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Consumer Payments: Credit Card vs Cash

Momentum in the transition of consumer payments away from paper and towards card and electronic alternatives is expected to result in total cash and other paper declining by USD1,941 billion and USD453 billion, respectively, over the forecast period. Factors accelerating the transition to paper payment alternatives include increased access to financial services and government policies. […]
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Africa’s three largest BOP markets

What is the BOP? There is no fixed definition of the bottom of the pyramid (BOP), as it contains a mix of incomes, living standards, rural-urban locations, and varying levels of access to goods and services, including education, healthcare and organised financial services. But broadly speaking, the BOP refers to the poorest socioeconomic group in […]
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Takeaways from Card Forum 2017

After attending Card Forum 2017 in Austin, Texas earlier this month, Euromonitor spotted several trends developing across the consumer finance industry. There is significant opportunity for card payments as retail continues to shift online; security is likely to remain a key concern for consumers despite the decline in card fraud; and payment players need to […]
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Trump Administration Releases Budget Proposal: Potential Implications for US Education Lending

On Monday 22 May, the Trump Administration released details of its proposed budget. The budget seeks to cut government spending across a variety of programmes. Among cuts to social programmes and the Environmental Protection Agency, the budget also aims to overhaul the student loan landscape in the US. Changes include removing subsidised provisions from certain […]
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Analyst Viewpoint: Consumer Finance in Brazil

The analyst viewpoint series features interviews with analysts from several of the 46 markets covered in Euromonitor’s Consumer Finance research programme, discussing key payment trends or developments in their respective research markets. What entity holds the power in your market? Operators, issuers, merchants? Is it changing? In Brazil, acquirers were commonly the ones to hold […]
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Personal Credit Cards – Global Outlook

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

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 […]
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Potential Conflicts Between Retailers and Consumer Finance Companies

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
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