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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(...)

Photograph: iStock

British businesses ravaged by the pandemic skipped more than £4 billion in rent last year. With the bill coming due, a battle over sharing the pain is(...)

Topshop outlet in Jervis Shopping Centre, Dublin pictured before the pandemic. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

It has been a bleak start to 2021 for many retailers, and for almost 500 Irish employees of collapsed UK fashion group Arcadia, it couldn’t get any mo(...)

Boohoo said a deal was not guaranteed. Photograph: Bloomberg

British online fashion retailer Boohoo has entered exclusive talks with the administrators of Philip Green’s collapsed Arcadia group over the purchase(...)

Arcadia Group owned Topshop, Topman, Wallis and Miss Selfridge stores in Ireland. Photograph: Peter Summers/Getty Images

Almost 500 Irish workers are to be made redundant at Arcadia, the UK retailer whose brands include Topshop and Miss Selfridge. The Mandate trade uni(...)

  People shopping in Topshop on Henry Street. Photograph: Tom Honan

Trade union Mandate met Ken Fennell of Deloitte Ireland, provisional liquidator of the Topshop/Topman fashion chains in the Republic on Thursday. The(...)

Arcadia’s brands include Topshop, Topman, Dorothy Perkins, Wallis and Miss Selfridge. Photograph: iStock

Fashion retailer Next is in talks with American investment firm Davidson Kempner Capital Management for a joint bid to gain control of Arcadia fashion(...)

Topshop parent, Arcadia,  said it was taking “all appropriate steps” to mitigate the punishing effects of a second lockdown, but denied it was about to go into administration. Photograph: Peter Summers/Getty Images

Arcadia, the fashion empire controlled by Philip Green and his family, said it was taking “all appropriate steps” to mitigate the punishing effects of(...)

An almost deserted Grafton Street. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Up to two-thirds of retailers are still carrying rent arrears arising from the lockdown of April and May, industry research suggests, as the Governmen(...)

Arcadia is planning to close six stores in the Republic. Photograph: Getty

Sir Philip Green has proposed concessions for landlords in a last-minute deal to shore up support for his retail empire’s restructuring plans. The To(...)

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