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 Irish Consumer Spending falls for fourth time in past five months in September

Visa’s Irish Consumer Spending Index, produced by IHS Markit, which measures expenditure across all payment types (cash, cheques and electronic payments), signalled a renewed downturn in household expenditure in September. At -2.0% year-on-year, the fall was the second-fastest since the series began in September 2014, behind only that seen in June.

Irish Consumer Spending Muted In August

Irish Consumer Spending Muted In August

Documents   •   Sep 18, 2019 00:05 GMT

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 marginal rise in expenditure year-on-year in August, thereby ending a three-month sequence of decline. Spending was up +0.4%, cancelling out a -0.3% reduction in July.

July Sees Third Fall in Irish Consumer Spending in a Row

Visa’s Irish Consumer Spending Index, produced by IHS Markit, which measures expenditure across all payment types (cash, cheques and electronic payments), signalled an ongoing reduction in household expenditure in July. Spending was down -0.3% year-on-year, the third successive decline.

Consumer spending falls at faster pace in June

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 consecutive annual decline in household expenditure in June, the first back-to-back reductions since the series began in September 2014.

Irish Consumer Spending Contracts By -1.4% In May Due To Fall In High Street Sales

Visa’s Irish Consumer Spending Index, produced by IHS Markit, which measures expenditure across all payment types (cash, cheques and electronic payments), signalled a modest reduction in overall spending during May. The latest data showed that expenditure declined by -1.4% on the year, following growth of +1.2% in April.

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

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

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

Irish consumer spending dips in February

Documents   •   Mar 13, 2019 00:01 GMT

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

Irish consumer spending flat in January

Documents   •   Feb 13, 2019 00:05 GMT

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

Visa’s Irish Consumer Spending Index, produced by IHS Markit, which measures expenditure across all payment types (cash, cheques and electronic payments), signalled a reduction in consumer spending during December. Expenditure was down -0.3% year-on-year, following a +1.1% rise in November.

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

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%)

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

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

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

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.

Heatwave drives Irish consumer spending to fastest growth in almost two years

Visa’s Irish Consumer Spending Index, which measures expenditure across all payment types (cash, cheques and electronic payments), pointed to a pick-up in the rate of growth in Irish household expenditure in June, driven by the recent heatwave across Ireland.

May saw growth in Irish consumer spending of +3.7% - marking the fifteenth successive month of expansion

Dublin, 18 June 2018: Visa’s Irish Consumer Spending Index, which measures expenditure across all payment types (cash, cheques and electronic payments), recorded a +3.7% year-on-year increase in consumer spending in Ireland during May, marking the fifteenth consecutive month of growth in household expenditure

Irish consumer spending increases by +3.8% year-on-year in April

Overall growth in April of +3.8% marks fourteenth successive month of growth Ecommerce spending in April saw a rapid expansion with +10.7% rise in online sales, the strongest seen in eight months Expenditure across Hotels, Restaurants and Bars saw a notable +9.7% increase last month

Growth of Irish consumer spending slows to +1.4% year-on-year amid Storm Emma disruption in March

Visa’s Irish Consumer Spending Index, which measures expenditure across all payment types (cash, cheques and electronic payments), signalled a slowdown in the pace of growth in March amid severe weather disruption at the start of the month. That said, spending continued to rise on an annual basis, extending the current sequence of expansion to 13 months.

Irish consumer spending rises for twelfth month running in February, up +4.4% year-on-year

Visa’s Irish Consumer Spending Index, which measures expenditure across all payment types (cash, cheques and electronic payments), signalled a +4.4% year-on-year expansion in household expenditure in February. The rate of growth was solid, albeit slower than the +5.4% increase seen in January.