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Barclaycard urges people to 'Start Today' with new campaign

21 Sep 2017 11:00

Barclaycard today launches a nationwide integrated marketing campaign to encourage people who have always wanted to try something new to 'start today'

Consumer spending growth slows to 2.9% in August

04 Sep 2017 19:01

We take a look at last month's consumer spending as growth slowed to 2.9% while the overall outlook remains muted.

Barclaycard marks the 10th anniversary of introducing contactless payments to the UK

01 Sep 2017 03:15

We look at how contactless has shaped the future of payments over the last 10 years since Barclaycard introduced the technology

Barclaycard pilots ‘Contactless Cones’ in response to melt-downs over ice-cream queues

24 Aug 2017 04:15

We've invented a contactless ice cream van to cut queue tines and give customers a faster way to pay

Barclays appoints new CEO of Barclaycard International

09 Aug 2017 21:15

Today Barclays appoints Barry Rodrigues as Chief Executive Office of Barclaycard International following six years at Citi

Consumer spending grows 3.5 per cent in July after months of ‘feeling the squeeze’ dampens consumer sentiment

07 Aug 2017 19:01

See how consumer spending has grown within July 2017. As consumer confidence reaches a record low we explore consumer spending in a range of sectors.

Time is money

01 Aug 2017 05:00

‘Touch and go’ spending is expected to soar by more than 300 per cent by 2021 as seven in 10 Brits use the technology to pay more frequently than 12 months ago

Lack of payment technology is costing SME retailers £8.7bn

19 Jul 2017 04:00

Tech-savvy Brits are adopting and becoming increasingly reliant upon new ways to pay, but small businesses are struggling to keep up with changing consumer demands.

'Slashie' generation taking up paid hobbies

17 Jul 2017 08:30

New Barclaycard research shows the 'Slashie' generation are taking up a five-to-nine hobby that pays. View our research on Home.Barclaycard today.

Festivals offer new opportunities for merchants

17 Jul 2017 07:45

As "pop-up" commerce develops we look into the way festivals are offering new opportunities for merchants.