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Research released today by Barclaycard* into the spending habits of UK festival-goers, reveals that pop-up commerce presents a growing opportunity for businesses, with those selling at live events benefiting from increased revenue, improved customer engagement and longer lasting loyalty.

03 Jul 2019 08:00 AM

New analysis from Barclaycard, which processes nearly half of the nation’s credit and debit card transactions, has identified key external factors impacting the number of scale up companies in the UK

10 Jun 2019 08:00 AM

New research from Barclaycard, which processes nearly half of the nation’s credit and debit card transactions, has identified that 51 per cent of finance leaders are frustrated that their accounting software is not intuitive enough.

06 Jun 2019 08:00 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

11 Apr 2017 12:01 AM