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.

QR Codes More Prevalent in Certain Markets; Complements Extensive Investment in Contactless Payments PURCHASE, N.Y. – July 19, 2017 – Mastercard today outlined plans for greater choice in retail payments through the planned expansion of its QR-based programs. Beginning this month, the company will broaden its solutions to offer QR codes that can be scanned …
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Enabling Safe, Simple and Secure Online Payments, Simplify Commerce by MasterCard is Now Integrated with Microsoft Dynamics AX in 13 Markets  PURCHASE, N.Y. – June 29, 2016 – MasterCard announced today it will collaborate with Microsoft to bring simple and secure e-commerce payments to Microsoft Dynamics users. Simplify Commerce, a uniquely versatile, highly secure and …
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If you live in the U.S., you’re hearing more about chips and chip cards. Chip technology has been at the core of consumer peace of mind in more than 150 countries around the world for years.  It has reduced both counterfeit and lost/stolen fraud, eliminating the inconvenience of getting new cards for consumers and saving …
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Roses are red Violets are blue Did you forget about February 14th? MasterCard knows a few priceless experiences for two! So you forgot about Valentine’s Day? Not to worry, it’ll be our little secret. MasterCard knows this better than anyone – experiences matter more than things. In fact, the MasterCard Valentine’s Day Index revealed majority …
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