Global Payments Research

Card issuers and payments firms need insights into consumer payments trends around the world to position their businesses for success. They need comparable data on consumers’ preferences and key industry players’ performance and strategies – plus the insights and analysis to illuminate the data.

Our research service helps our clients to see quickly what’s happening in cards payments markets so that they can measure their performance, as well as to identify and understand new opportunities, partners and competitors.

 

Data and insights on cards and payments markets worldwide

We deliver market intelligence to issuers, acquirers and payments firms around the globe. Our clients rely on our commentary, analysis and data – both historic and forecast – to benchmark their performance and understand opportunities and risks in new markets.

Data-packed reports

Our Cards and Payments Country Reports provide a wide-ranging view of the consumer payments landscape in over 70 markets. Data and insights include consumer payments trends; issuers’, acquirers’ and networks’ market shares; mobile payments developments; the credit card industry profit pool; regulatory moves and more.

Online databases

Our payments research databases provide enterprise access to our latest reports, plus database functionalities giving quick access to our global datasets.

Payment news and commentary

Each week our Payments News Digest rounds up the top industry stories from around the globe, providing context and analysis to the most important market developments. Our Insights articles and white papers take a deep dive look at industry topics including BNPL and credit card issuing strategies, with commentary and supporting data.

Project-based research support

Through our Bespoke Research service we support our clients’ market intelligence and strategy functions through ongoing and ad-hoc engagements, working closely to deliver deep data and insights.

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