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Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) regulation from the EU came into effect on 14 September. Merchants have not been negatively impacted following the introduction of SCA, Barclaycard transaction data shows

18 Sep 2019 10:00 AM

Brits are spending £965m a year to forgo their own entertainment preferences to keep a friend, family member or partner happy, new research from Barclaycard has found.

05 Sep 2019 09:00 AM

Consumer spending grew by 1.3 per cent year-on-year in August – representing a decline in real terms when accounting for inflation – bringing a summer of muted growth to a close.

03 Sep 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.

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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