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A Tale Of Two Outcomes

Why It Is The Best And Worst Of Times For Merchant Acquirers

The merchant acquiring market in the United States is the largest and, arguably, most advanced in the world. The market landscape involves a variety of players including large acquiring banks and third-party acquirers as well as bank and non-bank joint ventures.

A considerable amount of industry research has been published recently by research firms, industry bloggers and the media outlets that focus on payments. The focus is understandable. Possibly no other segment in the payments space is facing as many potential business challenges and disruptive alternative technologies.

For merchant acquiring, it is the best of times and the worst of times. Learn more in this analysis provided to RS Software by Michael Carter, a 25 year industry veteran with experience gained at leading payments companies.