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New research from Barclaycard Payments, the leading provider of B2B payment solutions in the UK, reveals that while skilled negotiation is as important as ever, businesses must adapt their approach to avoid a lack of data preventing them securing the best deals.

21 Jan 2020 07:01 PM

Consumer spending reached just 1.0 per cent year-on-year growth in December, representing a decline in real terms when accounting for inflation.

08 Jan 2020 07:01 PM

Shoppers are set to spend £3.7 billion* in this year’s post-Christmas sales, £200 million less than last year, as environmental concerns drive down purchases.

25 Dec 2019 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.

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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