’Tis the season for growth

November 12, 2018 09:54

Mastercard SpendingPulseTM forecasts a big holiday shopping season It’s shaping up to be one heck of a holiday shopping season. Mastercard SpendingPulse™, which provides insights into overall retail spending trends, is forecasting a banner year for online and in-store commerce across all payment types. Total retail sales (excluding automotive) are expected to grow 5 percent and …
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Interactive environment designed by MadeWorn features new retail technology, exclusive merchandise and Priceless experiences PURCHASE, NY and LOS ANGELES – April 11, 2018 – Window shopping takes on a whole new meaning at the Sunset Strip-themed retail experience Mastercard is launching with Fred Segal® just in time for the start of music festival season. Digital …
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Stores are becoming increasingly more connected. The Internet of Things will allow retailers to transform their brick and mortar locations to offer more contextual and efficient consumer experiences. Consumers can expect more frictionless shopping, which will be as simple as walking into a store, selecting what they want, and then walking away. The payment will …
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Shoppers Online and Off Set Spending Record, Giving Many Retail Sectors Much to Celebrate this Year PURCHASE, N.Y. – December 26, 2017 – Mastercard SpendingPulse today reports that holiday sales increased 4.9 percent this year, setting a new record for dollars spent. This is the largest year-over-year increase since 2011 and a further indication of consumer …
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Mastercard SpendingPulse today released its U.S. Retail Holiday Shopping Mid-Season Update, reporting strong growth of 3.6 percent compared to last year. In fact, 2017 is projected to show the strongest holiday season growth rates since 2010, with the overall potential to surpass 5 percent year-over-year growth.