Mentioned Companies:

Global Brand Card Acceptance Locations Exceed 100 Million

Visa and Mastercard merchant acceptance networks are the largest among the global card brands with 80.0 million at the end of the third quarter of 2021. This includes in-store, online and micromerchants that use smartphones and tablets as POS terminals. However, the 80 million figure does not include as many as 20 million additional small and micromerchants connected to payment aggregators worldwide, such as Stripe and Square, that don’t have independent acceptance location identification. This puts total acceptance locations above 100 million. Not included in that figure are more than...

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December 2021
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Card Fraud Worldwide

Fraud by Type of Card

Card Fraud Projected through 2030

Fraud Inside U.S. vs. Outside the U.S.

Largest Debit Card Issuers Worldwide

Global Brand Acceptance Locations

Largest Domestic-Only Debit Card Issuers

Top Manufacturers of Payment Cards—Ranked by Shipments in 2020

Card Manufacturers of Payment Cards 2020—Total Shipments

Card Manufacturers of Payment Cards 2020—Visa and Mastercard

Card Manufacturers of Payment Cards 2020—Other Payment

Card Manufacturers of Payment Cards 2020—UnionPay

Card Manufacturers of Payment Cards 2020—Other High Security

Investments & Acquisitions—October 2021