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Global Brand Card Acceptance Worldwide

The merchant acceptance networks of Visa and Mastercard continued to be the largest among the global card brands at the end of the third quarter of 2020 when they reached 70.0 million. Merchant acceptance includes in-store outlets, websites and independent sellers using smartphones and tablets as POS terminals. The more than 2.6 million automated teller machines (ATMs) worldwide available to Visa and Mastercard cards are not included in the merchant acceptance figure. Growth continued in store locations in every world region. Outside the U.S., gains were also made in connections to closed-l...

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December 2020
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Personal Consumption Expenditures in the U.S.

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