Arnotts: Selfridges Group acquired the 172-year-old Henry Street business on Monday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Irishman Paul Kelly says he has “long admired” the Dublin department store Arnotts and on Monday he got the opportunity to shape its future when Selfr(...)

Break time: A shopper off her feet in the furniture department. Photograph: The Irish Times

1843 – The store that is now Arnotts opens for business at 14 Henry Street having been set up by George Cannock and Andrew White. 1845 – Bankers Andre(...)

 Arnotts, Henry Street, Dublin.  Selfridges has bought the city centre department store for an undisclosed sum. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Ciarán Hancock Dublin department store Arnotts has been acquired by the Selfridges Group, the high-end UK retailer owned by successful Canadian busin(...)

Conor Whelan, chairman of Retail Ireland. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Retailers have asked Dublin City Council to scrap proposals to ban private cars from large parts of the city centre because they say it will have “(...)

Arnotts is trading well,  with operating profit of  €12.5 million for the year to the end of January 2014. Photograph: Alan Betson

The battle to take full control of Arnotts department store in Dublin is set to intensify in coming weeks, as its two rival shareholder blocs step (...)

Retail Ireland says figures suggest it will be retailers’ best Christmas for five years. It has forecast a 2 per cent rise in the sales worth €80 million. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Men were out in force in the winter sales too with major retailers expressing surprise at the number of male shoppers hunting for bargains.An unusual(...)

The queue outside JD Sports on Dublin’s Henry Street at 8:30am on St Stephen’s Day  as sales start in many  major stores. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A bleak December 26th this year might have persuaded any right-thinking person that venturing outside would constitute reckless behaviour. But you h(...)

Arnotts’ management team faces stiff competition to acquire the IBRC loans with 
UK retailer Selfridges also believed to be through to the second round of bidding.

The management team at Irish retailer Arnotts is believed to have secured a backer willing to bid for the retailer’s loans with Irish Bank Resolution(...)

Arnotts in Dublin. Trading remains difficult in spite of a significant investment in-store  in the past few years. Photograph: Alan Betson

Department-store retailer Arnotts has appointed Ray Hernan as its new chief executive. This role was previously filled by Nigel Blow, who became chair(...)