Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover credit cards issued in the United States generated 47.95% of global credit card purchase volume
last year, compared to 47.59% in 2015.
were up 6.4% in the third quarter on average for the top seven general purpose card issuers.
rose 66 percent in raw volume over the first quarter of 2014, underscoring the weather's effects on the housing market in cold-climate locations.
The global landscape is quickly shifting, due in part to the quick ascension of UnionPay, which now generates more commercial card purchase volume
than JCB, BC Card and Discover/Diner's Club - and surpassed Visa in 2013 as the largest network by credit and debit purchase volume
WitsView's Chinese analysts indicated that the robust growths in LCD TV sales and panel purchase volume
by China's top six brand vendors in March were attributed respectively to active promotions for the upcoming week-long May Day holidays beginning on May 1, and their good display-panel inventory health.
For the year ended 31 December 2011, the APMEA region saw growth in gross dollar volume (22.9 per cent), purchase volume
(24.9 per cent), purchase transactions (18.3 per cent) and cash transactions (19.7 per cent) versus 2010.
But while purchase volume
was up last week, it "remains relatively low by historical standards, at levels last seen in 1997," Michael Fratantoni, vice president of research and economics for the MBA, pointed out.
Dubai MasterCard Incorporated announced yesterday that for the quarter ending June 30, 2010, the region including Asia/Pacific, South Asia, Middle East and Africa, has witnessed growth in gross dollar volume (17.8 per cent), purchase volume
(14.5 per cent), purchase transactions (16.4 per cent), cash transactions (32.1 per cent) and cards issued (10.0 per cent) versus the same period in 2009.
It provides purchase volume
versus charge volume analyses and reports on financial or compliance areas that need improvement.
The purchase volume
of non-durable goods should show year-on-year growth of 5 to 10 percent during the second and third quarters of the year, while growth in purchase value will be below that range.
Other features include an ability to base pricing on variables such as sales channel, purchase volume
, customer type and market demand to increase real-time pricing accuracy and automatic detection of proposed pricing models that would prevent maximum profits or violate company policies.