Japan Prepaid Cards Market Insights Forecasts to 2032
- The Japan Prepaid Cards Market Size was valued at USD 105.63 Billion in 2022.
- The Market is Growing at a CAGR of 19.4% from 2022 to 2032.
- The Japan Prepaid Cards Market Size is expected to reach USD 625.9 Billion by 2032.
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The Japan Prepaid Cards Market Size is expected to reach USD 625.9 Billion by 2032, at a CAGR of 19.4% during the Forecast period 2022 to 2032.
Prepaid cards, often known as prepaid debit cards or prepaid credit cards, are widespread financial tools in the last few years. They resemble standard credit or debit cards and are often issued by financial organizations such as banks and credit unions. They provide a handy and versatile method for consumers to manage their funds, make purchases, and even receive payments. Japan has traditionally been a solely cash-based culture. While credit card use has grown in recent years, many Japanese consumers still prefer cash, particularly for daily transactions. In that regard, prepaid cards serve as a bridge between traditional cash transactions and digital payments, providing an intermediate solution. With the growth of smartphones in Japan, many prepaid cards can be seamlessly connected with mobile devices, allowing for touch-and-go payments, which is especially beneficial in the country's congested urban surroundings.
This research report categorizes the market for Japan Prepaid Cards Market based on various segments and regions and forecasts revenue growth and analyzes trends in each submarket. The report analyses the key growth drivers, opportunities, and challenges influencing the Japan Prepaid Cards Market. Recent market developments and competitive strategies such as expansion, product launch, and development, partnership, merger, and acquisition have been included to draw the competitive landscape in the market. The report strategically identifies and profiles the key market players and analyses their core competencies in each sub-segments of the Japan Prepaid Cards Market.
Japan Prepaid Cards Market Report Coverage
|Market Size in 2022:||USD 105.63 Billion|
|Historical Data for:||2019-2021|
|No. of Pages:||200|
|Tables, Charts & Figures:||110|
|Segments covered:||By Card Type, By Function, By Industry|
|Companies Covered:||Aeon Credit Service Co. Ltd., East Japan Railway Corp., Nippon Tosho Fukyu Co. Ltd., PASMO Association, Quo Card Co. Ltd., Rakuten Edy, Seven & I Holdings Co. Ltd., West Japan Railway Co., Viewcard Co., Ltd., SMBC FINANCE SERVICE CO., LTD., Orient Corporation, Rakuten Card Co., Ltd., POCKET CARD CO., LTD., Japan Airlines Co., Ltd., JALCARD, INC. and Other Key Vendors.|
|Pitfalls & Challenges:||COVID-19 Empact,Challenges, Future, Growth, & Analysis|
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With an estimated population that has traditionally preferred cash transactions, prepaid cards have developed as an appealing alternative that provides the ease of digital payments while keeping cash management. Prepaid cards improve transactional effectiveness as well as security by enabling contactless payments, particularly in the context of public transportation and small-value retail purchases. Prepaid cards are also used for different micropayments in Japan, such as strict connectivity with retail payments, contactless transit items such as prepaid transport ticketing, and other types of payments. In addition, the advent of e-commerce in Japan has greatly increased demand for prepaid cards. Prepaid cards are frequently preferred as a safe and simple payment method for online transactions. Prepaid cards allow customers to manage their spending, set budget limitations, and conveniently track transactions. Prepaid cards are becoming increasingly popular among a wide spectrum of consumers due to their ease. Furthermore, the Japanese prepaid card market can investigate cross-border payment prospects, appealing to international as well as domestic consumers.
- In 2022, the closed loop cards segment accounted for the largest revenue share of more than 54.6% over the forecast period.
Based on the card type, the Japan Prepaid Cards Market is segmented into closed loop cards and open loop cards. Among these, the closed loop cards segment is dominating the market with the largest revenue share of 54.6% over the forecast period. One of the primary elements driving their rise is the growing trend away from cash transactions. This is because they are affiliated with certain establishments or businesses, offering particular incentives, promotions, and brand loyalty benefits that attract customers searching for tailored and valuable experiences. Open loop cards provide consumers with a diverse and convenient payment method, driving their acceptance across a wide range of demographics.
- In 2022, the general purpose reloadable (GPR) cards segment is witnessing a higher growth rate over the forecast period.
On the basis of function, the Japan Prepaid Cards Market is segmented into travel cards, general purpose reloadable (GPR) cards, gift cards, gaming cards, and others. Among these, the general purpose reloadable (GPR) cards segment is witnessing a higher growth rate over the forecast period. Prepaid cards are chosen by budget-conscious consumers who desire more control over their spending. Users can load a certain amount of money into general purpose prepaid cards, creating a budget for their expenses. This function helps users avoid overspending, making credit cards an appealing option for people trying to better manage their expenses.
- In 2022, The electronics segment accounted for the largest revenue share of more than 47.2% over the forecast period.
On the basis of industry vertical, the Japan Prepaid Cards Market is segmented into retail, government, corporate/organization, individuals, tourists, and others. Among these, the electronics segment is dominating the market with the largest revenue share of 47.2% over the forecast period. Increased online activity and usage of the internet for bill payment and shopping encourage the adoption of online payment options such as prepaid cards. Most shoppers budget their retail purchases and, as a result, use prepaid cards in such establishments. Prepaid cards are becoming more popular in retail environments due to their greater efficiency in risk management, increased security, flexibility, immediate liquidity, and lower processing costs.
The report offers the appropriate analysis of the key organizations/companies involved within the Japan Prepaid Cards Market along with a comparative evaluation primarily based on their product offering, business overviews, geographic presence, enterprise strategies, segment market share, and SWOT analysis. The report also provides an elaborative analysis focusing on the current news and developments of the companies, which includes product development, innovations, joint ventures, partnerships, mergers & acquisitions, strategic alliances, and others. This allows for the evaluation of the overall competition within the market.
List of Key Companies
- Aeon Credit Service Co. Ltd.
- East Japan Railway Corp.
- Nippon Tosho Fukyu Co. Ltd.
- PASMO Association
- Quo Card Co. Ltd.
- Rakuten Edy
- Seven & I Holdings Co. Ltd.
- West Japan Railway Co.
- Viewcard Co., Ltd.
- SMBC FINANCE SERVICE CO., LTD.
- Orient Corporation
- Rakuten Card Co., Ltd.
- POCKET CARD CO., LTD.
- Japan Airlines Co., Ltd.
- JALCARD, INC.
Key Target Audience
- Market Players
- Government Authorities
- Consulting and Research Firm
- Venture capitalists
- Value-Added Resellers (VARs)
- On April 2023, Blackhawk Network Japan KK, in collaboration with Roblox Godo Kaisha, announced the availability of Roblox Gift Cards at Lawson retail outlets countrywide (including Natural Lawson) and most Lawson Store 100 locations. Roblox is available on a variety of devices, including mobile, PC, tablet, and VR devices, allowing users to engage with each other within an experience at the same time using any device that is capable of doing so.
This study forecasts revenue at global, regional, and country levels from 2021 to 2032. Spherical Insights has segmented the Japan Prepaid Cards Market based on the below-mentioned segments:
Japan Prepaid Cards Market, By Card Type
- Closed Loop Cards
- Open Loop Cards
Japan Prepaid Cards Market, By Function
- Travel Cards
- General Purpose Reloadable (GPR) Cards
- Gift Cards
- Gaming Cards
Japan Prepaid Cards Market, By Industry Vertical
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