17 JUN 2019
Virtual Banking Financial Reality
Recent regulatory developments in Hong Kong are swiftly moving virtual banks from concept to incipient reality. While completely new virtual banks may be getting much of the current attention, the basic principles and technology are also attracting interest from traditional banks seeking an efficient way to digitise their existing offerings. Suresh Chandrasekaran, VP, Global Financial Solutions at First Data, checks out the drivers, priorities and opportunities for virtual banking in Asia and how choosing the right technology, delivery method and provider is critical to success.
10 JUN 2019
Transforming transaction processing in Australia
By combining two best of breed capabilities, the collaboration between Fat Zebra and First Data has transformed transaction processing in Australia, by delivering a fast track and highly efficient route to both domestic and global payments. Here we catch up with Pred Dragila, Director and co‑founder of Fat Zebra and Kees Kwakernaak, General Manager of Australia & New Zealand First Data, to discuss the partnership and the benefits it delivers for merchants and Third Party Payment service provider alike.
22 JAN 2019
5 Trends for Digital Commerce in 2019
Thanks to its breadth and depth, First Data has deep insight into the ebbs and flow of digital commerce. To kick off 2019, we have compiled five key trends in digital payments that will shape the industry this year.
16 JUN 2015
Clover® App Market Surpasses 100 Apps, Spurs Innovation
Today marks an important milestone for Clover®, the comprehensive business management solution from First Data. After a little more than a year of working with developers, the Clover App Market has officially surpassed the 100 app mark.
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.