Mastercard named Global Brand of the Year Dubai, UAE – 20 May, 2020 – Mastercard was recognized with a series of awards at the New York Festivals® Advertising Awards, including being named 2020 Global Brand of the Year Award for its fearless commitment to creativity and innovation. Mastercard’s Astronomical Sales campaign in the UAE walked …
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In a Mastercard global consumer study, seven in 10 in the Middle East & Africa say they use contactless payments Additionally, the Central Bank of Egypt has raised the contactless payment limit in Egypt to EGP 600, helping consumers to hygienically pay for groceries during the COVID-19 pandemic Between February and March, contactless payments in …
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Mastercard SpendingPulse report shows moderate growth in consumer spending, but general dealer sales continue to underperform. Johannesburg, South Africa, 17 April 2018 – Total South African retail sales for February 2018 increased 3.5 percent year-on-year, after removing the effects of inflation. Compared to each of the five previous months of February, sales volumes were 4.6 …
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The annual “Mastercard Love Index” highlights money is no object when it comes to splashing out on loved ones, with Valentine’s spending up by 41 percent in South Africa February 13, 2017 – Whether it’s a small romantic gesture or an extravagant surprise for your special someone, it would appear South African shoppers are feeling …
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The first “MasterCard Love Index” highlights shopper’s preference for the personal approach http://mstr.cd/23YnRB8 Share this news using the hashtag #LoveIndex Nairobi, Kenya, 11 February 2016– Despite the online shopping boom showing no sign of slowing down, shoppers in Kenya prefer the personal touch when it comes to purchasing gifts for their loved ones, data from MasterCard has …
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