Global Payments Research

More than ever before, card issuers and payments firms need actionable insights into consumer payments trends around the world in order to position their businesses for success. They also need comparable data on consumer preferences, regulatory developments and key players’ performance and strategies – plus the insights and analysis to illuminate the data.

Our research reports, databases and bespoke services meet these needs and more, helping our clients to rapidly understand 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 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 online services provide enterprise access to our latest reports, plus database functionalities giving quick access to our global datasets.

Project-based research support

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

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