The Quick Pivot to mPOS: Adoption Rates of Mobile POS in North America with Market Sizing, Trends and Forecasts to 2024 -

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For several years the Mobile POS (mPOS) market has taken off, but in a somewhat bifurcated manner. While among smaller retailers, mPOS has truly been transforming, replacing traditional POS for new retailers at a rapid pace, the use of mPOS as a standard every day product in enterprise retailers was delayed due to EMV and the drive to Unified Commerce. But COVID-19 has radically changed shipments the other way for 2020. While over 280,000 small retailers and restaurants in North America will shutter due to lockdowns, enterprise level companies raced to deploy mPOS and Self-Service technologies in grocery, mass merchants, restaurants. This has radically changed the shipments and installed base for the year.

While small companies are hit the hardest now, they still remain the largest potential market for mPOS in future years as there still remains a heavy entrepreneurial spirit and many of those locations will be reincarnated with new retailers that will likely choose mPOS for their cash register technology.

This research looks at the current state of Mobile POS in North America, the adoption rates of the various retail verticals, and the shipment and installed base details by type of device (Rugged Handheld, Non-Rugged Handheld, and Tablets). It includes market sizing, trends, and forecasts through 2024.

This study is designed for use by Private Equity Investors, Mobile POS Hardware and Software Providers, Service Providers, Maintenance Providers, Retailers and others who might have a vested interest in the North American Mobile Point-of-Sale Market.

The study looks at the opportunity for each of the mobile devices for the following segments:

  • Food

  • Drug

  • Superstore/Warehouse Club

  • Mass Merchandisers

  • Department Stores

  • Other Specialty

  • Category Killers

  • Convenience/Gas

  • Bar Restaurant

  • Fast Food

  • Lodging

  • Ent. Casino-Cruise

  • Ent. Theme, Theaters, Sports

Key Topics Covered:

Executive Summary



2.0Trends and Market Drivers

2.1 Trends Driving mPOS Adoption

2.2 Trends Slowing mPOS Adoption

2.3 Challenges When Deploying Mobile

3.0 Market Size and Forecasts

3.1 North AmericanmPOS Shipments through 2024

3.2 Fixed vs True Mobile Shipments through 2024

3.3 mPOS North America Installed BaseForecast through 2024

3.4 Fixed vs True Mobile Installed BaseForecast through 2024

4.0 Retailer Purchase Plans

5.1 mPOS Purchase Timing and Intent by Segment

5.2 mPOS Purchase Timing and Intent by Size of Retailer

5.0 What We See Ahead

References and Methodology

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