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Category: E-payment & Data Security


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 […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Instagram tests in-app payment feature

May 4, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Instagram’s test of native payments is the latest step in the app’s advancement toward e-commerce. Brands and social influencers already post photos of products on the site, making the mobile app a key way for consumers to discover new products. […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Report: Amazon will incentivize retailers to adopt payment system

May 3, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

While Amazon hasn’t confirmed that it’s testing a program to incentivize retailers’ use of Amazon Pay, the initiative is a threat to companies like PayPal and Square that collect fees for the transactions they process on their payment platforms. The […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Walmart files patents for expanded blockchain use

April 23, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart is getting closer to the possible implementation of blockchain technology for payment processing and beyond. While these patents do not point to a creation of a Walmart cryptocurrency, the company is looking to maximize the potential of blockchain, meaning […]


E-payment & Data Security, Suppliers, Tech

Food & Beverage Ecommerce: How Online Shopping Impacts The Supply Chain

February 26, 2018

Via: SCMR Editorial

Ediitor’s Note: Victoria Greene is a brand marketing consultant and freelance writer. She has her own blog at VictoriaEcommerce offering advice to businesses looking to expand to new, online markets. By the end of 2018, experts predict that online food […]