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Currently, MasterCard Advisors aggregates near-real-time data on credit card, cash and check payments around the globe (including non-MasterCard transactions), which it uses to produce two sets of reports that track global retail sales activity in various sectors such as apparel sales, department store sales, appliances, electronics, jewelry, airlines, high end restaurants, and casual dining.

The first, SpendingPulse, is a monthly series of reports which provide insights on consumer spending wit

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