TSYS and Mercator Advisory Group to Present 2011 Consumer Debit Research Results at ATM, Debit & Prepaid Forum
COLUMBUS, Ga., October 24, 2011 — TSYS® (NYSE: TSS) announced today that Sarah Hartman, senior director of Payment Solutions for TSYS, and Patricia Hewitt, director of Mercator Advisory Group’s Debit Advisory Service, will present at the upcoming ATM, Debit & Prepaid Forum on Friday, November 4th as part of the Debit Track.
The session, “How Consumers Pay and How That May Change in the Future,” will provide information and engage the audience for feedback on the results of the TSYS-commissioned “2011 Consumer Debit Research Study” conducted by Mercator. The two-part research study included an online survey and a series of in-person focus groups on how consumers currently pay for a variety of transactions, why they use one payment form over another, and how those behaviors and preferences might change depending upon the cost and availability of various payment choices. Session participants will receive a copy of the study, as well as hear ideas on how to leverage the research findings. The research will also be available at TSYS’ booth at the event or by registering for the research at www.tsys.com/debit.
The 19th annual ATM, Debit & Prepaid Forum will be held Nov. 1-4, 2011 at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, and will feature a program designed to provide actionable information on ATMs, debit cards, prepaid cards, mobile payments and regulation. For more information, log on to http://www.paymentssource.pth4.com/conferences/atmdebit.
TSYS (NYSE: TSS) is reshaping a new era in digital commerce, connecting consumers, merchants, financial institutions, businesses and governments. Through unmatched customer service and industry insight, TSYS creates a better experience for buyers and sellers, supporting cross-border payments in more than 85 countries. Offering merchant payment-acceptance solutions as well as services in credit, debit, prepaid, mobile, chip, healthcare, installments, money transfer and more, TSYS makes it possible for those in the global marketplace to conduct safe and secure electronic transactions with trust and convenience.
TSYS’ headquarters are located in Columbus, Georgia, with local offices spread across the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific. TSYS provides services to more than half of the top 20 international banks. For more information, please visit us at www.tsys.com.
About Mercator Advisory Group
Mercator Advisory Group is the leading independent research and advisory services firm exclusively focused on the payments and banking industries. We deliver independent and objective analysis that assists our members in uncovering new market opportunities and optimizing current strategic initiatives for maximum revenue generation and cost containment. Our commitment and exclusive focus on the payments and banking industries enables us to consistently provide highly relevant content and exceptional value. Our clients range from the world’s largest payment issuers, acquirers, processors, merchants and associations to leading technology providers and investors.
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