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Mastercard Archives

Young Australians to boycott brands without sustainability goals: Mastercard

Since the Covid-19 pandemic forced many Australians to slow down during lockdown, a change in attitude has become appare...

Shoppers spent US$900bn more online last year – and the trend will stick

Mastercard predicts between 20 and 30 per cent of the shift to online will be permanent.

ACCC bans excessive payment fees

Consumer watchdog's ban on excessive fees comes into effect today.

Pizza Hut and MasterCard to test humanoid robot

Pizza Hut Asia to pilot test Pepper for order-taking and personalised engagement.

Retailers urged to scrap electronic card minimum spend

Study finds Australians avoid shops with minimum spend restrictions for card payments.

Mastercard launches spending report for Australian retailers

Mastercard SVP for market insights in Sydney this week to launch Aussie macroeconomic retail spending report.

MasterCard introduces Identity Check

MasterCard launches tools to prove shoppers' identities online.

Millennials prefer tech to designer fashion

Survey reveals spending habits on luxury goods of 18 to 29 year olds in Asia Pacific.

MasterCard profits rise

MasterCard's profit beats expectations as consumers worldwide spend more.

Coles expands financial services

Coles to take on the four big banks with new financial services division.

Mastercard profit climbs

Increased spending by cardholders worldwide boosts Mastercard's revenue.

MasterCard acquires Pinpoint

Mastercard to buy Sydney-based loyalty and rewards program manager.

Credit card fees hit consumers

Australian consumers charged $800 million in credit card fees in the last 12 months.

Signatures to be abolished

Signatures on credit cards to be abolished from July next year.

CommBank launches mobile wallet

Commonwealth Bank launches new payment app for Samsung Galaxy smartphones.

Mastercard launches CommBank Checkout

Mastercard launches new digital wallet service in partnership with Commonwealth Bank.

ACCC backs signature ban

Watchdog proposes to unify instore card payments.

Aussies leading cashless pack

Australia named global leader moving towards cashless payments.