Hospitality misses out on spending boost

Visa Europe's latest Irish Consumer Spending Index has revealed that consumer expenditure rose by 5.4% in September compared to the same period in 2014.

This represents the 13th month of unbroken growth recorded since the series began in September 2014.

However the only sector not to record an increase in expenditure in September was hotels, restaurants & bars which saw spending remain broadly unchanged from a year earlier.




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