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Bar Sales Volumes Increased Month-On-Month And Year-On-Year In January

Published on Feb 28 2022 3:14 PM in Pub/Bar/Nightclub tagged: Trending Posts / cso / pubs / Central Statistics Office / bars

Bar Sales Volumes Increased Month-On-Month And Year-On-Year In January

According to the newly-released Retail Sales Index January 2022 (Provisional) December 2021 (Final) report from the Central Statistics Office (CSO), the volume of sales in bars increased month-on-month and year-on-year in January of 2022.

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The report, which was published on the CSO's website, states that the volume of sales in bars increased by 3.2% in January of 2022 from December of 2021, and that there was a 499% year-on-year volume increase in bars in the first month of this year.

While the volume of bar sales increased both month-on-month and year-on-year in January of this year, it was 42.3% less than the volume of sales recorded for pre-COVID-19 pandemic January of 2020, according to the CSO.

Food, Beverage & Tobacco (Specialised Stores) Sales

Meanwhile, the volume of food, beverages & tobacco (specialised stores) sales decreased by 10.3% month-on-month in January of 2022, and by 7.9% compared to January of 2021, but increased by 8.7% compared to pre-COVID-19 January of 2020, according to the CSO's data.

© 2022 Hospitality Ireland – your source for the latest industry news. Article by Dave Simpson. Click subscribe to sign up for the Hospitality Ireland print edition.

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