Charge it: Industry revenue is set to increase as the scale of electronic payments grows

Over the five years to 2017, the Credit Card Processing and Money Transferring industry is expected to experience strong revenue growth as processors continue to reap the benefits of large-scale implementation of electronic payment technology and growing e-commerce. The ratio of electronic payments to cash and check payments has increased over the past five years, driving up transaction volume for processors in the industry. Over the five years to 2022, consumer confidence is expected to continue rising, thus expanding the amount consumers spend and increasing transaction volumes. Industry operators are expected to expand their online presence as they shift merchants of all sizes to accept electronic methods of payment as they become standard among consumers. more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22
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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry has grappled with stringent regulation put in place to bolster security for consumers and merchants
  • Despite gains in consumer confidence and spending, the industry has still not reached prerecessionary levels
  • Security issues and data breaches are expected to continue challenging industry growth
  • Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    The Credit Card Processing and Money Transferring industry derives business from consumers’ use of electronic payment in lieu of cash, and the need to transfer money to individuals and businesses, usually in large quantities or across international borders. When a consumer uses a credit card, the information needs to be verified between merchants and issuing banks; participants in this industry process, verify and store this information. Industry revenue is primarily sourced from the contracts and fees charged to a merchant for credit card processing services. As the credit and debit card transaction volume increases, revenue for the industry increases as well. Ove...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Credit Card Processing & Money Transferring Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Credit Card Processing & Money Transferring Industry are

  • Access to the latest available and most efficient technology and techniques
  • Low operating costs
  • Use of specialist equipment or facilities
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Consumer spending and Consumer Confidence Index in the Credit Card Processing & Money Transferring industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Credit Card Processing & Money Transferring Industry?

    This industry offers financial transaction processing, reserve and liquidity services and check or other financial instrument clearinghouse services. The industry excludes electronic transactions associated with the US Federal Reserve (central bank).

    Industry Products
  • Credit card services
  • Debit card services
  • Automated clearinghouse products
  • Check processing
  • Prepaid card services
  • Industry Activities
  • Automated bank or check clearinghouses (except central bank)
  • Check clearing and validation services (except central bank)
  • Credit card processing services
  • Electronic funds-transfer services
  • Electronic financial payment services
  • Reserve and liquidity services (except central bank)
  • Financial transactions processing (except central bank)
  • Bank clearinghouse associations
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Consumer spending
  • Consumer Confidence Index
  • commerce sales
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Regulation for the Credit Card Processing and Money Transferring industry

  • Current Performance
  • The decline of cash and checks
  • Market trends
  • Improving Technology
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Security issues and data breaches
  • Industry structure
  • Technology
  • Table: Credit Card Processing & Money Transferring Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Credit Card Processing & Money Transferring Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Commercial Banking
  • Credit Card Issuing
  • Public Administration

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Computer & Packaged Software Wholesaling
  • Transportation and Warehousing

  • Products & Services
  • Debit card services
  • Credit card services
  • Automated clearinghouse products
  • Check processing
  • Prepaid card services
  • Chart: Credit Card Processing & Money Transferring Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Increasing demand for electronic payment systems
  • Helpful industry regulation

  • Major Markets
  • Merchants
  • Banks
  • The government
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Credit Card Processing & Money Transferring Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesPurchasesMarketingRent and UtilitiesDepreciationOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Credit Card Processing & Money Transferring

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Credit Card Processing & Money Transferring Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Visa Inc.Fidelity National Information Services, Inc.PayPalKKR & Co.MasterCard Inc.American Express Company
  • Table: Visa Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: PayPal - financial performance
  • Table: KKR & Co. - financial performance
  • Table: MasterCard Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: American Express Company - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Credit Card Processing & Money Transferring Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Credit Card Processing & Money Transferring Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • E-Commerce Sales (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Automated Clearinghouse (Ach)
  • A nationwide mechanism that processes large volumes of electronically originated batches of credit and debit transactions.
  • Check
  • A form of payment that directs the bank to pay money from the check writer's bank account to the person in whose name the check is written.
  • Check Truncation
  • Conversion of a paper check to an electronic check, which serves as the official record.
  • E-Commerce
  • The buying and selling of products or services over electronic systems, such as the internet and other computer networks. Businesses engaged in e-commerce are often called e-tailers.
  • M-Commerce
  • The buying and selling of products or services over mobile devices, particularly mobile phones, smartphones and tablets.
  • Point-Of-Sale
  • A system used at checkout in retail stores using computers and cash registers to capture transaction data at the time and place of sale.
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