Grafton Street, Dublin: rents on the street have  risen to €5,500 per sq m (€511 per sq ft).  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Grafton Street is often cited as a barometer for the retail sector, and latest figures suggest a recovery in rents and values is well under way. Zone (...)

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Tower Records store, Wicklow Street, Dublin: COS to occupy 743sq m (8,000sq ft) of retail space at ground and first floor levels. Photograph: Eric Luke

Only weeks after confirming plans to open a major H&M fashion store in the former National Irish Bank on Dublin’s College Green, the Swedish group(...)

The world’s biggest clothing group, Spain’s Inditex, is to open a Massimo Dutti store before Christmas in the former HMV outlet on Dublin’s Grafton St(...)

The HMV store at 65/66 Grafton Street, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Zara owner Inditex is expected to be high on the list of international fashion traders to be targeted by agent Savills when it launches a marketing(...)