Consumer spending growth drops to 1.2 per cent

Data from Barclaycard, which sees nearly half of the nation’s credit and debit card transactions, shows that essential expenditure rose by 2.3 per cent, propped up by relatively modest growth in supermarkets of 2.5 per cent as petrol spending contracted by 1.2 per cent. Non-essential spending, meanwhile, saw growth of…

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