About Payments Cards and Mobile

In business since 1994, Payments Cards & Mobile is an established and award-winning hub for global payments news, research and consulting. We work with recognised industry experts to provide impartial, up-to-date and relevant information and analysis on every area of payments.

Personal relationships have been the hallmark of our business. We remain committed to working closely with our many long-standing customers and welcome new customers in producing quality business intelligence and providing a variety of ways in which you can consume this information. Our aim is to provide you with the highest quality data so you can position your business and key personalities in this increasingly competitive industry.

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Payments Cards and Mobile

Payments Cards & Mobile is the award winning, leading payments publication covering every aspect of the international card, mobile and contactless payments business. We mail 11,000 copies of the magazine to leaders and payment experts, and distribute it at all the major global conferences and exhibitions.


Mobile Payments World

Mobile Payments World is a bi-weekly newsletter for the busy professional who wants to scan the latest happenings and trends on a more regular basis. MPW covers the latest news, developments and key players in mobile payments, mobile commerce, near-field communication (NFC) and mobile money transfer.


Payments Yearbooks

Payment Card Yearbooks Our industry leading Payments Card Yearbook is seen as the ‘must have’ statistical data analysis of 43 countries in Europe and Eurasia.

PCM’s  Payment Cards Issuing and Acquiring Statistics Yearbook  gives a marketing leading and comprehensive up to date picture of the card issuing, acquiring and processing business within 43 countries plus pan-European and Eurasian overviews.

The reports are recognised throughout the payments industry as the most authoritative source of strategic information on the European and Eurasian card markets. They are based on in-depth primary research, conducted throughout 2014, with card issuers, acquirers and network organisations across the regions.

The report comprises two volumes – Volume 1 covers Payments Statistics for all 33 EU countries and Volume 2 contains Eurasian Payments Statistics for all 10 Eurasian country profiles.


Our other payments industry services:

Research – Payments Cards and Mobile Research prepares reports on a variety of payments industry topics. Our industry leading Payments Card Yearbook is seen as the ‘must have’ statistical data analysis of 43 countries in Europe and Eurasia www.paymentcardyearbooks.com.

We also provide bespoke research projects on specialist subjects including fraud, country reports, SEPA, PSD, card networks, mobile payments, mobile money transfer and mobile contactless payments.

Consulting – Payments Cards and Mobile Consulting has a long history in the banking, payments and mobile industries. Specialist areas include SEPA, PSD, Card Networks, Mobile Payments, Mobile Money Transfer and Mobile Contactless Payments.

Our clients include banks, the card schemes and financial services institutions, payments and technology providers, telecom operators, corporates, merchants, and government organisations.

Our consultants are all experienced practitioners with front line P&L experience, combining unrivalled strategic expertise with operational know-how. From defining and setting strategy, to implementing deployment, through to final delivery, Accourt is dedicated to minimising operational risk and ensuring a successful and profitable outcome for our clients. We have a passion for delivering real and lasting value and we bring focused, world-class expertise to complement client teams.

We specialises in addressing issues affecting the payments community. Our unique blend of experienced industry specialists and local market intimacy has positioned us as the advisor of choice for market leaders across the industry.

We aim to make a powerful, positive difference to our clients’ futures.


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