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 29/02/2016Big Hospitality, Helen Gilbert - Pubs and bars witness steep rise in contactless spend  

Contactless payments in pubs and bars soar in 2015 - Barclaycard

 Big Hospitality reports that latest figures from Barclaycard have revealed that contactless payments in pubs and bars leapt up by 188% in 2015.
The category experienced the third biggest rise in 'touch and go' transactions over the past year behind public transport (532%) and pharmacies (207%), the data revealed.
Contactless spending in fast food outlets was also up 108%. Restaurants witness a 104% increase and caterers, ranking 10th on the list, saw a 96% uptake in the speedy payment method.
The finds come as The UK Cards Association revealed that spending on contactless cards rose more than three-fold in 2015 to reach £7.75bn - treble the amount in 2014 when contactless transactions accounted for £2.32bn.
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