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Worldwide Card Acceptance Locations for Global Brands

Visa and Mastercard maintained the largest global networks of merchant acceptance locations at the end of the third quarter of 2023. The number of firmly identified in-store and online locations surpassed 100 million as of September 30. Included in that number are some micro merchants that use smartphones or handheld tablets to accept card payments. Most micro merchants are counted along with other small merchants that are aggregated together by payment facilitators (payfacs) that serve these customers, accounting for an estimated 30 million acceptance locations worldwide. Visa and Maste...

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December 2023
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Charts in this Issue

Card Fraud Worldwide 2014 through 2028

Losses to Card Fraud Inside the US vs Outside the US 2015-2022

Fraud by Type of Card with Change vs. 2021

Projected Card Fraud Losses in Basis Points and Dollars

Merchant Acceptance Locations for Global Brands

Largest Credit Card Issuers Worldwide–Ranked by Purchase Volume in 2022

Spending on Commercial & Consumer Cards in the US

Commercial Card Products–US Visa & Mastercard Purchase Volume 2022

Commercial Cards’ Share of US Purchase Volume 2013-2022

Investments & Acquisitions—November 2023

Publicly Traded Companies in Payments