Victoria Shopping Centre in Belfast. Despite the reduction in shoppers, the town centre vacancy rate in the North  fell to 14.5 per cent last month. Photograph: David Sleator

Worries about Brexit may be dampening consumers’ enthusiasm to hit the shops in the North a leading trade body is warning as new figures show fewer pe(...)

The Outlet in Banbridge:  a “mid-premium outlet” which is not in the same market as Kildare Shopping Village in the Republic, but keen to emulate its success

Car registrations might not usually be the most reliable of economic indicators but when cars from the Republic start parking in greater numbers in Ba(...)