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Consumer spending in November grew by just 0.9 per cent year-on-year, representing a decline in real terms when accounting for inflation, as restrained expenditure continues ahead of Christmas.

02 Dec 2019 07:01 PM

Consumer spending grew by just 1.5 per cent in October, narrowly falling behind the current rate of inflation, as Brits remained cautious with their spending.

04 Nov 2019 07:01 PM

New research from Barclaycard reveals that since offering Click & Collect a third of retailers (34 per cent) have seen in-store sales increase*.

16 Oct 2019 04:30 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