Internet and e-Commerce

Format: 2017-01-20
Format: 2017-01-20
December 14, 2016 | 70 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR11138

Overview of the global ticket market

Technavio’s market research analyst predicts the global ticket market to grow at a CAGR of more than 6% during the forecast period. One of the major factors contributing to the growth of the global ticket market is the increase in the number of digital movie screens across the globe. The availability of movies from different geographies, languages, and genre coupled with the rise in disposable income are major factors that prompt people to go to movie theaters. With more consumers willing to spend on entertainment, the investments for setting up new digital movie theaters that provide an exceptional movie experience have increased. Such increasing number of theater screens will directly contribute to the growth of the global ticket market in the coming years. One of the upcoming trends gaining traction in the market is the growing sales of mobile tickets. Mobile tickets enable users to choose the event and venue using the app. With the help of mobile tickets, individuals can book tickets at their convenience and store them in their devices.

Geographically, APAC is anticipated to be the highest revenue generating region in the global ticket market. Factors such as the growing box office market and the rising number of concerts and live events are likely to contribute to the market revenue in the region. Also, with the surging interest of people in movies in several APAC nations, such as China and India, the ticket market by movies will witness high growth over the forecast period.

Competitive landscape and key vendors

The global ticket market is extremely competitive and characterized


December 14, 2016 | 69 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR11131

Overview of the global mobile wallet market

Market research analysts at Technavio predict that the global mobile wallet market will grow steadily during the next four years and post an impressive CAGR of more than 35% by 2021. This market research analysis identifies the increased use of m-commerce as one of the primary growth factors for the phone wallet market. The constantly rising number of smartphones across the globe and high internet penetration have resulted in the increased popularity of m-commerce among consumers. In addition to offering easy access to a variety of products even from remote locations, m-commerce also offers flexibility and easy payment services to customers. This enhances the brand recall value and benefits for vendors in the long-term. As a result, there will be an increased adoption of mobile phone wallets among m-commerce companies, which will drive the growth of the market in the coming years.

This market research and analysis estimates that in terms of geographical regions, APAC will be the major revenue contributor to the market by the end of the forecast period. Though EMEA currently accounts for the major market shares, factors such as the increasing penetration of smartphones and mobile internet, the rise in usage of mobile devices in developed countries such as Australia, Hong Kong, and Singapore, and the increased adoption of mobile wallet technology in the developing countries such as India and China will augment the market’s growth prospects in this region.

Competitive landscape and key vendors

The market is marked by the presence of a number of international and regional players and is highly competitive. The growth of mobile wallet companies


November 28, 2016 | 63 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR10942

Overview of the global wearable apps market

Technavio’s market research analyst predicts the global wearable apps market to grow impressively throughout the forecast period, posting a CAGR of almost 57%.  The global wearable apps market is gaining high momentum owing to several technological advancements such as the integration of features like online transaction, fitness monitoring, and music streaming into wearable devices. The growth of the wearable apps market is directly proportional to the growth of wearable devices. Moreover, the high adoption of smartwatches and fitness apps across the world is one of the major factors prompting the growth of the wearable apps market. Many women are also using wearable apps to monitor and track pregnancy and menstrual cycle. Several manufacturers in the market are also designing features and functionalities for the smartwatches for children, which will further contribute to the growth of the wearable apps market in the coming years.

In 2015, the global wearable apps market was dominated by the Americas, which occupied the maxim share of the market revenue. The presence of numerous wearable app providers in the region has led increasing awareness about wearable devices among the population. The US is the major revenue contributing country in the region. The high popularity of wrist wearables is one of the major drivers for the growth of the Americas in the wearable apps market globally. The region is home to some of the major wrist wearable manufacturing brands such as Fitbit and Apple.

Competitive landscape and key vendors

The global wearable apps market is highly competitive due to the presence of many large players. These vendors contend in terms of features, user-friendly interface, pricing, payment options,


November 10, 2016 | 62 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR10737

Overview of the global commercial drone-enabled services market

Technavio’s market research analyst predicts the global commercial drone-enabled services market to grow tremendous at a CAGR of more than 35% during the forecast period. One of the latest developments in this market is the integration of commercial drones with VR technology. The integration of VR and AR into commercial drones offer different solutions for workforce automation. Moreover, with the use of such drones, companies aim to reduce human error. Countries such as the US are expected to implement these commercial flights primarily for infrastructure, industrial, and defense purposes in the coming years. Another trend gaining significance in the market is the growing popularity of camera drones, which are equipped with smart cameras and smart sensors. Also, since they offer users specialized videos and high-quality photos and uploads photos and videos easily. With the increasing application of commercial drone-enabled services in construction, agriculture, and law enforcement agencies, the market for such services will witness high growth over the next four years.

In terms of geography, APAC is expected to witness the highest growth rate during the forecast period.  Much of the region’s fast growth can be attributed to the increasing use of such services by vendors across diverse industries such as construction and agriculture. Commercial drone-enabled services assist in minimizing operational and monitoring expenses. Moreover, the increasing awareness among consumers has pushed several drone manufacturers to launch their manufacturing units in the region, thereby intensifying competition among market vendors.

Competitive landscape


November 09, 2016 | 57 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR10742

Overview of the global wearable payment market

Technavio’s market research analyst predicts the global wearable payment market to grow at an impressive CAGR of more than 59% between 2016 and 2020. Mobile payment through wearable devices is the latest trend in the payment industry. Wearable payment is gaining huge traction in both developed and developing countries owing to the convenience offered by wearable devices to make contactless payments. The increased penetration of wearable devices has also prompted several companies to install NFC POS terminals in their stores so that customers can make contactless payments.  Moreover, the decreasing costs of NFC technology and the growth of the NFC ecosystem that supports diverse NFC applications have compelled vendors to integrate NFC technology into wearable devices, which, in turn, will further drive the growth of the global wearable payment market during the forecast period.

The emergence of host card emulation (HCE) is one of the latest developments in this market. HCE is an on-device technology that allows wearable or mobile devices to perform card emulation on an NFC-enabled device without depending on access to a secure element. Technavio expects that HCE will gain immense popularity over the forecast period as it is likely to be widely adopted by banks and some leading over-the-top players for NFC payments. The UK’s Barclays Bank is one of the most popular institutions to utilize this advanced technology.

Competitive landscape and key vendors

Characterized by the presence of numerous players, the global wearable payment market is highly competitive in nature. Apple, Jawbone, Google, MasterCard, Samsung Electronics, and Visa are the leading vendors in the market. These vendors contend


October 06, 2016 | 58 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR10606

Overview of the global photo merchandising market

According to the analysts at Technavio, the global market for photo merchandising will grow impressively at a CAGR of almost 10% by 2020. A major factor leading to the growth of this market is the trend of mass retail participation. Improvements in the supply chain network have enabled retail distributors to act as a catalyst. Even in the digital age, a high percentage of consumers prefer buying goods from stores. The growing retail participation in the photo merchandising market provides consumers with an option to customize and inspect products and make necessary changes immediately. Retail stores play a very important role in product purchases as customers still consider the in-store buying experience as one of the key buying criteria when evaluating the exclusivity of the photo merchandise.

By 2020, North America will be the largest market for photo merchandising owing to the high disposable income of the populace in this region and the growing popularity of photo cards. Sending photo cards on different occasions is a tradition in the region, as photo cards account for more than 40% of revenue in the photo merchandising market. As of 2015, approximately 65% of total revenue in the global photo card market was generated from the North American region. However, it has also been observed that the scope for growth and innovations are minimal in the market as photo merchandising is already a large industry in this region.

Competitive landscape and key vendors

The global photo merchandising market is highly competitive as most vendors are continually competing against their rivals to gain a larger market share. Though the market has reached saturation in North America and Western Europe, the threat of new entrants cannot be


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