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International revenues now make up more than two-fifths of Boohoo’s sales. Photograph: Getty

Revenue at teen fashion brand Boohoo topped £1 billion (€1.1 billion) over a 12-month period for the first time following what it described as an “out(...)

Penneys/Primark warned on Monday that profit margins will fall in its new financial year as a weaker pound pushes up import costs. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Associated British Foods maintained its guidance for the 2018/19 year, forecasting good profit performances at its Penneys/Primark fashion chain and (...)

The Xtra-Vision store on the corner of Baggot Street and Waterloo Road in Dublin: Try to explain to a child of the 21st century what a video library was and watch confusion cloud their faces. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Last week, in an idle moment, Pricewatch took to Twitter and asked about the shops which have closed that people missed the most. The response was en(...)

In recent years M&S’s self-inflicted problems – poor clothing ranges, sub-standard online operation and shabby stores – have been compounded by the malaise afflicting the wider retail sector.

According to the Marks & Spencer chairman, Archie Norman, a place in the flagship FTSE 100 index is no big deal. But then, as M&S is being boo(...)

Data editing errors blamed after 20 per cent rise in home starts reported as a 13 per cent decline. Photograph: Alan Betson

Stockbroking heavyweight Davy has entered the battle for control of rival Goodbody, the Sunday Times reports. Davy joins Irish Life and a Chinese bank(...)

The funeral procession of founder Arthur Ryan passes the original Penneys store on Mary Street as staff form a guard of honour. Photograph: John Mc ElroyPhotograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Penneys-Primark founder and chairman Arthur Ryan was “fun, fantastic and loyal” his wife Alma told mourners at his funeral on Saturday. Mr Ryan, who (...)

A private man, Arthur Ryan   had his own security guard and liked dropping into stores anonymously with a daily schedule kept secret to all but his closest aides.

The death at 83 of Arthur Ryan, founder of Penneys (operating as Primark outside of Ireland) which this year marks its 50th anniversary, brings to an (...)

Arthur Ryan, centre, talks with Primark chief executive  Paul Marchant in  2014. ‘I was fortunate enough to work closely with him and experience first-hand his sharp mind and innovative thinking,’ Mr Marchant said. Photograph: Javier Barbancho/Reuters

Arthur Ryan, founder and chairman of Irish retail phenomenon Penneys/Primark, has died at the age of 83 following a short illness. Mr Ryan ran the fi(...)

AB Foods shares were little changed in London on Thursday. Photograph: iStock

Budget fashion retailer Primark, which trades in Ireland as Penneys, said sales bounced back after a soggy May kept shoppers out of stores. The comp(...)

Activists protesting for  safe workplace for garments workers mark the sixth anniversary of the Rana Plaza building collapse, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, in April. Photograph: Mamunur Rashid/NurPhoto via Getty Images

“Fast fashion” retailer Primark, which trades in its home market as Penney’s, faced protests this week in Germany after a christian group alleged tha(...)

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