New research out today from Barclays has uncovered the changing shopping habits of Brits, with two thirds of those under the age of 35 (64%) suggesting they are more likely to buy from brands with a social goal since the
The UK’s retail industry charity retailTRUST has received a £100,000 donation from Barclays to help retail workers hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.
Barclays is the first UK high street bank to enable customers to wave goodbye to paper receipts and instead have digital receipts sent straight to their Barclays app.
New research from Barclays highlights Brits’ desire to have a break from home cooking and up their grooming game, as more than one in three plan to spend their money on eating out (36%) and getting a haircut (36%) within
Eight future business leaders have collaborated on an innovative development programme that seeks to enhance their skills by supporting two West Midlands based start-up companies.
The joint programme has been developed by AF Blakemore & Son Ltd alongside Barclays Corporate Banking,
The enduring role of the British high street is revealed in new research by Barclays, with two-thirds of shoppers still preferring to view valuable products in person before buying.
As the retail sector prepares for the impact of Brexit, The Barclays
Customers and retailers will no longer experience the frustration of failed mobile commerce transactions thanks to a new partnership between Barclays and Verifone. The two organisations have announced an agreement to integrate Pingit as an accepted payment method for retailers using
With Christmas just days away, retailers are gearing up for a surge in click and collect orders resulting from booming online sales over the festive period. According to independent research commissioned by Barclays’ Retail & Wholesale banking sector team, retailers say they
Employee volunteers from AF Blakemore’s finance department joined forces with Barclays to support young people across the Black Country in a day of enterprise challenges. A total of 18 volunteers from across AF Blakemore and Barclays spent a day supporting
Get Safe Online, Barclays and Kaspersky have drawn up the most ‘Risky Christmas Gift List’ in a bid to prevent honest consumers falling victim to Christmas cyber-crimes this year. According to police figures from Christmas 2013, mobile phones were the
The growth in e-commerce has brought big business to the logistics industry and will continue to do so between now and 2018, with 92% of logistics companies seeing it as their biggest area for growth over the next four years, according
Online retail is expected to see significant growth in deliveries over the next four years, according to a new report from Barclays, as people increasingly use smartphones and tablets to place orders and take advantage of new flexible and convenient
Spend on retail, hospitality and leisure is set to rocket as overseas visitors flock to the UK over the next few years, according to a new report from Barclays. The research, independently commissioned for Barclays’ Retail and Hospitality & Leisure
Barclays is supporting the growth plans of 99p Stores with extended banking facilities of £25m. The banking facilities will be used to deliver an accelerated new store opening programme from 2014. This will involve investment in a total of 70
British consumers are expected to spend freely this Christmas but, practical presents will still top festive shopping lists, according to a survey of high street retailers by Barclays. More than half of retailers (52%) feel more confident about Christmas trading
Barclays Partner Finance, an arm of Barclaycard, has launched a flexible online finance product called bFex, which allows consumers to take out instant finance for internet purchases. While consumers have long been able to take out credit at the point
Yorkshire discount retailer, Poundworld, has won new funding from Barclays to assist with its strategic growth plans. The deal includes working capital, trade finance and term debt. Family-owned Poundworld, headquartered just outside Leeds, is one of the UK’s leading single
The Co-operative Group, the UK’s largest customer-owned business, today announces the appointment of Rebecca Skitt as is its new group HR director. Skitt has 20 years’ UK and international experience in HR, encompassing both the fast moving consumer goods sector with Unilever
Pre-packed nuts, dried fruit and seeds supplier to UK supermarkets, Besana UK, has received a cash injection of £4.5m from Barclays to support future growth plans and provide ongoing working capital. The £65m turnover business, located near Burford in Gloucestershire,
Sale-based Nisa retailer, Patidar, is converting a run-down public house into a standalone convenience store. Funding to support the development has been provided by Barclays with a £600,000 term loan. Patidar is a group of convenience stores operating in the Sale
Housewares retailer, Lakeland, is launching contactless payment in stores in partneship with Barclaycard and Visa Europe. From 30 June 2012, all 57 Lakeland stores will accept contactless card and mobile payments, allowing customers a faster and more convenient way to
Value retailer Wilkinson is trialing Barclaycard contactless payment in 25 stores, ahead of a potential roll out of the technology across its estate. With over 4m customers a week, Wilkinsons is the first in its sector to trial the contactless