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Consumer spending falls further in December

Headline Findings: • Consumer spending: down -1.0%, strongest decline since April 2018 • Face-to-Face expenditure falls -1.6%, eCommerce spending up just +0.5% • Transport & Communication sees fastest drop in spend (-4.4%), while Hotels, Restaurants & Bars buck the trend (+7.6%)

UK consumer spending falls slightly in October

Headline Findings: • Consumer spending: falls by -0.2%, after rising in August and September • eCommerce expenditure up by +2.6%, but Face-to-Face spend declines by -2.0% • Spending falls across Clothing & Footwear, and rises only slightly across Food & Drink and Hotels, Restaurants & Bars categories

UK Consumer Spending Index October 2018

Headline Findings: • Consumer spending: falls by -0.2%, after rising in August and September • eCommerce expenditure up by +2.6%, but Face-to-Face spend declines by -2.0% • Spending falls across Clothing & Footwear, and rises only slightly across Food & Drink and Hotels, Restaurants & Bars categories

Visa's UK Consumer Spending Index - September 2018

-Consumer spending: increases by +0.2%, following +0.4% rise in August -Face-to-Face expenditure: up by +1.1%, while eCommerce spend falls by -0.2% -Sector data show that Hotels, Restaurants & Bars and Food & Drink categories continue to see strongest increases in spend

Consumer spending returns to positive territory in August

- Consumer spending: rises +0.4%, after -0.9% decline in July - Face-to-Face spend: increases +0.3%, but eCommerce expenditure declines by -0.2% - Hotels, Restaurants & Bars and Food & Drink categories see the biggest increases in expenditure

Household spending falls slightly in July

- Consumer spending: down -0.9% compared to July last year - Face-to-Face spend: decreases -1.2%, while eCommerce expenditure falls by -0.5% - Warmer weather supports solid increase in spend across Food & Drink and Hotels, Restaurants & Bars categories