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Consumer spending grew 0.2 per cent year-on-year in August – the first uplift since February 2020 – as Brits enjoyed the last of summer by socialising and holidaying in the UK.

07 Sep 2020 07:01 PM

With many UK restaurants and fast food outlets signing up to the Government’s ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ scheme, Barclaycard Payments, which processes nearly 40 per cent of all transactions in the UK, shines a light on the scheme’s impact on both restaurant revenues and consumer behaviour.

02 Sep 2020 04:00 AM

Lockdown fuels ‘Subscription Society’ as Brits spend £552 a year on sign-up services

24 Aug 2020 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.

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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