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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For consumers, increased trust and ease of use are key to driving mass adoption of Conversational Commerce and unleashing its potential June 4, 2018 – Mastercard today reveals the insights from its research into the opportunities and challenges of Conversational Commerce. In its report – Is anybody there? Giving Conversational Commerce a voice, Mastercard reveals …
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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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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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By: Jürgen Schübel, Vice President, Business Development Today is black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving in the US that is considered the beginning of the Christmas shopping season and one of the busiest shopping days of the year. Black Friday has also gained in popularity in Europe in recent years and as people start heading to …
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