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      For over 25 years we have been following the payments industry, publishing the most trusted news, and relied upon by thousands of media outlets. Our subscribers span the globe and include all the top financial corporations, government and educational institutions.

      The specific areas we report include Payment Industry News, Statistics, Marketing, Card Designs, Executives and Conferences. Stay on top of the always changing payment industry which now includes mobile, peer-to-peer, digital, Bitcoin, chip cards, virtual and so forth. You owe it to yourself to check out our publications. Don't give your colleagues the advantage, start your subscription today.

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CardFlash® and CardFlash® International report the news for the payments industry and includes valuable insight and market intelligence. News is posted online throughout the day with an Email bulletin released every day summarizing the day's news. Topics include new products and services, mobile payments/wallets, digital payments, Bitcoin, peer-to-peer, quarterly financials on industry players, monthly management benchmarks, mergers and acquisitions, legislative updates, strategic alliances, partnerships, legal issues, management changes and much more. Your subscription includes access to the entire historical library of more than 58,000 news articles published since 1995. Both USA and International news are included. CardFlash and CardFlash International are one of the most trusted news resources in the payments industry with over 250,000 paid subscribers.

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CardData® is a comprehensive online database of payment industry statistics. Included data ranges from aggregate and individual marketshare, performance benchmarks, quarterly earnings reports as well as propriety industry reports and metrics. You will have access to all data updates as well as the ability search and sort data. Historical data is included with some charts and reports going back over 30 years. We continue to update data daily with both current and historical numbers that are continuing to be collected.

Specialized custom reports are also available at a reduced cost for subscribers. Subscribe today and find out why people continue to refer to CardData and our trusted statistics.

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CardWatch® is a monitoring service and research library of payment card marketing materials including direct mail solicitations, "take-one" applications, print advertisements, television spots, cardholder communications, Web banner ads, Mobile ads and email solicitations. CardWatch does not claim to have every mailed offer, video or ad ever published. Rather, it's designed to give you a well rounded overview of what is and has been happening on the advertising side of the payments industry. The online database covers more than 25 years and 400+ card issuers or vendors marketing to consumers from around the world! CardWatch offers a search function enabling users to access data based on the type of marketing document, advertiser name, pricing features, creation date, etc. Thousands of items in the database!.

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Have you ever wanted to see a particular card design but didn't know where to look? CardPixes is a collection of card designs that we have reported on and collected over the years. Access to this service gives you the ability to view thousands of card designs from 1970's to the present! New card designs are added each week.

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Looking for a specific payment industry executive bios? More than likely you will find it here. CardExecs has searched through the CardFlash news archives and researched the 'Movers and Shakers' of the card industry and organized them into one easy to navigate service. With new ones posted weekly, this service proves to be a valuable research tool. Search by name, company, college or other keywords. Bio's are updated when necessary and new ones are posted each week.

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