Global market and competitor intelligence on payment cards, mobile and online payments, merchant acquiring and processing.
The market-leading online, interactive database and data dashboards covering the global cards and payments industry in detail, plus a range of country and regional reports. Leveraging payments market and credit card industry data going back to 2010 – and forecasts up to 2024 – our unique datasets cover countries worldwide and feature more than 250 metrics per market.
Cards networks, acquirers, banks, issuers, merchants, payments service providers, investors and consultancies around the world use our market reports to:
Commentary- and data-packed reports, looking in detail at the cards and payments industry in each country, including key metrics, the regulatory landscape, digital and mobile payment developments, networks' and issuers' competitive positions, merchant acquiring markets, plus economic and demographic indicators.
Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom
Online access to Country Reports, plus interactive database featuring comparable credit card market data functionality with export to Microsoft Excel&trade. Sign in to the database here.
Through our Weekly News Digest, Argus Advisory Research highlights significant developments that have recently occurred in payment cards, digital payments, acquiring, processing, retail banking and consumer credit. Our writers and researchers frame these items in contexts such as historical, sectoral and regional trends, adding a layer of value that is often missing from the rolling news cycle. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.
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On November 13th 2018, Verisk acquired Lafferty Cards and Payments Research Service, a globally recognized online resource providing market and competitor intelligence on payment cards, e-money, acquiring and processing, retail banking, and consumer credit. It has become part of Verisk Financial under Argus Information and Advisory Services. Lafferty Cards and Payments Research Service was formerly known as World Cards Intelligence (WCI).
TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) announced on 8th April 2022 that it has completed the acquisition of Verisk Financial Services ("Verisk Financial"), the financial services business unit of Verisk (Nasdaq: VRSK).