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Today Barclays appoints Barry Rodrigues as Chief Executive Office of Barclaycard International following six years at Citi

09 Aug 2017 09:15 PM

See how consumer spending has grown within July 2017. As consumer confidence reaches a record low we explore consumer spending in a range of sectors.

07 Aug 2017 07:01 PM

‘Touch and go’ spending is expected to soar by more than 300 per cent by 2021 as seven in 10 Brits use the technology to pay more frequently than 12 months ago

01 Aug 2017 05:00 AM

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