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Household spending fell 1.4 per cent in May, the second time in 2019 that a reduction has been recorded a new survey has found. Visa’s Irish Consume(...)

Spending in bricks-and-mortar retail outlets fell 5.3 per cent over the last 12 months. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Consumer spending was flat in January, with buyers seemingly continuing to retreat from traditional retail in favour of online shopping. Visa’s Iris(...)

 Patrick Coveney,  chief executive of Greencore: the company will discuss its intention to return £509 million (€580 million) to investors on Tuesday.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Monday Results: Whirlpool, Caterpillar. Indicators: Irish retail sales (Dec), overseas travel (Dec); Euro zone loan growth and money supply (Dec);(...)

Face-to-face shopping fell 3.9 per cent in December. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

Irish consumer spending fell in December for the first time in almost two years reflecting weakness in retail, according to a survey by Visa. The Ir(...)

Increased earnings and subdued price inflation are continuing to drive Irish consumer spending, according to credit card giant Visa. The group’s lat(...)

Consumer spending as a whole in the Republic rose by 3.8 per cent year on year and for a 14th consecutive month, Visa’s index for April showed. Photograph: Tim Boyle/Getty Images

Online consumer spending or ecommerce is rising at 10 times the rate of traditional face-to-face spending, according to the Visa’s latest Irish consum(...)

Research released last month by the European Commission showed that the strongest growth in the number of online shoppers across the EU last year was in Ireland

Hotels, restaurants and bars have posted the fastest increase in consumer spending, seeing growth of 9.1 per cent year-on-year. Speaking to The Iris(...)

Spending increased by 1% during the quarter on an annual basis, with growth now having slowed in four successive quarters

Consumer spending recovered somewhat in June, but the second quarter was still the weakest for almost three years, according to Visa’s Irish Consumer (...)

The AIB Everyday Rewards scheme will require customers to register their Visa debit or credit cards online. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

AIB has teamed up with global payments group Visa to introduce a rewards scheme that will offer cashback to the bank’s customers whenever they shop wi(...)

Face-to-face expenditure fell for the seventh successive month, by 0.7 per cent in April, according to new figures from Visa. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

Consumer spending rose by a modest 0.7 per cent year on year in April, according to new figures from Visa. The below-par performance was, however, pu(...)

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