Fintech & Ecommerce

Mastercard launches new online search tool

It is currently available in the US and Canada


Mastercard launches new online search tool. Source:

Mastercard has launched the ShopOpenings tool that searches which shops and businesses are open to customers. is created in partnership with data analysis company Sixth Sense. The tool provides people with instantly updated information to determine which local shops and businesses are open.

This includes businesses that are reopening after temporarily closing in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including restaurants, pharmacies, dry cleaners, and boutiques. It also identifies merchants that accept contactless payments.

Businesses large and small are the engine of growth for economies around the world and right now they need our collective support to navigate these uncharted times. The resiliency and drive of small business owners is unprecedented and ensuring they have the tools and resources necessary is the single most important thing we can all do for economic and social vitality
Jess Turner, Executive Vice President Products & Innovation in North America for Mastercard

We’ve reported that American Express, Discover, Mastercard, and Visa are starting technical preparations for global expansion of the Click to Pay online checkout.


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