Twist in the tale: Waterstones-owned Hodges Figgis on Dawson Street, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A change of ownership can be relied upon to heighten tensions among both the staff of a business and anybody whose livelihood depends on it. The propo(...)

 The Hodges Figgis shop on Dawson Street, Dublin. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Hodges Figgis closed down for four hours in 1995. It was to allow for the legal transfer of ownership from UK company Pentos to new owners Thorn EMI, (...)

Waterstones has three outlets in the Republic including Hodges Figgis on Dublin’s Dawson Street. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Bookstore chain Waterstones reported an almost 29 per cent increase in profits at its Irish branches last year despite a fall in the volume of sales i(...)

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(...)

Waterstones, which owns Hodges Figgis in Dublin as well as  the Cork branch of Waterstones, recorded a pretax profit of €1.9m. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Booksellers Waterstones more than doubled its profits in Ireland in the year to the end of April 2016, accounts just filed at the Companies Office sho(...)

Air France executive vice president for human resources and labour relations Xavier Broseta after scuffles broke out at the airline’s headquarters on Monday
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Image of the week: Storm the headquarters Air France executive vice president for human resources and labour relations Xavier Broseta is not sh(...)