Paul Marchant

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Data editing errors blamed after 20 per cent rise in home starts reported as a 13 per cent decline. Photograph: Alan Betson

Stockbroking heavyweight Davy has entered the battle for control of rival Goodbody, the Sunday Times reports. Davy joins Irish Life and a Chinese bank(...)

Arthur Ryan, second from left,  and Alma Carroll at the opening of Primark’s store in Boston in 2015, alongside Mayor Martin Walsh and  Primark chief executive Paul Marchant. Photograph: Josh Reynolds

Leading business figures yesterday paid tribute to Arthur Ryan, who led Penneys-Primark from just one store on Dublin’s Mary Street to a global fashio(...)

Arthur Ryan, centre, talks with Primark chief executive  Paul Marchant in  2014. ‘I was fortunate enough to work closely with him and experience first-hand his sharp mind and innovative thinking,’ Mr Marchant said. Photograph: Javier Barbancho/Reuters

Arthur Ryan, founder and chairman of Irish retail phenomenon Penneys/Primark, has died at the age of 83 following a short illness. Mr Ryan ran the fi(...)

Breege O’Donoghue, executive director of  Primark/Penneys at their Dublin offices, dressed in clothes by the brand. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Sitting in a funky lime green chair in Arthur Ryan House on Parnell Street in Dublin, Breege O’Donoghue proudly declares that everything I can see her(...)

Primark denied the reorganisation had anything to do with Brexit. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

Penneys owner Primark has announced plans to move 220 UK-based roles to its Irish headquarters in Dublin. The company said the changes were part of a(...)

The retailer entered the US market with two openings in Boston and Pennsylvania last September

Primark, the Dublin-headquartered retailer that trades in Ireland as Penneys, has continued its expansion in the US with the opening of two more store(...)

Primark, the Dublin-headquartered retailer that trades in Ireland as Penneys, opened its first store in Italy today.

Primark, the Dublin-headquartered retailer that trades in Ireland as Penneys, opened its first store in Italy today. The retailer, which currently op(...)

Since humble beginnings in Dublin, the chain now boasts over 300 stores in 10 countries and 62,000 employees

Next week, on April 14th, Primark will open its first store in Italy. The store is in Arese, about 12km from fashion hotspot Milan, in a former Alfa (...)

Arthur Ryan House: named in honour of Primark’s founder and chairman Arthur Ryan

Primark unveiled its new international headquarters on Parnell Street in Dublin 1 last week. Arthur Ryan House, named in honour of Primark’s founder a(...)

Breege O’Donoghue, outside Penneys, Mary Street, Dublin. ‘I couldn’t contemplate retiring. I love what I’m doing and I’m in love with Primark.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Where might most of us be when we are about to turn 71? Playing golf, perhaps, if we’re lucky enough to still have good health. Or maybe enjoying time(...)

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