May 7, 2021 / Bloomberg

Cash Discounts Come Back as Small Businesses Tire of Swipe Fees
"In 2019 swipe fees for credit card transactions amounted to $93 billion in the U.S., or 2.2% of credit card sales, according to [the] Nilson Report."

May 7, 2021 / The Motley Fool

This Figure Suggests Cryptocurrencies Are in a Massive Bubble
"...But according to The Nilson Report released in 2020, there were 368.92 billion credit card transactions worldwide in 2018 for goods and services."

Apr 30, 2021 / Payments Source

Don´t believe the talking points: Cards benefit businesses.
"...Naturally, the op-ed neglected to mention the total cost to merchants has declined by more than 20 basis points in the last decade, according to the Nilson Report."  


Apr 30, 2021 / Freight Waves

The payment industry’s rebirth
"According to a 2020 Nilson Report, 10.7 million merchants accept Visa and Mastercard, while 10.6 million accept Discover and American Express."

Apr 30, 2021 / Business Insider

Credit Card Issuers in COVID-19: Debt relief, stimulus checks, & vaccine impact
"Card payments´ transaction share—roughly two-thirds in 2019, per the Nilson Report—rose to roughly 81.4% of ecommerce transactions and 76.8% of in-person payments in 2020, per FIS."

Apr 29, 2021 / Banking Dive

Retail organizations sue Fed over debit law enforcement
"Visa and Mastercard debit card processing fees were $19.7 billion in 2019, about equal to fees before the Durbin amendment was passed, the NRF estimates, citing data from the Nilson Report."


Apr 9, 2021 / Payments Journal

Excessive Online Credit Card Rejections During Pandemic Mean Frustration for Consumers, Missed Sales for Retailers
"Payment card fraud averages 0.08 percent of in-person transactions, but 0.18 percent online, according to the Nilson Report."

Apr 9, 2021 / Payments Dive

Payroc plans to keep buying up payments players Still... (Payroc is) growing rapidly, with a 15.6% jump in volume last year, according to payments industry research firm Nilson Report, which shared the report with Payments Dive.

Apr 8, 2021 / Fox Business

Most big debt collectors backed off during the pandemic. One pressed ahead.
"In 2005, Sherman bought a small bank, rebranded it Credit One, and increased the business from $647 million in outstanding credit-card receivables in 2006 to $6.81 billion in 2020, the most recent reported figure, according to Nilson Report."