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Online Payments in Retail - Thematic Research

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  • 43 Pages
  • December 2021
  • Region: Global
  • GlobalData
  • ID: 5562843
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This report explains the significance of online payments in the retail industry while providing an overview of the latest technology, industry and macroeconomic trends for it in the retail industry. The report goes on to talk about m-commerce and alternative payment systems with examples.

The shift towards online payment methods away from cash transactions began long before COVID-19, but the pandemic significantly accelerated this trend which is expected to remain even after the crisis resides. Ecommerce and m-commerce are projected to keep growing, as a rising number of consumers are using online platforms to shop instead of visiting retail stores. The demand for frictionless, contactless shopping is growing making it essential to understand the online payments market.


  • The COVID-19 pandemic has boosted the use of online payment systems, a trend which is here to stay. M-commerce is likely to become the biggest contributor reaching 50% of all ecommerce. Retailers are aiming to make online payments frictionless which will reduce the possibility of purchases being abandoned. Online payments industry is highly fragmented which is why retailers are looking to merge efforts to increase their market shares.

Reasons to Buy

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of the role played by online payment systems in the retail industry.

Table of Contents

  • Executive Summary
  • Players
  • Technology Briefing
  • Trends
  • Industry Analysis
  • Value Chain
  • Companies
  • Sector Scorecards
  • Glossary
  • Further Reading
  • Thematic Research Methodology
  • About the Publisher

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • ACI Worldwide
  • American Express
  • Amazon
  • Alipay
  • Danske
  • Google Pay
  • Paytm
  • Tenpay
  • Visa
  • Walmart Pay