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Issue 1188 | Dec 2020

Headlines in this issue

U.S. Consumer Payment Systems

Global Brand Card Acceptance Worldwide

Buy Now, Pay Later for B2B Payments

Top 150 Credit Card Issuers Worldwide

Idemia/Mastercard Partner for Financial Inclusion Card

Card Manufacturer Shipments–Part 2

Support for Merchant Acquiring from Pollinate

U.S. General Purpose Card Brands through 3Q 2020

Aisino A80 POS Terminal from Vanstone

Charts in this issue

U.S. Consumer Payment Systems–Market Shares of Transactions in 2019

Personal Consumption Expenditures in the U.S.

Consumer Payment Systems in the U.S

Largest Credit Card Issuers Worldwide–Ranked by Purchase Volume in 2019

Card Manufacturers 2019–Part 2

U.S. General Purpose Card Brands–3Q 2020 and change vs. 3Q 2019

Investments & Acquisitions–November 2020

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Issue 1187 | Dec 2020

Headlines in this issue

Card Fraud Losses Worldwide

Purewrist Wearables for Contactless Payments

Global GP Cards at Midyear

PNC to Acquire BBVA Payment Card Assets

Top 150 Debit Card Issuers Worldwide

Krowd’s Marketplace for Card-Linked Offers

Payment Card Shipments by Manufacturer

Cryptocurrency Cards Use i2c

Charts in this issue

Card Fraud Worldwide—in Cents per $100 of Total Volume

Fraud by Type of Card in 2019

Card Fraud Projected Worldwide 

Card Fraud Inside vs. Outside the U.S.

Global General Purpose Cards—Midyear 2020 vs. Midyear2019

Largest Debit Card Issuers Worldwide

Payment Card Manufacturers 2019

Top Manufacturer of Payment Cards—Ranked by Shipments in 2019

Top Manufacturer of Payment Cards—Visa and Mastercard

Top Manufacturer of Payment Cards—UnionPay

Top Manufacturer of Payment Cards—Other Payment

Top Manufacturer of Payment Cards—Other High Security

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Issue 1186 | Nov 2020

Headlines in this issue

Top 150 Credit Card Portfolios Worldwide

Dosh’s Card-Linked Platform Offers Cash Back

Top Card Issuers in Latin America

Skipify and Google Partner for Email-Based Checkout

Commercial Credit Cards in Canada

EBay Managed Payments Expands to New Markets

Nexi to Purchase Nets Processing in Europe

Charts in this issue

Largest Credit Card Portfolios Worldwide

Market Shares of Top Issuing Countries Ranked by Outstandings in 2019

Ten-Year Change in Market Shares for the U.S. vs. China

Largest Credit Card Portfolios Worldwide

Latin America´s Top 10 Mastercard and Visa Issuers
2009 vs. 2019

Top General Purpose Card Issuers in Latin America

Top Credit Card Issuers in Latin America

Top Debit Card Issuers in Latin America

Visa and Mastercard Commercial Credit Cards in Canada

Small Business Credit Cards in Canada

Corporate Cards in Canada

Purchasing and Fleet Cards in Canada

Investments & Acquisitions—October 2020

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Issue 1185 | Oct 2020

Headlines in this issue

Payment Cards in the U.S. Projected

Loyalty Points as an Asset Class

Mondia Pay Direct Carrier Billing

GPS Issuer Processing Platform

GTCR Takes Paya Public

White Label Buy Now, Pay Later from Jifiti

Chat Commerce Platform from Clickatell

Charts in this issue

Payment Cards in the U.S. Projected Purchase Volume in 2024

U.S. Payment Cards—Purchase Volume

U.S. Payment Cards—Purchase Transactions

U.S. Payment Cards—Purchase Volume 2019 vs. 2024

U.S. Payment Cards—Total Volume

U.S. Payment Cards—Total Transactions

U.S. Payment Cards—Outstandings

U.S. Payment Cards—Cardholders

U.S. Payment Cards—Cards

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Issue 1184 | Oct 2020

Headlines in this issue

Payment Cards Projected Worldwide

Central Bank Digital Currency Test Platform from Mastercard

Top 50 Card Issuers in Asia–Pacific

Boost Payment Solutions Adds Visa as B2B Partner

Discover and Car IQ Connected Fleet Payments

Nexi to Acquire SIA in Merger of European Payment Companies

Venmo/Synchrony Launch Visa Card with QR Code

Castles Technology Buys Spire Payments

Charts in this issue

Payment Cards Projected Worldwide 2019 vs. 2025

Payment Cards in Circulation 2019

Top General Purpose Card Issuers in Asia–Pacific 2019

Top 50 Credit Card Issuers in Asia–Pacific 2019

Top 50 Debit Card Issuers in Asia–Pacific 2019

Investments & Acquisitions—September 2020

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Issue 1183 | Sep 2020

Headlines in this issue

Top 150 Merchant Acquirers Worldwide

U.S. Mastercard and Visa Credit Card Issuers–Midyear

Buy Now, Pay Later Funding Deals in 2020

PayNearMe Bill Payment Processing

Acquiring-as-a-Service Platform from FSS

POS Terminal Manufacturers–Part 2

U.S. General Purpose Credit Card Issuers at Midyear

Charts in this issue

Top 6 Merchant Acquirers Worldwide—Ranked by Transactions in 2019

Market Shares of Top 10 Acquirers vs the Remaining 140

Largest 150 Merchant Acquirers Worldwide–Ranked by Total Purchase Transactions

Top 10 Issuers of Visa and Mastercard Credit Cards in the U.S. at Midyear

100 Largest U.S. Mastercard/Visa Credit Card Issuers Midyear 2020—Ranked by Purchase Volume

100 Largest U.S. Mastercard/Visa Credit Card Issuers Midyear 2020—Ranked by Outstandings

Buy Now, Pay Later Deals in 2020–through September 30

POS Terminal Manufacturers–Other POS Devices Shipped in 2019

Top Issuers of General Purpose Credit Cards in the U.S.—Midyear 2020

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Issue 1182 | Sep 2020

Headlines in this issue

POS Terminals Shipped Worldwide

Prepaid Cards in the United States

Biometric Card Partnership

Asia-Pacific’s 34 Largest Acquirers

Commercial Cards in the United States–
Part 3

Fiserv, Amazon Launch Pay by Voice for ExxonMobil

Buy Now, Pay Later at Mastercard

Investments and Acquisitions in 2020

Charts in this issue

POS Terminal Shipments Worldwide by Region–Market Shares

POS Terminal Shipments by Type of Device

mPOS Devices Shipped in 2019

Manufacturers of POS Terminals Shipped in 2019–with Totals and mPOS Devices

Top 25 U.S. Issuers of Prepaid Cards

Top Acquirers of General Purpose Cards in Asia-Pacific

Top Acquirers of Visa and Mastercard Transactions in Asia-Pacific

Asia-Pacific’s 34 Largest Merchant Acquirers–Ranked by Visa and Mastercard Transactions

U.S. Commercial Cards’ Increasing Share of Purchase Volume

Investments & Acquisitions–August 2020

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Issue 1181 | Aug 2020

Headlines in this issue

Latin America’s 45 Largest Acquirers

U.S. General Purpose Card Brands–Midyear 2020

Store Cards in the U.S.

American Express Buys Kabbage, Deepens Connections to Small Businesses

Addi Buy Now, Pay Later in Latin America

Mastercard Gets Approval for Nets Transaction

PopID Facial Recognition for Ordering and Payments

Visa Adds Artificial Intelligence to Stand-In Processing

Charts in this issue

Top 7 Acquirers in Latin America—2019 vs. 2018

10 Largest General Purchase Acquirers in Latin America

45 Largest Visa/Mastercard Merchant Acquirers in Latin America

U.S. General Purpose Cards—January 1-June 30, 2020

Market Shares of Purchase Transactions

U.S. Credit and Debit Cards at Midyear 2020 vs. 2019

U.S. Store Credit Cards—2019 with Change vs. 2018

Investments and Acquisitions—July 2020

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Issue 1180 | Jul 2020

Headlines in this issue

Household Debt and Credit Cards in the U.S.

Cards in the Middle East and Africa Region

Top 50 Card Issuers in the Middle East and Africa

Credit as a Service from Railsbank in the U.S.

Retail Kiosk that Accepts Currency and Coins

Cryptocurrency Firms Become Members of Visa and Mastercard

Top U.S. Issuers of Visa and Mastercard Consumer Cards

Biometric Palm Identification for Mobile Devices

Trustly Account-to-Account Payment Processing

Charts in this issue

Credit Card Debt and Consumer Credit in the U.S.

Credit Card Debt as a Percent of Consumer Credit in the U.S.

Middle East and Africa Spending, Transactions, and Cards by Global Brand 

Middle East and Africa Market Shares of Purchase Transactions

Top 10 Mastercard and Visa Issuers in Middle East and Africa 2009 vs. 2019

Top 50 Card Issuers in the Middle East and Africa

Top 50 Credit Card Issuers in the Middle East and Africa

Top 50 Debit Card Issuers in the Middle East and Africa

Purchase Volume for the 20 Largest Visa and Mastercard Consumer Card Port-folios

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Issue 1179 | Jul 2020

Headlines in this issue

Asia-Pacific General Purpose Cards

Europe’s 50 Largest Credit Card and Debit Card Issuers

Buy Now, Pay Later Firms Expand Products and Services

Commercial Bank Cards in the U.S.—Part 2

Managing Digital Receipts with Mobile Phones

Click to Pay Online Checkout Progress

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

Investments and Acquisitions–June 2020

Charts in this issue

Asia-Pacific General Purpose Cards Market Shares in 2019

Asia-Pacific Spending, Transactions, and Cards by Global Brand

Asia-Pacific Market Shares of Purchase Transactions 2007-2019

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

Europe’s Top 10 Mastercard and Visa Issuers 2019 vs. 2009

Top General Purpose Card Issuers in Europe

Top 50 Credit Card Issuers in Europe

Top 50 Debit Card Issuers in Europe

U.S. Visa and Mastercard Commercial Card Products

Investments & Acquisitions–June 2020

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Issue 1178 | Jun 2020

Headlines in this issue

Global Network Card Results in 2019

Middle East and Africa’s Top Merchant Acquirers

Wirecard’s Prepaid and Merchant Acquiring Assets

CPI and Visa Promote Plastic Card Sustainability

Priority Merchant Acquiring and B2B Processing

G+D Mobile Security Uses Payment Cards for SCA

American Express to Open Network Business in China

Charts in this issue

Global Network Cards in 2019—Purchase Transactions

Global Network Cards 2019—Purchase Volume by Product

Global Debit and Prepaid Cards 2019

Global Credit Cards 2019

Global Network Cards in Circulation—with Market Shares

Global Network Cards 2019 vs. 2018

Market Share of Purchase Transactions on Global Network Cards

Largest Merchant Acquirers in Middle East and Africa—Ranked by General Purpose Transactions

Merchant Acquirers in Middle East and Africa—Ranked by Visa and Mastercard Transactions

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Issue 1177 | Jun 2020

Headlines in this issue

Europe’s Global General Purpose Cards

U.S. Card Spending at Merchants

Alibaba B2B Trade Financing with MSTS

QR Codes for Small Businesses

ACH Payments in the U.S.

Ingenico’s Strong Customer Authentication Suite

Short-Term Cash Advances from Fiserv

Investments & Acquisitions—May 2020

Charts in this issue

Europe’s Global General Purpose Cards—Market Shares in 2019

Europe General Purpose Cards 2019 vs. 2018

Market Shares of Purchase Transactions in Europe 2001-2019

Purchase Volume on U.S. General Purpose Cards

Purchase Volume at Merchants 2019—General Purpose Credit, Debit, and Prepaid Cards Issued in the U.S.

Consumer ACH Transactions in the U.S.—2019

Investments & Acquisitions—May 2020

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Issue 1176 | May 2020

Headlines in this issue

U.S. Issuers of Commercial Credit & Debit Cards

Amex Offers AR Support for Small Businesses

Payment Industry’s Response to Covid-19 Part 4

Mastercard’s Track Business Payment Service

Merchant Processing Fees in the United States

TabaPay Debit Card Acquiring

White Label Buy Now, Pay Later Service

Alliance of European Payment Specialists Formed

Fraud Fighting Technology for PSPs

FICO Network Collections Support

Charts in this issue

Top U.S. Issuers of Commercial Cards

U.S. Mastercard & Visa Commercial Card Issuers Ranked by Purchase Volume in 2019

U.S. Business Credit Cards 2019

U.S. Business Debit Cards 2019

U.S. Corporate Cards 2019

U.S. Commercial Prepaid Cards 2019

U.S. Purchasing & Fleet Cards 2019

U.S. Merchant Processing Fees—Purchase Volume and Fees Paid in 2019

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Issue 1175 | May 2020

Headlines in this issue

Top 45 Merchant Acquirers in Europe

Payment Industry’s Response to Covid-19—Part 3

Global Payments Gets Truist Credit Card Processing

First Quarter Card Results in the U.S.

Aluminum Payment Cards

Adflex B2B Digital Payment Processing

Investments & Acquisitions—April 2020

Charts in this issue

Top Acquirers in Europe—Purchase Transactions 2019 vs. 2018

Investments & Acquisitions—April 2020

U.S. General Purpose Cards 1Q 2020 vs. 1Q 2019

Top Acquirers in Europe—Ranked by Transactions and Purchase Volume

Largest Merchant Acquirers in Europe—Ranked by Mastercard/Visa Transactions

Top 25 Acquirers of Web Transactions in Europe

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Issue 1174 | Apr 2020

Headlines in this issue

The 50 Largest U.S. Debit Card Issuers

Payment Industry’s Response to Covid-19—Part 2

Identiq’s Peer-to-Peer ID Validation Network

Tipalti B2B Payment Automation

PPS Prepaid/Credit Products in Europe

Friendly Fraud Chargeback Relief

Charts in this issue

Top Debit Card Issuers in the U.S. 2019—Ranked by Purchase Volume

Debit Product Market Shares for Top 50 U.S. Issuers

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

Top 50 Debit Card Issuers in the U.S.—Ranked by Purchase Volume in 2019

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Issue 1173 | Apr 2020

Headlines in this issue

Canada General Purpose Cards

The Payment Industry’s Response to Covid-19

Canada Credit Card Issuers

Deluxe Enters Healthcare Payments

Nacha’s B2B Payment Information Platform

Comdata Offers Truck Fleets Same-Day Payment

Fast Raises $20 Million for One-Click Checkout

Investments & Acquisitions—March 2020

Analog EMV Payment Watch

Charts in this issue

Canada Purchase Transactions & Brand Market Shares in 2019

Investments & Acquisitions—March 2020

Market Shares of Purchase Transactions in Canada 2000–2019

Canada General Purpose Cards 2019 vs. 2018

Canada Credit Card Purchase Volume in Canadian Dollars 2015–2019

General Purpose Credit Card Issuers in Canada 2019—Ranked by Outstandings

Canada Market Shares of Visa & Mastercard Outstandings 2019

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Issue 1172 | Mar 2020

Headlines in this issue

Latin America General Purpose Cards

Conversational AI from Visa

No Checkout Shopping in Germany

Payment Processing for Games/Apps/Streaming

Digital Banking Security from OneSpan

Podium Adds Text Payments

Softline Commerce Platform for Digital Sellers

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

Bloom Credit Data/Compliance Support

Charts in this issue

Latin America Purchase Transactions and Market Shares in 2019

Latin America Market Shares of Purchase Volume by Brand 2019

Market Shares of Purchase Transactions in Latin America 2000–2019

Latin America General Purpose Cards 2019

Second 50 Largest Mastercard & Visa Credit Card Issuers in the U.S.—Ranked by Outstandings 2019

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Issue 1171 | Mar 2020

Headlines in this issue

Top U.S. Merchant Acquirers

Credorax & Samsung SDS are Blockchain Partners

Text to Pay in Healthcare

Afterpay Installment Loans

ACI’s Prescriptive Fraud Fighting Technology 

U.S. Bank Gets State Farm Credit/Debit Cards

Trustonic Secures Mobile Payment Apps

Investments & Acquisitions—February 2020

Pax Technology’s Smart Handheld Device

Charts in this issue

Top Acquirers in the U.S.

Investments & Acquisitions—February 2020

U.S. Acquirer Totals 2019—Purchase Volume/Transactions

Merchant Acquirers in the U.S. 2019—Ranked by Visa/Mastercard Volume

U.S. Card Not Present (CNP) Acquiring 2019

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Issue 1170 | Feb 2020

Headlines in this issue

Top U.S. Credit Card Issuers

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

Cryptocurrency Payments at the Point of Sale

Santander Buys Elavon’s Mexico Merchants

API Network for Information Sharing

ChargeAfter Loan Platform Partnership with Visa

Sprint/Wirecard Are IoT Partners

BPC Launches Radar Payments

QR Code-Based Scan to Pay

Transact Campus Payment Network

Charts in this issue

Market Shares (%) of Purchase Volume for Top U.S. Credit Cards

Market Shares of Outstandings for Top U.S. Credit Card Issuers 2019

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

50 Largest Mastercard & Visa Credit Card Issuers in the U.S.—Ranked by Outstandings 2019

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Issue 1169 | Feb 2020

Headlines in this issue

General Purpose Cards—U.S. 2019

Visa and Mastercard—U.S. 2019

Worldline to Buy Ingenico

Protecting Against Deep Fakes/Cheap Fakes

NXP Expands NFC Payments

Phone-to-Phone Global Money Transfers

Fraud Fighting for Loyalty Programs

American Express and Mastercard in China

Investments & Acquisitions—January 2020

Charts in this issue

U.S. General Purpose Brands Purchase Volume

Investments & Acquisitions—January 2020

Card Processors Market Capitalization

General Purpose Cards Issued in the U.S. 2019 vs. 2018

Shares of Purchase Volume on U.S. General Purpose Cards 2019

Credit Card Outstandings—U.S. 2019 vs. 2018

General Purpose Credit Cards Issued in the U.S.

Purchase Transactions on Mastercard & Visa Credit & Debit Cards

Cards in Circulation Visa vs. Mastercard

Visa and Mastercard—U.S. Debit & Prepaid Cards

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

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Issue 1168 | Jan 2020

Headlines in this issue

American Express Results U.S./Worldwide—2019

Facial Payments/Digital Signage Platform

Discover Financial Services Results—2019

Paystand B2B Blockchain for JCB

Profits at Top U.S. Credit Card Issuers

IdentityMind AML/KYC/Fraud Protection

Prepaid Card Spinoff in Europe

U.S. Credit Card Outstandings vs. Purchase Volume

MyPINpad Achieves PCI SSC SPoC Approval

AustriaCard and Tag Systems Merge

Investments in Merchant Acquiring & Processing—2019

Charts in this issue

U.S. General Purpose Cards, Outstandings as a Percentage of Purchase Volume

American Express Card Results 2019

Discover Card U.S. Results 2019

Income at Top U.S. Credit Card Issuers: Company Net vs. Card Net

Investments in Merchant Acquiring & Processing—2019

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Issue 1167 | Jan 2020

Headlines in this issue

Card Transactions Projected Worldwide

M&A in Merchant Acquiring/Processing—2019

CNP Fraud Prevention for Issuers

dLocal Emerging Markets Payment Processing

Managing Cross-Border Ecommerce

Mastercard Digital Identity Service

Fiserv/ExxonMobil Voice Payments at the Pump

Visa & Mastercard Worldwide through 3rd Quarter 2019

Investments & Acquisitions—December 2019

Ingenico Device for Mobile Checkout

Expensify Corporate Card Adds Karma Points

Chip Card Manufacturers—Part 3

Charts in this issue

Purchase Transactions Worldwide through 2028

Investments & Acquisitions—December 2019

Visa & Mastercard Worldwide through 3rd Quarter 2019

Chip Card Shipments by Category & Type of Card 2018

M&A Deals in Merchant Acquiring & Processing—2019

Market Shares of Purchase Transactions by Region—2018 vs. 2028

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