Many people are now banking, shopping and paying on a smartphone or tablet, with a smorgasbord of service providers vying...
Trade agreements are important when exporting and importing – but countries don’t always agree on the best deal.
What is the subscription economy?
billion dollars was spent by Americans for St Patrick’s Day 2017
dollars is the cost of a cup of “Astronaut” coffee at Round K café in New York
A smiley face on the bill and even the weather can affect how generous we feel.
billion euros in revenue are generated by European Union breweries every year
How retail and restaurants appeal to our senses, and get us spending more
What is extremeness aversion?
Why your reward card could be costing you
billion euros were spent on fresh food in Western Europe in 2016
percent of people across Europe who are interested in using biometrics when making payments
We all recall that nagging feeling after an important decision or a large purchase. We call it having second thoughts, but behavioural economists call it buyer’s remorse.
percent lower was the price of fruits, vegetables and potatoes in Romania than the European average
What is a contactless payment?
billion dollars worth of fresh chicken was exported by the Netherlands in 2015
What is the poverty line?
trillion euros were spent globally on luxury goods, including fancy cars, expensive hospitality and
percent of people in Europe say spending on new clothes is the first item to go from the budget
How supermarkets invite spending – and four ways to resist temptation
million tonnes of olive oil were produced by European Union countries in the 2013-2014 year
kilograms of chocolate, on average, were consumed by every person in Switzerland
hectolitres of wine must - the raw pressed fruit, seeds, and stems used to make wine - were produced
percent of US-based Millennials - born between 1977 and 1995 - say they will relocate
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