On an annual basis clothing and footwear sales increased by 42.6%. Photograph: iStock

Retail sales rose in June as the sector picked up pace following the further loosening of Covid-19 restrictions. Figures from the Central Statistics O(...)

Car sales fell by 0.9 per cent in January, figures from the Central Statistics Office indicate. Photograph: David Sleator

New figures from the Central Statistics Office show retail sales fell by 0.6 per cent in January amid an ongoing fall-off in sales of new cars. Consu(...)