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The High Court has heard of hope that the jobs of some employed by the Irish arm of fashion retailer Laura Ashley can be saved following the acquisition of its UK parent. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The High Court has heard of hope that the jobs of some employed by the Irish arm of fashion retailer Laura Ashley can be saved following the acquisiti(...)

 The New York Stock Exchange. Wall Street rebounded on Tuesday following its steepest declines since the 1987 crash. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Dublin was one of the few places in which the stock market closed lower on Tuesday, as stimulus in Spain buoyed European markets and action by the Fed(...)

Bank of Ireland was down 4.2 per cent with AIB rebounding at the close to end 2 per cent lower. Permanent TSB was another faller, down 3 per cent.

European shares gave up earlier gains to end firmly in negative territory on Friday after Britain and Italy confirmed their first coronavirus cases, a(...)

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(...)

The Laura Ashley store in Grafton Street, Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Sales at Laura Ashley have dropped as the fashion and home brand grapples with tough high street conditions and plans an overhaul of its strategy. Li(...)

House of Fraser, Dundrum, Dublin. The UK retail chain  filed for administration on August 10th.

Newbridge Silverware, Foxford Woollen Mills, Google Ireland – and even Irish Water – are just some of the Irish-based brands and companies that have b(...)

Laura Ashley  said pre-tax profit tumbled from £22.8m  to £6.3m   in the year to June 30th. Photograph: Getty Images

Profits at Laura Ashley plummeted 72 per cent last year as the struggling fashion and homeware retailer pointed to challenging trading conditions and (...)

Retail sales over its first half, which include key Christmas trading, fell 3.5 per cent on a like-for-like basis

Fashion and homewares retailer Laura Ashley has warned over full-year profits after being hit by falling sales and surging costs. The group revealed (...)

Turnover from Laura Ashley home furnishings, which provide 89 per cent of total sales, increased to €11.4 million.

Fashion-to-furnishing retailer Laura Ashley recorded a 39 per cent rise in revenues at its Irish subsidiary for the 74-week period ending June 2016. (...)

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