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Payment Industry Trends | North America

Country reports on North American cards & payments markets

Research reports from Argus Advisory provide a comprehensive overview and expert commentary on developments in the credit card, payments and merchant acquirer markets across North America.
Country Reports offer essential information and valuable insights into the retail banking and card payment landscapes in both the United States and Canada.
But it's more than having market facts at your fingertips. Expert commentary on market share in networks, retail banks and merchant acquiring enable clients to both evaluate the competition and to build new partnerships in these constantly evolving markets.
Research reports from Verisk are designed to deliver essential information in an easily digestible format and allow rapid comparison between countries.

Card payment reports for North America | Key Points
  • Combining detailed data and explanatory commentary to give clients a valuable overview of the North American market.
  • Tracking current trends in payment methods including contactless and mobile payments, access to bank branches, and ATM use across North America.
  • Understanding the market share in global and local networks, retail banking, merchant acquirers and analysis of the competitor positions.
  • Calculating the overall profitability of the credit card market in North America with breakdowns on derived profits from interest income, net interest revenue, merchant revenue, card fee revenue and other non-interest income.
  • Covering the regulatory landscape for the card payments market for North American countries and the consequences for credit card businesses and technological development in payments.
  • A template design that allows easy cross-referencing between country markets in North America and quick comparative analysis of performance.
North America payments research reports A-Z


Reports include detailed market and competitor intelligence on payments cards, e-money, acquiring, retail banking, and consumer credit in North America. Analysts use primary and secondary source data and conduct in-depth interviews with senior industry executives and finance experts.

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