Cashless ramps up in Russia

In 2008, card payments accounted for just 4% of purchases. This share had grown to 39% in 2017 and is now approaching 50% this year.

  • Customer Experience

Let’s play: How to win big in the gaming industry

Here’s how to optimize microtransactions, multi-currencies and recurring payments in the gaming industry.

  • Tech trends

Consumer demand spurs travel sector to innovate in payments

81% of travel companies saying they would do “some” innovation regarding payments

  • Customer Experience

The future eCommerce trends in India

Over recent years, Indians have been rapidly adopting eCommerce as excellent customer service, attractive returns policies and enticing discounts convince them of the benefits of shopping online.

  • Customer Experience

1 in 4 online sales to require biometric authentication

New EU regulations scheduled to come into force in September 2019 will cause a significant increase in the use of biometrics to verify online payments, Mastercard predicts.

  • Security & Fraud

Voice commerce gains momentum

A quarter of people who own a smart speaker have bought items via voice and one-sixth say they make purchases monthly, with this new mode of eCommerce gaining more traction daily. 

  • Customer Experience
  • Tech trends