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Financial Cards and Payments in the US

  • ID: 1203404
  • Report
  • November 2020
  • Region: United States
  • 62 pages
  • Euromonitor International
COVID-19 forced states across the US to declare stay-at-home orders and close non-essential businesses, starting in late March 2020. These closures led to mass layoffs. The unemployment rate in April 2020 hit 14.7%, the highest rate since the Great Depression, having seen the largest month-on-month increase in the history of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ unemployment data. The record-high unemployment level had several immediate consequences on consumer payments.

The Financial Cards and Payments in USA report establishes the size and structure of the market for ATMs cards, smart cards, credit cards, debit cards, charge cards, pre-paid cards and store cards. It looks at key players in the market (issuers and operators), number of cards in circulation, numbers transactions and value of transactions. It offers strategic analysis of sector forecasts and trends to watch.

Product coverage: Financial Cards in Circulation, M-Commerce, Transactions.

Data coverage: Market sizes (historic and forecasts), company shares, brand shares and distribution data.

Why buy this report?
  • Get a detailed picture of the Financial Cards and Payments market;
  • Pinpoint growth sectors and identify factors driving change;
  • Understand the competitive environment, the market’s major players and leading brands;
  • Use five-year forecasts to assess how the market is predicted to develop.
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • COVID-19 impact on consumer payments
  • COVID-19 country impact
  • Federal government passes USD2 trillion CARES Act, the largest economic stimulus package in history
  • Contactless payments go from near-zero to hero
  • Issuers compete on payment flexibility and new card benefits
  • What next for consumer payments?
MARKET INDICATORS
  • Table 1 Number of POS Terminals: Units 2015-2020
  • Table 2 Number of ATMs: Units 2015-2020
  • Table 3 Value Lost to Fraud 2015-2020
  • Table 4 Card Expenditure by Location 2020
  • Table 5 Financial Cards in Circulation by Type: % Number of Cards 2015-2020
  • Table 6 Domestic versus Foreign Spend 2020
MARKET DATA
  • Table 7 Financial Cards by Category: Number of Cards in Circulation 2015-2020
  • Table 8 Financial Cards by Category: Number of Accounts 2015-2020
  • Table 9 Financial Cards Transactions by Category: Value 2015-2020
  • Table 10 Financial Cards by Category: Number of Transactions 2015-2020
  • Table 11 Consumer Payments by Category: Value 2015-2020
  • Table 12 Consumer Payments by Category: Number of Transactions 2015-2020
  • Table 13 M-Commerce by Category: Value 2015-2020
  • Table 14 M-Commerce by Category: % Value Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 15 Financial Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 16 Financial Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 17 Financial Cards: Card Payment Transactions Value by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 18 Financial Cards: Card Payment Transactions Value by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 19 Forecast Financial Cards by Category: Number of Cards in Circulation 2020-2025
  • Table 20 Forecast Financial Cards by Category: Number of Accounts 2020-2025
  • Table 21 Forecast Financial Cards Transactions by Category: Value 2020-2025
  • Table 22 Forecast Financial Cards by Category: Number of Transactions 2020-2025
  • Table 23 Forecast Consumer Payments by Category: Value 2020-2025
  • Table 24 Forecast Consumer Payments by Category: Number of Transactions 2020-2025
  • Table 25 Forecast M-Commerce by Category: Value 2020-2025
  • Table 26 Forecast M-Commerce by Category: % Value Growth 2020-2025
DISCLAIMER

GLOBAL MACROECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT

GLOBAL INDUSTRY ENVIRONMENT

SOURCES
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KEY DATA FINDINGS

2020 IMPACT
  • Personal debit payments grow as recession erodes consumer confidence
  • Stay-at-home orders drive commercial debit card decline
  • COVID-19 puts a spotlight on overdraft fees
RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES
  • Renewed momentum for contactless debit cards
  • Credit’s recovery slows future growth of debit
  • Ellevest uses debit cards to promote its social mission
CATEGORY DATA
  • Table 27 Debit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2015-2020
  • Table 28 Debit Cards Transactions 2015-2020
  • Table 29 Debit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 30 Debit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 31 Debit Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 32 Debit Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 33 Debit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 34 Debit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 35 Forecast Debit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2020-2025
  • Table 36 Forecast Debit Cards Transactions 2020-2025
  • Table 37 Forecast Debit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 38 Forecast Debit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2020-2025
KEY DATA FINDINGS

2020 IMPACT
  • Issuers offer financial assistance as COVID-19 leaves cardholders unable to make payments
  • Loss of T&E spending causes commercial cards’ transaction value to plummet
  • Issuers lower credit limits, accept fewer card applications
RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES
  • Chime creates a credit card for Millennials that acts like a debit card
  • Travel cards adjust benefits as cardholders stop travelling
  • Layaway’s surge threatens credit cards’ recovery
CATEGORY DATA
  • Table 39 Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2015-2020
  • Table 40 Credit Cards Transactions 2015-2020
  • Table 41 Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 42 Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 43 Commercial Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2015-2020
  • Table 44 Commercial Credit Cards Transactions 2015-2020
  • Table 45 Commercial Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 46 Commercial Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 47 Personal Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2015-2020
  • Table 48 Personal Credit Cards Transactions 2015-2020
  • Table 49 Personal Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 50 Personal Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 51 Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 52 Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 53 Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 54 Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 55 Commercial Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 56 Commercial Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 57 Commercial Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 58 Commercial Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 59 Personal Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 60 Personal Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 61 Personal Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 62 Personal Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 63 Forecast Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2020-2025
  • Table 64 Forecast Credit Cards Transactions 2020-2025
  • Table 65 Forecast Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 66 Forecast Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 67 Forecast Commercial Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2020-2025
  • Table 68 Forecast Commercial Credit Cards Transactions 2020-2025
  • Table 69 Forecast Commercial Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 70 Forecast Commercial Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 71 Forecast Personal Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2020-2025
  • Table 72 Forecast Personal Credit Cards Transactions 2020-2025
  • Table 73 Forecast Personal Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 74 Forecast Personal Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2020-2025
KEY DATA FINDINGS

2020 IMPACT
  • Limited payment flexibility drives the decline in charge cards
  • American Express limits number of charge cards per account
  • American Express supporting small businesses during the pandemic
RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES
  • Charge cards’ recovery to depend on the return of high-income consumers
  • Competition between charge cards and ultra-premium credit cards intensifies
  • Karat introduces a charge card for influencers
CATEGORY DATA
  • Table 75 Charge Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2015-2020
  • Table 76 Charge Cards Transactions 2015-2020
  • Table 77 Charge Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 78 Charge Cards Transactions: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 79 Commercial Charge Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2015-2020
  • Table 80 Commercial Charge Cards Transactions 2015-2020
  • Table 81 Commercial Charge Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 82 Commercial Charge Cards Transactions: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 83 Personal Charge Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2015-2020
  • Table 84 Personal Charge Cards Transactions 2015-2020
  • Table 85 Personal Charge Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 86 Personal Charge Cards Transactions: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 87 Charge Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 88 Charge Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 89 Charge Cards Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 90 Charge Cards Payment Transaction Value by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 91 Commercial Charge Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 92 Commercial Charge Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 93 Commercial Charge Cards Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 94 Commercial Charge Cards Payment Transaction Value by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 95 Personal Charge Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 96 Personal Charge Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 97 Personal Charge Cards Transaction Value by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 98 Personal Charge Cards Transaction Value by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 99 Forecast Charge Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2020-2025
  • Table 100 Forecast Charge Cards Transactions 2020-2025
  • Table 101 Forecast Charge Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 102 Forecast Charge Cards Transactions: % Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 103 Forecast Commercial Charge Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2020-2025
  • Table 104 Forecast Commercial Charge Cards Transactions 2020-2025
  • Table 105 Forecast Commercial Charge Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 106 Forecast Commercial Charge Cards Transactions: % Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 107 Forecast Personal Charge Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2020-2025
  • Table 108 Forecast Personal Charge Cards Transactions 2020-2025
  • Table 109 Forecast Personal Charge Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 110 Forecast Personal Charge Cards Transactions: % Growth 2020-2025
KEY DATA FINDINGS

2020 IMPACT
  • CARES Act stimulus payments drive use of open-loop pre-paid cards
  • COVID-19’s impact varies significantly by pre-paid card type
  • Small businesses push gift cards to maintain cashflow during lockdown
RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES
  • Pre-paid emerges as a potential victor in the cashless retailers debate
  • BitPay introduces new crypto-to-fiat pre-paid card
  • Contactless payment on the way for New York’s public transport system
CATEGORY DATA
  • Table 111 Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2015-2020
  • Table 112 Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2015-2020
  • Table 113 Pre-paid Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 114 Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 115 Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2015-2020
  • Table 116 Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 117 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2015-2020
  • Table 118 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 119 Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 120 Pre-paid Cards Transaction Value by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 121 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 122 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transaction Value by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 123 Forecast Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2020-2025
  • Table 124 Forecast Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2020-2025
  • Table 125 Forecast Pre-paid Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 126 Forecast Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 127 Forecast Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2020-2025
  • Table 128 Forecast Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 129 Forecast Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2020-2025
  • Table 130 Forecast Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2020-2025
KEY DATA FINDINGS

2020 IMPACT
  • Recession makes store cards’ immediate discounts more appealing
  • Retailer bankruptcies drive down the number of store cards in circulation
  • New credit card reward categories challenge store cards
RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES
  • Lower credit score requirements could boost store card applications
  • E-commerce shift threatens store cards’ marketing strategy
  • Co-branded cards continue to threaten store cards
CATEGORY DATA
  • Table 131 Store Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2015-2020
  • Table 132 Store Cards Transactions 2015-2020
  • Table 133 Store Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 134 Store Cards Transactions: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 135 Store Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 136 Store Cards: Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 137 Forecast Store Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2020-2025
  • Table 138 Forecast Store Cards Transactions 2020-2025
  • Table 139 Forecast Store Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 140 Forecast Store Cards Transactions: % Growth 2020-2025
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