The credit card firm said rainy weather cast a cloud on the high street.However, it said entertainment provided a welcome boost, prompted by a 101% surge in cinema spending, driven by summer blockbusters Barbie and Oppenheimer.Esme Harwood, director at Barclays, said: “The rainy weather impacted high street and hospitality venues in August, but Brits were still keen to spend on memorable summer experiences.

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