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Point of Sale (POS) Terminals Market

Point of Sale (POS) Terminals Market Analysis By Product (Fixed POS Terminal, Mobile POS Terminal), By Component ( Hardware, Software, Services), By Deployment (On-premise, Cloud-based), By Application and Region - Global Insights 2022-2032

Analysis of Point of Sale (POS) Terminals market covering 30+ countries including analysis of US, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Nordics, GCC countries, Japan, Korea and many more

Point of Sale (POS) Terminals Industry Outlook for 2022-2032

The point of sale (POS) terminals market has garnered a market value of US$ 85 Bn in 2022, anticipated to register a positive CAGR of 7.8% in the forecast period 2022-2032 and reach a value of US$ 180.13 Billion

Report Attributes


Market Size in 2022

US$ 85 Billion

Sales Forecast for Point of Sale (POS) Terminals (2032)

US$ 180.13 Bn

Global Market Growth Rate (2022 to 2032)

7.8% CAGR

Key Companies Profiled

  • Cisco Systems Inc.
  • Centerm Information Co.LTD.
  • Diebold Nixdorf Incorporated
  • Hewlett-Packard Inc.
  • Ingenico Group
  • Oracle Corporation
  • Panasonic Corporation
  • PAX Technology Corp.
  • Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
  • Toshiba Corporation
  • Others

Demand Analysis of Point of Sale (POS) Terminals from 2017-2021 Vs Future Outlook 2022-2032

From 2017 to 2021, the global Point of Sale (POS) Terminals market registered significant gains, registering a CAGR worth 5%. Budding ecosystems of cashless payments in developing countries are set to fuel the demand for POS terminals in retail, healthcare, and restaurants.

Various application segments are witnessing heightened demand for convenient features such as invoice management, inventory management, and image scanners.  Point of sale terminal systems offers these features as additional benefits to drive market demand. Innovation and development of high-speed networks positively impact the growth of point of sale terminals in untapped markets.

According to Fact.MR’s analysis, the market is projected to show a promising growth rate at a CAGR of around 7.8% over the forecast period (2022 to 2032), surpassing US$ 180 Bn by 2032.

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Prominent Point of Sale (POS) Terminals Market Drivers

How is the Prevalence of Cashless Payments Encouraging POS Terminals Usage?

Digital transformation of end-use industry verticals such as retail, healthcare, and hospitality is propelling the demand for Point-of-Sale (POS) terminals.

Owing to the benefit of digitization such as traceability, security, and tractability, the POS terminals market exhibits a robust growth rate of more than 10% during the forecast period. Advancements in internet connectivity such as 5G will bolster the growth of POS terminals during the forecast period. 

As a result, mobile POS terminals are projected to exhibit high growth during the forecast period. Innovation of POS systems integrated with inventory, merchandising, marketing, and customer relationship management will give manufacturers a competitive edge. The prevalence of digital payments is a central force behind the growth of the POS terminals market.

Which Region is projected to dominate the Usage of POS Terminals?

POS machines have evolved over the years owing to the transaction-oriented terminals/devices to systems that merge well with the company's CRM along with the financial solutions. This evolution has empowered end-users with business intelligence to manage their revenue streams and inventory better.

East Asia leads the usage of POS machines with a majority market value share of over 49%. Surging penetration of online transactions in China and Japan will prove to be a driving factor behind the impressive 8% growth during the forecast period.

South Asia & Oceania are projected to exhibit the second largest market share with a strong 9% CAGR from 2022 to 2032. Developing countries in the Asia Pacific are witnessing a boom in cashless payments which furthers the demand for point-of-sale terminals.

Investments in developing network infrastructure and cloud-based POS machines present remunerative opportunities. According to a 2020 survey by Visa Inc., the adoption rate of cashless payments in Singapore accounted for 98%, followed by Malaysia (96%), Indonesia (93%), Vietnam (89%), Philippines (89%), and Thailand (87%).

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Country-Wise Analysis

How attractive are the Opportunities for POS Terminals Landscape in the U.S?

Increasing Reliance on Cashless Transactions in a post-pandemic era

The U.S. market will continue to be the most lucrative market for POS terminals, with an ever-expanding growth and development of network infrastructure to support cashless transactions. A CAGR worth 7% is anticipated for the market as per Fact.MR.

This will define how manufacturers employ business strategies in the US.  In the post-COVID-19 era, consumers are exploring various sales methods. According to the latest retail experts and shopper surveys, this new behavior is expected to stay over the forecast period. Such trends have affected the demand for POS terminals across regions.

How is the Market Performing in Emerging Economies like Japan and China?

Increased Adoption of Online Transactions Encouraging Adoption

As per the Fact.MR analysis, East Asia leads the market with a majority market value share of over 49%. Surging penetration of online transactions in China and Japan will prove to be a driving factor behind the impressive 8% growth during the forecast period.

Point of sale terminals market forecast analysis by Fact.MR

Category-Wise Insights

Which Component Type is expected to dominate the Market?

POS Terminal Software to Accrue Maximum Revenue Share

According to Fact.MR, the software segment is anticipated to exhibit robust growth and will grow 3x through 2032. The fast growth of the software segment over the forecast period can be attributed to high data support functionalities and advancements in cloud computing. The growing utilization of software-as-a-service (SAAS) platforms for POS terminals will further fuel the demand for software components.

Which Application of Point of Sale (POS) Terminals is Propelling Growth?

High Adoption anticipated in the Retail Industry

Retail is set to propel the demand for POS terminals with a maximum market value share of over 34%, closely followed by Restaurants. Mass adoption of cohesive technologies such as Near Field Communication (NFC) in debit and credit cards will drive product demand in the retail segment.

Which Product Type is projected to drive the Sales?

Fixed POS Terminals to Witness Maximum Traction

Fixed POS terminals are projected to be in the lead in terms of total market value with a robust growth rate of over 7% during the forecast period. This is attributable to the rising demand for enhanced consumer experience in retail.

Deployment of fixed POS terminals as self-checkout systems will drive demand during the forecast. Fixed POS terminal holds a leading share of more than 3/4th of the total market value.

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Competitive Landscape

The competitive landscape of the Point of Sale (POS) Terminals market is shaped by product innovation and strategic mergers & acquisitions. Front Runners are emphasizing capacity enhancements and global footprint expansion to leverage lucrative prospects in developing economies.

  • In June 2021, Samsung Electronics introduced Samsung Kiosk, an all-in-one solution that offers contactless ordering and payment capabilities. Providing customers with easy install options and a protective coating, the Kiosk is now available in 12 countries worldwide, including the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Sweden, the Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Austria, Australia, and Singapore. 
  • In July 2021, Oracle completed the acquisition of GloriaFood. The acquisition extends the Oracle MICROS Simphony Cloud POS platform by adding a global online ordering system and marketing solutions to enable restaurants of all sizes to go digital and serve customers directly through the web, mobile, and apps.

Key Market Segments in Point of Sale (POS) Terminals Industry Research

  • By Product :

    • Fixed POS Terminal
    • Mobile POS Terminal
  • By Component :

    • POS Terminal Hardware
    • Software
    • Services
    • Mining
    • Metal Fabrication
  • By Deployment :

    • On-premise
    • Cloud-based
  • By Application :

    • Restaurants
    • Hospitality
    • Healthcare
    • Retail
    • Warehouses
    • Entertainment
    • Other Applications

- FAQs -

According to Fact.MR, the point of sale (POS) terminals market is expected to be valued at US$ 85 Bn in 2022

From 2017 to 2021, demand for POS terminals surged at a CAGR of 5%, as per Fact.MR

The POS terminals market is slated to surge at a CAGR of 7.8% from 2022 to 2032

As per Fact.MR, the market for POS terminals is expected to reach US$ 180.13 Bn by the end of the 2022-2032 forecast period

The POS terminals market in the U.S is slated to grow at a CAGR of 7% until 2032

China is expected to be the largest market for POS terminals, expected to surge at an 8% CAGR

East Asia is expected to capture the maximum revenue share, comprising 49% of the global landscape

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