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PRESS RELEASE | February 8, 2019

Mastercard SpendingPulse: Love for Experiences Is in the Air this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a holiday known for its roses, chocolate, jewelry and, increasingly, experiences like eating out and travel, according to Mastercard SpendingPulse™.

Press Release | December 26, 2018

Mastercard SpendingPulse: U.S. Retail Sales Grew 5.1 Percent This Holiday Season

A robust shopping season from before Thanksgiving through Christmas has given retailers much to cheer about this year.


Mastercard SpendingPulse: Online Shopping Shines Bright This Holiday Season

Consumers are on track to spend more online than ever before this holiday season, according to Mastercard SpendingPulse™.

Press Release | November 28, 2018

Trūata Wins Prestigious International Privacy Innovation Award

New player founded by Mastercard and IBM offers an innovative solution for data analytics in a post GDPR world.

Stephen Sadove | November 12, 2018

’Tis the season for growth

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.

Trisha Asgeirsson | October 23, 2018

The Four Trends Driving the Credit Card Loyalty Landscape

Consumers have a vast selection of credit card options today, all seemingly a boundless sea of sign-up bonuses and point accelerators. How do you stand out and become top-of-wallet?

Seth Eisen | September 6, 2018

Mastercard Commitment to Privacy

There continues to be misreporting of Mastercard data practices. We want to be clear: we do not sell individual transaction data. We never have and never will. This is the backbone of all of our data practices.

Susan Grossman | June 11, 2018

Taking a Bite Out of Grocery: Understanding How We Spend

Much of our time and energy revolves around food; where we buy it, when and where we’re eating, and what it is we’re actually eating.

Caroline Louveaux | June 4, 2018

Embracing the Opportunity: Using the GDPR as a Catalyst for Responsible Innovation

For those of us in the privacy and data protection world, May 25 represented a standout milestone. It was the highly anticipated day on which the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect.

Dimitrios Dosis | May 9, 2018

Four Barriers to Effective Analytics 

In 2018, executives have a lot on their to-do lists, and many new technologies to consider – from data analytics to blockchain to artificial intelligence. But are they turning buzzwords into business success?