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New research shows that Discover remained the most widely accepted card scheme worldwide at the end of 2018. Global Payment Cards Data and Forecasts to 2024 shows that Discover cards... more
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Discover is now the most widely accepted card scheme worldwide ahead of Visa and Mastercard, largely due to rapid growth in the number of outlets accepting Discover cards in China. China drives growth in global card acceptance The number of card-accepting merchant outlets worldwide increased by 15% in 2015 to 54 million according to Global [...]
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European payments are being hit by several disruptive forces, including heightened levels of innovation, competition and regulation. One of the more significant changes is the European Union Regulation on the Interchange Fee for card based transactions, also known as the IFR. This article will not describe what is in the Regulation as plenty of literature [...]
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