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Welcome to our weekly MasterCard Morning Brew! Check back every Wednesday for the latest news.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Love to travel? When you have a long weekend, do you prefer to relax at home or explore new territory? MasterCard Morning Brew sits down with Afar Media for insight on planning a trip, and shares their Top 10 Tips for ensuring safety and security while using your credit or debit card on the road. Whether that's in your hometown or a country you've never heard of. Because really, who carries cash anymore?
Wednesday, May 14, 2013
Tennis anyone? MasterCard is now the official payment card at the Roland-Garros tournament, making for a Priceless Paris experience. Nigerians get social benefits on new payment-enabled ID cards. Plus, did you buy mom flowers? Tune in to see if Floral Friday was as big a hit in 2013 as it was last year. MasterCard also gives a glimpse into its Priceless Premiere event with Justin Timberlake. All that and more in this edition of Morning Brew.
Monday, May 13, 2013
It’s a story grabbing headlines around the world. MasterCard's cashless technology is giving an identity to millions of Nigerians while simplifying their lives. MasterCard-branded national identity smart cards, with electronic payment capability, are rolling out on the Continent of Africa.
In this “coffee break” Morning Brew, hear just what the cards can do. Ed Brandt, EVP and managing director Government Services and Solutions says working with the Nigerian Government is a perfect example of the good MasterCard can do with public-private partnerships. He credits Daniel Monehin and Omoke Ojomuyide, country manager, West Africa, for laying the groundwork.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Mother's Day is quickly approaching! Have you secured the perfect gift? Made your luncheon reservations? Data and insights from the MasterCard Worldwide Network tells us that MasterCard (credit and debit) use the Friday before Mother's Day is the busiest for U.S. florists — can you guess how much is spent? MasterCard checks in with their total retail sales expert Sarah Quinlan, plus an interview with a daddy blogger on last minute gifts. Mother's Day facts, figures and more, all revealed in this edition of Morning Brew.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Payment fraud, data compromise and identifying risk. All hot topics, and on the agenda at the 11th annual Global Risk Conference - the Americas, brought to you by MasterCard's Academy of Risk Management. It's a place for industry insiders to innovate and collaborate, with the goal of keeping the electronic payment chain as safe, secure and devoid of fraud as possible.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Checkout has never been easier in Canada, with the launch of MasterPass. And MasterCard Advisors explains why, even though the popularity of electronic payments is surging, there's more cash in circulation in the United States now. Plus, MasterCard wants to see YOU on the Morning Brew. Check it out!
Thursday, April 11, 2013
From the Greater New York City area to St. Louis – even rural Cambodia. MasterCard places a high priority on giving back to the communities in which we live and work. This week we partnered with Habitat for Humanity to help Breezy Point residents and small businesses that were severely impacted by hurricane Sandy. Take a look at our latest edition of Morning Brew to catch some of our philanthropic highlights and stay tuned for future events. On May 30, we will continue our commitment to business literacy for youth as 280 MasterCard employees will volunteer at schools in the City of Yonkers to support JA in a Day.