Payment card acceptance set to surge by 40% to 85 million outlets worldwide

Payment card acceptance set to surge by 40% to 85 million outlets worldwide.The latest cards research, Global Payment Cards Data and Forecasts to 2022, reveals that the number of card-accepting merchant outlets rose by an impressive 7 million in 2016 to 61 million. Double-digit growth was recorded across Asia-Pacific, central and eastern Europe and the Middle…