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Category: E-payment & Data Security


E-payment & Data Security, Retail Types, Stores, Tech

7-Eleven rolls out Apple Pay, Google Pay to all US stores

September 13, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

For mobile payment systems to gain traction with consumers they must first be accepted by a critical mass of stores. With 7-Eleven’s announcement, along with others, app-based payments may be starting to reach that tipping point. For example, Costco last […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Cryptojacking – a security threat online retailers need to know about

September 10, 2018

Via: Lightspeed POS

Cryptojacking is fast becoming the favoured cash cow of online criminals. Bad actors can generate huge sums by infecting eCommerce stores and content management systems with malicious code that mines cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Monero and Litecoin. WordPress sites and WooCommerce […]


E-payment & Data Security, Retail Trends, Tech

Bloomberg: Google tapping Mastercard data on in-store purchases

September 4, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Bloomberg described the partnership as “secret,” but it’s hard to believe anyone would be surprised by the existence of the partnership or the notion that these two parties could be sharing some types of data on store purchases. Google has […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Study: Shoppers prefer Apple Pay but spend more with Walmart Pay

July 19, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Merchants have a compelling reason to promote their own payment apps, if Walmart’s experience is any guide. Auriemma’s study suggests a mobile payment app can be a key way to build relationships with customers and drive higher spending. The research […]


Customer Experience, E-payment & Data Security, Loyalty Programs, Tech

Walmart reportedly mulls credit card switch

July 13, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

When Costco moved its longstanding store-branded credit business to Citigroup, it banked on better customer perks to ease the transition. It was a bumpy road, however, as cards were sent out late and customers had trouble activating them. Two years […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Retailers Need Innovative Cybersecurity to Protect Customers and the Bottom Line

June 22, 2018

Via: Retail Info Systems News

There’s something uniquely gratifying about a shopping bag full of new goods or a big brown box waiting on the porch. The American love affair with shopping is legendary. Whether it’s downtown, at the mall or online, we’re always looking […]


E-payment & Data Security, Retail Trends, Tech

Survey: Fewer online merchants accept payments from Apple, Google

June 15, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

The drop in usage for Apple Pay and Google Pay is particularly notable, even if the reasons for the declines aren’t completely understood. Since launching Apple Pay in 2014, Apple has seen major retailers like Walmart forgo its platform for […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

PayPal deepens partnership with Google

May 25, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

PayPal, which had 237 million active accounts worldwide as of Q1 2018, is becoming a highly versatile payment platform with continued integrations with Google. The new strategy that links payment across the entire Google ecosystem will likely provide a more […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

How to reduce friction at checkout with alternative payments

May 10, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Despite the fast-paced growth in online retail sales, checkout conversions and cart abandonment are still a huge problem for many retailers—particularly on mobile, where conversion rates are around half of those on desktop. While consumers spend more than half their […]


E-payment & Data Security, Retail Trends, Tech

Frictionless payment, 2018 style: It’s all about social

May 7, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

In today’s world, a sustainable payment infrastructure is a frictionless one. In Mobile Commerce 1.0, that meant consumers could make purchases on their phones anytime; now we’re well into Mobile Commerce 2.0 – in which we can pay for real-world […]