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Barclaycard Payments data reveals that the number of SME clients actively taking payments has increased by 24 per cent since the low point in early April, shortly after the start of lockdown.

26 May 2020 12:01 AM

Consumer spending declined 36.5 per cent in April, yet some retailers continued to see growth despite social distancing

13 May 2020 12:01 AM

Barclaycard has today announced a new multi-year partnership with Global, the Media and Entertainment group, as part of its focus on offering customers access to the best in entertainment.

06 May 2020 09:00 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.


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