Sentimental spending up in UAE 72 per cent over the past ten years – Flowers blooming and booming with spend up 982 per cent over past decade – Online shopping at an all-time high, up 188 per cent since 2011 – Home-cooked meals, restaurant DIY kits and movie marathons set to be this year’s top …
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Mastercard Economics Institute report estimates that 20-30% of the COVID-related surge in e-commerce spending to be a permanent feature in share of overall retail spending Young and digitally savvy populations across the Middle East and Africa (MEA) are key to long-term growth outlook, but youth unemployment poses a threat to growth prospects The opportunity for …
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Johannesburg, South Africa, 15 December 2020 – The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on all aspects of our lives. As people adopt and adhere to social distancing practices, many have turned to online shopping. According to a recent Mastercard study, South Africa has seen a surge of online shoppers, with 68% of consumers saying …
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Shoppers in Qatar can now purchase IKEA products online QNB and Mastercard Payment Gateway Services behind IKEA’s secure online checkout Doha, 29 September 2020 – IKEA, one of the world’s largest home furnishing brands has recently announced the launch of their e-commerce store in Qatar, enabling local shoppers to order their favorite items online and …
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Dubai, UAE – JULY 8, 2020 – E-commerce has reached new heights around the world, as more consumers are going online to make secure, touch-free purchases across various merchants and platforms. Now, it’s more important than ever that the online checkout experience is seamless and consistent across all types of digital channels and cards. Today, …
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