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Mastercard – VocaLink Deal Passes Crucial Regulatory Test

by April 19th, 2017

On Tuesday, 11 April 2017, the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced that proposed steps by Mastercard International Inc and VocaLinkHoldings Ltd had adequately addressed competition questions relating to Mastercard’s planned acquisition of VocaLink. The decision clears the way for the GBP700 million deal to close in the coming weeks. Once completed, the acquisition […]

Personal Credit Cards – Global Outlook

by January 23rd, 2017

Personal credit cards are a crucial payment method for consumers. Worldwide, personal credit card transactions comprise over one-third of all non-commercial card payments and have seen strong growth in recent years. Credit cards are expected to continue to gain share over the next five years, reaping additional market share from the ongoing transition away from […]

Five Key Insights from Euromonitor International’s 2016 Digital Consumer Index

by October 17th, 2016

Consumers are more connected today than ever before, and will be even more interconnected in the future. These digital connections, which have ushered in speed and convenience, are underpinning generational shifts in how consumers live, work, shop and play. As billions of people become interconnected by these devices, it means an endless number of opportunities […]

Moving from Financially Underserved to Fully Banked: Euromonitor to Support Bank Customer Experience Summit

by August 27th, 2016

Moving from financially underserved to fully banked There were more financially underserved consumers as a share of total banked consumers in 2015 in the US in over a decade. This presents a significant opportunity for financial institutions looking to increase share of consumer lending and total consumer credit. The share of the banked population considered […]

Potential Conflicts Between Retailers and Consumer Finance Companies

by and July 21st, 2016

Retailers and payment companies continue to battle, but what about shoppers? Walmart’s tussle with Visa in Canada and Costco’s transition from American Express to Visa serve are the two most recent high-profile examples. Listen to Euromonitor’s Retailing and Consumer Finance analysts outline reasons for these conflicts and debate their potential effects. Listen as MP3 http://traffic.libsyn.com/euromonitor/VisaWalmart.mp3

Euromonitor to Speak at CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit 2016

by July 13th, 2016

Event: CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit Date: August 15-17 Location: Chicago, IL Link: http://mobileinnovationsummit.com/ Event Description: The CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit will explore the many opportunities that retail and restaurant enterprises have for leveraging mobile and digital channels to build their brands, increase sales and improve customer engagement, experience and loyalty. Speaker: Michelle Evans, Digital Consumer […]

Converting Paper Payments: The Impact of Moving from Cash to Alternatives

by December 12th, 2014

Understanding why consumers are using paper payments is key to converting spending to alternative payment methods. This conversion boosts efficiency though cutting the cost of cash payments, increasing financial transparency. This podcast discusses the cost of shadow cash economies, the financial policy score card, financial services in emerging economies and more insights from the Converting […]