Breege O’Donoghue, executive director of  Primark/Penneys at their Dublin offices, dressed in clothes by the brand. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Sitting in a funky lime green chair in Arthur Ryan House on Parnell Street in Dublin, Breege O’Donoghue proudly declares that everything I can see her(...)

 AIB deputy chair Catherine Woods during the bank’s agm at The Ballsbridge Hotel in Dublin. She said pay restrictions were of “concern” to investors. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

State-controlled bank AIB has stepped up its long-running campaign to convince the Government that the crisis-era restrictions that were brought in on(...)

CRH finished the session up more than 0.5 per cent to €30.15, after its management update revealed plans for a further €350 million share buyback in coming months

The pan-European STOXX 600 index ended 0.1 per cent lower, breaking an eight-session winning run during which it gained 1.5 per cent. After opening lo(...)

The value-focused fashion retailer has managed to largely swerve the recent struggles on the British high street

A sharp rise in profits at Penneys/Primark boosted earnings at owner Associated British Foods, helping the conglomerate keep its 2019 outlook steady. (...)

A Penneys store  in Dublin.  ABF  revealed its Dublin-headquartered Penneys/Primark company was likely to increase sales in the first half of the year by 4%. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

MONDAY Results: Whirlpool. TUESDAY Results: JetBlue Airways, Procter & Gamble, Coca Cola. Indicators: Euro zone budget and debt to GDP ratio(...)

The Penneys/Primark group has embraced its customers’ view of shopping as a recreational event. But for how much longer can it eschew their shift to online?

In its trading update this week, Associated British Foods (ABF) revealed that its Dublin-headquartered fast-fashion cash cow, Penneys/Primark, is(...)

The US industrials sector was 0.82% higher, helped by Caterpillar Inc’s 2.3% jump and Boeing’s 0.7% rise . File photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Shares rallied on Monday as US president Donald Trump appeared to defer increases in tariffs on Chinese imports and hint that he was very close to a t(...)

Associated British Foods, which owns the Primark clothing chain and trades as Penneys in Ireland,  said it expected a small reduction in adjusted operating profit for the 24 weeks to March 2nd. Photograph: iStock

Associated British Foods expects to deliver first-half revenue growth in all of its businesses, other than sugar, helping it to deliver earnings per s(...)

Primark’s total sales in the UK rose 1 per cent – exceeding internal expectations in a market which declined year on year. Photograph: iStock

Leaving the European Union at the end of March without a deal would be “reckless” for Britain, the finance chief of Primark owner Associated British F(...)

Apple’s first sales warning in over a decade sent European shares sliding, with the tech sector particularly badly bruised as chipmakers that supply the iPhone maker fell sharply. Photograph: Getty Images

A revenue warning from Apple rocked equity markets around the globe yesterday as concerns over a damaging China-US trade battle and its impact on worl(...)

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