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4th Annual Online Retail Payments Forecast 2011-2016: Product Image

4th Annual Online Retail Payments Forecast 2011-2016:

  • ID: 2050493
  • November 2011
  • 34 Pages
  • Javelin Strategy & Research


  • Amazon Payments
  • Bill Me Later
  • eBay
  • Google Checkout
  • PayPal
  • SunTrust
  • MORE

Despite global economic uncertainty and the looming threat of a double-dip recession, the U.S. online retail transaction market continued to grow throughout 2011 to $309 billion, from $266 billion in 2010. This report evaluates the actual and forecast changes in the online retail payments market, tracking payments mix data from 2010 through the forecast year of 2016 and identifying key drivers of market change. In addition to identifying domestic e-commerce growth during 2011, this report contains Javelin forecasts for total online retail payments volume and analyzes share and transaction growth in the online marketplace for credit cards (network and private label), debit cards, online alternative payments and prepaid and gift cards.

Primary Questions

- What are the major trends for domestic e-commerce retail payment transactions?

- How will traditional online payments vehicles — credit and debit cards — fare as new payment options are introduced and new regulations influence consumer preferences?

- Will debit card usage continue to grow in popularity, or will new regulations shift market share back to credit cards?

- What factors influence READ MORE >


  • Amazon Payments
  • Bill Me Later
  • eBay
  • Google Checkout
  • PayPal
  • SunTrust
  • MORE


Primary Questions


Executive Summary

E-Commerce Activity and Payments Mix Forecast

Payments Mix

The Power Shifts Once Again: Trends in the Use of Credit and Debit Cards for Online Purchasing

Decline in Credit Card Use Has Plateaued after Recessionary Plunge

Regulations Rock Future Growth of Debit Card

Online Alternative Payments Continues Steady Growth

Sidebar: Which Payment Type Will Reign in the Virtual Economy?

Prepaid and Gift Cards Well Positioned To Benefit from Emerging Online Markets


Related Research

Companies Mentioned

Table of Figures

Figure 1: US Retail E-Commerce Transaction Dollar Volume and Share of Purchases Made Online, 2000 - 2016

Figure 2: Frequency of Online Purchasing by Consumers, 2008-2011

Figure 3: Key Factors that Would Encourage Consumers to Make More Online Purchases

Figure 4: Share of Total Online Payments Volume ($) by Key Payment Category, 2010 – 2016

Figure 5: Online Total Payments Summary Table, 2011 – 2016

Figure 6: Average Amount Typically Spent on an Online Purchase Using Particular Payment Methods

Figure 7: Benefits That May Influence Consumers to Try a Different/New Payment Option, by Online Shoppers and Non-Online Shoppers

Figure 8: Consumer Use of Major Credit or Debit Cards for Online Purchase in Past 12 Months, 2007 – 2011

Figure 9: Frequency of Consumer Credit Card Use for an Online Purchase, 2008 – 2011

Figure 10: Major Credit Card and Store-Branded Credit Card Online Purchase Dollar Volume and Share, 2010 – 2016

Figure 11: Debit Card Online Purchase Dollar Volume and Share, 2010 – 2016

Figure 12: Online Alternative Payments Dollar Volume and Share, 2010-2016

Figure 13: Consumers Who Have Used an Online Alternative Payment Option by Type, 2010-2011

Figure 14: Leading Reasons Consumers Chose Alternative Online Payments Over Debit or Credit Cards

Figure 15: Prepaid and Gift Card Online Purchase Dollar Volume and Share, 2010 - 2016

Figure 16: Five Year Average of US Online Adult Buyers and Total Online Purchase Volume, 2010 - 2016

Figure 17: Average Number of Purchases Made in a Typical Month, by Generation and All Online Shoppers

Figure 18: Key Reasons Consumers Do Not Make Online Purchases

Figure 19: Percent of Consumers Who Have Experienced a Change in their Ability to Pay off Credit Card Debt, 2008 and 2010- 2011

Figure 20: Percent of Consumers Indicating They Would Move Away from Debit if Monthly Fees were Added

Figure 21: Percent of Consumers Who Have Used a Particular Payment Option in the Past 12 Months, 2010-2011

Figure 22: Percent of Consumers Who Use Facebook, by Payment Product Usage

- Amazon Payments

- MasterCard
- American Express

- PayPal
- Bank of America

- Playfish
- Bill Me Later

- PlaySpan
- Citibank

- SunTrust
- Discover

- TD Bank
- eBay

- U.S. Bank
- eBillme

- Visa
- Facebook

- Wells Fargo
- Google Checkout

- Zeevex
- JPMorgan Chase

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