2023 Payments Outlook Webinar

Service Description

Prepaid represents a fast growing segment of card-based payments, supporting numerous vertical markets. Mercator Advisory Group is recognized as the premier industry thought leader in this “pay-in-advance” payment type having established a unique benchmark in this space.

The Prepaid Advisory Service researches 25 different prepaid market segments, which include solutions that are implemented on branded card, closed-loop, and the electronic benefits transfer (EBT) networks.  Benchmarks measuring the growth of all 27 market segments have been performed annually since 2003.

Membership Deliverables

General elements based on subscribed services. Click above to see full details.

  • Unlimited analyst inquiries within subscribed service areas
  • 5 to 15 hours of firm-wide analyst inquiries
  • Access to a minimum of 17 new research documents each year
  • Access to full back library
    of research documents
  • 7 user IDs to access research reports – per service area.
  • Scheduled video and/or teleconferences with analysts
  • Presentation/Consulting Days

Service Director

Jordan Hirschfield
Jordan HirschfieldDirector, Prepaid

Contributing Analyst

Ben Danner
Ben DannerAnalyst, Research Services

Documents

Get Ready to Duck Swinging at Overdraft Fees

Viewpoint / Mercator Research Team / September 2009


Sixth Annual Network Branded Prepaid Market Assessment

Indepth Report / Mercator Research Team / September 2009


The Resilient Nature of Prepaid: A Bright Spot in a Down Economy

Indepth Report / Mercator Research Team / June 2009


Open-Loop Prepaid Gift Cards Face a Chilling Winter

Viewpoint / Mercator Research Team / May 2009



Challenges in Global Prepaid Card Markets: 2009

Indepth Report / Mercator Research Team / April 2009


The Rise of Hybrid Credit/ Prepaid Cards

Indepth Report / Mercator Research Team / April 2009


Prepaid Fraud and Risk: Between Cash and a Hard Place

Indepth Report / Mercator Research Team / March 2009


A Guide to Achieving Greater Prepaid Volume: Six Channels That Drive Prepaid Success

Indepth Report / Mercator Research Team / February 2009



The Local ISO: Strategies for Hometown Merchant Services

Viewpoint / Mercator Research Team / December 2008


Open-Loop Retail Reload Networks: Drivers of Increased Retention or Agents of Churn?

Indepth Report / Mercator Research Team / December 2008



Prepaid Market Forecasts to 2011

Indepth Report / Mercator Research Team / November 2008


5th Annual Prepaid Closed-loop Market Assessment

Indepth Report / Mercator Research Team / October 2008


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