Over a third of overseas visitors’ expenditure in the city goes on dining out1 Dublin booming as tourism grows 13.5% year-on-year in Q3 20182 Dublin/London, 20th December 2018: According to Mastercard’s Global Destination Cities Index Indulgences report, visitors to Dublin in 2017 spent a greater proportion of their travel budget – over a third (36%) …
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Final week of Christmas shopping expecting to see weak, but positive spending growth of 1.7%, versus 3.6% in 2017 according to Mastercard SpendingPulse One quarter* of all Brits admit they are behind on Christmas shopping compared with previous years 1 in 5 busy millennials plan to do ALL their Christmas shopping in the next few …
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Business and retailers should prepare to deliver strong customer authentication (SCA) to avoid customer dissatisfaction Waterloo, Belgium – 13 December 2018 – The rise in digital commerce has been a lifeline to many retailers, but Mastercard research targeting a small group of online merchants across Europe revealed that 75% of online merchants in Europe are …
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Continued e-commerce growth leaves British high street spending lowest in Europe LONDON, 7th December, 2018 – As online shopping continues to grow, the UK now has the lowest proportion of high street spending in Europe. According to new research by Mastercard, just 43% of all money spent (volume) is done physically in stores, while online …
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Waterloo, Belgium – 4 December 2018: Today, Mastercard announced the anticipated resolution of outstanding legal challenges brought by the European Commission around inter-regional interchange fees and one of its legacy point of sale rules in Europe. The anticipated conclusion of this case in 1Q2019 is expected to result in: a differentiated cap on consumer interchange …
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