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Barclaycard, which has been helping make businesses successful for more than 50 years, has announced a partnership with AGCO, a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment and solutions, to launch a new credit card for British farming businesses.

16 May 2019 08:00 AM

Over a quarter of retailers (26 per cent) have seen an increase in the volume of goods being returned in the last two years, according to new findings.

15 May 2019 08:00 AM

Consumer spending grew by 2.5 per cent year-on-year in April, as milder temperatures encouraged Brits to go out and spend, despite ongoing struggles in the retail sector.

08 May 2019 12:01 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.


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