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Henry Street in Dublin at one point had a vacancy rate of 31%. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The decision by US clothing retailer Gap to extricate itself from bricks and mortar retail stores in Ireland may have come as a shock to consumers her(...)

Mothercare has signed a 10-year deal with Boots. Photograph: In Pictures Ltd/Corbis via Getty

Babycare group Mothercare has announced a new business model after talks with franchisees. It has also finalised a deal with Boots to sell goods acros(...)

There are a group of firms which will only be viable in a return to something like the “old” normal – many pubs, for example. We don’t know whether the “new” normal is  temporary or  semi-permanent. Photograph: David Sleator

There will be a lot of challenging roles in the next cabinet. Perhaps the toughest will be minister for jobs, or whatever grand title is given to that(...)

The Mothercare shop at the St Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre, Dublin will be one of 14 outlets not to reopen. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Mothercare’s retail business in the Republic is being placed into liquidation with the family that owns the franchise here citing the “unprecedented” (...)

Worldwide sales at the retailer dropped 8.4%  in its latest half-year reporting period. Photograph: iStock

Struggling baby products retailer Mothercare reported a 8.4 per cent drop in half-year worldwide sales on Tuesday, hit by past troubles at its UK oper(...)

The Sprucefield park’s tenants include large UK multiples, such as Marks & Spencer, Boots, Next, Pets at Home and a Mothercare outlet that is slated for closure.

Intu, a listed UK owner of shopping centres, has sold Sprucefield retail park in Lisburn, Co Down, for £40 million (€46.7 million), more than 40 per c(...)

Mothercare has lost nearly half its share value this year. Photograph: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

European shares advanced on Monday, amid signs that the US and China could soon put to rest a damaging trade war, with a better-than-expected set of f(...)

The global Mothercare group said it has undertaken a review of the UK business and found that it is ‘not capable of returning to a level of structural profitability’. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Mothercare has announced plans to place its UK retail business in administration, putting about 2,500 jobs at risk. The children’s retailer, which ha(...)

 Mothercare said it will now focus on rebuilding its brand. Photograph:  Andrew Yates/Reuters

Losses at Mothercare UK have widened on the back of a drastic restructuring plan, but the company said it will now focus on rebuilding its brand. Hea(...)

The group  has closed almost 40 stores in the last two years, as well as relocating and downsizing others. Photograph: iStock

Monsoon and Accessorize could be the latest stores to disappear from high streets, after the owner of both brands called in advisers to speed up its c(...)

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