Card Payments by UK Consumers Now 75% of all Retail Sales

Card payments by UK consumers accounted for three quarters of all retail transactions for the first time ever, says the latest British Retail Consortium...
UK unemployment down, pound coins in wallet

UK Unemployment Rate Falls and Wages Increase

UK unemployment fell by 55,000 down to 1.36 million for between May to July, according to the Office of National Statistics (ONS). The latest figure...

Euro Area and European Union Economic Growth at 0.4%

Economic growth for the Euro Area and the European Union rose by 0.4% for the second quarter this year according to Eurostat. The figures matched...
Retail Trade declines in the Euro Area

Retail Trade Falls Within The Euro Zone

Retail Trade in the Euro Area has declined in July by 0.2% in comparison to June according to Eurostat. While consumer spending and purchases remained...

UK Consumers Brush Aside Brexit Outcome

UK consumers appear to have overlooked any uncertainty caused by Brexit. as the latest GfK consumer confidence survey showed an increase in positivity. The latest...
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Bank of England Reveals Consumer Credit Slows in July

The Bank of England have revealed that consumer credit eased to 8.5% in July. Fresh consumer borrowing excluding mortgages fell to £0.8 billion in July,...

Hot September Could Melt Retail Sales, Study Says

A study complied by the British Retail Consortium (BRC), and the UK Met Office found that non food item retail sales are reduced as...

Premier League Football Clubs in Bitcoin Adverting Deal With eToro

Seven Premier League football clubs have agreed to an advertising deal with online trading platform eToro, where they will be paid in Bitcoin. This is...

Amazon Expanding it’s Self-styled Post Offices

Hoping to become a more convenient online portal for US shoppers, Amazon says that will continue to establish more post offices styled locations, for...

WhatsApp To Begin Charging Business Users

The freeware and cross-platform messaging and Voice over IP service- WhatsApp, is launching new pay-to-use tools for business users to communicate with their customers. These...

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