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Category Archives:Consumer Spending

MP’s calling for more to be done to help the high street

MP’s are backing calls for changes to the current tax regime in a bid to halt the current decline in UK high streets and town centres and allow them to flourish in the future. Read More

High Street sales continue to fall in December as retailers faced worst sales on record

For the sixth year in a row, sales have fallen on Britain’s high streets in December. Read More

UK retail figures jump in November following sales boost

The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have shown that retail sales have increased at a much faster rate than anticipated. Read More

Credit Cards funded UK summer spending spree

Industry figures have revealed that credit card lending is rising at its fastest pace since February after the summer’s hot weather boosted retailers. Read More

Summer spending continued through August

According to data from Barclaycard, people in the UK have continued to splash the cash this summer, with consumer spending up 4.5 per cent in August compared to the previous year. Read More

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