The Ninth Annual U.S. Prepaid Cards Markets Forecast (2012-2015)
Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 18, 2012
The report titled U.S. Prepaid Cards Market Forecasts, 2012 -2015 is the last of Mercator Advisory Group's annual trilogy of closely followed U.S. prepaid benchmark reports (Open-Loop, Closed-Loop, and Prepaid Cards Market Forecast), which provides a thorough documentation and analysis of the growth and development of the prepaid cards industry. The reports overview load, growth, and market dynamics across all prepaid solutions.
Research for this year's benchmark indicates that prepaid continues to enjoy strong growth despite economic turmoil and increased legislative and regulatory action. This growth has been sustainable because of the diversity of the prepaid market. However, the findings also indicate that the overall prepaid growth rate has slowed. and Mercator Advisory Group's forecast report identifies key segments that will continue to witness a decline over the next four years as well as those that should see robust growth.
This report reviews and forecasts load dollar volume and card volume for both open- and closed-loop segments. This forecast highlights the segments approaching market saturation as well as those that will continue to experience double-digit annual growth. In addition, this research reflects updated market sizing for the closed-loop market based on new data collected from merchants.