According to the Retail Sales Index September 2022 (Provisional) and August 2022 (Final) report from the Central Statistics Office (CSO), the volume of sales in bars increased, year on year, in September 2022.
The report, which was published on CSO.ie, states that there was a 7.5% annual increase in the volume of sales in bars in September 2022.
While the volume of bar sales increased, year on year, in September of this year, it was 16.0% less than the volume of sales recorded for pre-pandemic February 2020, according to the CSO.
Food, Beverage And Tobacco (Specialised Store) Sales
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Meanwhile, there was a 13.3% annual decrease in the volume of food, beverage and tobacco (specialised store) sales in September 2022, as well as a 7.2% monthly decrease in the volume of food, beverage and tobacco (specialised store) sales in the ninth month of this year, according to the CSO’s data.