Mobile Payments – Thematic Research

Powered by

All the vital news, analysis, and commentary curated by our industry experts.

Mobile Payments Thematic Report Overview

Mobile payments encompass several types of payments, including mobile proximity payment, m-commerce, mobile P2P, and mobile POS. The most successful mobile payment systems in the future will be those that utilize the versatility of a mobile P2P or m-commerce system to achieve omnichannel reach.

The mobile payments thematic intelligence report gives you an in-depth insight into the theme and its impact. It further entails a deep-dive analysis of the industry, including key market trends that will shape mobile payments over the coming years. The report also gives an insight into the market players and the competitive landscape within the theme.

Report Pages 63
Regions Covered Global
Key trends ·       Technology Trends

·       Macroeconomic Trends

·       Regulatory Trends

Value chains ·       Consumer

·       Merchant Acceptance

·       Payment Processing

Major companies ·       ACI Worldwide

·       Adyen

·       Affirm

·       Afterpay

·       Ant Group

Enquire & Decide Discover the perfect solution for your business needs. Enquire now and let us help you make an informed decision before making a purchase.

Buy the Full Report to Gain More Information on the Mobile Payments Market Download a Free Report Sample

Mobile Payments Market Trends

The key trends that will impact the mobile payments market in the coming months can be divided into three categories: technology trends, macroeconomic trends, and regulatory trends.

Technology trends: The main technology trends that will impact the mobile payments market are the application of biometrics, blockchain, CBDCs, cryptocurrency, data analytics, digital wallets, machine learning, RTP, tokenization, and 5G.

Macroeconomic trends: The main macroeconomic trends that will impact the mobile payments market are COVID-19; cross-border payments; emerging economies; environmental, social, and governance (ESG); geopolitics in China and Russia; increasingly cashless societies; the rise of millennials & gen Z, and super apps.

Regulatory trends: The main regulatory trends that will impact the mobile payments market are electronic payments push, open banking/PSD2 regulation, pressure on card fees, regulation: blockchain, regulation: BNPL, regulation: fintech, and SCA.

Buy the Full Report to Gain More Information on the Mobile Payments Market Trends

Download a Free Report Sample

Mobile Payments Market Value Chain Analysis

The value chains in the mobile payments market can be divided into three segments: consumer, merchant acceptance, and payment processing.

Consumer: Consumers have become accustomed to doing almost everything on mobile devices, such as smartphones and wearables. These devices help consumers remain connected with people, look for restaurants or shops, check subway and bus timetables, listen to music, and take photos. Hence, tech-savvy younger demographics have been the most enthusiastic about the adoption of mobile wallets, and the drive for a cashless society in recent years has helped accelerate the trend.

Mobile Payments Value Chain Analysis

Mobile Payments Value Chain Analysis

Buy the Full Report to Gain More Information on the Mobile Payments Market Value Chain

Download a Free Report Sample

Mobile Payments - Competitive Landscape

A few of the major companies that are making their mark within the mobile payments theme are:

  • ACI Worldwide
  • Adyen
  • Affirm
  • Afterpay
  • Ant Group

Buy the Full Report for More Company Insights into the Mobile Payments Market

Download a Free Report Sample

E-commerce Sector Scorecard

At GlobalData, we use a scorecard approach to predict tomorrow’s leading companies within each sector. Our sector scorecard has three screens: a thematic screen, a valuation screen, and a risk screen.

  • The thematic screen ranks companies based on overall leadership in the 10 themes that matter most to their industry, generating a leading indicator of future performance.
  • The valuation screen ranks our universe of companies within a sector based on selected valuation metrics.
  • The risk screen ranks companies within a particular sector based on overall investment risk.

E-commerce Sector Scorecard– Thematic Screen

E-commerce Sector Scorecard– Thematic Screen

Buy the Full Report for E-commerce Sector Scorecard Insights into the Mobile Payments Market

Download a Free Report Sample


  • Card-based payment schemes such as Visa, Mastercard, and UnionPay still enjoy strong positions due to their sheer scale.
  • The point-of-sale terminals market has adapted relatively well to mobile payments as they currently exist in the developed world.
  • Mobile payments are poised for major growth in the next few years, being one of the few areas in the whole payments industry that has seen a positive impact from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Key Highlights

  • Card-based payment schemes such as Visa, Mastercard, and UnionPay still enjoy strong positions due to their sheer scale.
  • The point-of-sale terminals market has adapted relatively well to mobile payments as they currently exist in the developed world.
  • Mobile payments are poised for major growth in the next few years, being one of the few areas in the whole payments industry that has seen a positive impact from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Reasons to Buy

  • Understand the impact of mobile payments on the broader payments sector.
  • Find out where the growth opportunities are in the medium and long term.
  • Gain insight into coming regulatory changes that will affect mobile payments.
  • Find out what the leaders and disruptors in the mobile payments segment are doing in their areas of expertise.

Ant Group
American Express
JPMorgan Chase
First Data
ACI Worldwide
Grab Pay

Table of Contents

Executive Summary



Industry Analysis

Value Chain


Sector Scorecards


Further Reading

| Our Thematic Research Methodology

| About GlobalData

| Contact Us

Frequently asked questions

Mobile Payments – Thematic Research thematic reports
Currency USD

Can be used by individual purchaser only


Can be shared globally by unlimited users within the purchasing corporation e.g. all employees of a single company

Undecided about purchasing this report?

Enquire Before Buying Request a Free Sample

Get in touch to find out about multi-purchase discounts
Tel +44 20 7947 2745

Every customer’s requirement is unique. With over 220,000 construction projects tracked, we can create a tailored dataset for you based on the types of projects you are looking for. Please get in touch with your specific requirements and we can send you a quote.

Sample Report

Mobile Payments – Thematic Research was curated by the best experts in the industry and we are confident about its unique quality. However, we want you to make the most beneficial decision for your business, so we offer free sample pages to help you:

  • Assess the relevance of the report
  • Evaluate the quality of the report
  • Justify the cost

Download your copy of the sample report and make an informed decision about whether the full report will provide you with the insights and information you need.

Below is a sample report to understand what you are buying

See what our customers are saying

“The GlobalData platform is our go-to tool for intelligence services. GlobalData provides an easy way to access comprehensive intelligence data around multiple sectors, which essentially makes it a one-for-all intelligence platform, for tendering and approaching customers.

GlobalData is very customer orientated, with a high degree of personalised services, which benefits everyday use. The highly detailed project intelligence and forecast reports can be utilised across multiple departments and workflow scopes, from operational to strategic level, and often support strategic decisions. GlobalData Analytics and visualisation solutions has contributed positively when preparing management presentations and strategic papers.”

Business Intelligence & Marketing Manager, SAL Heavy Lift

“COVID-19 has caused significant interference to our business and the COVID-19 intelligence from GlobalData has helped us reach better decisions around strategy. These two highlights have helped enormously to understand the projections into the future concerning our business units, we also utilise the project database to source new projects for Liebherr-Werk to use as an additional source to pitch for new business.”

Market Analyst & Management, Liebherr-Werk

Your daily news has saved me a lot of time and keeps me up-to-date with what is happening in the market, I like that you almost always have a link to the source origin. We also use your market data in our Strategic Business Process to support our business decisions. By having everything in one place on the Intelligence Center it has saved me a lot of time versus looking on different sources, the alert function also helps with this.

Head of Key Accounts, Saab AB

Having used several other market research companies, I find that GlobalData manages to provide that ‘difficult-to-get’ market data that others can’t, as well as very diverse and complete consumer surveys.

Marketing Intelligence Manager, Portugal Foods

Our experience with GlobalData has been very good, from the platform itself to the people. I find that the analysts and the account team have a high level of customer focus and responsiveness and therefore I can always rely on. The platform is more holistic than other providers. It is convenient and almost like a one stop shop. The pricing suite is highly competitive and value for our organisation.

I like reports that inform new segments such as the analysis on generation Z, millennials, the impact of COVID 19 to our banking customers and their new channel habits. Secondly the specialist insight on affluent sector significantly increases our understanding about this group of customers. The combination of those give us depth and breadth of the evolving market.

I’m in the business of answering and helping people make decisions so with the intelligence center I can do that, effectively and efficiently. I can share quickly key insights that answer and satisfy our country stakeholders by giving them many quality studies and primary research about competitive landscape beyond the outlook of our bank. It helps me be seen as an advisory partner and that makes a big difference. A big benefit of our subscription is that no one holds the whole data and because it allows so many people, so many different parts of our organisation have access, it enables all teams to have the same level of knowledge and decision support.

Head of Customer Insight and Research, Standard Chartered

“I know that I can always rely on Globaldata’s work when I’m searching for the right consumer and market insights. I use Globaldata insights to understand the changing market & consumer landscape and help create better taste & wellbeing solutions for our customers in food, beverage and healthcare industries.

Globaldata has the right data and the reports are of very high quality compared to your competitors. Globaldata not only has overall market sizes & consumer insights on food & beverages but also provides insights at the ingredient & flavour level. That is key for B2B companies like Givaudan. This way we understand our customers’ business and also gain insight to our unique industry”

Head of Consumer Sensory Insights, Givaudan

GlobalData provides a great range of information and reports on various sectors that is highly relevant, timely, easy to access and utilise.  The reports and data dashboards help engagement with clients; they provide valuable industry and market insights that can enrich client conversations and can help in the shaping of value propositions. Moreover, using GlobalData products has helped increase my knowledge of the finance sector, the players within it, and the general threats and opportunities.

I find the consumer surveys that are carried out to be extremely beneficial and not something I have seen anywhere else. They provided an insightful view of why and which consumers take (or don’t) particular financial products. This can help shape conversations with clients to ensure they make the right strategic decisions for their business.

One of the challenges I have found is that data in the payments space is often piecemeal. With GD all of the data I need is in one place, but it also comes with additional market reports that provide useful extra context and information. Having the ability to set-up alerts on relevant movements in the industry, be it competitors or customers, and have them emailed directly to me, ensures I get early sight of industry activity and don’t have to search for news.

Senior Account Manager, TSYS
Financial Services
Worldline - Competitor Profile
$350 | March 2024
Financial Services
Global Risk Report Quarterly Update - Q1 2024
$1,100 | April 2024
Go even deeper with GlobalData Intelligence Center

Every Company Report we produce is powered by the GlobalData Intelligence Center.

Subscribing to our intelligence platform means you can monitor developments at Mobile Payments – Thematic Research in real time.

  • Access a live Mobile Payments – Thematic Research dashboard for 12 months, with up-to-the-minute insights.
  • Fuel your decision making with real-time deal coverage and media activity.
  • Turn insights on financials, deals, products and pipelines into powerful agents of commercial advantage.