Debit and Alternative Products

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    This individual Note 2017 Outlook: Debitis available for purchase. This Note is available to members of Mercator Advisory Group’s Debit and Alternative Products Advisory Service. Please be advised that this Note is normally part of a research and advisory service that provides ongoing support throughout the year. As such, this Note contains significant depth of content that is selected for its strategic importance to our members. (For a description of these services, see our Advisory Services section).

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2017 Outlook: Debit

Fasten your seat belts—it’s going to be a bumpy year for debit and “pay now” payments

In 2016, the debit card and pay now market found itself managing through the unexpected consequences of a changing market. If anything can be predicted for 2017, it is more unpredictability. Some of the surprises stem from the interconnectedness of transactions, which is such that a change to one payment product reverberates across several. For those managing payments, contingency planning and the ability to deftly optimize market shifts will be key in the year ahead.