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Festive spend spotlight: UK diners swap restaurant bookings for takeaways

Rising cases of Omicron at the end of 2021 spelled a muted festive period for restaurants and pubs in the UK. Instead, diners opted for takeaways on the sofa over drinks at their local pub, meaning delivery platforms celebrated a record holiday season.  Government guidance to limit social distancing just before ‘Mad Friday’ – the […]

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Finding Your Space: Three Tips for Women in Data Science

Coined by the Harvard Business Review as the ‘sexiest job of the 21st century, ‘data science’ still feels like a term invented only yesterday (and ‘women in data science’ seems even newer). And what does a data scientist do anyways? You could ask 100 professionals and get about 100 different answers.   I thought being a data scientist meant that you needed a very specific set of skills […]

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Travel & Entertainment

To Sightsee or Not to Sightsee…?

Covid precautions and the uncertainty it brings has led to a staycation boom in the UK. From Cardlytics’ UK office, The Summer of Spend report investigates consumer trends in response travel restrictions and offers advice on how brands across the travel, leisure and hospitality sectors can maximize spend opportunities and appeal to new customers. Download […]

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Grocery

Grocery shopping moves from the shop floor to the sofa

Grocery shopping moves from the shop floor to the sofa 2020 was the year of the grocery delivery. From getting a hallowed prime time slot during lockdown to supporting local farms and producers through veg boxes, grocery deliveries are playing an increasingly important role in how we shop for food. The move to food delivery […]

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Cardlytics and MBNA launch ‘Smart Rewards’ for savvy shoppers as the UK high street reopens

In the UK, we are finally making tentative steps to unlocking our lives, the economy, and our spending. With the reopening of shops, pubs and restaurants many of us will be looking forward to getting our hair cut, having a proper pulled pint, or sitting down to a meal cooked in a kitchen away from […]

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Grocery

Driving Sales Through the Ever-Changing Landscape of UK Consumer Spend

When the UK government imposed a country-wide lockdown in March, consumers had little option but to change their spending behaviour. As stores closed and long-term travel restrictions were put in place, consumer spend shifted to other areas such as eCommerce and home delivery. But are these changes permanent or has the reopening of non-essential retail […]

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Cardlytics UK State of Spend Issue 3

With access to 1 in 4 UK card transactions, Cardlytics helps marketers understand and respond to the impact of COVID-19 on their industries and customers. In parallel with our US State of Spend series, we are pleased to offer the third installment of the UK State of Spend, tracking weekly changes in consumer spend across […]

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Cardlytics UK State of Spend Issue 2

With access to 1 in 4 UK card transactions, Cardlytics helps marketers understand and respond to the impact of COVID-19 on their industries and customers. In parallel with our US State of Spend series, we are pleased to offer the second installment of the UK State of Spend, tracking weekly changes in consumer spend across […]

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Financial Institutions

Open Banking and its Venture Beyond Bank Data

In the UK, Open Banking has so far focused on making customer bank data more portable and accessible. As we move towards the September PSD2 deadline, all payment accounts will be brought into scope.    Open banking has always had ambitions beyond bank and payment data. It’s a vision of consumers possessing greater control of all […]

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