Customers Expected To Spend €7m An Hour Today
Today is expected to be the busiest shopping day of Christmas, with consumers expected to spend over 7 million euro an hour.
The research from AIB also found people in Cork, Dublin and Tipperary are predicted to be the biggest spenders.collectively parting with 27 million euro a day.
But the pandemic has impacted on footfall, with the numbers down in the capital by a third on 2019.
Cork Chamber President Paula Cogan says while the streets are quieter, people are still buying