Barclaycard and TMC announce fuel card contract with Centrica
Barclaycard Commercial Payments, in association with TMC, has been awarded a contract by Centrica, the parent company of British Gas, to provide a single fuel card programme for its van and car fleets.
Barclaycard secures new ten-year merchant acquirer contract with TfL
Barclaycard has retained its contract to provide payment solutions to Transport for London (TfL) for another seven years, with an option to extend for a further three years.
Brits looking for love are willing to spend over a quarter of the average weekly wage on a first date
If you’re looking for love this Valentine’s Day you may need a big wallet in addition to a big heart as our new research into the nation’s spend on dating finds the average first date could cost single Brits up to a quarter of the average weekly wage.
Record expenditure on essential items drives 4.4 per cent uplift in consumer spending in January
Consumer spending continued its bull run in January, growing by 4.4 per cent year on year, as inflationary pressures led to more being spent on petrol and in supermarkets.
Barclaycard partners with VocaLink to enable merchants to accept mobile payments through Pay by Bank app
We are partnering with VocaLink to enable its merchants to accept mobile payments through Pay by Bank app.
“Spontaneous spenders”: British shoppers regret impulse sales purchases
Barclaycard reveals that 59% of Brits don’t just hunt out bargains, but take a punt on impulse purchases which they later come to regret.
Barclaycard leads trial of contactless donation boxes with 11 national charities
Charities may be missing out on more than £80m in donations each year by only accepting cash donations, as 42% Brits say they carry less cash now than they did three years ago.
Consumer spending softens in December despite Q4 growth hitting a four-year high
Consumer spending rose 4.0 per cent in December, suggesting shoppers have started to rein in spending amid concerns over the wider economic picture moving into 2017.
Retailers set for a subdued Christmas sales period as fewer consumers plan to bag a bargain
The traditional Boxing Day sales may be on the wane in 2016, as more retailers slash prices on Black Friday and in to early December.
Economic and political uncertainty results in a year of two halves for consumer spending
Consumer spending shifted in response to the changing economic and political environment, resulting in a year of two halves.