This holiday season MasterCard is connecting people around the world and celebrating families, friends and community with its largest integrated digital campaign ever. The program, called #PricelessNewYear, will curate people’s priceless holiday photos on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram in 175 countries. The very best of the photos will be shown on 11 Times Square billboards …
MasterCard and Samsung, in partnership with financial institutions and mobile network operators worldwide, plan to complete similar service rollouts over the next year, including launches in Turkey, Russia and the Ukraine in the first quarter of 2014.
MasterCard in the U.S. is helping consumers Master this holiday season with holiday tips and insights revealing consumer shopping behaviors and preferences.
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MasterCard has launched the Treat Index, a survey of 12,000 people in eight European countries that analyses the way consumers view buying themselves “treats” as a must – even when economic times are tough. The research has produced some fascinating insight into what people buy and why – depending on age, gender or culture. We …
At MasterCard, we understand that there is no such thing as a one size fits all customer experience. We are all customers and we are all individuals and we shop, browse and pay in the ways that work best for us. At World Retail Congress (7-9 October, La Défense – Paris), MasterCard will be pulling …
From September 16 – 19, banks, governments and NGOs gather at SIBOS in Dubai to discuss the future of payments. MasterCard will be joining the conversation – sharing some of our latest insights and innovative partnerships around financial inclusion and commercial payments.
MasterCard displayed the 10 ways to pay in the digital age at its Innovation Showcase event. Demonstrating its latest products and offering a glimpse into the future of payments.
We all know how quickly holidays fly by. So it’s not surprising that Europeans clearly see the advantages of electronic payments on holiday and consequently want to use them more. MasterCard recently commissioned a piece of research to explore Europeans’ attitude to cash during their holidays and the results spoke for themselves.
When you add a government’s cost to print money to handling costs incurred by retailers and consumers, the cost of cash rises to anywhere from .5 to 1.5 percent of a country’s GDP. Electronic payments have proven to boost economic growth while advancing financial inclusion.
MasterCard unveiled its 2013 Global Destination Cities Index – the third annual report that analyzes both visitor traffic and international travel spend in 132 cities around the globe.
Our work with governments in Africa allows them to be more efficient and transparent, and enables financial inclusion for millions of people who have not traditionally had access to financial services.
MasterCard in Europe unveils consumer study around Europeans perceptions of just how dirty is cash across Europe. In addition, independent research carried out by Oxford University reveals that European bank notes are riddled with bacteria.
In a speech delivered today at the China Development Forum in Beijing, Ajay Banga, President and CEO of MasterCard (NYSE: MA), shared his views on how innovation can help drive economic growth. Banga noted that China’s current wave of industrialization – which has resulted in unprecedented growth based on low-cost labor – is challenged and …
MasterCard is attending Mobile World Congress 2013 to meet with the brightest minds in retail, telecommunications, banking and payments to discuss the future of payments. During the conference, MasterCard is hosting the MasterCard Mobile Payments Global Symposium, a full day of engaging dialogue on the topics of NFC, mobile money and the future of payments. …
A leading global innovation, PayPass is providing a safe and simple way to embrace our growing cashless society.
MasterCard Worldwide and the Singapore Management University (SMU) Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics (SKBI) jointly released the sixth wave of the Singapore Index of Inflation Expectations (SInDEx) at a press briefing in Singapore. The inaugural SInDEx was launched in January 2012, a quarterly survey offering a fresh perspective on the role that inflation expectations …
MasterCard Worldwide released a new Insights Report today which assesses the extent to which a slower growing global economy and specifically a slowdown in merchandise exports, will impact the resilience of consumer confidence in key markets in Asia/Pacific and the Middle East.
The first ATM installed in Myanmar became the first to accept an international payments card as announced by Co-operative Bank Ltd (CB Bank) and MasterCard Worldwide today. The transaction was made using a MasterCard card at the headquarters of CB Bank on the corner of 23rd Street and Strand Road in Yangon. Myanmar’s first ATM was …
As part of its ongoing Cashless Conversations Series, MasterCard will host a public-private dialogue on Financial Inclusion on November 13th.
Singapore may be small, but it packs a punch well beyond its size. To celebrate what makes the little island special, MasterCard launches Priceless Singapore, making life even more Priceless with unique and novel experiences specially curated for cardholders who live and visit its shores. Priceless Singapore is an exciting programoffering Singapore residents and visitors …
MasterCard and NTT DOCOMO, INC., Japan’s leading mobile operator and provider of integrated services centered on mobility, today announced that MasterCard has been selected as a partner to expand contactless payments options for consumers in Japan. The collaboration will connect DOCOMO’s domestic payment network to the world, enabling customers using iD mobile credit payments with …
MasterCard hosts first innovation showcase in Dublin featuring an array of products and services, which demonstrates ways the company uses technology and innovation to grow its business, diversify across geographies and customers, and build new business.
MasterCard unveils the results of a debit survey in Brazil Alexandre Magnani, vice-president, Business Development for MasterCard Brazil and GeoSouth, will host an online press conference “Debit Card in Brazil”. In this event MasterCard will unveil the results of a debit survey in Brazil, which seeks further insights into Brazilian consumers’ knowledge of debit cards, …
MasterCard unveils The Future Of Payments in a Cashless Society at its Growth Through Innovation event in NYC. MasterCard showcased an array of products and services demonstrating the future of payments. These new and innovative products and solutions continue the ideal that paying is no longer a one-way transaction.
To mark its third consecutive year of sponsorship of the World Retail Congress, MasterCard, in conjunction with the Economist Intelligence Unit, has launched a report focused on the future of retail. “The iFactor: how consumer demand is driving retail innovation” explores the challenges and opportunities facing retailers in a rapidly evolving retail environment where various …
Matthew Lanford, Head of Prepaid for MasterCard Europe, hosts a roundtable on “Prepaid: A World Beyond Cash” in Lisbon, Portugal on September 11-13
MasterCard recently received feedback on a survey that shows parents are concerned their teenage and young adult children don’t know how to manage their money and stay out of debt. In fact, 56% of respondents believe their child will damage their credit rating if provided with a credit, debit or prepaid card.
MasterCard Notes Growing Trend in Government Adoption of Electronic Payments as an Alternative to Cash and Checks
MasterCard and Deutsche Telekom announce a European partnership to enable consumers to use their mobile phones as a convenient and secure way to pay.
MasterCard unveiled its 2012 Global Destination Cities Index – the second annual report that analyzes both visitor traffic and international travel spend in 132 cities around the globe.
MasterCard’s digital resources around a cashless society collected in one place.