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Data released by Barclaycard today as part of its quarterly Contactless Spending Index shows that ‘touch and go’ payments continue to surge in popularity with spending up by more than a third (34 per cent) since the turn of the year*.

19 Jun 2017 04:30 AM

Barclaycard launches a nationwide integrated marketing campaign to showcase ‘Pay Your Way’ by making paying speedy, simple and secure.

12 Jun 2017 06:00 AM

Consumer spending growth slowed to 2.8 per cent in May as overall confidence in household spending power cooled in response to inflation, which hit 2.7 per cent in April 2017.

05 Jun 2017 06:59 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