Mercator provides insights and guidance and serves our members through a unique blend of services including Research Advisory Services, Custom Research and Consulting, Primary Data Services, and PaymentsJournal.
Research Advisory Services
Continuous access to our analysts and experts on a membership basis. Includes all written analysis, documents, presentations, videos, and direct analyst interaction throughout the year.
Primary Data Services
Proprietary Surveys fielded throughout the year with quantitative analysis of consumer and small business attitudes and behaviors toward payments products and services. Also performs all quantitative work for Mercator.
Consulting & Custom Research
Project-based consulting. Fact-based insights and advice delivered efficiently.
Five Roles Served by Mercator Advisory Group
News / Industry Tracking (PJ)
Online Advertising (PJ)
Media Partner (M/PJ)/PR Support
Online Thought Leadership (M/PJ)
Project Based Consulting (C)
M&A Support/Due Diligence Support (C)
Interview/Focus Group Moderation(C)
Custom Research Provider (C)
Trusted Advisor (M) – Continuous
Custom Data Provider
Bi-Annual Consumer Survey & Analysis (Since 2009)
Annual Small Business Survey & Analysis (since 2016)
Custom Survey Project Based Work
Survey Work for Major Industry Associations
(Mercator owns the data)
Content & Reference Library
Reference Library (M)
(800+ documents, presentations, and deliverables in our content library – all on the payments industry)
Current Content Development (M)
Sales / Business Dev. Support (M / C)
Industry Regulatory Support (M)
M = Membership C = Consulting Services PJ = PaymentsJournal