November 2012

The Mobile Payment Boom

Are mobile payments—paying with a smart phone instead of a plastic card—the next big thing or just hype? Learn how fast mobile payments are growing in the United States, and what the early adopters look like. From location-based coupons to targeted loyalty programs, learn about the value of a “mobile wallet.” Plus, MasterCard’s global study looks at which countries around the world are most ready for mobile payments to take off.

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    • February 2013
      Super Bowl Showcase
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    • December 2012
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      Committed to Satisfaction
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