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New research from Barclaycard Payments*, which processes nearly half of the nation’s credit and debit card transactions, reveals that UK adults have spent an average of £771.34 each on dispensable items in recent months.

23 Jul 2020 04:00 AM

Barclaycard, a leading global payment business, is partnering with FreedomPay in the UK and Europe – a leader in commerce solutions. The collaboration will provide a seamless end-to-end payment experience to Barclaycard customers across a broad array of sectors.

16 Jul 2020 04:00 AM

Consumer spending fell 14.5 per cent year-on-year in June – the smallest decline since lockdown began

13 Jul 2020 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