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Category: E-payment & Data Security


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Western Union launches local payments option for Amazon shoppers

February 15, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

This announcement comes a little over three months after Western Union said it was working with Amazon on a new payment service that would leverage the financial company’s presence in more than 500,000 physical locations in more than 200 countries […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Returnly raises $8M for post-purchase payment management

January 31, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Returnly works with customers who return products to help them buy again using return credit. Customers receive credits even before they return their unwanted items, turning a potentially negative and costly process for the retailer into an instant, fresh opportunity […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Discover partners with Garmin for smartwatch payments

January 29, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

There has been a lot of activity on the contactless payments front lately. Recent evidence suggests more retailers will be accepting contactless forms of payment from many more devices and cards. Just last week, Target became one of the last […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Court certifies class of 5M Walmart applicants in background check suit

January 23, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart is now one of several employers that have recently faced allegations of improper background check procedures, in violation of the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and/or state law. Delta recently paid $2.3 million to settle a class action […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Retailers’ murky data collection practices tarnish personalization efforts

January 14, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

NEW YORK — For decades, store associates were the only tool retailers offered to personalize the shopping experience. Now, artificial intelligence and data analytics could replace a core retail service. The shopping experience weaves across outlets including online, in-store or […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Digital card-not-present fraud to hit $130B by 2023

January 3, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Card-not-present (CNP) online payment fraud is a frequent research topic of Juniper’s, and a year and a half ago the consultancy forecasted that retailers would lose $71 billion to CNP fraud by 2022. Now, Juniper is predicting a much higher […]


E-payment & Data Security, Retail Trends, Tech

58% of retail sales will be influenced by digital by 2023

January 2, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The future of shopping is not only digital, but also mobile, and that is becoming increasingly true with each passing year, regardless of where and how a purchase is completed. The retail sector has come to realize that measuring sales […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

‘Tis the season for increased cyber attacks

December 17, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Retailers and shoppers have never been more aware of security threats like phishing scams, yet consumers and retailers still fall for enticing emails featuring deals that are too good to be true. As social media comes to have greater relevance […]


E-payment & Data Security, Retail Trends, Tech

Retailers push for faster debit card transaction settlement

December 7, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Customers who pay for purchases with debit cards expect to take their items home instantly, but for the merchants they buy from, obtaining the money exchanged for goods is anything but instant. The payment that has been made by the […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

PayPal processed over $1B each on Black Friday, Cyber Monday

December 3, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

The gateway weekend to the busiest shopping season of the year appears to be evolving in some interesting ways. Black Friday isn’t just for going out to ye olde brick-and-mortar shops anymore — it’s becoming much more of an online […]