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#Consumer Sentiment

# consumer-sentiment - This year 2022

Consumer sentiment falls sharply for second month in a row as cost of living crisis spirals
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Consumer sentiment falls sharply for second month in a row as cost of living crisis spirals

Apr 21st 2022, 6:00 AM 20,035 Views 22 Comments

The index also found that Irish consumers became increasingly worried about the broader economic outlook.

# consumer-sentiment - All time

Irish consumers had their best Christmas for seven years
# Hey Big Spender
# Hey Big Spender

Irish consumers had their best Christmas for seven years

Jan 8th 2015, 2:08 PM 9,468 Views 27 Comments

New figures today also show an increase of 6.4% in retail sales over the course of the year.

There's been a sharp dip in consumer confidence and water charges might be to blame
# Bad News
# Bad News

There's been a sharp dip in consumer confidence and water charges might be to blame

Nov 4th 2014, 12:50 PM 6,790 Views 38 Comments

The 8-year high in consumer sentiment recorded in September didn’t last long.

Shoppers are at their happiest in nearly 8 years so it's all down to the budget now
# On A High
# On A High

Shoppers are at their happiest in nearly 8 years so it's all down to the budget now

Oct 6th 2014, 1:58 PM 7,690 Views 13 Comments

Customer sentiment is higher than it has been since January 2007.

Irish consumers not so happy, but thanks for asking
# Mixed Feelings
# Mixed Feelings

Irish consumers not so happy, but thanks for asking

Sep 16th 2014, 1:08 PM 6,769 Views 3 Comments

Latest customer sentiment survey down last month after hitting a seven-year high in July.

Two speed recovery underway with consumers unconvinced by economic 'upturn'
# Life In The Slow Lane
# Life In The Slow Lane

Two speed recovery underway with consumers unconvinced by economic 'upturn'

Jul 7th 2014, 12:01 PM 6,795 Views 33 Comments

Irish consumers are still overwhelmingly negative about their personal finances, with many unconvinced of the impact of the economic recovery.

One in four people are struggling to make ends meet - survey
# Consumer Sentiment
# Consumer Sentiment

One in four people are struggling to make ends meet - survey

Jun 29th 2014, 1:22 PM 11,461 Views 82 Comments

However, a Red C/Sunday Business Post survey today also reveals that 41% a third are comfortable.

Did the elections cause a nosedive in how good we're feeling about the economy?
# Ballot Box Blues
# Ballot Box Blues

Did the elections cause a nosedive in how good we're feeling about the economy?

Jun 9th 2014, 2:28 PM 4,784 Views 24 Comments

KBC Bank’s consumer sentiment survey tumbled last month, with the election blamed for widespread bad humour.

Despite being more confident about the economy, Dubliners are wary of setting up a business
# Reluctant
# Reluctant

Despite being more confident about the economy, Dubliners are wary of setting up a business

May 13th 2014, 7:24 PM 10,457 Views 8 Comments

The Your Dublin, Your Voice survey is the fifth of of its kind and set out to find how Dubliners are feeling about their current financial situation.

Consumer sentiment down in March after seven year high
# Not So Happy Customers
# Not So Happy Customers

Consumer sentiment down in March after seven year high

Apr 7th 2014, 2:30 PM 4,779 Views 8 Comments

The chief economist at KBC Bank Ireland said it likely reflects a normal ebb and flow in the data and we shouldn’t be too worried.

Irish consumers are happier than they have been in seven years
# We're Happy
# We're Happy

Irish consumers are happier than they have been in seven years

Mar 4th 2014, 4:11 PM 7,240 Views 33 Comments

The report says that Irish consumers are increasingly confident in the Irish economy.

Irish consumers in 'notably more positive mood' last month
# Feeling Good
# Feeling Good

Irish consumers in 'notably more positive mood' last month

Jan 15th 2014, 12:04 PM 4,857 Views 16 Comments

It appears that our bailout exit made consumers feel more confident about their own financial situation too.

Consumer confidence is at the highest level since June 2007
# Consumer Sentiment
# Consumer Sentiment

Consumer confidence is at the highest level since June 2007

Nov 1st 2013, 12:00 PM 4,565 Views 18 Comments

The KBC/ESRI consumer confidence survey rose again in October.

Tesco blames property tax for fall in Irish sales
# Supermarkets
# Supermarkets

Tesco blames property tax for fall in Irish sales

Jun 5th 2013, 8:02 AM 11,703 Views 151 Comments

The supermarket giant has said that like-for-like sales have fallen by three per cent in the first 13 weeks of this year.

Consumer confidence rises slightly in March
# Consumer Sentiment
# Consumer Sentiment

Consumer confidence rises slightly in March

Apr 8th 2013, 1:03 PM 3,192 Views 9 Comments

The marginal increase comes amid concerns about the looming property tax and cuts to pay outlined in the Croke Park II deal.

Consumer sentiment weakened in February amid job concerns
# Consumer Sentiment
# Consumer Sentiment

Consumer sentiment weakened in February amid job concerns

Mar 5th 2013, 2:15 PM 2,728 Views 6 Comments

Pressures on household finances and high-profile job losses contributed to the weakening of consumer sentiment in February.

Consumer sentiment increases sharply in January
# Consumers
# Consumers

Consumer sentiment increases sharply in January

Feb 11th 2013, 12:01 PM 3,712 Views 16 Comments

A significant drop in December took economists by surprise but confidence levels now appear to have stabilised.

Retail sales up in last three months of 2012
# Retail
# Retail

Retail sales up in last three months of 2012

Jan 25th 2013, 12:12 PM 4,332 Views 56 Comments

Hot beverages and home and giftware sectors saw noticeable increases while furniture and flooring suffered losses.

Political donations, pregnancies and Love/Hate: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Political donations, pregnancies and Love/Hate: The week in numbers

Jan 12th 2013, 7:30 PM 9,519 Views 3 Comments

How many women in Ireland smoke? Were consumers panicked by Budget announcements? And how many people watched Darren die?

Sharp fall in consumer sentiment due to Budget worries
# Consumers
# Consumers

Sharp fall in consumer sentiment due to Budget worries

Jan 11th 2013, 2:45 PM 7,576 Views 20 Comments

December’s index saw the largest one month point decline in seventeen years.

Christmas shoppers and sales up on 2011 says Retail Excellence Ireland
# Retail
# Retail

Christmas shoppers and sales up on 2011 says Retail Excellence Ireland

Dec 26th 2012, 2:57 PM 8,242 Views 31 Comments

Good news for retailers from the evidence so far on St Stephen’s Day says the retail representative body.

Irish consumer confidence rose in November
# Consumer Confidence
# Consumer Confidence

Irish consumer confidence rose in November

Dec 3rd 2012, 12:26 PM 2,612 Views 9 Comments

The KBC Bank Ireland/ESRI index shows a small amount of growth with sentiment at 63.8 in November compared to 60.9 in October.

Fire, unemployment and the National Children's Hospital: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Fire, unemployment and the National Children's Hospital: The week in numbers

Nov 3rd 2012, 7:30 PM 6,878 Views 7 Comments

How old is the Phoenix Park? And how many TDs could face sanction for failing to declare pay-offs?

Poll: Is speculation about the Budget impacting on your spending?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is speculation about the Budget impacting on your spending?

Nov 1st 2012, 10:17 AM 6,527 Views 56 Comments

Is the talk of possible tax hikes and benefit cuts in next month’s Budget affecting how you spend your money right now?

Irish business activity increasing but consumer sector displaying renewed weakness - survey
# KBC Bank Ireland
# KBC Bank Ireland

Irish business activity increasing but consumer sector displaying renewed weakness - survey

Oct 24th 2012, 6:30 AM 2,722 Views 2 Comments

Concerns over the eurozone and the upcoming Budget are hitting companies expansion plans, say KBC Ireland/Chartered Accountants Ireland

Sharp fall in consumer sentiment in September
# Consumers
# Consumers

Sharp fall in consumer sentiment in September

Oct 2nd 2012, 9:15 PM 6,740 Views 19 Comments

Experts said speculation around the budget and potential cuts to social welfare and health contributed to the decline.

Consumer sentiment in July strongest in two years
# Consumers
# Consumers

Consumer sentiment in July strongest in two years

Aug 9th 2012, 4:07 PM 1,744 Views 6 Comments

KBC Bank Ireland said influences such as the EU summit on Ireland’s bank debt, the ECB rate cut and the latest Troika review likely impacted on sentiment.

Consumer confidence up in June
# Consumer Confidence
# Consumer Confidence

Consumer confidence up in June

Jul 4th 2012, 12:01 PM 2,033 Views 1 Comment

However consumers unlikely to step up their spending, as just 12 per cent believe their financial situation will improve in the coming year.

Referendum uncertainty leads to dip in consumer sentiment
# Consumer Sentiment
# Consumer Sentiment

Referendum uncertainty leads to dip in consumer sentiment

Jun 11th 2012, 12:03 PM 1,092 Views 8 Comments

But people’s expectations about jobs and household finances have improved slightly.

Latest consumer survey suggests fears over economy easing
# Consumers
# Consumers

Latest consumer survey suggests fears over economy easing

May 8th 2012, 12:19 PM 1,513 Views 11 Comments

KBC/ESRI consumer sentiment index rose slightly in April for the fourth month in a row.

Consumer sentiment brightened (slightly) in March
# Consumers
# Consumers

Consumer sentiment brightened (slightly) in March

Apr 11th 2012, 1:05 PM 1,200 Views 19 Comments

Consumer sentiment has risen for the third month in a row and is now at its highest level since last October according to the KBC Bank/ESRI

Consumer sentiment picks up after December dip - but shoppers still gloomy
# Consumers
# Consumers

Consumer sentiment picks up after December dip - but shoppers still gloomy

Jan 31st 2012, 12:03 PM 873 Views 3 Comments

The latest consumer sentiment index indicates that heightened concerns over the eurozone last month have eased somewhat.

Retail sales still dropping, industry figures show
# Shops
# Shops

Retail sales still dropping, industry figures show

Jan 25th 2012, 7:00 AM 1,285 Views 10 Comments

Many stores face going out of business in 2012, according to the chief executive of Retail Excellence Ireland.

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Jan 9th 2012, 8:04 PM 5,659 Views 2 Comments

In tonight’s fix: Calls to negotiate a second bailout, Gardaí investigate woman’s death in nursing home, and which celebrity chef has been a very naughty boy?

Euro jitters and Budget 2012 dull consumers' moods
# Consumer Sentiment
# Consumer Sentiment

Euro jitters and Budget 2012 dull consumers' moods

Jan 9th 2012, 12:24 PM 1,366 Views 7 Comments

The KBC/ESRI index has shown that Irish consumer sentiment fell considerably in December.

Consumer sentiment shows surprise increase in October
# Optimism
# Optimism

Consumer sentiment shows surprise increase in October

Nov 15th 2011, 12:03 PM 1,197 Views 4 Comments

Irish consumers became more positive in October, apparently finding more reasons to be optimistic about the economic outlook.

Consumer sentiment drops amid ongoing job security and Budget fears
# Consumer Sentiment
# Consumer Sentiment

Consumer sentiment drops amid ongoing job security and Budget fears

Sep 29th 2011, 12:01 PM 186 Views 1 Comment

Sentiment in Ireland didn’t fall as much as among other Europeans or in the US – possibly because of an already-poor outlook here.

What would happen to us if Greece defaulted?
# What If
# What If

What would happen to us if Greece defaulted?

Sep 17th 2011, 8:41 PM 5,816 Views 42 Comments

TheJournal.ie reporters have been quizzing those in the know to describe the potential fallout of a Greek debt default on Ireland’s economic, social and political scene…

Front-loaded budget ‘could push economy to breaking point’
# Doom And Gloom
# Doom And Gloom

Front-loaded budget ‘could push economy to breaking point’

Sep 6th 2011, 12:00 PM 1,076 Views 12 Comments

The KBC/ESRI Consumer Sentiment Index is virtually unchanged, but shows a worrying emerging trend in the medium term.

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