Cards Market Global Outlook 2018 Including: Debit Cards, Credit Cards, Charge Cards and Prepaid CardsCovering: American Express Company, Visa and MasterCard

Cards Market Global Outlook 2018 Including: Debit Cards, Credit Cards, Charge Cards and Prepaid CardsCovering: American Express Company, Visa and MasterCard

The North America was the largest region in the Cards industry in 2017, accounting for around 60% of the global market. Asia Pacific was the second largest region, accounting for around 27% of the global market. Africa was the smallest region, accounting for around 1% of the global market.

Card Processing Units are the entities primarily involved in processing debit, credit and prepaid card payments between various parties. This includes all institutions involved in card processing such as user bank (individual card user), receiver bank (merchant), payment processing firms, card processing firm and others. These entities charge a fixed fee or a proportion of transactions value as a commission from the clients. Charges include merchant, interchange, card processing, and swiping fees. Clients of the card processing units are merchants or individual accountholders who use these cards.

The Cards Market Global Briefing 2018 provides strategists, marketers and senior management with the critical information they need to assess the cards sector.

Reasons to Purchase

  • Fully updated for 2018.
  • Identify growth segments and opportunities.
  • Facilitate decision making on the basis of historic and forecast data and understand the drivers and restraints on the market.
  • Develop strategies based on likely future developments.
  • Gain a global perspective on the development of the market.

The Cards Market Global Briefing 2018 from the Business Research Company covers market characteristics, size and growth, segmentation, regional breakdowns, competitive landscape, market shares, trends and strategies for this market.

The market characteristics section of the report defines and explains the market.

The market size section gives the cards market revenues, covering both the historic growth of the market and forecasting the future.

Drivers and restraints looks at the external factors supporting and controlling the growth of the market.

Market segmentations break down the key sub sectors which make up the market. The regional breakdowns section gives the size of the market geographically.

Competitive landscape gives a description of the competitive nature of the market, market shares, and a description of the leading companies. Key financial deals which have shaped the market in the last three years are identified.

The trends and strategies section highlights the likely future developments in the cards market and suggests approaches.


Markets Covered: Debit Cards, Credit Cards, Charge Cards and Prepaid Cards

Companies Mentioned: American Express Company, Visa and MasterCard

Countries: Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Spain, Russia, UK, USA, Australia.

Geographic scope: Asia Pacific, North America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, South America, Middle East and Africa.

Time series: Five years historic and forecast.

Data: Market value in $ billions.

Data segmentations: Regional breakdowns, market share of competitors, key sub segments.

Sourcing and Referencing: Data and analysis throughout the report is sourced using end notes.

Cards Market Characteristics
Cards Market Historic Growth (2013-17)
Cards Market Forecast Growth (2017-21)
Cards Market Segmentation
Cards Market, Split by Segments, 2017, $ Billion
Credit Card
Debit Card
Prepaid Card
Global Cards, Historic and Forecast, Split by Segment, 2013 – 2021
Cards Market Geography Regional And Country Comparison
Global Cards Market, Split by Region, 2017
Global Cards Market, Historic and Forecast Growth (2017-21) Rate, By Region, 2013 – 2021
Global Cards Market, Split by Country, 2017
Global Cards Market, Historic and Forecast Growth (2017-21) Rate, Split by Country, 2013 – 2021
Cards Market Competitive Landscape
American Express Company
Cards Market Key Mergers and Acquisitions
SMV LP Acquired of 1to1 Card
TSYS Acquired TransFirst
Citigroup Acquired Costco Co-brand Portfolio
National Bank of Canada Acquired Bridgewater Banks’s Credit Card Portfolio
State Bank of India And Carlyle Group Acquired SBI Card
Cayan Acquired Card Payment Services
Wirecard Acquired Citi Prepaid Card Services
Cards Market Trends and Strategies
Growing Adoption of Europay, MasterCard, and Visa (EMV) Technology
Increasing Focus on Security of Card Payments
Growing Demand for Prepaid Cards
NAICS Definition of Industry Covered in This Report
Research Methodology
Research Inquiries
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