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Mastercard SpendingPulse™ ARA Australia Report

Gain access to exclusive macroeconomic insights powered by Mastercard

As a benefit of your Premium membership with the Australian Retailers Association (ARA), you are eligible to receive exclusive monthly SpendingPulse™ Australia Executive Reports from our strategic partner Mastercard®.

SpendingPulse provides market intelligence based on national retail sales across all payments types, based on aggregated sales activity in the Mastercard payments network, coupled with survey based estimates for other payment forms, such as cash and check.

Why use SpendingPulse?

The monthly report dives into detailed data and insights on Australian retail spend, with expert analysis of current market conditions and forecasts of future spending, including:  

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Sales breakdown across key industries to see relevant trends for your business

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Regional breakdowns of sales performance by state and territory

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Forecasts highlight expectations for future retail sales


You can leverage SpendingPulse to gain market intelligence on consumer spending to answer key business questions, including:

  • How much of my performance can be explained by macro-economic trends?

  • Is consumer spend in particular areas contracting or expanding over time?

  • Which regions and segments are seeing an increase in consumer buying?


Stay on top of industry trends in Australia. Subscribe now to receive the monthly reports!


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