Harriet Agnew

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IKEA in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Ikea opened on Monday its first store in central Paris, part of a €400 million three-year investment across France, as the world’s largest furniture r(...)

Activists of the Association for the Taxation of Financial Transactions and for Citizens’ Action demonstrate inside an Apple Store during a protest against tax evasion in Aix-en-Provence,  France, last week. Photograph:  Boris Horvat/AFP/Getty Images

French authorities have ordered Apple to pay additional taxes believed to run into hundreds of millions of euro, following an examination of the US te(...)

French shoe designer Christian Louboutin: case centred on the technicalities of European trademark law. Photograph: Cliff Owen/AP

French shoe designer Christian Louboutin has won a decisive victory in the European Court of Justice in an intellectual property case relating to its (...)

Westfield chairman Sir Frank Lowy and his son Peter talk via video-link as his other son Steven listens on during a media conference in Sydney on Tuesday. Photograph: David Gray/Reuters

Westfield, the developer behind shopping centres in London and New York, has agreed to be acquired by France’s Unibail-Rodamco in a $24.7 billion deal(...)

Patrick Drahi, billionaire and chairman of Altice. Photographer: Ivan Guilbert/Bloomberg

Shares in Altice climbed more than 9 per cent on Monday morning, a day after the struggling telecoms and cable company tried to reassure investors abo(...)

Tesco said its profit overstatement related to a trading update at the end of last month, when it unveiled its biggest profit alert
 and cut its dividend and slashed planned investment
. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Tesco, Britain’s biggest retailer and one of its great corporate success stories of the past decade, has been thrown into turmoil after disclosing (...)