23 JUL 2015
7 Important eCommerce Trends to Know to Grow Your Business
The world of eCommerce is constantly evolving as it continues to grow. Succeeding today isn’t enough — you need to stay on top of trends at the leading edge to help ensure your eCommerce strategy is ready to adapt. Here are a few major trends underway in the eCommerce world today:
10 JUL 2015
Why a Mobile Loyalty Program is Imperative when Selling to Millennials
If you’re a small business owner who spends any time reading industry press, you’ve undoubtedly read something about the benefits of loyalty programs in the last several years. And while most articles speak in terms of how a great loyalty program can impact your business generally, less has been said about how a mobile loyalty program can benefit your business among today’s all-important demographic specifically: the millennial generation.
11 JUN 2015
Big Changes Ahead for Hospitality Industry
It’s easy to see how technology innovations have given today’s travel consumer a level of convenience and service that weren’t possible even a few years ago. From the ability to book and update travel plans on the go, to smartphone-based innovations in the payment and rewards-distribution spaces, easy access and control rests comfortably in the palm of your hand today.
16 APR 2015
Enhancing eCommerce Profitability: Leverage Your Business Intelligence
One important advantage that online businesses have over traditional brick-and-mortar stores is the ability to collect detailed information about what customers do when they visit the Web site.
02 APR 2015
Enhancing eCommerce Profitability: Protect Your Bottom Line
Online fraud collectively costs merchants billions of dollars each year. In addition, the back-office and personnel costs associated with managing online fraud continue to grow. High fraud rates on international online transactions have not declined, either.
26 MAR 2015
eCommerce Profitability: Offer More Consumers More Ways to Pay
Payment options can be a key factor in where a consumer decides to shop online. How do online shoppers pay at checkout? What changes are occurring in their payment preferences?
19 MAR 2015
Keys to Successful International eCommerce
Over the past decade, the world has increasingly become a global marketplace. Consumers around the globe have access to products that in the past would have been available only locally or regionally.
12 MAR 2015
Simple Strategies for Enhancing eCommerce Profitability
As the eCommerce channel continues to grow across geographies and vertical markets, it will comprise a larger and larger share of total retail sales. Forrester Research forecasts a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.5% between 2013 and 2018 for U.S. eCommerce. By 2018, Forrester expects that online sales will reach $414 billion, and account for 11% of total U.S. retail sales.
25 FEB 2015
First Three Steps to Small Business Ecommerce
Never before has it been easier for a small business to process payments online. Despite the hustle and bustle of managing your small business day-to-day, getting your business' ecommerce site off the ground isn't nearly as complicated as many think due to the wealth of simplified, streamlined, and customizable tools available today.
18 FEB 2015
Multiple Layers of Security Hold the Key to Fraud Protection
The more layers of security, the better the protection. The sum of
this multi-layered approach not only ensures optimum protection
of sensitive information against cyber-attacks, but also renders the
data useless in the case of a breach.
13 FEB 2015
There's No Slowing Down Millennials
With a smartphone in hand, Millennials are already transforming how we find, decide on and pay for products and services. The potential for the financial services industry is enormous, but what should those in the banking industry be doing now to begin capitalizing on this growing and influential generation?
28 JAN 2015
Winning Payment Strategies to Keep Players Coming Back.
Right now, the online gambling and gaming industry is expanding to meet players’ changing needs like never before. Players want the freedom and flexibility to add funds, withdraw winnings, and conveniently see their balances.