Global - The M-Commerce Revolution


Archived report. This report was archived in 2011 and has not been updated since. The growth in m-commerce over the last two years has surpassed all expectations. While there has been a pent-up demand for these services for some time; it wasn’t until the iPhone arrived that the potential of this market was finally revealed. Once again the international companies such as Google, Apple, Facebook, eBay, Twitter, PayPal etc; are leading the way and showing the potential opportunities presented by this emerging sector.

This report provides insight into the growing mobile commerce sector and includes information on the key trends and sectors. The report is designed to provide current observations which may assist investors, analysts and industry participants in making investment and business decisions.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Synopsis
  • 2. The m-commerce revolution
    • 2.1 The era of digital economy
    • 2.2 Mobile devices rise in popularity
  • 3. Market summary
    • 3.1 Key m-commerce sectors
      • 3.1.1 Mobile payments apps
      • 3.1.2 Mobile entertainment apps
      • 3.1.3 Mobile banking and brokerage
      • 3.1.4 Auctions
      • 3.1.5 Mobile location shopping and marketing
      • 3.1.6 Mobile vouchers, coupons and loyalty cards
  • 4. Related reports
  • Table 1 – Worldwide smartphone operating systems by market share – 2007 - 2010
  • Chart 1 - Worldwide overall mobile handset sales by quarter – 2009 –2010
  • Exhibit 1 – Overview of PayPal
  • Exhibit 2 – E-Commerce statistics
  • Exhibit 3 – Mobile devices rise in popularity
  • Exhibit 4 –Mobile Apps examples across various sectors – 2011
  • Exhibit 5 – M-Commerce – key developments
  • Exhibit 6 – Money transfer services

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Number of pages 10

Status Archived

Last updated 16 Mar 2011
Update History

Analyst: Kylie Wansink

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