China’s Tencent and Alibaba and South Korea’s Naver are the leading social media companies in the mobile payments theme, according to the latest Thematic Scorecard from GlobalData.
A mobile payment refers to transactions made or received using a mobile device, such as a smartphone or tablet.
All three companies gained the highest Thematic score (5 out of 5) for the mobile payments theme in GlobalData’s Thematic Scorecard for the social media sector. A Thematic score of 5 out of 5 indicates that the company’s competitive position in this theme will significantly improve its future performance.
On their tail, with scores of 4 out of 5, are South Korea’s Kakao, Google, and Japan’s Line.
GlobalData’s Thematic Scorecard ranks companies within a sector on the basis of overall leadership in the 10 themes that matter most to their industry, generating a leading indicator of future performance.