Store Cards in the United Kingdom

Store Cards in the United Kingdom

Although store cards were previously a popular means of payment, strong media coverage and high interest rates have led to negative consumer perceptions. Store cards therefore continued to decline by all measures in 2019. Store cards are typically sold by shop assistants, who may not be aware of or explain fully about the financial conditions of the cards, and they target mainly younger demographics. Consumers are moving away from store cards as they have realised how costly these cards are, wit...

Euromonitor International's Store Card Transactions in United Kingdom 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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Store Cards in the United Kingdom
Euromonitor International
October 2019
LIST OF CONTENTS AND TABLES
Headlines
Prospects
Store Cards Lose Credibility Due To High Costs, Inflexibility and Negative Press
Rising Compensation Limit for Complaints Set To Make Charge Cards More Unattractive
Growth Unlikely As Credit and Debit Cards Are Increasingly Appealing Options
Competitive Landscape
Only Four Main Players, As Interest Wanes
Players Look at Attracting Consumers With Alternative Products
New Compensation Limit Set To Affect Players' Profitability
Category Data
Table 1 Store Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2014-2019
Table 2 Store Cards Transactions 2014-2019
Table 3 Store Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2014-2019
Table 4 Store Cards Transactions: % Growth 2014-2019
Table 5 Store Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2014-2018
Table 6 Store Cards: Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2014-2018
Table 7 Forecast Store Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2019-2024
Table 8 Forecast Store Cards Transactions 2019-2024
Table 9 Forecast Store Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2019-2024
Table 10 Forecast Store Cards Transactions: % Growth 2019-2024
Executive Summary
Continued Strong Growth, Although Performances Vary Strongly Between Categories
Open Banking Is Leading To Innovative Products, But Could Challenge Payment Cards
Cash Has Declined Significantly But Will Remain Important
New Players Are Challenging the High Street Banks Due To Open Banking
Strong Growth for Debit Cards, Particularly in the Commercial Segment
Market Indicators
Table 11 Number of POS Terminals: Units 2014-2019
Table 12 Number of ATMs: Units 2014-2019
Table 13 Value Lost to Fraud 2014-2019
Table 14 Card Expenditure by Location 2019
Table 15 Financial Cards in Circulation by Type: % Number of Cards 2014-2019
Table 16 Domestic versus Foreign Spend 2019
Market Data
Table 17 Financial Cards by Category: Number of Cards in Circulation 2014-2019
Table 18 Financial Cards by Category: Number of Accounts 2014-2019
Table 19 Financial Cards Transactions by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 20 Financial Cards by Category: Number of Transactions 2014-2019
Table 21 Consumer Payments by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 22 Consumer Payments by Category: Number of Transactions 2014-2019
Table 23 M-Commerce by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 24 M-Commerce by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 25 Financial Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2014-2018
Table 26 Financial Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2014-2018
Table 27 Financial Cards: Card Payment Transactions Value by Operator 2014-2018
Table 28 Financial Cards: Card Payment Transactions Value by Issuer 2014-2018
Table 29 Forecast Financial Cards by Category: Number of Cards in Circulation 2019-2024
Table 30 Forecast Financial Cards by Category: Number of Accounts 2019-2024
Table 31 Forecast Financial Cards Transactions by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 32 Forecast Financial Cards by Category: Number of Transactions 2019-2024
Table 33 Forecast Consumer Payments by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 34 Forecast Consumer Payments by Category: Number of Transactions 2019-2024
Table 35 Forecast M-Commerce by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 36 Forecast M-Commerce by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
Sources
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