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Barclaycard is waiving all interest charges on purchases for cardholders with a promotional balance, a step-change from current industry practice.

18 Jul 2018 04:00 AM

Consumer spending grew 5.1 per cent year-on-year in June, maintaining the high level seen in May as consumers continued to prioritise making the most of the summer’s experiences.

09 Jul 2018 07:01 PM

Brits are set to ditch social media, opt for healthier food choices and practice mindfulness in order to be ‘in the moment’ and get the most out of their festival experiences this summer, new research from Barclaycard has revealed.

05 Jul 2018 04:00 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