Get in touch
If you're a journalist with an enquiry, feel free to chat to our press team. For out of hours enquiries, please ring: +44 (0) 207 116 4755
Check out our latest corporate news and stay up to date with the latest on consumer spending, payment innovation and more.
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*.
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