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.

Mastercard enables Romania and Belgium to raise the Contactless limit and champions permanent increase across Europe

– Spend on experiences outpaces traditional gifts like flowers and jewellery  – Valentine’s Day card spend slows to just 2 per cent over past three years 13th February 2020: A new study of card transactions from over 53 countries around the world has revealed that the ‘love economy’ is growing five times as fast as …
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The annual “Mastercard Love Index” highlights an increase in last minute purchases taking place on February 14th with an increased reliance on online shopping London, 12 February 2019: Ever heard the saying spontaneity is sexy? Well it appears that shoppers are taking this notion to heart as more and more people are leaving their romantic …
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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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