According to global consumer sentiment data, more than 65 percent of respondents in Saudi Arabia are now using some form of contactless payment 78 percent consider contactless to be their preferred method of payment Between February and March, contactless transactions grew three times as fast as non-contactless transactions in the grocery and pharmacy categories, where …
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According to global consumer sentiment data, more than 70 percent of respondents in the Middle East are now using some form of contactless payment 82 percent UAE respondents consider contactless to be their preferred method of payment In March, the number of contactless payments, as a proportion of all face-to-face card payments, was over 100 …
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This initiative comes as global and regional health officials and governments recommend social distancing and encourage the use of contactless payments over cash transactions Africa, 06 April, 2020 – Mastercard announced today that it is championing efforts to increase contactless payment limits across the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region as people look for safer …
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Johannesburg, South Africa, 10 September 2018 – Mastercard, Pick n Pay and FoodForward SA have delivered more than 1.5 million meals to vulnerable South African women and children following the success of their ‘Tap to Feed’ campaign. This eclipses the target Mastercard originally set to distribute 1.2 million meals to South Africans in need. Mastercard …
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Johannesburg, South Africa, 11 June 2018 – For many people, paying with a card is still associated with a “swipe” or a “dip”. However, the owners of more than 370 million contactless cards accepted in over eight million locations in 111 countries can today pay with a simple tap. South Africans, too, are starting to …
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