The global health crisis affected small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in vastly different ways. Access the interactive report to learn more about the outsized impact to small businesses around the globe, including store closures and launches, digital innovation and their future outlook.
Banks are increasingly deploying AI to better manage credit risk, according to this study by PYMNTS and Mastercard company Brighterion. It looks at how financial institutions are investing in technologies like artificial intelligence to make transactions faster and more accurate.
With travel hard hit by Covid, Muslim arrivals dropped to 42 million in 2020 from a high of 160 million in 2019, a level we project will only return by 2023. This report offers insights for destinations preparing for the journey back to growth.
Domestic flights reaching 90% of pre-pandemic levels. Global fuel spending up 13% vs 2019. More luggage sales. After flights were grounded and travelers stayed home in 2020, this report reveals that emerging trends are now pointing to the start of a recovery.
This whitepaper is a joint report with GO-NET, highlighting the benefits that IoT payments can bring to consumers as well as the potential challenges that lie ahead in processing those payments.
A global survey focused on the rise of omni-channel commerce, payment shifts one year after the start of the pandemic, and forward-looking consumer behavior trends and ways to pay.
Mastercard's Asia Pacific Consumer Retail Barometer provides a snapshot of consumer confidence, retail business sentiment, retail sales growth and credit card expenditure around the region.
A Mastercard and Harvard Business Review survey of 1,800 business leaders and 10,000 consumers globally reveals what truly defines innovation today and how businesses can spark it – in year two of the pandemic and beyond.
Singapore tops the 2020 DII ranking as one of the most innovative and dynamic economies in the world. What do Hong Kong SAR, South Korea and Taiwan have in common with Singapore as global stand outs? High levels of talent, active R&D collaboration and strong records of creating digital products for a start.
This report from Mastercard Data & Services reveals how businesses in six sectors in Asia Pacific are using data analytics to chart their course back to recovery.
With travel and tourism bearing the brunt of COVID-19, this report offers insights on the effects on household finances, recovery trajectories, and recommended courses of action that apply to any destination, region or business.
Sustainability is at the heart of who we are as Mastercard, how we run our business and support our communities and environment. This report outlines our progress towards building a more inclusive and sustainable digital economy.
Mastercard's annual Index tracking the progress of women in business revealed that seven economies in Asia Pacific are among the top 20 worldwide that are most conducive to women’s entrepreneurship. See why they stand out and how women’s lives have been disproportionally disrupted by the pandemic.