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British consumers increased their spending in August

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The FINANCIAL — UK consumer spending exceeds last year’s level for first time since lockdown. Pubs and bars enjoy rebound but shops still struggle as the public switch to online purchases. British consumers increased their spending again in August as they went on “staycation” holidays, bought equipment for working from home and went back to shops to buy clothes. Spending on takeaways and fast food jumped 20.7 per cent year on year in August, according to Barclaycard data. That was the biggest rise since last September. Consumer spending rose last month for the first time since the start of the coronavirus…

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British consumers increased their spending in August

2 mins read

The FINANCIAL — UK consumer spending exceeds last year’s level for first time since lockdown. Pubs and bars enjoy rebound but shops still struggle as the public switch to online purchases. British consumers increased their spending again in August as they went on “staycation” holidays, bought equipment for working from home and went back to shops…