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New Website Launched

Mercator Launches New Website with Enhanced Search, Analyst Chat, and a Online Purchase Capability.

By Karen Yetter|2022-01-10T21:45:46-05:00January 10th, 2022|

PaymentsJournal achieves record numbers!

PaymentsJournal achieves 600,000 visits in one month, with 56,000 subscribers and remains a high growth platform!

By Karen Yetter|2022-01-10T21:40:14-05:00January 10th, 2022|

Commercial and Enterprise Payments Advisory Service

This service focuses on the needs of businesses paying and receiving funds, including cash management and treasury functions essential to support liquidity, risk assessment, and operational control.

By Karen Yetter|2021-12-21T21:48:13-05:00December 21st, 2021|

Buyers PaymentsInsights

Buyers PaymentsInsights launched under it's former name 'Customer Merchant Experience'. This service explores the experiences of consumers as they shop. It is designed to highlight consumer expectations for shopping experiences with leading merchants and evaluate the value of loyalty and gift card programs to consumers and how they impact their shopping behavior.

By Karen Yetter|2022-01-10T21:49:57-05:00May 20th, 2021|

Emerging Technologies Advisory Service

Technology-driven disruption in the payments industry is the new status quo. This service focuses on the business impacts and proposition of new technologies and their potential for issuers, merchants, card networks, acquirers, and the vendors competing on this tech driven landscape.

By Karen Yetter|2021-05-20T20:17:33-04:00May 19th, 2021|

Debit Advisory Service

This service focuses on the needs of debit issuers, acquirers, processors, and the vendors who serve them. The emphasis is on various forms of “pay now” methods that involve accessing a transaction account. These methods include, for example, debit cards, ACH, and Electronic Fund Transfer.

By Karen Yetter|2021-05-20T20:13:18-04:00May 19th, 2021|

Credit Advisory Service

This service focuses on the needs of issuers, acquirers, processors, and the vendors and investors who serve them. The emphasis is the “pay later” payment methods involving the extension of credit, examining the impact of technology and the competitive environment on business process.

By Karen Yetter|2021-05-20T20:07:00-04:00May 19th, 2021|

100 Membership Clients Reached!

In 2012, Mercator Advisory Group celebrated reaching our 100th client. Satisfaction achieved with a unique blend of services including Research Advisory Services, Custom Research and Consulting, Primary Data Survey Series, and PaymentsJournal.

By Karen Yetter|2022-01-10T21:24:59-05:00November 17th, 2020|

Immediate Impact Projects

As we adjust to these challenging times, our Clients’ needs for quick and effective solutions with near-term impact are apparent. We have developed many “out of the box” ways to deliver immediate help efficiently aimed at providing solid ROI on a fixed-price basis.

By Karen Yetter|2020-11-12T19:54:02-05:00November 9th, 2020|


To increase focus on critical areas of importance for payments, Mercator expanded and refreshed the primary research initiatives to currently include North American PaymentsInsights, Buyer PaymentsInsights, Fraud Experience PaymentsInsights, and Small Business PaymentsInsights.

By Karen Yetter|2022-01-10T21:29:42-05:00November 9th, 2020|


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