Businesses such as the Bud Garden Centre in Clare tested the waters as a pop-up before diving in

The pop-up shop is a retail concept that allows enterprising individuals to try their idea out to see how it might go down with the public before comm(...)

Margaret Mangan at Cloon Keen Atelier at 21a High Street in Galway city.  Photograph: Joe O'Shaughnessy

A shop selling own-brand scented candles and fragrances that are made in Spiddal doesn’t sound like a business proposal any bank manager would jump a(...)

Hanley & Co menswear on Williamsgate Street in Galway

Hanley & Co menswear store on Galway’s Williamsgate Street is a business that has embraced the idea of shopping as theatre. In December, Cavan (...)