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Store Cards in South Africa

November 2020 | 22 pages | ID: SB39C7B3FE2EN
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Demand for store cards in South Africa was already stagnating towards the end of the review period as retailers, including apparel and footwear specialist retailers and departments stores, grew increasingly concerned about issuing cards due to the increasing number of South Africans getting into high amounts of debt that they would be unable to pay off in full. Some consumers perceive store cards as another method of gaining credit which allows them to purchase goods which they may not be able t...

Euromonitor International's Store Card Transactions in South Africa 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.

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

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  • Get a detailed picture of the Store Card Transactions market;
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  • Use five-year forecasts to assess how the market is predicted to develop.
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KEY DATA FINDINGS
2020 IMPACT
Closure of non-essential stores during lockdown significantly impacts store cards in 2020 but cards linked to purchase of groceries likely to fare better
Retailers encourage consumers to use store cards online during pandemic in line with general switch towards e-commerce
Fairly fragmented competitive landscape in terms of store cards in circulation, with pandemic having varying impact on issuers
RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES
Gradual improvement predicted for store cards over the course of the forecast period, although transaction value unlikely to return to pre-pandemic levels
Issuers likely to remain cautious regarding amount of credit they offer customers due to concerns over bad debt
Digitalisation trend could offer issuers further scope for development
CATEGORY DATA
Table 1 Store Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2015-2020
Table 2 Store Cards Transactions 2015-2020
Table 3 Store Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2015-2020
Table 4 Store Cards Transactions: % Growth 2015-2020
Table 5 Store Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2015-2019
Table 6 Store Cards: Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2015-2019
Table 7 Forecast Store Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2020-2025
Table 8 Forecast Store Cards Transactions 2020-2025
Table 9 Forecast Store Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2020-2025
Table 10 Forecast Store Cards Transactions: % Growth 2020-2025
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
COVID-19 impact on consumer payments
COVID-19 country impact
Number of open loop pre-paid cards continues to rise in 2020 due to use of government benefit cards and financial assistance in the form of grants
M-commerce continues to record impressive performance driven by further move towards digitalisation and driven by affluent, younger, tech-savvy consumers
Consolidated competitive landscape with pandemic set to impact a number of players in varying ways
What next for consumer payments?
MARKET INDICATORS
Table 11 Number of POS Terminals: Units 2015-2020
Table 12 Number of ATMs: Units 2015-2020
Table 13 Value Lost to Fraud 2015-2020
Table 14 Card Expenditure by Location 2020
Table 15 Financial Cards in Circulation by Type: % Number of Cards 2015-2020
Table 16 Domestic versus Foreign Spend 2020
MARKET DATA
Table 17 Financial Cards by Category: Number of Cards in Circulation 2015-2020
Table 18 Financial Cards by Category: Number of Accounts 2015-2020
Table 19 Financial Cards Transactions by Category: Value 2015-2020
Table 20 Financial Cards by Category: Number of Transactions 2015-2020
Table 21 Consumer Payments by Category: Value 2015-2020
Table 22 Consumer Payments by Category: Number of Transactions 2015-2020
Table 23 M-Commerce by Category: Value 2015-2020
Table 24 M-Commerce by Category: % Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 25 Financial Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2015-2019
Table 26 Financial Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2015-2019
Table 27 Financial Cards: Card Payment Transactions Value by Operator 2015-2019
Table 28 Financial Cards: Card Payment Transactions Value by Issuer 2015-2019
Table 29 Forecast Financial Cards by Category: Number of Cards in Circulation 2020-2025
Table 30 Forecast Financial Cards by Category: Number of Accounts 2020-2025
Table 31 Forecast Financial Cards Transactions by Category: Value 2020-2025
Table 32 Forecast Financial Cards by Category: Number of Transactions 2020-2025
Table 33 Forecast Consumer Payments by Category: Value 2020-2025
Table 34 Forecast Consumer Payments by Category: Number of Transactions 2020-2025
Table 35 Forecast M-Commerce by Category: Value 2020-2025
Table 36 Forecast M-Commerce by Category: % Value Growth 2020-2025
DISCLAIMER
GLOBAL MACROECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT
GLOBAL INDUSTRY ENVIRONMENT
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