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Retail Banking Market Size - By Types (Large Bank, Community Bank, Online Bank, Regional Rural Bank, Post Office), By Service (Current Account, Saving Account, Debit Card, Credit Card, Loan) & Forecast, 2023 - 2032

  • Report ID: GMI7132
  • Published Date: Oct 2023
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Retail Banking Market Size

Retail Banking Market was valued at USD 1.94 trillion in 2022 and is estimated to register a CAGR of over 5% between 2023 and 2032. Online banks are significantly driving the retail banking market. Their user-friendly interfaces, convenience, and cost-effective operations have attracted a growing customer base. Online banks often offer higher interest rates on savings accounts and reduced fees, prompting traditional banks to enhance their online services.

Retail Banking Market

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a driving the retail banking industry. AI-driven chatbots enhance customer support, machine learning analyzes data for personalized recommendations, and predictive analytics assess credit risk. Automation streamlines processes, reducing costs, while fraud detection is strengthened. AI-powered insights enable banks to make data-driven decisions, improving customer experiences and operational efficiency, ultimately expanding the market as it caters to evolving customer expectations and advances in technology.

Emerging fintech disruptors pose a challenge to the retail banking market. These agile startups leverage technology to offer innovative and often more cost-effective solutions. Traditional banks must adapt to stay competitive, investing in digital transformation and offering comparable services to retain customers. The challenge lies in meeting the rapidly changing landscape of banking services while maintaining customer trust and regulatory compliance, as customers explore alternatives provided by these fintech innovators.

COVID-19 Impact

COVID-19 had a negative impact on the retail banking. Lockdowns and economic uncertainty led to reduced consumer spending, causing a decline in lending and credit card usage. Branch closures disrupted traditional banking services, accelerating the shift to digital platforms. The pandemic also created concerns about loan defaults and impacted the profitability of banks, as low-interest rates affected margins. Increased demand for digital services and pandemic-related economic challenges forced banks to adapt quickly to the changing landscape.

Retail Banking Market Trends

Digital transformation is a prominent trend in the retail banking industry as banks increasingly invest in technology to enhance customer experiences and streamline operations. It involves the adoption of online and mobile banking services, AI-driven chatbots for customer support, and mobile payment solutions. Traditional banks are modernizing their infrastructure to compete with digital-native banks and fintech companies, ensuring that customers can access services conveniently and securely, ultimately shaping the industry to be more tech-savvy and customer-focused.

Omnichannel banking is an emerging trend in the retail banking industry, reflecting a shift towards providing a seamless, integrated customer experience across various channels. It enables customers to initiate and complete banking transactions across physical branches, websites, mobile apps, and more, without any disruption. Banks are focusing on delivering consistent service, allowing customers to switch between channels effortlessly, fostering convenience and customer satisfaction. This trend acknowledges the evolving preferences of tech-savvy consumers and the importance of meeting them wherever they are in their banking journey.

Retail Banking Market Analysis:

Global Retail Banking Market Size, By Type, 2021 – 2032, (USD Trillion)

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Based on types, the large bank segment accounted for around 30% market share in 2022, due to its resources, widespread network, and capacity to invest in digital transformation. For instance, in October 2023 JP Morgan and Mastercard have introduced their Pay-by-Bank solution, enabling customers to pay bills directly from their bank accounts via traditional ACH banking channels. Leveraging Mastercard's open banking technology, the partnership aims to enhance JP Morgan's ACH capabilities, promising a more secure, convenient, and efficient bill payment experience for customers. These banks can offer advanced online and mobile banking services, innovative products, and personalized experiences.

Global Retail Banking Market Share (%), By Service, 2022

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Based on service, the saving account segment accounted for a market share of around 27% in 2022, owing to its appeal as a fundamental financial product. Savings accounts provide customers with a safe place to store their money while earning interest. In an era of increasing financial literacy, individuals seek secure options to grow their savings. Retail banks offer competitive interest rates, user-friendly digital interfaces, and promotional incentives to attract savers, contributing to the expansion of the savings account segment in the market.

U.S. Retail Banking Market Size, 2021 -2032, (USD Billion)

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The North America region captured about 25% share of the retail banking market in 2022, due to robust economic conditions and increased adoption of digital banking. The region's financial institutions are investing in advanced technology, providing customers with seamless online and mobile banking services. Moreover, favorable regulatory policies and a competitive landscape are driving innovation and customer-centric approaches. These factors, combined with a strong focus on cybersecurity, are expanding the retail banking sector, making North America a significant hub for banking services.

For instance, in October 2023 TD Bank Group has been recognized as the "Best Consumer Digital Bank in North America" for the third consecutive year in Global Finance's World's Best Digital Banks Awards 2023. This achievement is attributed to TD's outstanding performance in multiple categories, such as innovation, online product offerings, and regional excellence across North America.

Retail Banking Market Share

The major players operating in the Retail Banking industry are-

  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Bank of America
  • Wells Fargo & Co.
  • Citigroup Inc.
  • TD Bank Group
  • HSBC Holdings plc
  • PNC Financial Services Group, Inc

JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Bank of America are major players in the retail banking business due to their extensive networks, large customer bases, and substantial financial resources. They offer a wide range of retail banking services, including savings accounts, loans, credit cards, and digital banking platforms, catering to diverse customer needs. Their competitive advantage lies in their ability to invest heavily in technology and innovation, enhancing customer experiences and retaining their positions as industry leaders.


Retail Banking Industry News

  • In February 2023, JPMorgan announced expansion of its retail banking presence in Europe, planning to launch a digital bank in Germany by late 2024 or early 2025. This move signifies the bank's commitment to tapping into the European retail banking and adapting to the increasing demand for digital banking services.

This retail banking market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry, with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue (USD Billion) from 2018 to 2032, for the following segments:

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By Type

  •  Large Bank
  •  Community Bank
  •  Online Bank
  •  Regional Rural Bank
  •  Post Office

By Service

  • Current Account
  • Saving Account
  • Debit Card
  • Credit Card
  • Loan
  • Others

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • UK
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • Southeast Asia
    • ANZ 
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
  • MEA
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia
    • South Afric


Authors: Preeti Wadhwani

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of retail banking was worth USD 1.94 trillion in 2022 and is estimated to register a CAGR of over 5% between 2023 and 2032.

The large bank segment accounted for around 30% market share in 2022 and is anticipated to grow through 203,2 due to resources, widespread network, and capacity of these institutes to invest in digital transformation.

North America market captured around 25% share of the retail banking market in 2022 and is slated to register significant growth, due to robust economic conditions and increased adoption of digital technology, providing customers with seamless online and mobile banking services.

JPMorgan Chase & Co., Bank of America, Wells Fargo & Co., Citigroup Inc., TD Bank Group, HSBC Holdings plc, and PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.

Retail Banking Market Scope

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