Timetric's 'The Cards and Payments Industry in Slovenia: Emerging Trends and Opportunities to 2020' report provides detailed analysis of market trends in the Slovenian cards and payments industry. It provides values and volumes for a number of key performance indicators in the industry, including check payments, payment cards, cash transactions, direct debits and credit transfers during the review period (2011-2015).
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 the 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 details of regulatory policy and recent changes in the regulatory structure.
Timetric's 'The Cards and Payments Industry in Slovenia: Emerging Trends and Opportunities to 2020' report provides top-level market analysis, information and insights into the Slovenian cards and payments industry, including:
- Current and forecast values for each market in the Slovenian cards and payments industry, including debit, credit and charge cards.
- Detailed insights into payment instruments including credit transfers, direct debits, cash transactions, checks and payment cards. It also, includes an overview of the country's key alternative payment instruments.
- E-commerce market analysis.
- Analysis of various market drivers and regulations governing the Slovenian cards and payments industry.
- Detailed analysis of strategies adopted by banks and other institutions to market debit and credit cards.
- Comprehensive analysis of consumer attitudes and buying preferences for cards.
- The competitive landscape in the Slovenian cards and payments industry.
- This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the Slovenian cards and payments industry.
- It provides current values for the Slovenian cards and payments industry for 2015, and forecast figures to 2020.
- It details the different demographic, economic, infrastructural and business drivers affecting the Slovenian cards and payments industry.
- It outlines the current regulatory framework in the industry.
- It details marketing strategies used by various banks and other institutions.
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- Assess the competitive dynamics in the Slovenian cards and payments industry.
- Gain insights into marketing strategies used for various card types in Slovenia.
- Gain insights into key regulations governing the Slovenian cards and payments industry.
- Contactless payments are slowly gaining traction in Slovenia, as banks are increasingly offering contactless payment options to consumers. Most recently in March 2016, NLB partnered with the prepaid card solutions provider Prepaid Financial Services to launch a contactless prepaid MasterCard card and mobile sticker. NLB was the first bank in Slovenia to offer contactless payments, in November 2014. Similarly, Nova KBM started offering Visa and MasterCard contactless payment cards to its customers from February 2015. These cards can be used to make contactless payments without entering a PIN if the transaction amount is less than US$16.7 (EUR15).
- Contactless payments are also entering the country's transport sector. For instance, the Urbana mobile application was launched in April 2016, which can be used to top up the Urbana card - a prepaid card for electronic ticketing. The app can also be used to make contactless payments for Ljubljanski potniski promet (LPP) bus rides, check timetables, card balances and validity. The app is available to customers of all mobile operators and works on Android mobile phones with NFC connectivity. The city bus operator LPP offers the Urbana Card, which can be availed from the LPP Ticket Office and the Ljubljana Bus Station. This card can be used for an unlimited number of rides on all city bus routes, and also as a membership card for the Ljubljana City Library.
- To encourage merchants to install POS terminals in the country, the solution provides are now offering cost-effective mobile POS (mPOS) solutions. For instance, the mPOS solution provider Spire Payments and the payment solution provider TECS introduced an mPOS solution in Slovenia in March 2016. This solution supports both payWave and PayPass, and can be used to make NFC and contactless payments. This mPOS solution is suitable for the needs of micro merchants and SMEs, and has also been launched in other European countries including Austria, Germany, the Czech Republic, the Slovak Republic and Italy.