Issue 1237

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March 2023
Featured Article

Worldpay from FIS Offers Commerce 360

Most customers for Commerce 360 are merchants with fewer than 20 locations that accept up to $15 million in card sales annually.
Featured Chart

Canada Card Networks and Issuers–Network Market Shares and Issuer Rankings in 2022

The general purpose brand cards issued in Canada generated 15.43 billion transactions last year for purchases of goods and services, up 11.2% from 2021.

Featured Companies

Message from the Publisher

We read dozens of payment industry press releases and news stories every day, all so you don’t have to. Our First Look section is a digest of the most relevant news in the industry, and each entry includes an executive contact with an email address at the company making that news. Over the last 12 months, there were more than 440 contacts in First Look alone.

David Robertson, Publisher
March 15, 2023



Canada Card Networks and Issuers–Market Shares and Issuer Rankings
Market Shares of Visa and Mastercard Purchase Volume for 2022
Canada’s Spending, Transactions and Cards by Brand 2022
Largest Credit Card Issuers in Canada–Ranked by Outstandings at Year-End 2022
BNPL Transactions January 2022 through February 2023—by Region
The Five Largest BNPL Investments
BNPL Deals—Investments and Acquisitions January 2022 through February 2023
Fees Paid by Merchants in the US–2022
US Merchant Fees in 2022–February 2022


Fees Paid by Merchants in the US–2022

Merchants in the US paid $160.70 billion in processing fees in 2022 to accept $10.589 trillion in credit, debit and prepaid card payments. Below you will find credit versus debit costs to merchants.

Visa, Mastercard (Credit)
$93.20 billion in fees
Visa, Mastercard (Debit)
$29.60 billion in fees
American Express
$24.73 billion in fees
PIN Debit
$4.75 billion in fees
$4.55 billion in fess

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