Contactless Payment Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2020 – 2030

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Contactless Payment Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2020 – 2030

Status : May, 2021 | Technology & Media

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Contactless Payment Market: Overview

Magnetic-stripe cards, a thing of the 1960s, have become passe, giving way to spectrum of contactless payments. They are similar to EMV payments but far more secure and flexible for merchants and users. The contactless payment framework is based on NFC or RFID, and enable consumers to make contactless payments when the card is within a specific distance of the machines, typically 10 cm or less, such as near POS or retail counters. Contactless mobile payments market have made some striking strides on the back of rapidly increasing penetration of smart mobile devices, such as smartphones. A wide array of contactless payment apps are being used for making online purchases and also in paying utility bills. Easy-to-use apps by stalwarts such as Google and Apple have enriched the landscape of the contactless payment market. The Covid-19 pandemic-led social distancing measures caused an upsurge in contactless payments, expanding the horizon for industry stakeholders to make these prompt and safe. Several financial merchants such as banks are offering facility of contactless payment through their cards. Some of the key services used are payment terminal solution, security and fraud management.

The study on the contactless payment market presents statistically-derived insights on historic trends, impacts of various developments on the technological and microeconomic landscape, analysis of the recent regulatory changes. The data-based insights and estimations of current and future opportunities in various segments comprise the quantitative assessment of the evolving trajectories in the contactless payment market.

Contactless Payment Market: Key Trends

The past few decades have seen the surge in adoption of payment systems that are hassle-free both for merchants and consumers. Rise in online payment transactions on-the-go is another key trend in the contactless payment market. Rise in use of credit cards at POS has also fuelled the opportunities in the market. Advancements in financial technologies are key to expanding the customer reach of contactless payments in various geographies. Ceaselessly growing penetration of smartphones is a key trend boosting the use of contactless payment modules. Governments in various developing economies over the past few years have been emphasizing on the use of cashless transactions for multiple reasons, notably for paper reduction, ease for record keeping, and reducing the frauds by keeping trail of transactions. These initiatives have been highly instrumental in expanding the utilization of contactless payments, thereby boosting investments in the market. The advantage for faster checkouts for customers at retail outlets using contactless payment modules is another attractiveness proposition for spurring the popularity of these.

Contactless Payment Market: Competitive Dynamics and Key Developments

Strides in digital payment services have increasingly shaped the competitive scenario in the contactless payment market. Need for maintaining distance due to COVID has spurred the preference of contactless payments even among the smallest retailers in 2020. Thus, companies offering mobile wallets have been keenly advancing the underlying payment systems to make them safer and hassle-free. A number of players also opt for offers and loyalty points for attracting users. Large-scale disruptions in the brick-and-mortar banks in several parts of the world have also favorably influence the competitive dynamics in the contactless payment market.

Some of the key industry players in the market are;

  • Wirecard AG
  • Verifone Systems Inc.
  • Thales Group
  • Ingenico Group SA
  • Visa Inc.

Contactless Payment Market: Regional Assessment

Numerous economies in Asia Pacific have emerged as markedly lucrative regions in the contactless payment market. The region has high latent demand, fueled in part by the growing focus of governments on digital payments.

This study provides a particularized anatomy according to the L.E.A.P mechanism

  • Latest trends and cardinal growth prospects
  • Existing and future insights in growth
  • Ascensions in technology
  • Pain points

The regional analysis offers market assays across:

  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • The Middle East and Africa

The study, prepared through the L.E.A.P mechanism adds a dimension of infallibility and assures precise information on all the growth dynamics.

Latest Trends and Cardinal Growth Prospects

The study assists in burnishing the knowledge of the stakeholder in terms of the emerging trends. The study provides an expansive coverage on the latest developments and novel profit-yielding sources that augur well with the market. A dedicated and determined team of experts conduct an out-and-out research on diverse aspects to offer ultimate breakthroughs in the market.

Existing and Future Insights in Growth

The interfusion of ubiquitous primary and secondary research through modern tools invites perfection and accuracy in every aspect. Primary research is circumspectly conducted through exhaustive interactions and interviews of experts. These valuable opinions are then neatly inducted in the report to allow the stakeholder for reaping the benefits. A treasure of secondary data is extracted via famed paid sources, yearly estimates and statements, renowned journals, and government documents. These sources assist in creating a robust database comprising existing and subsequent growth dynamics.

Ascensions in Technology

Diverse technological advancements and cutting-edge innovations in the market have been covered in this study to assist the stakeholder in research and development activities. Recent upgrades have also been added in the study, thus helping the stakeholder to paint the strokes of growth on the canvas of the market.

Pain Points

The study presents a plethora of challenges and obstacles that can hinder the growth of the market to allow the stakeholder to prepare their strategies accordingly.

The world ushered in the new decade with the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic. The outbreak has damaged the growth prospects of several businesses and has crippled the entire economy. The study is in tandem with the changing dynamics of the market due to the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak. The study focuses on the coronavirus pandemic and analyses every aspect that impacts the growth positively or negatively.

An aerial perspective of the regions covered in this study enables the stakeholder to design strategies accordingly. The 360-degree assessment of every aspect associated with growth offers information on a rainbow of growth opportunities available across the market.

The exhaustive study motivates the stakeholder to take the 'LEAP' of faith and achieve success!

This report is the key to questions such as:

What are the prominent factors that will help in reshaping the market growth?

Which trends have the potential to bring expansive growth for the market?

What are the necessary strategies to overcome the ill-effects of the COVID-19 pandemic?

Which regions will emerge as champion growth contributors for the market?

Which aspects will serve as game-changers for the market?

What are the latest innovations in the market?

Which factors will hinder the growth of the market?