The Nilson Report

Issue 1134 | Jun 2018


Companies featured in this issue include:

Top Issuers of Commercial Cards in the U.S. 2017

Top General Purpose Acquirers in Middle East–Africa 2017

Largest Visa/Mastercard Merchant Acquirers in Middle East–Africa 2017

U.S. Visa & Mastercard Commercial Card Issuers 2017

Top U.S. Small Business Credit Cards

Top U.S. Fleet Cards

Top U.S. Purchasing Cards

Top U.S. Small Business Debit Cards

Top U.S. Prepaid Cards

Top U.S. Corporate Cards

Top General Purpose Acquirers in Middle East–Africa 2017

The five largest payment card acquirers in the Middle East based on total transactions processed are all headquartered in Iran. All cards they processed are domestic market-only payment products.

1. 1. Behpardakht Mellat
3.37 billion transactions
2. 2. Asan Pardakht Persian
3.06 billion transactions
3. 3. Saman e-Pay
2.70 billion transactions
4. 4. Parsian E-Commerce
2.19 billion transactions
5. 5. Iran Kish Credit Card Co.
1.68 billion transactions

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POSTED JUN 29, 2018 | PRINT Loyalty Program Support

More than 40% of loyalty program reward points are never used. In part, because many points are earned for products or services rarely used. It is also true that many issuers of reward points have not deployed the smartphone-based redemption systems desired by a growing number of their customers.

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