Euro 2020 and warm UK weather drives 40% summer spending increase in pubs and bars
The i says spending in pubs and bars rose by almost 40 per cent in June as people flocked to watch the Euros and enjoy a spell of sunshine.
Barclaycard compared last month’s figures to levels for the same period in 2019. It was the first sales growth across hospitality since September 2020.
It is believed sporting that events such as the Euros and Wimbledon, together with warmer weather, helped spark the boost across the hospitality sector. Restaurants also enjoyed an 8.4 per cent rise in sales.
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