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Modest rise in Irish consumer spending during April with +1.2% increase year-on-year

15/05/2019

Visa’s Irish Consumer Spending Index, produced by IHS Markit, which measures expenditure across all payment types (cash, cheques and electronic payments), pointed to a second successive increase in spending during April. Expenditure was up +1.2% year-on-year, following a +2.7% increase in March.

Irish consumer spending returns to growth in March with +2.7% increase year-on-year

17/04/2019

Visa’s Irish Consumer Spending Index, produced by IHS Markit, which measures expenditure across all payment types (cash, cheques and electronic payments), signalled a positive end to the first quarter of 2019 with regards to consumer spending. Household expenditure was up +2.7% year-on-year in March, after having ticked down in February (-0.6%).

Irish consumer spending dips in February

13/03/2019

Visa’s Irish Consumer Spending Index, produced by IHS Markit, which measures expenditure across all payment types (cash, cheques and electronic payments), indicated a fall in consumer spending for a second time in the past three months during February. Having risen slightly during January (+0.1%), expenditure was down by -0.6% on a year-on-year basis.

Irish consumer spending flat in January

13/02/2019

Visa’s Irish Consumer Spending Index, produced by IHS Markit, which measures expenditure across all payment types (cash, cheques and electronic payments), pointed to ongoing muted spending trends at the start of 2019. Although stabilising following the annual fall of -0.4% in December, spending was broadly unchanged – up just +0.1%.

Irish consumer spending falls for first time in almost two years in December

16/01/2019

• Household spending falls for first time since February 2017 (-0.3% on the year) • Face-to-Face expenditure declines for second month running (-3.9%) • eCommerce spending continues to rise sharply (+9.8%)

Spending on the High Street falls as Irish consumers opt for Black Friday deals online in November

17/12/2018

Visa’s Irish Consumer Spending Index, produced by IHS Markit, which measures expenditure across all payment types (cash, cheques and electronic payments), recorded a modest year-on-year increase (+1.0%) in consumer spending in Ireland during November, representing the weakest growth in just over a year, slowing from +4.0% in October.

Halloween sees Irish consumer spending growth hit four-month high in October (+4.0%)

13/11/2018

Visa’s Irish Consumer Spending Index, produced by IHS Markit, which measures expenditure across all payment types (cash, cheques and electronic payments), highlighted a pick-up in momentum at the start of the fourth quarter of the year. Household expenditure was up +4.0% year-on-year, the fastest in four months following a modest rise of +1.5% in September.

Weak growth (+1.5%) in Irish Consumer Spending Ahead of Budget

17/10/2018

Visa’s Irish Consumer Spending Index, produced by IHS Markit, which measures expenditure across all payment types (cash, cheques and electronic payments), has revealed that spending in Ireland rose at a slower rate during September, ahead of the 2019 Government Budget being announced.

Irish consumer spending in August records +2.2% year-on-year growth

17/09/2018

Visa’s Irish Consumer Spending Index, produced by IHS Markit, which measures expenditure across all payment types (cash, cheques and electronic payments), revealed that Irish household spending rose +2.2% year-on-year in August, with the rate of expansion unchanged from that seen in July (+2.2%).

Irish consumer spending sees +2.3% year-on-year growth in July

13/08/2018

Visa’s Irish Consumer Spending Index, produced by IHS Markit, which measures expenditure across all payment types (cash, cheques and electronic payments), signalled continued growth of household expenditure during July, albeit at a less marked pace than was seen in June.