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Bar Sales Volumes Increased Year-On-Year In March

Published on May 24 2022 9:06 AM in Pub/Bar/Nightclub tagged: Featured Post / cso / pubs / Central Statistics Office / bars

Bar Sales Volumes Increased Year-On-Year In March

According to the Retail Sales Index March 2022 (Provisional) February 2022 (Final) report from the Central Statistics Office (CSO), the volume of sales in bars decreased month-on-month but increased year-on-year in March of 2022.

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The report, which was published on the CSO's website, states that the volume of sales in bars decreased by 19.6% in March of 2022 from February of 2022, and that there was a 611% year-on-year volume of sales increase in bars in the third month of this year.

While the volume of bar sales increased year-on-year in March of this year, it was 40.4% less than the volume of sales recorded for pre-COVID-19 pandemic February 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% in March of 2022 from February of 2022, and by 13.4% year-on-year, according to the CSO's data.

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