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Issue 1142 | Nov 2018

Headlines in this issue

Card Fraud Losses Reach $24.26 Billion

Top Card Issuers in Asia–Pacific

IPO on Nasdaq for Brazil’s Stone

NCR Buys Payment Processor

U.S. General Purpose Cards through 3Q 2018

Origami QR Code Payments

Crypto/Fiat Currency Visa Cards

Investments & Acquisitions–October 2018

SCSpro POS Terminal

Charts in this issue

Card Fraud Worldwide–Annual Increase/Decrease in Fraud vs. Total Volume

Investments & Acquisitions–October 2018

U.S. General Purpose Cards through 3rd Quarter 2018

Fraud by Type of Card 2017

Percentage of Fraud Occurring Inside vs. Outside the U.S.

Card Fraud Projected Worldwide

Largest Credit Card Issuers in Asia–Pacific

Largest Debit Card Issuers in Asia–Pacific

Top General Purpose/Visa/Mastercard Card Issuers in Asia–Pacific 2017

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Issue 1141 | Oct 2018

Headlines in this issue

All U.S. Payment Cards Projected

Installment Payments from Square

Loyalty on the Blockchain

Lyra Network Payment Processing

CSG Buys Forte Payment Systems

U.S. Credit Cards Projected

U.S. Debit Cards Projected

Visa Direct Instant Payouts

Equinox Terminal Hears Ultrasonic Data

Charts in this issue

Payment Cards in the U.S.—Purchase Volume in 2017 vs. 2022

U.S. Credit and Debit Purchase Volume Projected

U.S. Credit and Debit Purchase Transactions Projected

U.S. Credit Card Purchase Volume Market Shares

U.S. Credit Card Outstandings

U.S. Debit Card Purchase Volume Market Shares

U.S. Credit and Debit Cards Cardholders Projected

U.S. Credit and Debit Cards Projected

U.S. Credit and Debit Cards Accounts Projected

U.S. Credit and Debit Cards Total Volume Projected

U.S. credit and Debit Cards Total Transactions Projected

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Issue 1140 | Oct 2018

Headlines in this issue

Payment Cards Projected Worldwide

Top Card Issuers in Latin America

PayPal’s Smart Payment Buttons

Global General Purpose Cards—Midyear 2018

Top U.S. GP Credit Card Issuers at Midyear

First Data’s Dark Web Fraud Fighting

Interoperability from ModoPayments

Divido Installment Loan Platform

Investments & Acquisitions—September 2018

American Express Gold Card Update

Charts in this issue

Payment Cards in Circulation Worldwide

Investments & Acquisitions—September 2018

Global General Purpose Cards Midyear 2018 vs. Midyear 2017

Top Issuers of General Purpose Credit Cards in the U.S. Midyear 2018

Top Credit Card Issuers in Latin America 2017

Top Debit Card Issuers in Latin America 2017

Top General Purpose/Visa/Mastercard Card Issuers in Latin America 2017

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Issue 1139 | Sep 2018

Headlines in this issue

Payment Card Shipments—2017

Top 150 Merchant Acquirers Worldwide

Settlement Proposed for Retailer Litigation

Global Brand Card Acceptance Worldwide

Amex Installment Loans with GreenSky

CompoSecure Metal Payment Cards

Fiserv Expands ATM and Debit Business

Mastercard Track and Microsoft

Investments & Acquisitions—August 2018

B2C Digital Check Platform

Web Tool for User Engagement/Retargeting

Charts in this issue

Top Manufacturers of Payment Cards Worldwide

Investments & Acquisitions—August 2018

Acceptance Locations for Global Brands 2017

Top Manufacturers of Payment Cards Ranked by Shipments 2017 vs. 2016

Total Payment Card Shipments by Manufacturer 2017

Payment Card Shipments by Type of Card 2017

Largest 150 Merchant Acquirers Worldwide 2017

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Issue 1138 | Sep 2018

Headlines in this issue

POS Terminal Shipments Worldwide

U.S. Mastercard/Visa Credit Card Issuers at Midyear

Asia-Pacific’s Largest Acquirers

U.S. General Purpose Card Brands—Midyear 2018

GM Marketplace for In-Dash Payments

Behalf Lending to Small Businesses

Visa Loyalty Solutions in Latin America

Charts in this issue

Top 6 POS Terminal Shipments Worldwide 2017

U.S. General Purpose Cards Midyear 2018 vs. Midyear 2017

Asia–Pacific’s Top General Purpose Acquirers

Asia–Pacific’s Top Acquirers of Web Transactions

Asia–Pacific’s Largest Visa/Mastercard Acquirers

U.S. Visa/Mastercard Credit Card Issuers Volume Midyear 2018 

U.S. Visa/Mastercard Credit Card Issuers Outstandings & Cards Midyear 2018 

POS Terminal Shipments by Region 2017

46 Largest POS Terminal Shipments Worldwide 2017

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Issue 1137 | Aug 2018

Headlines in this issue

Latin America’s Largest Merchant Acquirers

Top Issuers in the Middle East and Africa

Blockchain for Payments Using Cryptocurrency

Installment Credit/Loyalty via Mobile App

Software for AI, Machine Learning, and Analytics

Walmart Credit Cards to Capital One

FICO’s Free Cybersecurity Score

U.S. Commercial Cards—Part 3

Investments & Acquisitions—July 2018

Charts in this issue

Latin America’s Top Acquirers in 2017

Investments & Acquisitions—July 2018

Spending on U.S. Commercial & Consumer Cards

Top 10 General Purpose Acquirers in Latin America 2017

Largest Visa/Mastercard Merchant Acquirers in Latin America 2017

Largest Credit Card Issuers in Middle East & Africa

Largest Debit Card Issuers in Middle East & Africa

Top General Purpose/Visa/Mastercard Card Issuers in Middle East & Africa

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Issue 1136 | Jul 2018

Headlines in this issue

Middle East and Africa Cards 2017

Europe’s 50 Largest Credit and Debit Card Issuers

Facial Biometrics for Loyalty Programs

Largest U.S. Consumer Credit/Debit Issuers

Instant Credit Cards Through Online Merchants

Using Email Addresses to Fight Online Fraud

Worldpay Promotes Mastercard’s Pay By Bank App

California’s Privacy Law

BillingTree Expands Healthcare and B2B Portfolios

Charts in this issue

Middle East and Africa Market Shares of Purchase Volume 2017

Middle East and Africa Market Shares of Purchase Transactions by Brand

Middle East and Africa General Purpose Cards 2017 vs. 2016

Year-Over-Year Growth/Decline in Purchase Volume on Cards Issued in Middle East and Africa

Europe’s Largest Credit Card Issuers

Europe’s Largest Debit Card Issuers

Europe’s Top General Purpose/Visa/Mastercard Card Issuers

Largest U.S. Issuers of Consumer Visa and Mastercard Cards 2017

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Issue 1135 | Jul 2018

Headlines in this issue

Europe Global General Purpose Cards

Largest U.S. Prepaid Card Issuers

Idex Biometrix Fingerprint Card Security

Store Cards in the U.S.—2017

Flexiti Buys Canadian Private Label Cards

Sutton Bank Card Issuing Services

Blispay Visa Card for Instant In-Store Financing

U.S. Commercial Bank Cards—Part 2

Investments & Acquisitions—June 2018

Newland Payment Technology POS Terminal

Corporate Card for Startup Companies

Charts in this issue

Europe Market Shares of Purchase Volume 2017

Investments & Acquisitions—June 2018

Prepaid Cards in the U.S. 2017

U.S. Store Credit Cards 2017 vs. 2016

Europe Market Shares of Purchase Transactions by Brand

Europe General Purpose Cards 2017 vs. 2016

Year-Over-Year Growth/Decline in Purchase Volume on Cards Issued in Europe 2000-2017

U.S. Visa & Mastercard Commercial Cards Purchase Volume 2017

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Issue 1134 | Jun 2018

Headlines in this issue

Top U.S. Commercial Card Issuers

Middle East–Africa’s Largest Acquirers

PayPal Buys Mass Payouts & Anti-Fraud Platforms

Giift.com Loyalty Program Support

Supreme Court Victory for American Express

Linked2pay Instant Merchant Settlement

Payworks/CyberSource Omnichannel Partnership

Nvoicepay and Mastercard in B2B Partnership

Charts in this issue

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

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Issue 1133 | Jun 2018

Headlines in this issue

Asia–Pacific General Purpose Cards

U.S. Card Spending at Merchants

Amex Uses Hyperledger Blockchain for Targeted Offers

Ondot Digital Card Services Platform

Wirecard & Visa are Partners

Nets/Concardis Merger in Europe

Third 50 Largest U.S. Credit Card Issuers

Investments & Acquisitions—May 2018

Wiseasy POS Terminal

Secure Payments Partnership Formed

Charts in this issue

Asia–Pacific Market Shares of Purchase Volume

Investments & Acquisitions—May 2018

Asia–Pacific Market Shares of Purchase Transactions by Brand

Asia–Pacific General Purpose Cards 2017 vs. 2016

U.S. Visa/Mastercard Credit Card Issuers–Third 50 2017

Purchases at Merchants on U.S. General Purpose Cards

Purchase Volume at Merchants 2017—General Purpose Credit, Debit, and Prepaid Cards Issued in the U.S.

Year-Over-Year Growth/Decline in Purchase Volume on Cards Issued in Asia–Pacific

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Issue 1132 | May 2018

Headlines in this issue

Top Merchant Acquirers in Europe

Credit Card Debt per Household Reaches New High

M&A in Merchant and Cardholder Processing

Flutterwave Payment Gateway to Africa

Samsung Pay Update

First Quarter Card Results in the U.S.

Charts in this issue

Europe’s Top 10 Acquirers Ranked by Total Transactions in 2017

Biggest M&A Deals in 2018

U.S. Credit Card Debt 1987–2017

U.S. General Purpose Cards 1Q 2018 vs. 1Q 2017

Europe’s Top 20 Merchant Acquirers—Ranked by Purchase Volume and Total Transactions

Europe’s Top 45 Merchant Acquirers—Ranked by Visa/Mastercard Transactions

Europe’s Top Acquirers of Web Transactions

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Issue 1131 | May 2018

Headlines in this issue

Latin America General Purpose Cards

Merchant Processing Fees in the U.S.—2017

EMVCo’s Secure Remote Commerce

B2B Credit-as-a-Service Platform

Tokens for Account-to-Account Payments

ACH Payments in the U.S.—2017

Verifi Chargeback Management Assistance

Second 50 Largest U.S. Debit Card Issuers

Investments & Acquisitions—April 2018

Pax’s E500 Replaces ECR

Biometric Fingerprint Cards—JCB and

Charts in this issue

Latin America Market Shares of Purchase Volume 2017

Investments & Acquisitions—April 2018

U.S. Merchant Card Fees 2017

Latin America Market Shares of Purchase Transactions by Brand

Year-Over-Year Growth/Decline in Purchase Volume on Cards Issued in Latin America

Latin America General Purpose Cards 2017 vs. 2016

Second 50 Largest Debit Card Issuers in the U.S. 2017

Consumer ACH Transactions in the U.S. 2017

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Issue 1130 | Apr 2018

Headlines in this issue

Global Cards—2017

Biometric Payment Card Pilot in the Middle East

Marriott/Starwood Co-Branded Cards

Nordic Capital Buys Trustly

Machine Learning-Based Fraud Fighting

Elevate to Offer Mastercard Credit Card

FIDO Alliance/W3C Web Security API

Marq Millions’ Bank-in-a-Box Software

Charts in this issue

Purchase Transactions on Global Cards in 2017

Global General Purpose Cards 2017 vs. 2016

Purchase Transactions on Global Cards 2017

Purchases by Card Type 2017 vs. 2016

Global Debit & Prepaid Cards

Global Credit Cards

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Issue 1129 | Apr 2018

Headlines in this issue

Top 50 U.S. Debit Card Issuers

Affirm Moves Installment Financing In-Store

Walmart Expands Money Transfer Service

Whitepages Pro Fights Cross-Border Fraud

FICO Card Alert Service

Deserve Expands Credit Cards Beyond Students

Investments & Acquisitions—March 2018

Pundi X POS Terminal Handles Cryptocurrency

Doxo Adds Cash Option for Bill Payments

Charts in this issue

Top Issuers of U.S. Debit Cards, Purchase Volume 2017

Investments & Acquisitions—March 2018

Investments & Acquisitions in Money Transfers Since January 2017

Market Shares of Purchase Volume for Top U.S. Debit Card Issuers 2017

Top 50 Debit Card Issuers Ranked by Purchase Volume Per Card 2017

Top 50 Debit Card Issuers in the U.S. Ranked by Purchase Volume 2017

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Issue 1128 | Mar 2018

Headlines in this issue

Canada Payment Cards

PagSeguro Merchant Acquiring in Brazil

Mobile Authentication Platform from MNOs

Intrapay Payments/Value-Added Processing

Bank of America Mobile Wallet Options

E-ZPass Mobile Payments for Retail

Second 50 U.S. Mastercard/Visa Credit Card Issuers

ID Tech VP8300 Card Reader

Charts in this issue

Canada Market Shares of Purchase Volume 2017

Canada General Purpose Cards 2017 vs. 2016

Purchase Volume in Canadian Dollars 2013-2017

General Purpose Credit Card Issuers in Canada 2017-Ranked by Outstandings

Canada Market Shares of Visa & Mastercard Outstandings

Second 50 Largest Mastercard & Visa Credit Card Issuers in the U.S. 2017-Ranked by Outstandings

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Issue 1127 | Mar 2018

Headlines in this issue

Top U.S. Merchant Acquirers

Cambridge Global and Ripple’s Blockchain

Verrency Issuer Innovation Platform

UATP Cards and Processing

Fortumo Direct Carrier Billing

CyberSource Token Management Service

TSYS and Walmart Are Wellness Partners

Credit Cards for New Arrivals

Investments & Acquisitions-February2018

Charts in this issue

Top U.S. Acquirers in 2017 Purchase Transactions with Change vs. 2016

Investments & Acquisitions-February 2018

Top U.S. Merchant Acquirers Ranked by Total Purchase Volume in 2017

U.S. Merchant Acquirers Ranked by Visa/Mastercard Volume in 2017

U.S. Card-Not-Present Acquirers in 2017

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Issue 1126 | Feb 2018

Headlines in this issue

Top U.S. Credit Card Issuers

Top 50 U.S. Mastercard and Visa Credit Card Issuers

Apple Pay Cash for P2P/Purchases

G+D Mobile Security Payment Technology

Giact Protects Against Synthetic Identity Fraud

Reward360 Loyalty Platforms

CardSavr API for Card Issuers

Paya Payment Processing

Charts in this issue

Top Issuers of U.S. General Purpose Credit Cards 2017

Market Shares of Purchase Volume for Top Credit Card Issuers 2008-2017

Shares of Outstandings for U.S. Credit Card Issuers 2017

Top U.S. Credit Card Issuers: Outstandings, Volume, Transactions, Cards

50 Largest Mastercard & Visa Credit Card Issuers in the U.S.-Ranked by Outstandings 2017

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Issue 1125 | Feb 2018

Headlines in this issue

General Purpose Cards-U.S. 2017

Visa and Mastercard-U.S. 2017

Bango Mobile Commerce Payments

Battery Card Creates Wallet

Curve Card and Mobile Wallet

Chase/Starbucks Visa Credit Card

Ingenico Moby/M70 Tablet Device

Investments & Acquisitions-January 2018

Charts in this issue

U.S. General Purpose Brands Market Share of Purchase Volume 2017

Investments & Acquisitions January 2018

U.S. Credit Card Outstandings-2017 vs. 2016

Market Shares of Purchase Volume on U.S. General Purpose Cards 2001-2017

U.S. General Purpose Cards 2017 vs. 2016

Visa vs. Mastercard Purchase Volume 2001-2017

U.S. General Purpose Credit Cards

U.S. Visa and Mastercard Debit & Prepaid Cards

U.S. Visa and Mastercard Credit, Debit, and Prepaid Cards

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Issue 1124 | Jan 2018

Headlines in this issue

Purchase Volume Projected on Global General Purpose Cards

Profits at Top U.S. Credit Card Issuers

Fingerprint Biometric Card Tests in U.S./Europe

American Express Results

i2c Payment Card Processing

Discover Financial Results

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Virtual B2B Cards

Finexio B2B Platform

Verifone Mobile POS Device

Investments in Merchant Acquiring-2017

CardFree Mobile Platform for Merchants

Charts in this issue

Global General Purpose Cards Purchase Volume Worldwide

American Express U.S. 2017

Income at Top U.S. Credit Card Issuers

Investments in Merchant Acquiring-2017

Market Shares of Purchase Volume Worldwide

Discover Card U.S. 2017

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Issue 1123 | Jan 2018

Headlines in this issue

Transactions Worldwide 2016-2026

Thales to Acquire Gemalto

Credit Cards for Underserved Consumers

TSYS Buys Cayan

Mastercard’s Assemble Prepaid Card Platform

Clearsettle Gateway/Acquiring Services

Tern Commerce for Prepaid Cards

M&A Activity in Merchant Acquiring-2017

Investments & Acquisitions-December 2017

Topwise POS Terminal

Federal Ruling on California’s Surcharge Ban

TSB Debit Cards to Mastercard

Collection Rates Improve with AI

Charts in this issue

Purchase Transactions Worldwide 2016 vs. 2026

Investments & Acquisitions-December 2017

Market Shares of Purchase Transactions Worldwide 2016 vs. 2026

Acquisitions in Merchant Acquiring January 1-December 31, 2017

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