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Financial Cards and Payments in Italy

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Financial Cards and Payments in Italy
Published: November 10, 2021
Euromonitor International
Content info: 63 Pages
Delivery time: 1-2 business days
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The COVID-19 pandemic has brought drastic changes to financial cards and payments in 2021. Although consumer spending as a whole has been negatively affected by the measures taken to contain the spread of the virus, financial cards has performed much better than overall consumer spending and will continue to increase its share of overall consumer spending in 2021, albeit not at the rates seen earlier in the review period. In 2021, Italians were recommended by the government to use their cards in...

Euromonitor International's Financial Cards and Payments in Italy 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.

Product coverage: Financial Cards in Circulation, M-Commerce, Transactions.

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

Why buy this report?

  • Get a detailed picture of the Financial Cards and Payments market;
  • Pinpoint growth sectors and identify factors driving change;
  • Understand the competitive environment, the market's major players and leading brands;
  • Use five-year forecasts to assess how the market is predicted to develop.
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  • Financial cards and payments in 2021: The big picture
  • 2021 key trends
  • Rising digital arena with government initiatives encouraging use
  • M-commerce continues to record dynamic growth
  • Omnichannel experience is growing
  • What next for financial cards and payments?

MARKET INDICATORS

  • Table 1 Number of POS Terminals: Units 2016-2021
  • Table 2 Number of ATMs: Units 2016-2021
  • Table 3 Value Lost to Fraud 2016-2021
  • Table 4 Card Expenditure by Location 2021
  • Table 5 Financial Cards in Circulation by Type: % Number of Cards 2016-2021
  • Table 6 Domestic versus Foreign Spend 2021

MARKET DATA

  • Table 7 Financial Cards by Category: Number of Cards in Circulation 2016-2021
  • Table 8 Financial Cards by Category: Number of Accounts 2016-2021
  • Table 9 Financial Cards Transactions by Category: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 10 Financial Cards by Category: Number of Transactions 2016-2021
  • Table 11 Consumer Payments by Category: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 12 Consumer Payments by Category: Number of Transactions 2016-2021
  • Table 13 M-Commerce by Category: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 14 M-Commerce by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 15 Financial Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2016-2020
  • Table 16 Financial Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2016-2020
  • Table 17 Financial Cards: Card Payment Transactions Value by Operator 2016-2020
  • Table 18 Financial Cards: Card Payment Transactions Value by Issuer 2016-2020
  • Table 19 Forecast Financial Cards by Category: Number of Cards in Circulation 2021-2026
  • Table 20 Forecast Financial Cards by Category: Number of Accounts 2021-2026
  • Table 21 Forecast Financial Cards Transactions by Category: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 22 Forecast Financial Cards by Category: Number of Transactions 2021-2026
  • Table 23 Forecast Consumer Payments by Category: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 24 Forecast Consumer Payments by Category: Number of Transactions 2021-2026
  • Table 25 Forecast M-Commerce by Category: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 26 Forecast M-Commerce by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026

DISCLAIMER

SOURCES

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DEBIT CARDS IN ITALY

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

  • Positive outlook for debit cards with cash-free payments and digitalisation accelerating growth
  • Commercial debit card continues to see lower usage in 2021
  • New threshold for contactless payments while BANCOMAT removes commission fees for micro-payments

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Digital channel set for growth with innovations expected from key players
  • Wallets and wearables on the rise, driving rise of contactless payments
  • Players increasingly likely to appeal to consumers through sustainability

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 27 Debit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2016-2021
  • Table 28 Debit Cards Transactions 2016-2021
  • Table 29 Debit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 30 Debit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 31 Debit Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2016-2020
  • Table 32 Debit Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2016-2020
  • Table 33 Debit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2016-2020
  • Table 34 Debit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Operator 2016-2020
  • Table 35 Forecast Debit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2021-2026
  • Table 36 Forecast Debit Cards Transactions 2021-2026
  • Table 37 Forecast Debit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 38 Forecast Debit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2021-2026

CREDIT CARDS IN ITALY

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

  • Increasing usage of credit cards due to cashless and digital trends
  • Increased credit card acceptance with more retailers turning online
  • Contactless cards on the rise with consumers seeking easy purchases and hygiene

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Increased focus on consumers' experience with data collection a key part of development decisions
  • Risks and defaults to increase as consumers start using credit cards more regularly for smaller daily purchases
  • Players will need to educate consumers on the benefits of non-card digital payments with virtual payments on the rise

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 39 Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2016-2021
  • Table 40 Credit Cards Transactions 2016-2021
  • Table 41 Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 42 Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 43 Commercial Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2016-2021
  • Table 44 Commercial Credit Cards Transactions 2016-2021
  • Table 45 Commercial Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 46 Commercial Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 47 Personal Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2016-2021
  • Table 48 Personal Credit Cards Transactions 2016-2021
  • Table 49 Personal Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 50 Personal Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 51 Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2016-2020
  • Table 52 Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2016-2020
  • Table 53 Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2016-2020
  • Table 54 Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Operator 2016-2020
  • Table 55 Commercial Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2016-2020
  • Table 56 Commercial Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2016-2020
  • Table 57 Commercial Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2016-2020
  • Table 58 Commercial Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Operator 2016-2020
  • Table 59 Personal Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2016-2020
  • Table 60 Personal Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2016-2020
  • Table 61 Personal Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2016-2020
  • Table 62 Personal Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Operator 2016-2020
  • Table 63 Forecast Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2021-2026
  • Table 64 Forecast Credit Cards Transactions 2021-2026
  • Table 65 Forecast Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 66 Forecast Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 67 Forecast Commercial Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2021-2026
  • Table 68 Forecast Commercial Credit Cards Transactions 2021-2026
  • Table 69 Forecast Commercial Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 70 Forecast Commercial Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 71 Forecast Personal Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2021-2026
  • Table 72 Forecast Personal Credit Cards Transactions 2021-2026
  • Table 73 Forecast Personal Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 74 Forecast Personal Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2021-2026

CHARGE CARDS IN ITALY

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

  • More frequent use of charge cards leads to lower spend per transaction
  • Flexibility is favoured as consumers strive to cope under economic turbulence
  • Increasing levels of food delivery help drive digital card payments

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Rising potential for charge cards as trend towards contactless encourages more consumers to take up use
  • Safety expected to remain key driver for online purchases with charge cards
  • With sustainability an important consideration for Italian consumers, players will look to make an increasing social contribution

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 75 Charge Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2016-2021
  • Table 76 Charge Cards Transactions 2016-2021
  • Table 77 Charge Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 78 Charge Cards Transactions: % Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 79 Commercial Charge Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2016-2021
  • Table 80 Commercial Charge Cards Transactions 2016-2021
  • Table 81 Commercial Charge Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 82 Commercial Charge Cards Transactions: % Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 83 Personal Charge Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2016-2021
  • Table 84 Personal Charge Cards Transactions 2016-2021
  • Table 85 Personal Charge Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 86 Personal Charge Cards Transactions: % Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 87 Charge Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2016-2020
  • Table 88 Charge Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2016-2020
  • Table 89 Charge Cards Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2016-2020
  • Table 90 Charge Cards Payment Transaction Value by Operator 2016-2020
  • Table 91 Commercial Charge Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2016-2020
  • Table 92 Commercial Charge Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2016-2020
  • Table 93 Commercial Charge Cards Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2016-2020
  • Table 94 Commercial Charge Cards Payment Transaction Value by Operator 2016-2020
  • Table 95 Personal Charge Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2016-2020
  • Table 96 Personal Charge Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2016-2020
  • Table 97 Personal Charge Cards Transaction Value by Issuer 2016-2020
  • Table 98 Personal Charge Cards Transaction Value by Operator 2016-2020
  • Table 99 Forecast Charge Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2021-2026
  • Table 100 Forecast Charge Cards Transactions 2021-2026
  • Table 101 Forecast Charge Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 102 Forecast Charge Cards Transactions: % Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 103 Forecast Commercial Charge Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2021-2026
  • Table 104 Forecast Commercial Charge Cards Transactions 2021-2026
  • Table 105 Forecast Commercial Charge Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 106 Forecast Commercial Charge Cards Transactions: % Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 107 Forecast Personal Charge Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2021-2026
  • Table 108 Forecast Personal Charge Cards Transactions 2021-2026
  • Table 109 Forecast Personal Charge Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 110 Forecast Personal Charge Cards Transactions: % Growth 2021-2026

PRE-PAID CARDS IN ITALY

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

  • Positive trend for pre-paid cards with contactless technology encouraging use for smaller daily purchases
  • The online channel boosts pre-paid cards given their benefit of security
  • Incentives to favour the usage of pre-paid cards, particularly for younger consumers

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Growth of the online channel likely to benefit pre-paid cards consumer base
  • Authorities will encourage digital payments to shrinking the shadow economy
  • Public transport expected to benefit from pre-paid card usage

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 111 Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2016-2021
  • Table 112 Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2016-2021
  • Table 113 Pre-paid Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 114 Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 115 Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2016-2021
  • Table 116 Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 117 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2016-2021
  • Table 118 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 119 Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2016-2020
  • Table 120 Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2016-2020
  • Table 121 Pre-paid Cards Transaction Value by Issuer 2016-2020
  • Table 122 Pre-paid Cards Transaction Value by Operator 2016-2020
  • Table 123 Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2016-2020
  • Table 124 Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2016-2020
  • Table 125 Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transaction Value by Issuer 2016-2020
  • Table 126 Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transaction Value by Operator 2016-2020
  • Table 127 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2016-2020
  • Table 128 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2016-2020
  • Table 129 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transaction Value by Issuer 2016-2020
  • Table 130 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transaction Value by Operator 2016-2020
  • Table 131 Forecast Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2021-2026
  • Table 132 Forecast Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2021-2026
  • Table 133 Forecast Pre-paid Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 134 Forecast Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 135 Forecast Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2021-2026
  • Table 136 Forecast Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 137 Forecast Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2021-2026
  • Table 138 Forecast Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2021-2026

STORE CARDS IN ITALY

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

  • Declining trend for store cards thanks to limited use
  • Physical store closures lead to growing number of online purchases
  • Rise of contactless thanks to faster and more hygienic checkout

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Continued decline for store cards due to competition from more flexible options
  • Financial cards rationalisation
  • Innovation needed in store cards to prevent a stronger decline in shares

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 139 Store Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2016-2021
  • Table 140 Store Cards Transactions 2016-2021
  • Table 141 Store Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 142 Store Cards Transactions: % Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 143 Store Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2016-2020
  • Table 144 Store Cards: Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2016-2020
  • Table 145 Forecast Store Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2021-2026
  • Table 146 Forecast Store Cards Transactions 2021-2026
  • Table 147 Forecast Store Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 148 Forecast Store Cards Transactions: % Growth 2021-2026