POS Terminals

Report Overview

Juniper Research’s latest POS Terminals research provides an up-to-date and comprehensive assessment of the POS market; analysing how the POS landscape is changing in response to altering customer behaviour and external market factors.

The research provides a detailed assessment of how new approaches are being used in the POS space, analysis of the modern dynamics, including those influenced by COVID-19, and how the role of POS will change. It also analyses key trends and constraints affecting POS terminals, with a particular focus on best practices for POS terminal vendors. The research includes a 15-vendor Juniper Research Leaderboard covering POS hardware vendors, as well as including an extensive forecast for POS terminal adoption and use through to 2026.

The research covers:
  • Dedicated POS (Static & Portable Terminals)
  • Contactless POS Terminals
  • mPOS Terminals
  • Biometric-enabled POS Terminals
  • POS Software
  • Soft POS
  • Smart POS
This research suite includes:
  • Deep Dive Strategy & Competition (PDF)
  • 5-year Deep Dive Data & Forecasting (PDF & Excel)
  • Executive Summary & Core Findings (PDF)
  • 12 months' access to harvest online data platform
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Key Features

  • Segment Analysis : Provides an extensive evaluation of the POS ecosystem; analysing the current market status and future outlook across key POS segments:
    • Dedicated POS (including Static & Portable Terminals)
    • Contactless POS Terminals
    • mPOS Terminals
    • Biometric-enabled POS Terminals
    • POS Software
    • Soft POS
    • Smart POS
  • POS Landscape Analysis:  A comprehensive market overview, considering the market drivers and constraints that will influence POS over the next 5 years. Includes consideration of the impacts of COVID-19, the rise of omnichannel commerce, the use of alternative payment types and the emergence of soft POS.
  • Juniper Research Leaderboard for POS Hardware: 15 leading POS vendors compared, scored and positioned on the Juniper Research Leaderboard:
    • Bbpos
    • Bitel
    • Castles Technology
    • Dspread
    • Equinox Payments
    • First Data
    • mSwipe
    • Newland Payment Technology
    • NEXGO
    • Opayo
    • PAX Technology
    • PayPal
    • Square
    • Verifone
    • Worldline
  • Benchmark Industry Forecasts: POS device and transaction forecasts, including volume and value projections, as well as POS software user numbers and revenue.

Key Questions Answered

  1. What impacts has COVID-19 had upon the POS landscape?
  2. How will the different forms of POS suit the market?
  3. What are the growth prospects for POS in emergent and established markets in the next 5 years?
  4. How will soft POS become established in the next 5 years?
  5. How should POS vendors adapt to the evolving payment processing market?

Companies Referenced

Interviewed: Fiserv.
Case Studied: Shopify.
Included in Juniper Research Leaderboard: bbpos, Bitel, Castles Technology, Dspread, Equinox Payments, Fiserv, mSwipe, Newland Payment Technology, NEXGO, Opayo, PAX Technology, PayPal, Square, Verifone, Worldline.
Mentioned: Adequare, ADP, Airbnb, Alibaba, Alipay, Alliex, Amazon, Amex, Apple, ARATEK, Axis Bank, B Capital Group, Bank Liberty, Bank of America, Bank of Scotland, Barclays, BBVA, BigCommerce, BIS (Bank for International Settlements), Braintree, Bundesbank, Business Correspondent Federation of India, Capital One, CardConnect, Cardnet, Central Bank, Chase, Citi, Clinicia, Clover, Coalfire, Costa Coffee, Credit Karma, Credorax, Cyclebit, Davo Sales Tax, Deutsche Bank Research, Digital River World Payments, Diners Card, Discover, DishOut, DSG Consumer Partners, eBay, Ecwid, Elavon, Eloquent Labs, Entrees On-Trays, ePaisa, Epiq Capital, Equens, Euroconex, Europay, European Commission, EVO Payments, ExaDigm, ExpressPay, First Data, Flutterwave, GoDaddy, GoFrugal, GoFundMe, Google, Gusto, Hi Sun Group, Homebase, Hong Kong Stock Exchange, HSBC, Humble Bundle, Huntington, Hyperwallet, IBM, iDenfy, IFS (Institution for Fiscal Studies), ING, Innova Card, InnoVen Capital, Intuit, Intution, iZettle, J/Speedy, JCB, JLpay, JP Morgan, JR, KeyBank, Kwang Woo, LISNR, Lloyds Bank, Logic ERP, Logosoft, Magento, Mastercard, Matrix Partners, McDonald’s, Metro Rio, Miaxis Biometrics, Milan Metro, Mobeewave, MRL Posnet, NatWest, Nav, Nepting, New Jersey Legislature , New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Nexi, nGO, OpenCart, PagSeguro, Paydiant, PayPal, payWave, Philadelphia City Council, Pineapple Payments, PioneerRx, PNC, Ratnakar Bank, ReceiptHero, Reserve Bank of India, Retailware, Sage Pay, Samsung, Santander, SARB (South African Reserve Bank), Seven7 Perfection, ShoppingGives, ShopWare, ShopWired, Simility, Singapore Land Transport Authority, Spire Payments, SPS (SIX Payment Services), Staley Credit Union, Stone, SumUp, Suntrust, SUZOHAPP, Swift Financial, Tencent, TIO Networks, Tokyo Centre for Economic Research, Tonglian, Translink, Transport for London, Twitter, UC-RNT Fund, UnionPay, Vend, Venmo, Visa, Vivawallet, Walmart, WeChat, Weebly, Wells Fargo, Wix, Woo Commerce, WP EasyCart, X-Cart, Xero, Xoom, Zen Cart.

Data & Interactive Forecast

Juniper Research’s POS Terminals forecast suite includes:
  • Country-level data splits for:
    • Argentina
    • Australia
    • Brazil
    • Canada
    • China
    • Colombia
    • Denmark
    • France
    • Germany
    • Italy
    • India
    • Japan
    • Mexico
    • Netherlands
    • Norway
    • Poland
    • Portugal
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Singapore
    • Spain
    • South Africa
    • South Korea
    • Sweden
    • UK
    • US
  • Plus 8 key global regions
  • Forecasts for number of terminals in use, transaction volume and value, broken down by:
    • Dedicated POS
    • mPOS
    • Contactless POS
    • Biometric POS
    • POS Software
    • Soft POS
    • Smart POS
  • Forecasts for the use and revenue from POS software, in the retail and restaurant segments.
  • Interactive Scenario tool allowing user the ability to manipulate Juniper Research’s data for 10 different metrics.
  • Access to the full set of forecast data of 99 tables and over 24,550 datapoints.
Juniper Research’s highly granular interactive Excels enable clients to manipulate Juniper Research’s forecast data and charts to test their own assumptions using the Interactive Scenario Tool, and compare select markets side by side in customised charts and tables. IFxls greatly increase clients’ ability to both understand a particular market and to integrate their own views into the model.

POS Terminals Full Research Suite


Full Research Suite

POS Terminals full research suite comprises:

  • POS Terminals Deep Dive Strategy & Competition PDF Report
  • POS Terminals Executive Summary PDF Report
  • POS Terminals Deep Dive Data & Forecasting PDF Report
  • POS Terminals Interactive Forecast Excel Data
  • Quarterly PDF Report & Excel Data Updates
  • 12 months' access to POS Terminals data updates in harvest - find out more


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Research Details

Juniper Research
Steven Jones
Key Vertical Markets
8 Key Regions - includes North America, Latin America, West Europe, Central & East Europe, Far East & China, Indian Subcontinent, Rest of Asia Pacific and Africa & Middle East
Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, UK, USA

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