Business continues to grow for MasterCard.
MasterCard has its global operations center in O'Fallon, near the intersection of Winghaven Boulevard and Highway 40. The center employes thousands of area residents.
From the article:
"(MasterCard) processed 8.7 billion transactions, an increase of 24 percent over last year. Excluding the U.S., people spent 15 percent more money using MasterCard-branded cards on a local-currency basis. Americans spent about 7 percent more using MasterCard plastic. The overall volume of purchases rose 12 percent on a local currency basis to $676 billion."
According to the article, this quarter MasterCard partnered with businesses in Europe and the Czech Republic and there are still more opportunities for expanision.
You might also be interested in:
- MasterCard Donates to Storm Relief Efforts
- Help Wanted: MasterCard Hiring Web/Audio Engineer in O'Fallon