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Global Alternative Online Payment Methods Report 2018: Full Year 2017 Data -


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Alternative Online Payment Methods: Full Year 2017"
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Alternative payment solutions allay some security concerns for online

The report, Global Alternative Online Payment Methods: Full Year
researches synthesizing data regarding payment methods used
by online shoppers worldwide. Among the trends revealed in the report is
that credit card use in online purchases may take second place to
alternative payment methods like E-Wallets within a few years.

Credit cards have been the primary payment solution for online purchases
since the beginning of online commerce. However, projections cited in
the new report indicate that by 2021, digital wallets and other
alternatives will replace the dominance of plastic, thanks to the
popularity of other methods in emerging markets as well as continued
consumer concern over security of card account information when used

The acceptance of E-Wallets such as Alipay and PayPal in Asia, the
largest and fast growing E-Commerce region contributes to the project
dominance of alternative payment solutions within the next few years.
The report points out that while credit cards still dominate in Japan
and South Korea, the wide acceptance of digital wallets and mobile
payment in the populations giants China and India will contribute to
toppling credit cards' ranking. In Europe also, while credit cards still
lead in payment usage in some nations, on a regional level, digital
wallets are the preferred payment method. Other alternatives to credit
card use worldwide include bank transfer and cash on delivery.

Questions Answered in this Report

  • What are the leading alternative online payment methods worldwide?
  • How do they rank against credit card payments in global E-Commerce?
  • What are the key payment trends in the world's top 5 E-Commerce
  • How does online shoppers' preference for payment methods vary across
    the regions and countries?
  • What is the forecast for the share of alternative online payment
    methods in global E-Commerce by 2021?

Key Topics Covered:

1. Management Summary

2. Global Developments

3. Asia-Pacific

4. Europe

5. North America

6. Latin America

7. Middle East

8. Africa

Companies Mentioned

  • Inc
  • Ant Financial Services Group
  • China UnionPay Co Ltd
  • Deutsche Bank AG
  • GMO Payment Gateway Inc.
  • Google LLC
  • iDEAL BV
  • Klarna Holding AB
  • MasterCard Inc.
  • One MobiKwik Systems Private Limited
  • Oxxo S.A.
  • PayPal Holdings Inc
  • PayU Group
  • Paytm Mobile Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
  • Samsung Pay Inc
  • Sofort AG
  • Tencent Holdings Limited
  • Visa Inc.
  • Walmart Inc.

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