Issue 1250

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October 2023
Featured Article

American Express is First Issuer to Add Biometrics to 3-D Secure

American Express, which ranks second largest among credit card issuers in the US, has become the first card issuer in the world to supplement 3-D Secure protocols with facial and fingerprint biometrics.
Featured Chart

Largest Merchant Acquiring Portfolios Worldwide

The eight acquirers listed below processed 225.87 billion transactions in 2022. This represented 48.4% of transactions generated by the top 150 worldwide.

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Largest Merchant Acquiring Portfolios Worldwide

Top 10 Acquirers of Visa and Mastercard Payments

Largest 150 Merchant Acquirers Worldwide

POS Shipments by Type of Device and Market Share

POS Terminal Manufacturers’ Total Shipments and Market Shares

Manufacturers of POS Terminals Shipped in 2022 by Region

Card Debt as a Percentage of Total Household Debt

US Credit Card Debt and Consumer Credit

Credit Card Debt as a Percentage of Consumer Credit

Investments & Acquisitions—September 2023

Publicly Traded Companies in Payments


POS Terminal Manufacturers’ Total Shipments and Market Shares

The 48 largest POS terminal manufacturers are ranked based on shipments delivered worldwide in 2022. The five largest are listed here.

1. Newland Payment Technologies
12.3 million shipments

2. Tianyu
11.2 million shipments

3. Pax Technology
10.9 million shipments

4. Centerm
9.6 million shipments

5. New POS
9.0 million shipments

Full access to POS Terminal Manufacturers’ Total Shipments and Market Shares results is available when you subscribe to the Nilson Report.

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