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Barclaycard Payments’ latest SME Barometer has found that two-thirds (66 per cent) of small and medium-sized enterprises in England feel more prepared for the current national lockdown than they did for the first lockdown in March.

17 Nov 2020 04:00 AM

Barclaycard Germany is announcing a new partnership with Amazon to offer financing for purchases made through Amazon.de above EUR 100.

11 Nov 2020 11:00 AM

Consumer spending declined 0.1 per cent year-on-year in October, as the introduction of further restrictions and the arrival of colder weather encouraged Brits to stay at home and turn to online shopping.

09 Nov 2020 07:01 PM

Where's Britain spending?

We process nearly half of all credit and debit card transactions in the UK, which gives us unparalleled insight into consumer spending. Here, we regularly report on our exclusive spend data and comment on the mood and habits of the nation.


Consumer spending rose 4.3 per cent year-on-year in the first three months of 2017, driven by a mix of splashing out on the ‘experience economy’ and higher prices on essential goods

10 Apr 2017 07:01 PM