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Coupa has unveiled a strategic partnership with Barclaycard creating a fast, secure, and convenient way for businesses to manage payments.

07 Nov 2018 11:00 AM

Consumer spending grows 4.4 per cent in October propped up by entertainment, while the retail sector continues to struggle

05 Nov 2018 07:01 PM

New ‘Food for Thought’ research released today identifies what diners want from restaurants of the future, and it’s the ordering experience they’d like new technology served up for. In response, Barclaycard is testing new prototype technology so diners can make more informed menu choices before they order and avoid menu mishaps.

22 Oct 2018 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