Pre-Covid-19 Ikea could accommodate the size of a mid-size Irish town. File Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Officially, Ikea in Ballymun was supposed to open at 10am. But there were 40 people waiting outside the Dublin store at 8am so the managers opened (...)

Tommy Hilfiger’s Grafton Street store will not be reopening today. Photograph: Damien Eagers

Today is the day non-essential retail finally gets to reopen; but while many shop owners around the country will be gratefully pulling up the shutters(...)

The warehouse retailing giant has experienced a huge spike in sales in Ireland of outdoor equipment as the country prepares for an ‘outdoors summer’ of domestic tourism. Photograph: Decathlon

French sports retailer Decathlon, which reopened its Ballymun outlet on Monday for click and collect and appointment shopping, plans further expansion(...)

Bastien Grandgeorge, chief executive of Decathlon Ireland, and Kieran O’Shea, store leader in the Decathlon in Ballymun, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Major international retailers have expressed frustration over the Government’s prolonged shutdown of the non-essential retail sector and warned it is (...)

Decathlon’s chief executive in the Republic Bastien Grandgeorge (right) with Kieran O’Shea, store leader in the company’s Ballymun store. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Almost 300,000 people have passed through the doors of French sports retail giant Decathlon’s Dublin store at Ballymun since it opened in June this ye(...)

Bastien Grandgeorge, CEO Decathlon Ireland (right) and Kieran O’Shea, store leader in the new Decathlon, in Ballymun. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

French sports retail giant Decathlon is to create 25 new jobs following the hugely successful opening of its first Irish store last weekend, according(...)

Some of those queuing outside Decathlon’s new outlet in Ballymun Dublin on Saturday. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

If only queuing was a sport, Decathlon might add to its list of accessories, along with the 72 other sports it caters for in its Ballymun flagship sto(...)

Inside the Decathlon store, in Ballymun, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

After the past three months, commercial property owners can only guess what happens next. So the sight of a tenant seeking about 3,000sq m of commerci(...)

Bastien Grandgeorge (right), chief executive Decathlon Ireland, and Kieran O’Shea, store leader, outside the new Decathlon in Ballymun, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Global sports retailer Decathlon is seeking a local partner to supply hurling equipment to a potential six to nine Irish stores so it can lure players(...)

Decathlon’s new retail outlet in Ballymun. The sports retailer plans to open nine outlets in the Republic.

French sports retail giant Decathlon will open its doors to the public in Ireland for the first time on Saturday at 10.30am. Having announced its int(...)

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