The Setanta Centre building, on Nassau Street in Dublin. Photograph: Dave Meehan/ The Irish Times

Planning consultants for the Kilkenny Group claim a planned €100 million office development by the Goodman family at Nassau Street in Dublin would hav(...)

Lorraine Higgins, REI’s chief executive, suggested the fall in coffee sales is “wholly attributable to the heatwave”.

The start of the summer heatwave blew the froth off sales of hot coffee, sending the segment into its first monthly decline for five years, according (...)

Dreams:  already has six shops in  Northern Ireland

Dreams, a private equity-backed UK furniture retailer, is weighing a possible expansion in the Republic of Ireland over the next 12 months. Mike Log(...)

The queue outside Victoria’s Secret on Grafton Street before opening in December

Business Affairs Correspondent The Irish-born former president of global lingerie chain Victoria’s Secret has criticised its decision to open its fi(...)

     US retail industry lobbyist Matthew Shay has warned   that a  proposed  levy on imports   could cripple Irish exporters of food and clothing to America. Photograph: Getty

The top Washington lobbyist for the US retail industry says any attempt by President Donald Trump’s administration to place a mooted levy on imports (...)

Most products bought on the internet are returned not because they are defective but because they were not what the customer expected.  Photograph: iStock

Too many five-star product reviews do not help internet retailers, a new study shows. It appears that excellent reviews increase prospective customers(...)

Bus drivers on strike in the rain at the Phibsborough depot in Dublin on May 2nd.

Business organisations said their trade has been significantly damaged, particularly in urban areas, due to the continuing bus strike . The 48-hour wo(...)

Retail Excellence Ireland (REIis predicting that sales this December will be up on last year.

Retail Excellence Ireland (REI), an industry lobby group, is predicting that sales this December will be up on last year but will fail to spike in the(...)

Retail Excellence Ireland is giving its best Grinch impression

Santa Claus may have arrived at Blanchardstown over the weekend but Retail Excellence Ireland (REI) is giving its best Grinch impression. The industry(...)

Michael Noonan: being lobbied furiously  behind the scenes.  Photograph: Eric Luke

Furious lobbying is taking place behind the scenes in an attempt to convince Minister for Finance Michael Noonan to add a little retail therapy to th(...)

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