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.
30 OCT 2014
The ABCs of EMV
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.
09 SEP 2014
What You Can Do to Prevent a Payment Card Data Breach
Is data security low on your list of priorities for your business? It shouldn’t be. A breach of payment card information is a serious situation that can not only cost your business tens of thousands of dollars, it can also impact your business in variety of ways that can be difficult to recover from.
20 AUG 2014
Payment Card Data Breaches: What You Need to Know About Your Risk and Liability
Every day, businesses like yours experience a data breach. It can be as simple as a stolen receipt from a trash can, or as sophisticated as a ring of cyber-criminals hacking into computer systems. It happens more frequently than most business owners realize.
12 AUG 2014
Planes, Trains, Automobiles…and the Strongest Retail Growth in a Year
Consumers were on the go in July, turning to planes, trains and automobiles as summer vacation travel led strong spending during the month, while those who opted for ‘staycations’ increased spending in home-related categories.