The newly refurbished ground floor area in Brown Thomas on  Grafton Street: the company’s revenues rose by 2 per cent to €146 million in the year to February 1st 2014. Photograph: Alan Betson

Brown Thomas is planning to hire 200 temporary staff to meet demand for the Christmas and new year sales period and is also set to invest more than €(...)

Brown Thomas has partnered with French  restaurateur Patrick Guilbaud in design of new menu. Photograph: Eric Luke / THE IRISH TIMES

French restaurateur Patrick Guilbaud is set to add a touch of Michelin-star flair to Brown Thomas’s food offering at its flagship Grafton Street depa(...)

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(...)

Brown Thomas on Grafton Street: “We’re going to put in a new beauty hall,” managing director Stephen Sealey said yesterday. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Irish retailer Brown Thomas is planning to spend up to €9 million next year refurbishing the ground floor of its flagship department store on Grafton (...)

Brown Thomas aims to have half of its in-store products available to buy on the web by next summer. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

After 164 years of traditional bricks and mortar trading, Irish department store group Brown Thomas will launch its first online trading store on Tues(...)

Brown Thomas, shop fronts on Grafton Street, Dublin. The company, which employs some 1,000 people, is next year facing a large increase in its commercial rates bill – to €1.1 million. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times
A perverse rate hike

Does Dublin City Council have a jobs strategy for the city? The question is prompted by some pertinent comments from Stephen Sealey, managing director(...)

Brown Thomas managing director Stephen Sealey: “We have commenced a consultation process with the trustees of the defined benefit scheme and the members about changes to the scheme to ensure its long-term sustainability.”

Retailer Brown Thomas is proposing a number of changes to its general defined benefit (DB) pension scheme aimed at tackling a (...)