TSG has released a variety of COVID-19 content to highlight the impact to the payments industry. See below for a collection of resources from articles to infographics. Feel free to share these insights with your colleagues!
This post is updated as new content is published. Stay tuned!
- 11/24/20: TSG & ETA: Home (Shopping) for the Holidays [Infographic]
- TSG and ETA surveyed nearly 1,000 U.S. consumers in November to understand spending habits, payments preferences, and opinions on emerging payment technologies this holiday season.
- 10/06/20: TSG & Visa: Purchasing in a Pandemic [Infographic]
- TSG and Visa surveyed U.S. consumers to understand how COVID-19 has impacted consumer lifestyles, payment methods, and how behaviors may change.
- 9/16/20: TSG Commentary – Payments Trends that Will Outlive COVID [Article]
- This article provides a selection of industry trends we have observed recently that we expect to outlive the pandemic
- 7/29/20: The Economic Rebound – The State of U.S. Businesses and Consumer Spend [White Paper]
- TSG has published a white paper investigating the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the U.S. economy and the potential recovery of industries and states throughout the nation
- 7/08/20: What is My Multiple? Finding Clarity in the Chaos of Merchant Portfolio Deals [Infographic]
- COVID-19 has had a direct impact on valuations and multiples, from both buyer’s and seller’s perspectives. As such, TSG has prepared the following infographic to provide clarity in the chaos.
- 7/01/20: SMBs in a Pandemic World: The Race to Reopen [Infographic]
- TSG and ETA share findings from a recently conducted survey of SMBs in the U.S. market as a follow-up to their first survey in March
- 6/17/20: TSG Commentary – What a Difference Eight Weeks Makes [Article]
- A follow-up to the article below, covering the latest we’ve heard from merchant acquirers (and it seems to be positive…)
- 6/11/20: Confessions of a SMB – Swimtastic Swim School (MCC 7299) [Article]
- Swimtastic Nebraska owners Sanjay Garapati & Dave Sall discuss the struggles their small business has faced dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic
- 6/10/20: The Great Migration to eCommerce [Infographic]
- TSG prepared an infographic covering recent trends and how certain payments industry players, such as gateways, are critical to the shift to eCommerce
- 5/27/20: April Card Volume Insights [Press]
- A quarter of U.S. businesses saw a decline of over 50% in April debit/credit card volume compared to February, TSG data finds
- 5/27/20: Geographic “Snapback” Insights [Infographic]
- TSG overlaid spend metrics and economic data across the nation’s 10 largest states (by population) to determine their ability to snapback from COVID-19
- 4/30/20: Confessions of a SMB – A Tale of Two Restaurants (MCC 5812) [Article]
- The ‘eating and drinking’ vertical accounts for nearly 20% of small and medium business (SMB) credit/debit card volume in the U.S.
- 4/21/20: Consumer Spending Insights [Infographic]
- TSG conducted a survey of 506 consumers in the U.S., with the goal of understanding the impact COVID-19 has had on U.S. consumer spending
- 4/16/20: Confessions of a SMB – Optometry (MCC 8042) [Article]
- Dr. Michelle tells us how her card volume has shifted from her physical POS (and primary merchant acquirer) to online orders instead (via a new provider)
- 4/10/20: TSG Commentary – Impact to Merchant Acquirers [Article]
- This article covers key points that emerged in TSG’s ongoing discussions with U.S. based merchant acquirers
- 4/09/20: TSG & ETA SMB Insights [Report]
- TSG and ETA share findings from a survey of over 350 small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) in the U.S. market
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