– One in five Brits start Christmas shopping in September – Rise in ‘experience’ gifts prompt earlier shoppers – Black Friday expected to be biggest Christmas shopping day this year LONDON, 16 SEPTEMBER 2019 – It’s 100 days to Christmas and festive shopping has officially begun, with nearly one in five Brits (18 per cent) …
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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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London tops Europe again in 2017 Mastercard Global Destinations Cities Index London leads the continent in visitor numbers and spending per person London – September 26, 2017 – London has come a close second to Bangkok as a top-ranked international travel destination, according to the annual Mastercard Global Destinations Cities Index released today. It is …
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  By Cyrus Gilbert-Rolfe, founder of Movvo Financial technology and online sales are rapidly changing the retail space, sparking debate on what lies ahead for physical shopping environments. Retail is not suffering from a lack of data — in fact, we’re drowning in it. Rather than continuing to speculate on what’s noise and what’s useful, …
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Time is the new currency in our busy digital lives. We want more time to experience new things and time to spend with the people we love. We want to spend minimum time paying for things. Payment should be as seamless and effortless as possible. We predict that almost 40 per cent of payments in …
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