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Consumer spending grew 3.8 per cent year-on-year in February, marking the third consecutive month in which growth rose above the prevailing rate of inflation.

05 Mar 2018 07:01 PM

Data released by Barclaycard as part of its latest Contactless Spending Index shows that mobile and wearable payments are surging in popularity, seeing the highest growth rates of any form of ‘touch-and-go’ payment technology.

01 Mar 2018 04:00 AM

Barclaycard has developed ‘Dine & Dash’, a new solution enabling diners to simply walk out after eating – bypassing the traditional bill-paying process.

26 Feb 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.


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