August consumer spending rose 15.4%, Barclaycard reveals

For the hospitality and leisure sector, restaurant spending broke into positive growth for the first time since the pandemic hit (0.1%), while spending on pubs, bars and clubs reached 43.4%, the highest growth recorded for over 17 months

Consumer card spending rose 15.4% in August, compared with the same period in 2019, with growth recorded across all sectors apart from international travel, according to new data from Barclaycard.

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