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New research released today by Barclaycard, reveals that we’re seeing a rise in females doing it for themselves as one in six women (16 per cent) are visiting DIY stores more often than they did two years ago

23 May 2018 07:01 PM

Barclaycard has today announced the launch of a new proposition to bring its customers the best in live entertainment across the UK, with a new partnership with Live Nation and the Academy Music Group.

18 May 2018 04:00 AM

New research from Barclaycard reveals that more than seven in ten retailers (72 per cent) haven’t introduced any new payment technology to their websites over the last two years*, despite consumer demand for a quick and convenient check-out process.

16 May 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