Strawhecker Group, The

The Strawhecker Group (TSG) is a management consulting company focused on the electronic payments industry. The company specializes in providing financial institutions, acquirers, card associations, technology providers, ISOs, processing companies and the investment community with advisory services to maximize their growth and profitability. TSG is also a resource of issuing and merchant acquiring industry research, benchmark studies and developing trends.

The Strawhecker Group is composed of seasoned veterans of the payments industry with total years of relevant industry experience surpassing 360 years. Both Partners and Associates of the firm have held key senior management positions at leading industry companies including First Data Corporation, Visa USA, Humboldt Merchant Services, RBS WorldPay, Cardservice International, iPayment, Alliance Data, RapidAdvance, Accenture Consulting, Redwood Merchant Services, Chase Paymentech, as well as other top financial institutions and ISOs.
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9 Reports from Strawhecker Group, The

  • Company Snapshot: Shopify

    ... cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses. Shopify builds web-and mobile-based software that lets merchants easily set up online storefronts with retail functionality. With its Shopify Payments unit and various payment partnerships, ... Read More

  • Directory of U.S. Merchant Acquirers

    ... and detailed look at the players currently involved in the merchant acquiring marketplace. The data included was collected from the companies via a survey in early 2017, from public sources, and/or are estimates by TSG. ... Read More

  • Bitcoin and Virtual Currency: Hype or Necessity?

    ... offers some thoughts on its characteristics and future applications. The report also provides detailed information around the current state of Bitcoin including merchant acceptance figures. The second half of the report provides a deeper analysis ... Read More

  • TSG Report - U.S. Sponsor Bank Market Overview

    ... legal and regulatory environment, keys to success in relationships, Contract terms, Typical pricing, Bank sponsorship fee analysis,and Market share indicators of the top sponsor banks. Please note : the online download version of this report ... Read More

  • EMV in The U.S. - The Whole Story

    ... impact the payments environment. The first section of the report defines EMV and identifies stakeholders who have or will be impacted by the EMV migration, provides an overview of worldwide EMV deployment, identifies the drivers ... Read More

  • Surcharging & Convenience Fee Guidelines

    ... charging additional fees for credit card acceptance. The report provides background information on the litigation that brought surcharging into effect, and a delivers clear look at the conditions, limitations, and policies that impact the ability ... Read More

  • Emerging Payments, Millennials and the Omni-Channel Payments Environment

    ... of the report is a briefing on current payments trends and emerging payments trends including a look at the share of retail spending by mCommerce and eCommerce payment methods. This section of the report also ... Read More

  • U.S. Payments Mix

    ... volume mix of credit and debit payments in the U.S market, itemized by industry type. Listed is the percentage mix of credit card, signature debit, PIN debit, and “other” payment methods for each industry type. ... Read More

  • Global Retail eCommerce Market

    ... projected eCommerce trends by region, a look at digital buyer penetration, retail eCommerce sales as a percentage of overall retail sales and online browsing and buying intention for regions around the globe. The latter half ... Read More

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