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.

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Will Apple Pay Outperform Google Wallet? [Video]

| Mike O'Brien

Is Apple banking too much on its brand strength as it launches Apple Pay? What kind of lessons can it learn from Google Wallet? In this video, Multichannel Merchant Senior Editor Mike O’Brien asks ACI Worldwide Director of Product Management John Gessau these questions and more.

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New Alipay Service Helps Western Companies Expand to China

| Daniela Forte

Known as ePass, the new service combines Alipay’s cross-border foreign currency settlement capability with overseas delivery solutions from China Smart Logistics Network. It offers retailers access to e-marketing options from Chinese online ad network Alimama.

Apple Pay

Will Apple Pay Launch This Week?

| Daniela Forte

For customers using Apple Pay wanting to pay for something in an app, can just tap “Pay with Apple Pay” by putting their finger on the fingerprint reader. The charge will go straight to the credit or debit card.