Tom Trainor

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The average spend on household renovation projects is now about €16,400, according to the latest Consumer Market Monitor

The Government’s home renovation incentive scheme is prompting households “to invest heavily in the fabric of their homes” with spending expected to r(...)

Proof of return:  Marketing Institute of Ireland chief executive Tom Trainor; The Irish Times head of marketing Laughlin Rigby, Boots Ireland head of marketing Gillian Hennessy; Orlaith Blaney, the chief communications and marketing officer for Ervia; Irish Times managing director Liam Kavanagh; and MediaCom Ireland chief executive Peter McPartlin.

More than a third of companies in Ireland say that they plan to increase their spend on marketing in the year ahead, according to a new survey of mark(...)

“Overall, retail sales have turned a corner and are back on a growth path, although off a very low base”

Irish consumers are more upbeat than ever before, with the level of confidence even surpassing measures taken at the very height of the boom, accordi(...)

Shoppers on Grafton Street: The sentiment figure is still strong compared to neighbouring economies. Photograph: David Sleator

Consumer confidence slipped slightly in the second quarter of the year after hitting a seven-year high.Having hit a high of +10 in the first three mon(...)

The Consumer Market Monitor shows 4,735 used cars were sold in September, an increase of 60 per cent on September last year. Photograph: Reuters

Consumer confidence reached a six-year high in September, despite concerns about the impact of the property tax and pay cuts on household finances.Acc(...)