Local retail sales recorded a drop of 5.1 percent year-on-year in June Hong Kong, August 1, 2016 – Local retail sales in June contracted by 5.1 percent year-on-year according to the latest Mastercard SpendingPulse™ Hong Kong Report. While the Tuen Ng Festival in the first half of June helped retail sales, poor weather dampened its …
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March report shows Australian total retail sales up on last year Sydney Australia, 27 April 2016 – MasterCard Advisors, a unit of MasterCard (NYSE: MA) has revealed the results of the March SpendingPulse™ report in Australia, showing total retail sales grew by 3.4 percent year-over-year. This is the 24th month of growth although its rate is …
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Consumers plan to spend over USD100 on average; men expected to spend 40 percent more on presents than women; three-quarters of people in China and Vietnam think Valentine’s Day is the best day to get engaged Tweet: #Love is in the air in #APAC as consumers spend big this #ValentinesDay #MasterCard http://news.mstr.cd/1Xklx2X Singapore, 11 February 2016 …
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2 million MasterCard transactions made by overseas-issued MasterCard cards during GSS TWEET: Visiting #MasterCard cardholders spent over $350 million in the first month of the #GreatSingaporeSale http://news.mstr.cd/1M7Ok83 Singapore, 15 July 2015 – Spend by visiting MasterCard cardholders saw an increase of 9.9% to the tune of S$350.6 million in the first month of the Great …
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As consumers shopped for the best online deals this past holiday season, they didn’t forget the less fortunate.  In fact, based on processed transaction data, MasterCard estimates that the number of online donations by Asia Pacific consumers to United States-based charitable organizations leapt by 149 percent on Giving Tuesday – the day after Cyber Monday, …
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