192 member branches are included in the HAI Business Index. Member firms showed an average 4% increase year on year for Q3. The year on year rise for Q3 peaks among urban member groups.
The monthly moving average for Q1 is 102%, and the Q3 monthly moving average is largely consistent across member groups.
22% of member firms offer agricultural supplies (all located outside Dublin) – rising to 51% of rural members. Agricultural supplies accounted for 20% of Q.3 turnover (for those members who offer same).
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