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

Recent Posts

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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Wirecard’s online merchants can now integrate Pay by Bank app as a new payment method Users of boon, Wirecard’s mobile payment app, will be able to fund their accounts via Pay by Bank app Aschheim (Munich)/London:  Today, Wirecard and Mastercard made Pay by Bank app, a fully digital payment solution, available to all Wirecard merchants in …
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Mobile ordering and payments technology enables kiosk owners to access micro-loans Nairobi, KENYA – December 6, 2017 – Mastercard today unveiled Kionect, a digital ordering system that empowers small kiosk owners in Nairobi to order and pay for products from wholesalers via SMS. Orders submitted via a feature phone helps create a digital record for …
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Startups will join the Mastercard Start Path programme to receive the mentoring needed for long-term success 4 December 2017 – Mastercard today announced its largest and most diverse class to enter the Mastercard Start Path programme – the company’s global effort to support later-stage fintech and tech startups. The 11 selected companies are working on …
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‘Click and Collect’ Fast Lane designed to bring online speed and convenience to high street  As shops gear up for one of the busiest weekends in the retail calendar, new research for Masterpass – the simple, convenient, trusted digital wallet for safer, faster shopping – has found that slow walking by others is a grievance …
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