American Express, Discover, Mastercard and Visa announced they are each beginning technical preparations for global expansion of the Click to Pay online checkout – based on the EMV® Secure Remote Commerce industry standard – in additional geographies including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Hong Kong, Ireland, Kuwait, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom, with others to follow.

Butchers, bakers and green grocers are amongst those who have had the biggest bounce since lockdown, with the mini boom expected to continue according to research by Mastercard.

Leading Firms Collaborate with Mastercard to Further Secure Open Banking Ecosystem

Study shows consumers worldwide opting for touch-free, secure and seamless ways to pay

Merchants across the globe increasingly adopt tokenization, eliminating the need to manually update card credentials and increasing peace of mind at checkout