Figures From Revolut And Bank Of Ireland Suggest There Was An Increase In Takeaway Pint Sales In Ireland In April
Consumer spending figures sourced from both digital payments platform Revolut and Bank of Ireland has suggested that there was an increase in takeaway pint sales in Ireland last month.
According to The Irish Times, figures from both companies has suggested that there was increased spending activity in bars in April, and bars in Ireland currently only sell takeaway drinks.
Revolut's customer base spent 48% more in bars last month than the amount that they spent in bars in March. The amount spent among 18 to 24 year old Revolut customers in bars in April increased by 61%.
Meanwhile, Bank of Ireland's debit card bar purchases increased by 10% last month.
Younger Customer Base
The Irish Times noted that Revolut's customer base is younger than Bank of Ireland's customer base.
Overall Level Of Spending
However, the overall level of both companies' customer spending decreased in April, with decreases being recorded in grocery spending and areas such as electrical goods and furniture.
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