3 Payments Trends to Watch in 2015

| Souheil Badran

The payments space is becoming increasingly crowded. To help sort through the changes taking place in the payments landscape, here are a few trends to watch for in the year ahead.

Mobile Will Represent More Than Half of Transactions in 2015

| Tim Parry

Additionally, as retailers make the looming switch to EMV payments systems, those systems also accept mobile capabilities such as Apple Pay, which will also contribute to increased mobile payments. Click for more 2015 cybercrime predictions from ThreatMetrix.

Mobile Commerce is Booming in China

| Tim Parry

With ongoing advances in mobile Internet technology, ecommerce in China continues to shift from desktop computers to smartphones and other mobile devices. For the country as a whole, the percentage of mobile transactions to total transactions was 54% this year, up from 22% last year.

Why You Need to Reach Customers in Australia

| MCM Staff

In many ways, Australia is a natural for ecommerce. With 36 million people spread across a continent, Australia has one of the lowest population densities in the world. Australians are accustomed to long-distance shopping, and they are also highly computer literate and wired.

Lessons Learned From Alibaba’s $9.3 Billion Singles Day

| Tim Parry

Purchases made via Alipay on 11.11 topped $9.3 billion, a 60% jump thanks to Alibaba’s efforts to globalize Singles Day. In this video, Scot Wingo, the founder and CEO of ChannelAdvisor, shares his views on Alibaba’s efforts, and what lessons U.S.-based merchants can carry over into the holiday season.

Global Payment Growth Fueled by Cross-Border and Mobile

| Tim Parry

Payment by credit card continues to predominate worldwide, but alternative payment methods such as e-wallets are on the rise and outpace the growth of credit card use. Learn more about the present and future of global payments in this executive summary from Multichannel Merchant.