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Jul 6, 2020 / Business Insider

Mastercard and Visa may be challenged by a new European payment system
"Visa counted 57.3 billion purchase transactions from general purpose cards in Europe in 2019, while Mastercard racked up 38.3 billion, per the Nilson Report."

Jul 4, 2020 / Yahoo Finance UK

Forget the volatile Bitcoin price!...
"Purchase transactions on global general purpose card brands totaled 440.99 billion in 2019, up 19.4% over the previous year."  

Jul 2, 2020 / The Wall Street Journal

How Wirecard Went From Tech Star to Bankrupt
"The Nilson Report, a widely followed industry ranking of payment industry players, didn´t include Wirecard in its rankings because it says the company, unlike most rivals, wouldn´t explain how its reported payments volume broke down by different types of business." 

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Jul 1, 2020 / Nerdwallet

Why More Retailers are Accepting American Express
"The Nilson Report, an influential industry newsletter, confirms that third-party partnerships have helped boost AmEx acceptance. And per 2019 Nilson data, the 2018 average merchant fee for American Express credit cards was reduced to 2.3%..."

Jun 30, 2020 / American Express Merchant Map Campaign

"American Express can now be accepted at 99% of places in the US that accept credit cards." —Nilson Report

Jun 29, 2020 / Axios

The (near) cashless society arrives
"COVID-19 is ´pushing people into e-commerce who would not normally be using it,´ David Robertson, publisher of the authoritative card industry publication the Nilson Report, tells Axios."

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Jun 29, 2020 / Fortune

Amex will give you up to $50 to shop at small businesses
"Amex fees have recently fallen more in line with rivals. In 2018, the company charged an average of 2.3% per transaction versus Visa and Mastercard´s 2.26% and Discover´s 2.15% according to data from Nilson Report."  

Jun 29, 2020 / Business Insider

Wirecard´s Partners Face New Challenges
"The card networks accounted for 69.3% of all global brand general purpose purchase transactions in 2018, per the Nilson Report..."

Jun 29, 2020 / Nasdaq

7 of the Newest Stocks That Made Good on Their IPOs
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According to the Nilson Report, the purchase volume on cards in the U.S. is forecast to hit $10.4 trillion by 2027, up from $5.5 trillion in 2017."