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The latest findings from the Mastercard annual study shows Asians are spending 33 percent more on their Valentine than in 2016 to create the perfect romance Singapore – 13 February 2019 – Whoever said Asians are not romantic may now have to sing a different tune. The 2019 “Mastercard Love Index” reveals that Asia Pacific …
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The new Asia Pacific Consumer Retail Barometer is designed to provide you with a snapshot of consumer retail trends around the region. It captures both economic behavior and consumer sentiment through the use of four indicators: consumer confidence, retail business sentiment, retail sales YoY growth and credit card YoY expenditure growth, with the last two …
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Three quarters of Aussies don’t speak to their neighbors 58 percent want to get to know their neighbors better Mastercard is breaking down the barriers between neighbors in one street in Melbourne, by replacing fences with tennis nets Sydney, 10 January 2019 – Being closer to a neighbor would make 90 percent of Aussies happier, …
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Low cost Android based ‘Samosa PoS’ machine will offer a simple way to accept payments for small merchants New Delhi, January 9 2019 – To enhance acceptance and penetration of digital payments in India, Mastercard and Mosambee, a payment solution company today launched ‘SamosaPoS’, an Android based multi-utility point of sale (PoS) machine. This partnership …
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Auckland, 19 December 2018 – As Kiwis rush to complete their Christmas shopping, a quarter of New Zealanders are already planning to make additional purchases in the Boxing Day sales (27%). For Kiwis who don’t need to have gifts under the tree on Christmas Day, 17% said they will defer their gift buying until after …
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To tweet this news, copy and paste https://news.mstr.cd/2ru88gn to your Twitter handle with the hashtag #MastercardNZ Auckland, 13 December 2018 – Local online stores will be ringing in their virtual tills this year, as more Kiwis than ever shop online for Christmas presents. Annual Mastercard research has revealed that just over a quarter of New Zealanders …
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To tweet this news, copy and paste https://mstr.cd/2DZxfPP to your Twitter handle with the hashtag #MastercardNZ Auckland, 4 December 2018 – With less than a month to go until Christmas,Kiwis are feeling less financial stress about the upcoming holiday season thanks to forward financial planning that will see them less likely to rely on their November …
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Commuters can now use their debit and credit card or contactless devices on the Sydney Trains network and NSW TrainLink Opal services Sydney, 26 November 2018 – Mastercard in partnership with Transport for NSW has today announced the expansion of contactless payments to the Sydney Trains network and NSW TrainLink Opal enabled services. The extension …
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Strategic partnership between Mastercard and MYOB drives new wave in fintech innovation Sydney, 15 November 2018 – MYOB and Mastercard today announced a strategic partnership to bring innovative new ways of managing cashflow to hundreds of thousands of small business owners across Australia. The companies are teaming up to introduce a new payments solution for …
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