Rise in Consumer Spending

Expenditure in Irish households has seen it’s quickest growth in 2 years as a result of the June heatwave. Visa’s Irish Consumer Spending Index found that in June, consumer spending increased by 5.5% year on year. Spending in June was also almost 4% higher than spending in May. This has been the fastest increase in

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The rise of private label

“Brands across all sectors are finding the Irish retail landscape more challenging. Traditional retailers have responded to a more competitive marketplace by expanding and improving their own-label lines – and brands and manufacturers are feeling the impact” – David Berry, Director of Kantar Worldpanel Ireland

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