The Cards & Payments Intelligence Center (CPIC) is a business intelligence platform offering our clients on-demand access to global payments data and support by our team of experienced analysts.

The team has strong primary research capabilities proven by a considerable number of large scale bespoke research projects on behalf of some of the biggest companies in the payments industry.

The information is used by our clients for strategic decision making, benchmarking against competitors, project feasibility studies and staying on top of the most important innovation, deals and changes in the industry.

The Cards & Payments Intelligence Center considers the market in the context of the following sub-sectors:

  • E-commerce
  • Alternative Payments
  • Mobile Payments
  • Merchant Acquiring
  • Card Issuing
  • Contactless Payments
  • Remote Card Payments
  • Payments Innovation
  • Payment Cards
  • Credit Transfers
  • Cheques
  • Direct Debits
  • Cash
  • Card Profitability Indicators

For more information on our products in the cards & payments sector, please see Cards & Payments Intelligence Center, Retail Banker International, Electronic Payments International and Cards International.

Latest Cards & Payments Opinion

ING invests in employee wellbeING

21 Apr 2017

Things are fast-changing. The younger workforce coming through has different habits and expectations, driving digital transformation at the same time as levelling the traditional corporate hierarchy. Now, the incumbent institutions are taking notice and helping out. Anna Milne writes;

Digital encounters of the First Data kind

21 Apr 2017

What are the main concerns for merchants and issuers these days? Security, digital strategy and e-commerce. Anna Milne speaks to Glenn Fodor, SVP and head of strategic intelligence at international processor and acquirer First Data;

Latest Cards & Payments News

KinerjaPay launches offline transactions platform in Indonesia

07 Apr 2017

Indonesian digital payments firm KinerjaPay has launched a new offline payments platform to enable un-banked people to easily and quickly transfer cash.;

Morning highlights from HPS PowerCARD user conference

06 Apr 2017

Mohamed Horani's (CEO HPS) opening address was one of the few of its kind to reference how increasingly shared data in the digital world may negatively impact societal development. ;