Gut die Hälfte des Umsatzes im deutschen stationären Einzelhandel zahlen die Kunden noch bar, nämlich 53,3 Prozent. Der Umsatz per Karte steigt auf 170,4 Mrd. Euro. Damit werden zur Zeit 43,7 Prozent des gesamten stationären Einzelhandelsumsatzes in Höhe von 390 Mrd. Euro per Karte abgewickelt. Der kartengestützte Umsatz des Einzelhandels hat sich damit in den letzten 20 Jahren mehr als verachtfacht. Die restlichen 3,0 Prozent entfallen auf Rechnungen, Finanzkäufe und auf die immer beliebter werdenden Gutscheinkartenverkäufe.
Smart Payment Association (SPA), the trade body of the smart payments industry, released the latest figures from its annual review of the smart payments market. In 2014, over 2050 million chip payment cards were shipped across the world. The figure was reached just three years after global shipments exceeded the one billion mark in 2011. Growth in the Chinese and US markets contributed to this significant increase – with issuers in the US rushing to meet the November 2015 liability shift. Detailed figures also confirmed the growing demand for ‘tap and go’ contactless payment across the world.
The United States’ migration to EMV-standard chip-and-PIN cards, and the growing demand for contactless technologies, defined a high-growth payment card market in 2014, according to the Smart Payment Association (SPA). Preliminary figures, released in advance of the SPA’s annual review of the card payment market, show over 1.5 billion smart payment cards were shipped globally last year, with some 40% featuring contactless ‘tap and go’ technology.
Official figures released by the global technical body EMVCo show that nearly 30% of all card-present transactions conducted globally between July 2013 and June 2014 used EMV chip technology. The data represents all EMV chip card-present transactions – both contact and contactless – as processed by EMVCo’s members, American Express, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, UnionPay and Visa. To qualify as an EMV chip transaction, both the card and terminal used during the payment must be EMV chip-enabled.
In its Vision 2020 paper Eurosmart, the Voice of the Smart Security Industry, points out opportunities and threats in the hyperconnected world of 2020 and outlines the contribution of the Smart Security Industry to a secure digital mobile lifestyle. "The forecasts of 12 billion secure elements to be shipped in 2020 proves the strong demand for secure element based solutions combining convenience and security. With technological innovations such as SIM cards, secure elements embedded in handsets and connected objects, secure payment cards and electronic ID documents as well as associated solutions and services, the Smart Security Industry is one of the major players at the heart of this development, both driving its evolution as well as safeguarding it against fraud and violation of privacy", explains Oyvind Rastad, Eurosmart’s President.
Intelling is pleased to announce that it has published a new Smart Insights White Paper covering the UAE (United Arab Emirates) secure transactions market. The White Paper covers all segments of the secure transactions industry in UAE, and provides information about many applications.
A new report by Timetric finds that e-commerce and mobile payments act as a catalyst for the Malaysian cards and payments industry. According to the report, the value of e-commerce in Malaysia grew from MYR 1.6 billion (US$ 454 million) in 2009 to MYR 3.3 billion (US$ 1.1 billion) in 2013, at a CAGR of 20 per cent. Timetric expects the value of e-commerce to further increase, reaching MYR 7.95 billion (US$ 2.5 billion) in 2018. This trend is driven by a number of factors, such as rising mobile and internet penetration. The average Malaysian owned 1.1 mobile phones in 2009. This number increased to 1.6 in 2014, and is expected to rise to 1.8 in 2018.
In a newly published study, International Data Corporation (IDC) forecasts that the Big Data technology and services market will grow at a 26.4% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) to $41.5 billion through 2018, or about six times the growth rate of the overall information technology market. Although IDC believes that Big Data will continue to represent a fast-growing multibillion-dollar worldwide opportunity for the next five years, overall growth of the individual segments that make up this market are starting to show signs of a slowdown.