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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Mastercard and David Arnold start something priceless through the power of music 20th February 2018 – David Arnold, Grammy award-winning, British music producer, has composed what is set to be one of the most emotional pieces of music in the world, designed to help rebuild broken relationships. To celebrate a long-term passion and commitment to …
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Celebrating 20 years as headline sponsor of The BRIT Awards, Mastercard is launching a world first concept which gives anyone the opportunity to listen to a ‘Soundtrack of their Life’, by simply entering their Twitter username. The innovative new technology allows users to type any Twitter username into https://uk.mastercard.com/socialsong and Mastercard will use the emojis, …
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Research into lyrics reveals how music has changed over the last 20 years ‘I’, is now the most popular word used in lyrics, while in 1998 it was ‘you’ Songs today feature 20% more upbeat and joyful vocabulary Love generation: artists mention love 117% more in 2017/18 compared to 1998 It’s official, we are looking …
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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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