Grafton Street sales. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Stores are closing on a weekly basis on Irish and UK shopping streets in a crisis reminiscent of the US retail apocalypse, and there’s no sign of a bo(...)

Louise McSharry on Bobbi Brown Shimmer Brick in Rose: These days I don’t really try to impress anyone, and that feels good

Marian Keyes, author Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair (from €67 at arnotts.ie)  My mother has used it for about 35 years (and her sk(...)

Dummy on a scooter tests the response of a self-driving Volvo bus on trial in Singapore. Photograph: Ore Huiying/Bloomberg

Image of the week: Driverless bus “I want to die like my father, peacefully in his sleep,” said Bob Monkhouse. “Not screaming and terrified, like his(...)

The John Lewis and Partners store in Oxford street, London.

John Lewis, the employee-owned retailer whose department stores and supermarkets have become a mainstay of middle-class Britain, will cut annual staff(...)

Nivea skin-cream maker Beiersdorf plunged to two-year lows after it issued a shock warning about its 2019 operating margins. Photograph: Fabian Bimmer

European shares ended a rally as a warning from Nivea skin-cream maker Beiersdorf took the glow off consumer stocks, prompting an outbreak of caution (...)

M&S will pay Ocado £750m for a half share in the venture. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images

Marks & Spencer unveiled on Wednesday plans to launch a rights issue and slash its dividend as it forges a joint venture with Ocado to take the hi(...)

TK Maxx will rent a store at Liffey Valley Shopping Centre. Photograph: PR360

TK Maxx has agreed to rent a store at Liffey Valley Shopping Centre in west Dublin at a rent of about €475,000 a year for a 2,775sq m (29,870sq ft) u(...)

Showgrounds, anchored by TK Maxx, Argos and Marks & Spencer, has been boosted by the arrival of Iceland and Dealz

Six new lettings have just been completed at the Showgrounds shopping centre in Clonmel, Co Tipperary, through joint agents HWBC and Cushman & Wak(...)

Citigroup chief executive Mike Corbatsaid that the “30 most common customer journeys”, such as ordering replacement bank cards and asking about statements, were “pretty easy to deal with”. Photo: Clodagh Kilcoyne

Citigroup chief executive Mike Corbat has suggested that “tens of thousands” of people working in the US bank’s call centres are likely to be replaced(...)

Valentine’s Day comes with a pretty hefty price tag for most Irish couples

That time is upon us again: the day when everyone is supposed to be in love and told by the media and the markets of the world to express their love b(...)

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