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News5050 – Industry Reports
June 13, 2016
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The report also analyzes various payment card markets operating in the industry and provides detailed information on the number of cards in circulation, and transaction values and volumes during the review period and over the forecast period (2016-2020). It also offers information on the country’s competitive landscape, including market shares of issuers and schemes.
The report brings together Timetric’s research, modeling, and analysis expertise to allow banks and card issuers to identify segment dynamics and competitive advantages. The report also covers detailed regulatory policies, recent changes in regulatory structure, card fraud statistics and profiles of card issuers operating in the country.
o It provides current values for France’s cards and payments industry for 2015, and forecast figures to 2020.
o It details the different demographic, economic, infrastructural and business drivers affecting France’s cards and payments industry.
o It outlines the current regulatory framework in the industry.
o It details marketing strategies used by various banks and other institutions.
o It profiles major banks in France’s cards and payments industry.
o To increase the uptake of mobile POS (mPOS) among small merchants, solution providers are offering terminals at lower costs. According to a 2014 study by Visa Europe, there were 730,000 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the country who are equipped with smartphones but who do not accept card payments. Therefore, POS terminal manufacturers are introducing low-cost terminals to increase merchant adoption. For example, iZettle launched a card reader exclusively for small merchants in May 2015, allowing them to accept m-payments by simply connecting the reader to a smartphone. Similarly, Payleven and SumUp offer low-cost card readers for small merchants. The introduction of low-cost solutions is anticipated to encourage merchants to accept card-based payments, further driving payment card transaction volumes and values.
o Despite the availability of secure online payment solutions Verified by Visa and MasterCard Secure Code, online card fraud grew during the review period (2011-2015). Card-not-present fraud accounted for 66.0%, the highest share of the total fraud registered in 2015. To curb this, banks in France are experimenting with new a technology called ‘motion code’ solution, under which the three-digit security (CVV) code on the back of the card is replaced with a mini-screen which displays a code that changes automatically at regular intervals. The project was undertaken by BPCE and BNP Paribas in partnership with Oberthur Technologies, and is presently under pilot. The two banks are planning to roll out the solution over the course of 2016. This additional security is anticipated to reduce the probability of cards being used for fraudulent transactions online.
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