Tag: Barclaycard

Cash
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Spending on essential items increases

Spending on essential items increased 13.2% in October - slightly less than September’s uplift of 14.4% - as...

Paying by card
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Driver shortage and rising prices hamper consumer confidence

Consumer card spending grew 13.3% in September compared to the same period pre-pandemic, but supply problems and rising...

basket of food
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Spending on essentials soars as spring lifts spirits

Consumer spending fell 13.8% year-on-year in February as lockdown restrictions continued, yet some sectors saw record growth as...

empty high street
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Spending slumps as lockdown bites, says Barclaycard

Consumer spending declined 16.3% year-on-year in January – the sharpest decline since May 2020 – as the retail,...

Woman shopping
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December’s restrictions damp down consumer spending

Consumer spending declined 2.3% year-on-year in December – the largest decline since June 2020 – as the tightening...

butcher's counter
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People still shopping local, says Barclaycard

Data from Barclaycard, which sees nearly half of the nation’s credit and debit card transactions, revealed that spending...

Shoppers
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First consumer spending rise since February

Consumer spending grew 0.2% year-on-year in August – the first uplift since February 2020 – as Brits enjoyed...

Woman shopping
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Consumer spending starts to steady, says Barclaycard

Consumer spending fell 14.5 % year-on-year in June – the smallest decline since lockdown began – with month-on-month...

Shop interior
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Local retailing grows by 30.5%

The latest data from Barclaycard shows that sales in local food and drink stores grew by a 30.5%...

'shop local, shop little' poster
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Shoppers ‘forced to buy locally’ – and they’re liking it

New research from Barclaycard has found that coronavirus is ‘forcing’ consumers to buy locally – and that they...