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European shares hit their lowest point in more than 21 months following an anxious slide on Wall Street, as jitters over rising US Treasury yields, trade tensions and signs of slowing global growth prompted a sell-off of risky assets.

European shares hit their lowest point in more than 21 months following an anxious slide on Wall Street, as jitters over rising US Treasury yields, tr(...)

WH Smith has outlets in Dublin, Cork and Shannon airports, as well as a concession at Arnotts department store in Dublin. Photograph: Alessia Pierdomenico/Reuters

The Irish arm of British retailer WH Smith saw profit in the Republic more than double last year as air passenger number increases in Dublin and Cork (...)

WH Smith said like-for-like sales fell 4 per cent across its 610-strong high street chain.

Retailer WH Smith has said it continues to put faith in plans to boost stationery sales to help offset under-pressure high street trading after half-y(...)

Michael Wolff’s book ‘Fire And Fury’ is ‘a phenomenal seller’ for Waterstones. Photograph: Reuters

Waterstones has reported an 80 per cent jump in annual profits, with the bookseller predicting an even brighter future just six years after the rise o(...)

WH Smith has more than 750 outlets at transport hubs, mainly in airports and railway stations

British books and stationery retailer WH Smith said its sales rose 2 per cent in the 15 weeks to June 10th, as a strong performance at outlets at tran(...)

CRH closed 2.2% higher having earlier threatened to hit an all-time high as the building materials giant is seen as a key beneficiary of Trump’s infrastructure spending plans

European equities joined a global rally, jumping the most since November, on optimism about global economic growth and corporate earnings. The Stoxx(...)

Kingspan fell 5.7 per cent, despite announcing a new partnership with KoolDuct.

Turmoil returned to global financial markets yesterday as oil plunged past $27 a barrel, the Dow Jones Industrial Average sank as much as 565 points a(...)

 “One can’t deny that things are improving, but I see at least another 18 months before we see a sustained level of growth in retail.” Conor Whelan at Eason’s flagship store on O’Connell Street, Dublin.  Photograph: Eric Luke

On a side table of an office on the top floor of Eason & Son, the 127-year-old grand dame of Irish books-to-stationery retailing, is a collection (...)