Analysis of spending in the three weeks leading up to 2018’s Easter Sunday found that online travel bookings rose by 35 percent compared to the previous year . This trend could be set to continue for both airlines and online travel agents in the coming weeks, as Brits look to get away over the long weekend.
Romance isn’t dead for Brits, with Worldpay data revealing that Valentine’s Day spending has grown 13 percent since 2017*. If 2018 is anything to go by, this year could see restaurants and beauty retailers 20 percent and 15 percent busier as Brits will splash out on romantic meals and beauty gifts for loved ones.
Worldpay, Inc. (NYSE: WP; LSE: WPY), a leading global payments technology provider, and Sage Pay, part of Sage Group (FTSE: SGE), a market leader in cloud business management solutions, have today announced a partnership that broadens the range of card payment solutions available to businesses.
LONDON, 13 December, 2018 – New data from the UK’s leading payments company Worldpay, has revealed a growing trend for eating out on Christmas Day. Analysis of consumer spending habits over the past two years has found restaurant spending on 25th December growing by 5.7% in 2017 , with 10% of Brits planning to dine out on Christmas Day .
LONDON and CINCINNATI, December 5, 2018 – Worldpay Inc. (NYSE: WP; LSE: WPY) a global leader in the payment technology industry, was recently awarded EMEA Fintech Deal of the Year 2018 at the TMT Finance M&A Awards ceremony held in London.
LONDON, 22 November, 2018 – Savvy shoppers are set to splash over £3.1 billion this Black Friday weekend, with UK retailers expecting to take around 115 million transactions over the Black Friday weekend. Worldpay analysts have also predicted that thousands of tourists will flock to the Great British high street to make the most of the deals on offer.
LONDON – 15 November 2018 – Brits are turning to caffeine and croissants to fuel their way through the daily grind, according to Worldpay. Data from the payments processor reveals the secret to ensuring a hassle-free breakfast run, offering a city-by-city guide to beating the queues and avoid being latte to work.
London, 13 November 2018: Worldpay, Inc. (NYSE: WP; LSE: WPY), a leading payments technology company and CYBG, the UK’s largest challenger bank have agreed a new five-year referral partnership bringing Worldpay’s payments technology to CYBG business customers. The extended agreement gives business customers of Britain’s sixth biggest bank access to a full suite of Worldpay’s payments products.
The latest figures from Worldpay show that contactless transactions have overtaken chip and pin payments for the first time in the UK, as consumers embrace more convenient forms of payment. Contactless usage jumped by 30% in the past year to become the most popular form of card payment for in-store transactions.
Despite reports of UK consumers tightening their purse strings , beauty Kings and Queens across the country have pumped and plumped over £100 million into the industry this summer. In particular, barber and beauty salons saw a 6% increase in summer sales volumes compared with last year, showing the UK’s appetite for beauty continues to be strong.
Worldpay, the UK’s leading payment processor, has achieved a world racing first, implementing the biggest ever rollout of their innovative My Business Mobile, a software only card payment mPOS, to offer a best in class customer experience.
Worldpay, a leading payments technology company, and Mastercard, announced today their intention to enter a global strategic partnership focused on expanding acceptance options and making digital payments even more convenient and secure.
Shoppers could spend as much as £1.4 billion* on cards this Saturday thanks to a last-minute rush on everything from prosecco and pigs in blankets, to perfume and pyjamas, claims the latest analysis from Worldpay.
Worldpay, a leader in global payments, is pleased to announce that the first ever students of Worldpay’s newly created Master’s Degree in Management in the International Payments Ecosystem graduated today at a ceremony in central London after two years of study at Middlesex University London.
With the busiest shopping season of the year fast approaching, Worldpay is encouraging online retailers to reassure customers about the security of their personal information following research from the company, which suggests that nearly two-thirds of consumers are worried about storing card details with vendors.*
A new integration to simplify payments for hundreds of thousands of SMBs has been announced today between leading payments company, Worldpay and Xero, the UK’s leading cloud accounting software company.
British small business owners have expressed concern that political and economic uncertainty could make it more difficult to secure funding to support growth in the coming year, claims a new study commissioned by Worldpay.
UK high street retailers received an early autumn boost in sales thanks to an influx of Chinese tourists during the annual Golden Week public holiday (1st – 8th October), the latest data from Worldpay can reveal.
Worldpay, a leader in global payments, is pleased to announce that it has participated in Featurespace Limited’s (“Featurespace”) latest £16.5m funding round as a new investor, alongside other existing and new investors.
High-street retailers should consider allowing shoppers to authorise in-store payments with part of their body, claims a new report from Worldpay, which reveals the pressure retailers face in meeting the demands of today’s digital shoppers.
Mobile contactless transactions topped £370 million* in the first six months of 2017, a whopping 336%** year on year rise in spending, according to the latest transaction data from payments processor Worldpay.
New data from Worldpay suggests that overseas visitors could spend as much as £2.4 billion this summer, following a particularly prolific period of shopping by Middle Eastern tourists during the traditional Eid celebrations at the end of June.