Retail Gift Card Trends in the United States: 2013 in Review
|発行||Mercator Advisory Group, Inc.||商品コード||301558|
|出版日||ページ情報||英文 22 pages
|米国における小売りギフトカードの動向 Retail Gift Card Trends in the United States: 2013 in Review|
|出版日: 2014年05月13日||ページ情報: 英文 22 pages||
Mercator Advisory Group's new Research Report, Retail Gift Card Trends in the United States: 2013 in Review, documents the dollars loaded in 2013 onto closed-loop prepaid cards or prepaid account access devices issued by retailers. In the past, the segments in this report were included in Mercator Advisory Group's closed-loop market assessments. While this segment has shown steady growth over the past decade, 2013 saw the market decline.
Retailers took advantage of new technologies in 2013 and loads on virtual and mobile cards began to grow after three years of relative quiet. Loads onto incentives cards reveal that the declines were not felt evenly across the industry.
This year, in order to deliver data in a more timely fashion, Mercator Advisory Group is writing reports on individual segments as data becomes available. For example, government data typically becomes available later in the year, while retailers have their data earlier in the year. Retailers have asked to receive surveys and the resulting reports earlier in the year to help them with benchmarking and planning. Mercator Advisory Group plans to develop estimates for all the market segments we have consistently followed over the past 10 years.
In the past, Mercator Advisory Group published distribution information for prepaid cards as a separate report. The report released today includes distribution information along with load information for retailer-issued cards. All the charts and tables in this report represent the percentage of total loads, whether the cards were issued for direct-from-consumer loads or as incentives or other business-to-business purposes.
One of the exhibits included in this report:
Source: Mercator Advisory Group
This report contains 22 pages and 14 exhibits.
Companies mentioned in this report include: Blackhawk Network, Cardpool, Coinstar, Dunkin Brands, Gift Card Rescue, Gyft, InComm, MCX, Plastic Jungle, Starbucks Coffee Co., Wrapp.