, warned yesterday that currency moves will dent earnings in its new (...)

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(...)

Double-digit percentage sales growth at Primark fuelled speculation of a possible break-up. Photograph: Lewis Stickley/PA Wire

Associated British Foods has no plans to separate its high-flying Primark discount fashion chain from its grocery and struggling sugar business(...)

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(...)

Associated British Foods reported a 13 per cent rise in full-year profit this morning as its Primark discount fashion chain, which includes Penneys in Ireland, expanded rapidly. Photography: Dara Mac Dónaill

Associated British Foods reported a 13 per cent rise in full-year profit this morning as its Primark discount fashion chain expanded rapidly.AB Foods (...)

Associated British Foods beat forecasts with a 20 per cent rise in first half profit, driven by a stellar performance from its Primark clothin(...)