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New research shows the value Brits place on the hospitality industry, with many happy to dip into their own pockets to support local businesses and their staff*.

27 Oct 2020 08:01 PM

Consumer spending surges in September as warm weather and ‘back to school’ shopping contributes to 2 per cent growth

12 Oct 2020 07:01 PM

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

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