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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One fan will win the chance to walk on-field and pass out championship gear to the 2017 World Series-winning team PURCHASE, NY – October 9, 2017 – Mastercard today announced the “This Could Be You” World Series Sweepstakes, giving baseball fanatics a chance to hand out championship gear to the 2017 World Series champions right …
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Consumers can shop the Atelier Swarovski home décor line through the VR app on their mobile phones and checkout with Masterpass New York, NY – September 25, 2017 – Today Mastercard and Swarovski launched a virtual reality (VR) shopping app for the Atelier Swarovski home décor line, a collection of functional and decorative crystal home …
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Despite the rapid growth in online retail, the vast majority of sales still happen in a brick and mortar setting. The physical store environment continues to be an invaluable part of the retailer playbook to help drive a great shopping experience. From a consumer perspective, the lines between digital and physical are being removed and …
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