Mastercard New Payments Index

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Mastercard New Payments Index: Consumer Appetite in Middle East and North Africa for Digital Payments Takes Off   As the world went into pandemic lockdown in 2020, consumers shifted their spending habits to embrace contactless tap-and-go payments and online shopping. As stores closed and social distancing took hold, retailers worldwide moved their businesses online, embraced…

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Mastercard and Uber Extend their Partnership

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  Uber’s long-term partnership with Mastercard continues to grow with a new strategic initiative focusing on digital payments and advancing financial inclusions which will be facilitated by Mastercard across the Middle East and Africa (MEA). As a regional first, the partnership with Mastercard will enable Uber to drive digitization across their business operations, leveraging Mastercard’s…

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New Mastercard Study Reveals Online Shopping Growth

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As the global COVID-19 pandemic continues to spur e-commerce, a Mastercard study has revealed the rapid growth of online shopping, with nearly three out of four (73%) consumers in the Middle East and Africa shopping more online than they did before the pandemic. The study provides significant insights into how shoppers are rapidly moving away…

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