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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Forget ‘road-rage’, a new study has revealed that UK shoppers should prepare themselves this week for ‘slowed-rage’ – the frustration they feel when faced with slow walkers. As shops gear up for one of the busiest weekends in the retail calendar, new research for Masterpass – the simple, convenient, trusted digital wallet for safer, faster …
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While 60% of global retailers have closed stores as a result of competition from e-commerce players, survey findings show they are adapting their strategies to remain competitive October 9, 2017—LONDON—Today, Applied Predictive Technologies (APT) announced the release of a new report, based on findings from a survey of global retail executives: “Bricks-and-Mortar Retailers Fight Back: …
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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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