Adam Keal
Adam Keal

Adam Keal


Adam Keal is a Business Leader in the UK & Ireland Communications team. He can be contacted on +44 207 557 5182 or adam_keal@mastercard.com

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Mastercard expands investment in Europe to power the expansion of Fintech, helping them reach scale at speed May 21st, 2018 – Mastercard today announces the creation of Accelerate, a new programme to drive growth at scale for the fast-evolving FinTech industry. The initiative is designed to support the ambitions of players in the FinTech sector …
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A European study by Mastercard, ‘Lights, Camera, Action’, reveals vital components of the best opening scenes ahead of the Palme d’Or prize at Cannes Film Festival 2018 Steven Spielberg is ‘king’ of the opening sequence Generation Netflix make a decision about a film in just 14 minutes Research highlights how passion for film goes beyond …
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LONDON, 21st March 2018 – Pan-Asian restaurant wagamama today launches wagamamago, an app that it describes as ‘Uber for diners’ allowing customers to walk in, order, eat and for the first time ever, simply go. The new app will save diners an average of 12 minutes at every meal, according to research. It has been …
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LONDON, 6th March 2018 – From today, Mastercard holders who load their card into Samsung Pay will be rewarded with £6 to spend at Costa Coffee branches. [1] Mastercard and Samsung Pay is available to HSBC, John Lewis Partnership, M&S Bank, MBNA, Santander and Danske Bank customers². When customers opt into the promotion and upload …
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Overwhelming success of contactless cards peaks shopper demand for wearable payments February 22, 2018 – One quarter (26%) of British shoppers expect to start using “tap and go” contactless payments with a smartwatch, bracelet, keyring or other forms of wearable payments, according to new figures from Mastercard. In the UK, contactless spend on Mastercard grew …
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Romantic experiences continue to rise, as sales of flowers falter February 9th, 2018 – British consumers continue to invest in experiences over material goods, as new data shows sentimental spending has increased by 11% since 2015, with the number of transactions up by 23% during the Valentine’s Day period. The annual “Mastercard Love Index”, which …
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Through a new campaign, AirPlus International and Mastercard are giving those making and accepting business travel payments a simple way to find all they need to know about virtual cards. Neu-Isenburg, February 1st, 2018 – AirPlus, a leading international provider of solutions for the day-to-day management of business travel, has already had twelve years of …
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LONDON, January 30th, 2018 – Vocalink, a Mastercard company, has announced a partnership with Shieldpay, to use Pay by Bank app, its market leading mobile payments services as a new deposit method available to Shieldpay customers. Shieldpay’s trusted payments network protects both buyer and seller in any transaction by verifying the identity of all parties …
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Mastercard SpendingPulse shows December spend grew 2.2% year-on-year Boxing Day sales weakened by Black Friday discounting Online shopping grew by 11.5% in December Online grocery (up 10.7%) and clothing (up 13.7%) spend accelerated Luxury goods and jewellery were down by 3.4% and 5.6% respectively on 2016 London, Friday 5th January 2018: December capped a year …
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Festive season spending to date is up just 3.1% on last year Online shopping growing at 12% over the festive period Sales show grocery sales flattening; with jewellery and luxury goods falling Electronics bucking trend with 8.9% growth Contactless accounting for 1 in every 3 card purchases London, Tuesday 19th December 2017: While it is …
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