Mastercard: Cash Isn’t King Any Longer

In a global Mastercard study conducted in 15 markets around the world, consumers demonstrated that they are moving away from cash and opting for contact-free and digital payments experiences, and they may not go back to old habits even after the COVID-19 pandemic wanes.

Mastercard: Holiday Sales Grew 3.4%

According to Mastercard SpendingPulse, holiday retail sales in 2019, excluding automobiles, gained 3.4%, with e-commerce making strides.