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Q2 2014: Is the recession really over?

Shoppers are clearly loosening their purse strings again. We take a look at the UK’s second quarter spend trends

Fri Aug 01 08:00:00 EDT 2014

Q2 spend data infographic
Q2 spend data infographic

Barclaycard processes nearly half of all card transactions in the UK. Our spending data is based on transactions from our UK credit card business, UK payment acceptance business and spending on Barclays debit cards.

1 For Q2, 2014 in comparison to a year earlier. Barclaycard processes nearly half of all credit and debit card transactions in the UK.

Barclays Bank PLC is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority (Financial Services Register number: 122702). Barclays Bank PLC subscribes to the Lending Code which is monitored and enforced by the Lending Standards Board. Registered in England No. 1026167. Registered Office: 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP.