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#Consumer Spending

# consumer-spending - Thursday 1 April, 2021

Irish consumer spending approaching pre-Covid levels as path to recovery becomes clearer
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

Irish consumer spending approaching pre-Covid levels as path to recovery becomes clearer

Apr 1st 2021, 12:05 AM 25,423 Views 33 Comments

However, the outlook remains ‘uncertain’ and unemployment will remain high into 2022.

# consumer-spending - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Like it's 2008 - Irish people set to break the €100 billion barrier in consumer spending this year
# The Tiger Called
# The Tiger Called

Like it's 2008 - Irish people set to break the €100 billion barrier in consumer spending this year

Apr 12th 2018, 8:08 AM 11,427 Views 45 Comments

Spending will be at a greater level than the previous high-water mark in 2008, if the forecasts are to be believed.

# consumer-spending - Saturday 10 December, 2016

Irish retailers could be in for a bleak Christmas as shoppers flock online
# Retail
# Retail

Irish retailers could be in for a bleak Christmas as shoppers flock online

Dec 10th 2016, 9:00 AM 10,667 Views 40 Comments

Weaker sterling has driven more bargain-hungry consumers to shop online instead.

# consumer-spending - Thursday 28 August, 2014

142 registrations drive 'exceptional' consumer spending last month
# Motoring Along
# Motoring Along

142 registrations drive 'exceptional' consumer spending last month

Aug 28th 2014, 3:40 PM 7,489 Views 30 Comments

Car sales are a massive 32.1% higher than last year.

# consumer-spending - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Do strong coffee sales mean the economy is getting better?
# Perking Up
# Perking Up

Do strong coffee sales mean the economy is getting better?

Jul 22nd 2014, 10:18 AM 8,604 Views 26 Comments

Retail Excellence Ireland says that hot beverage sales are an indicator of a stronger employment market.

# consumer-spending - Monday 30 June, 2014

Lending to small businesses is up for the first time in 18 months
# Debt Drawdown
# Debt Drawdown

Lending to small businesses is up for the first time in 18 months

Jun 30th 2014, 2:23 PM 3,683 Views 3 Comments

Non financial corporations are pulling down more cash, but households are still borrowing less.

# consumer-spending - Monday 23 December, 2013

Business booming for Aldi and Lidl as discounters show growth at expense of Tesco
# Supermarkets
# Supermarkets

Business booming for Aldi and Lidl as discounters show growth at expense of Tesco

Dec 23rd 2013, 2:43 PM 23,299 Views 135 Comments

The German discount chains have been gaining ground in the last 12 months, as shoppers continue to keep a close watch on their grocery spend.

# consumer-spending - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Half will borrow to pay for Christmas as younger people look to moneylenders
# Christmas Cost
# Christmas Cost

Half will borrow to pay for Christmas as younger people look to moneylenders

Dec 12th 2013, 6:45 AM 6,132 Views 42 Comments

The 18-34 age bracket are the most likely to use a moneylender with 12 per cent say they will do so in 2013.

# consumer-spending - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Summer sales drive down clothing and footwear prices
# Bargains
# Bargains

Summer sales drive down clothing and footwear prices

Aug 8th 2013, 1:19 PM 9,118 Views 5 Comments

Prices of household items were also down last month.

# consumer-spending - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Christmas shoppers and sales up on 2011 says Retail Excellence Ireland
# Retail
# Retail

Christmas shoppers and sales up on 2011 says Retail Excellence Ireland

Dec 26th 2012, 2:57 PM 8,229 Views 31 Comments

Good news for retailers from the evidence so far on St Stephen’s Day says the retail representative body.

# consumer-spending - Monday 30 January, 2012

IBEC downgrades growth forecast amid ‘challenging’ conditions
# Growth
# Growth

IBEC downgrades growth forecast amid ‘challenging’ conditions

Jan 30th 2012, 7:10 AM 684 Views 1 Comment

The business group believes the economy will not live up to Department of Finance predictions this year.

# consumer-spending - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Tesco sees falling sales in Ireland
# Retail
# Retail

Tesco sees falling sales in Ireland

Oct 5th 2011, 11:55 AM 795 Views 18 Comments

Despite subdued demand, the retailer reported overall rising profits as its other international divisions performed well.

# consumer-spending - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

Central Bank revises down economic expectations for 2012
# Predictions
# Predictions

Central Bank revises down economic expectations for 2012

Oct 4th 2011, 11:05 AM 655 Views 1 Comment

Good news: GDP is to expand by more than expected this year. Bad news: GDP is to grow by less than expected next year.

# consumer-spending - Monday 19 September, 2011

Davy lowers forecasts for Irish economy
# Forecasts
# Forecasts

Davy lowers forecasts for Irish economy

Sep 19th 2011, 3:34 PM 592 Views 3 Comments

Davy’s research division has revised its forecasts for Irish economic growth down as the global outlook deteriorates.

# consumer-spending - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Sep 6th 2011, 7:56 PM 824 Views 0 Comments

In today’s Fix: Emergency Department nurses in Limerick vote in favour of industrial action; former Chief of General Staff of the Yugoslav army is jailed for war crimes; and we are left in no doubt about Madonna’s taste in blooms…

Front-loaded budget ‘could push economy to breaking point’
# Doom And Gloom
# Doom And Gloom

Front-loaded budget ‘could push economy to breaking point’

Sep 6th 2011, 12:00 PM 1,059 Views 12 Comments

The KBC/ESRI Consumer Sentiment Index is virtually unchanged, but shows a worrying emerging trend in the medium term.

# consumer-spending - Monday 5 September, 2011

European consumers are starting to spend more... except in Ireland and Portugal
# Spending
# Spending

European consumers are starting to spend more... except in Ireland and Portugal

Sep 5th 2011, 4:05 PM 427 Views 12 Comments

Figures from Visa show that European consumers increased spending by 2.5 per cent in Q2… but that bailed out states were down.

# consumer-spending - Friday 30 July, 2010

Things can only get better
# Optimism
# Optimism

Things can only get better

Jul 30th 2010, 9:01 AM 179 Views 0 Comments

Consumer confidence levels at level not seen since 2007.