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Category: E-payment & Data Security


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Google Pay expands PayPal integration

June 24, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The new integration furthers e-commerce efforts to meet customers where they are by providing a variety of payment options. Jose Ugia, a Google Developers engineer, pointed out in the company’s blog post that customers who choose to use their PayPal […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

PayPal announces new payments solution for online retailers

June 4, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Allowing more smaller merchants onto its PayPal Commerce Platform is the online payment system’s latest move toward strengthening its market position. Just over a year ago, the company acquired iZettle, a small business commerce platform that’s popular in Europe and […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Online Fraud: Should You Be Worried?

May 16, 2019

Via: Independent Retailer

We live in a very digitally-conscious age where anyone can do virtually anything with a smartphone. Consumers can make a bill payment, purchase products online, and store their credit card information in their phones so there’s no need to carry […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Whole Foods, Nordstrom, other major retailers cautiously open door to crypto payments

May 14, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Blockchain-based technology like cryptocurrencies have been hyped for several years, but concrete applications, particularly for the end consumer, have remained extremely limited. Wild fluctuations in the markets and the prevalence of fraudulent Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) have also made investors […]


E-payment & Data Security, Retail Trends, Tech

Millennial and Gen Z shoppers are leading e-gift card adoption

April 30, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Millennials and Generation Z customers are adopting gift cards more frequently than Gen X and Baby Boomer consumers​. As younger generations purchase e-gift cards more frequently, the adoption rate from older generations will increase as well, according to the report. […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Cashless bans could hinder Amazon Go expansion

March 25, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Backlash against cashless stores is growing in some of the major markets where Amazon currently operates Go stores as well as those where it’s looking to expand. Philadelphia’s mayor just signed a bill to ban cashless stores, with the law […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

EBay adds Google Pay to online marketplace

March 22, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

EBay’s addition of mobile payment platforms such as Google Pay and Apple Pay likely will appeal to the growing number of consumers who are becoming more comfortable with mobile payment platforms. Tech-savvy millennials and Generation Z have led the way […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

PayPal enables Instant Transfer to banks for faster cash access

March 14, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

This offering is the latest example of how PayPal’s partnerships with traditional financial institutions and payment card companies are paying off. It first partnered with JPMorgan Chase in 2017, and the companies have looked beyond just broadening acceptance of PayPal […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Walmart and Affirm team for installment payment service

March 1, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Affirm already is available as a payment option through Walmart-owned brands Hayneedle and Allswell. Walmart and Affirm were first reported to be working together more than a year and a half ago, when Walmart was said to be piloting Affirm’s […]


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 […]