Consumers set to spend almost €4bn over Christmas

Irish shops are bracing themselves for their best Christmas since the nadir of the economic collapse, with a new report suggesting consumers are set to spend €4 billion between now and the new year. The upbeat forecast is contained in Retail Ireland’s Christmas Monitor, which tracks key trends across the economy and the retail sector Read more about Consumers set to spend almost €4bn over Christmas[…]

Irish consumers to spend €1.55bn this festive season

Irish consumers will spend about €1.55 billion on Christmas this year, up 3.5 per cent from last year, according to a report published by Webloyalty.ie today. Of that figure, €839.9 million will be spent on gifts, with almost two-thirds of consumers planning to spend up to €300 on presents. The average Irish Christmas budget is Read more about Irish consumers to spend €1.55bn this festive season[…]