Jenny Rodden, Three Store manager in Galway, with Eugene and Ronan Greaney from The Dough Bros Wood Fired Pizza, one the businesses that uses the 3Plus app to find new customers. Photo: Andrew Downes/

Originally launched in 2015, Three Ireland’s 3Plus loyalty app is now being used by businesses around Ireland to target users living locally and who m(...)

Shoppers at Kildare Village: approximately 60 per cent of tax-free sales at Kildare Village last year were made by visitors from China

Kildare Village, which is still awaiting the outcome of an appeal over its planned €50 million expansion, is looking to woo more Chinese tourists to t(...)

Elizabeth Francis loves the oval shape of her white Kartell table

Elizabeth Francis grew up in Co Donegal and studied architecture at UCD. After graduation she went to work in Paris. There she met Mario Cucinella, a(...)

Kildare Village is adding  36 new outlets and two restaurants, bringing the total of designer shops to 100

Former Dunnes Stores executive Maria McGovern has departed as the director of Kildare Village, the luxury outlet centre currently undergoing a €50 mi(...)

Varde Partners is in negotiations with Lloyds Bank to buy the Spectrum portfolio of shopping centres. Photograph:  Carl Court/Getty Images
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US investment fund Varde Partners is in exclusive negotiations with Lloyds Bank to buy the Spectrum portfolio of shopping centres, reports the (...)

Kildare Village: plans are afoot to begin work on an extension later this year that will include the addition of 35 more outlets

Kildare Village, the luxury outlets centre that is gearing up for a €50 million expansion, had a royal visit last week. Retail royalty, in any case.Bu(...)

There are more Chinese tourists than ever, including those seen at the St Patrick’s Day parade in Dublin last year. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Do you know your dim sum from your congee? If you are in the hotel or tourism business, perhaps you should consider adding these Chinese dishes to you(...)

Kildare Village: to step up  marketing efforts to “cosmopolitan, wealthy travellers” from outside Europe, especially China and Russia

Kildare Village, the fashion outlets complex just off the M7 motorway near Kildare town, says it intends to target larger numbers of wealthy traveller(...)