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Mastercard Profit Rises 27 Percent As It Processes More Payments

“Mastercard Inc reported a 26.7 percent rise in quarterly profit on Tuesday, as a strong U.S. job market and a boom in online shopping boosted transaction volumes on the company’s payment network. Net income rose to $1.9 billion, or $1.80 per share, in the first quarter ended March 31 from $1.5 billion, or $1.41 per […]
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Mastercard unveils ‘sonic brand’

“Mastercard has introduced a ‘sonic brand identity’, a suite of sounds based around a melody that can be used in many different contexts to remind consumers they are dealing with the payments network. “Wherever consumers engage with Mastercard across the globe — be it physical, digital or voice environments — the distinct and memorable Mastercard melody […]
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Payswiff, Mastercard Join Hands for Digital Payments in India

“Payswiff’s SET, a mobile application, allows individuals and business owners to accept payments using more than 60 payment options, including credit cards and debit cards, e-wallets, e-payment links, UPI, Bharat QR and multi-bank EMI. Mastercard will work with Payswiff on an omnichannel distribution strategy to provide the app, services and support in regional languages, especially […]
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Why India Is Key to Mastercard’s Success Across the World

“The global digital payment network Mastercard is betting big on India. The company has laid out a blueprint to invest Rs7,000 crore (nearly $1 billion) in the country over the next five years. This includes building a $350-million data processing centre—Mastercard’s first outside home country US. Out of the over 200 countries where it has […]

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Mastercard Evolves Its Brand Mark by Dropping its Name

“Mastercard today announced that it is dropping its name from its iconic brand mark in select contexts. The interlocking red and yellow circles, referred to as the Mastercard Symbol, will now stand on its own across cards using the red and yellow brand mark, acceptance marks at retail locations both in the physical and digital […]
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Sound On: Mastercard Debuts Sonic Brand

“Setting a new tempo for brand expression, Mastercard debuts its sonic brand identity, a comprehensive sound architecture that signifies the latest advancement for the brand. Wherever consumers engage with Mastercard across the globe – be it physical, digital or voice environments – the distinct and memorable Mastercard melody will provide simple, seamless familiarity. The news […]
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Mastercard Strengthens Bill Payment Services With Acquisition of Transactis

“Mastercard (NYSE: MA) today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Transactis, a platform that helps businesses deliver bills and receive payments through one simple-to-navigate experience. In today’s digital age, a surprising 44 percent of the 15 billion bills that Americans pay each year are made by paper check or cash. Consumers who […]
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Mastercard Enables Banks and Merchants to Rapidly Innovate With New Digital Platform That Integrates Leading Fintech Solutions and Mastercard Capabilities

“The first solution built leveraging the Mastercard Innovation Engine focuses on contextually-relevant and personalized digital engagement and servicing. Created in collaboration with Flybits and Kasisto, the Mastercard Contextual Engagement Solution provides U.S. issuers and merchants a seamless digital channel for consumers to understand, interact and maximize their card benefits and rewards.”
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