Grafton Street sales. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Stores are closing on a weekly basis on Irish and UK shopping streets in a crisis reminiscent of the US retail apocalypse, and there’s no sign of a bo(...)

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) said its members reported zero year-on-year total sales growth in December

British retailers endured their worst Christmas since the depths of the financial crisis a decade ago as cautious customers forced high street stores (...)

Hammerson owns or has stakes in some of the biggest shopping centres in Britain. In Ireland its portfolio includes Dundrum Town Centre, Swords Pavilions, the Ilac centre and Kildare Village, above

Three months ago, shopping centre owner Hammerson proudly unveiled an agreed £3.4 billion takeover of its smaller rival Intu, a move that would creat(...)

Run on the Rock: when queues of panicked savers formed outside Northern Rock branches in 2007 it was the first run on a British bank since the collapse of Overend & Gurney, in 1866. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty

It was 10 years ago on Wednesday that Robert Peston, the BBC’s business editor at the time, stunned the City – and the rest of the UK – by revealing t(...)

Come to no Harmondsworth: village is situated in west London right next to Heathrow and faces partial demolition following the UK government’s decision to build a third runway. Photograph:  Eddie Keogh/Reuters

In numbers: Itchy business $1 billion Sum that analysts think GlaxoSmithKline could make annually by 2021 from worldwide sales of Shingrix, its immi(...)