Valentine’s Day, a key occasion for celebration in Jordan as spending increases across the board Spend on experiences such as hotels and vacations outpaces traditional gifts like flowers and jewellery Online shopping witnesses impressive growth around Valentine’s Day 13 February 2020, Jordan – The celebration of Love is booming across Jordan as Valentine’s Day spend …
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Overall transactions increased by 46 percent, reaching over 12 million dollars Spend on experiences such as hotels and vacations outpaces traditional gifts like flowers and jewelry Valentine’s Day card spend in Egypt rises by 85 percent compared to the past year   13 February 2020, Cairo, Egypt – A new study of card transactions from …
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Spend on experiences outpaces traditional gifts E-commerce a preferred way to pay for Valentine’s Day Flower sales bloom for UAE consumers   13 February 2020, UAE – Romantics in the UAE are choosing to celebrate Valentine’s Day by embracing experiences over traditional gifts, according to Mastercard’s annual Love Index, which analyses spending trends by analyzing …
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Cairo, Egypt – 25 June 2019 – Badraldeen Ahmed Abdelsalam, an Egyptian boy with a passion for football, has been given the opportunity of a lifetime and became the first Egyptian mascot at the UEFA Champions League. This priceless experience was made possible for him, thanks to Mastercard. Dedicated to encouraging youth empowerment in all fields …
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Mastercard SpendingPulse shows a significant increase in retail spending in December 2017 as consumers benefit from a stronger Rand and lower inflation Johannesburg, South Africa, 9 February 2018 – Mastercard SpendingPulse today reports that South African consumer spending showed a healthy improvement over the festive season, with retail sales volumes rising 3.8 percent year-on-year after …
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