Matt Clark

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The latest survey shows 58 per cent of Irish consumers feel positive about their personal finances with the same percentage feeling upbeat over employment opportunities

Consumer confidence in Ireland has hit its highest level since the recession, according to a new survey that shows households are among the most upbea(...)

‘Spending is increasing, as confidence returns and personal saving declines.’ Photograph: Alan Betson

At the end of last year, consumer confidence was at its highest level since the recession, and the Republic is now the sixth most confident country in(...)

Grocery retailers reported a 2.6 per cent rise in takings at the tills

Irish supermarkets have reasons to be cheerful after it emerged that a combination of increased consumer confidence and higher prices saw the amount o(...)

Growing confidence: The Irish market outperformed Europe as a whole which had a 1.5 per cent rise over the same period while the UK saw a 0.5 per cent rise. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The amount Irish people spend on everyday grocery items has increased for the fourth consecutive quarter as consumer confidence continues to grow. A(...)

Coca-Cola is still the nation’s favourite brand

Today, Checkout magazine publishes its annual Top 100 Brands report. Produced in association with Nielsen, the Top 100 Brands is the most accurate bro(...)

Coca-Cola: the top-selling brand in the Irish grocery market for the 10th year in a row, according to trade magazine ‘Checkout’. Photograph: Carla Gottgens/Bloomberg

Coca-Cola is the top-selling brand in the Irish grocery market for the 10th year in a row, according to a trade report.Two Irish brands take the next(...)