Worldpay and You

December 2018

Setting your sights overseas: top tips to attract the international shopper during 2019

All the signs are pointing towards a bumper year for British tourism. According to Visit Britain, overseas visits to the UK are set to pass 40m for the first time this year, while foreign spending is expected to reach a record £27bn in 2018.

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Why technology is the high street’s best friend

The latest data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) points toward a slower than expected start to the year for British retailers. UK sales volumes rose by just 0.1% in January from the previous month, while businesses are faced with new economic headwinds, from growing business rates and rent increased, to increased competition from online retailers.

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Worldpay reveals growing appetite for dining out at Christmas

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.

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‘Tap and Go’ tipping point: Contactless overtakes Chip and Pin for instore card payments

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.

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Explore the motivations of UK consumers with our 2018 Consumer Behaviour and Payments Report

The way consumers shop and buy is constantly evolving, with new technology having an unprecedented impact on the customer experience. Earlier this year we surveyed over 2,500 consumers across the UK and analysed their behaviour across the different buying channels.

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Transparent pricing

As set out in your contract with us, please remember that reference data is available to you for each of your transactions, showing the value of each of your transactions and the level of interchange payable on each displayed separately from the rest of your fees. 

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