17 NOV 2016
Avoiding the Back of the Wallet: What Banks Can Do About Card Fraud
Banks that invest in the right tools AND provide education and awareness to their credit cardholders can help protect their customers and preserve portfolio profitability.
23 MAR 2016
First Data supports Android Pay in the UK
Following its successful launch in the US last year, Google is bringing its Android Pay service to the UK. The arrival of this technology is set to further boost awareness and adoption of mobile and digital payment options.
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.
15 SEP 2014
Better Defense Strategy is Essential for Asia Pacific Cyber Preparedness
The costs, volume, and sophistication of cyber-attacks are growing exponentially, and this trend is predicted to continue indefinitely. The Asia Pacific region is highly susceptible to such attacks, and the region is two times more likely to be targeted by advanced cyber-attacks than the rest of the world.
03 MAR 2014
Reducing the Risk of a Data Breach
Data breaches are constantly in the news, and recent high profile cases show that no organization is immune – especially as criminals develop increasingly sophisticated methods to exploit vulnerabilities in the payment system.
14 JAN 2014
Shoppers Step Up Retail Spending in December
With no time to procrastinate due to the shortened holiday shopping season, shoppers stepped out in full force last month boosting dollar volume growth to a healthy 6.1%.
01 MAY 2013
Perspective: Bratislava City Card Wins Best-In-Category at Paybefore Awards Europe
We recently shared news of the honors First Data and our partners have received this year at both the Paybefore Awards USA and Paybefore Awards Europe.