Visa Checkout Further Expands Global Reach

| MCM Staff

Visa Inc., has announced that its Visa Checkout will be further expanding its availability to several more countries, see which countries have made the cut and what this will mean for global merchants and customers.

3 Ecommerce Trends for 2016

| Daniela Forte

More merchants will migrate to EMV bringing additional payment methods such as mobile and online form-factors in 2016. This infographic by Vantiv highlights three trends merchants will see this year.

PayPal’s Melissa O’Malley to Keynote Growing Global 2016

| Tim Parry

Melissa O’Malley, PayPal’s Global Merchant and Cross Border Trade Initiatives, will deliver the opening keynote at Multichannel Merchant’s Growing Global 2016 April 13-14 at the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati, OH. This will be O’Malley’s second year speaking at Growing Global, and you can click through and hear O’Malley, in her own words, talk about the value and knowledge the conference offers.

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Scot Wingo: Technology Drove Mobile Commerce Growth

| Tim Parry

You can thank the iPhone and its bigger screens, in part, for the growth of mobile commerce in the 2015 holiday season. But, the iPhone 6 and the 6+ were only part of the mobile commerce growth story, said ChannelAdvisor Executive Chairman Scot Wingo during a break at NRF Big Show 2016.

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How to Protect Digital Identities by Reducing Botnet Attacks

| Alisdair Faulkner

As data breaches become more sophisticated, cybercriminals are finding new ways to increase the efficiency of attacks aimed at gaining confidential information such as login and payment data. One way they are doing so is by using Bots, a software application that runs automated tasks. There are several ways you can reduce Botnet attacks while maintaining a balance between security and convenience.

Retail Payment Trends: What to Expect in 2016

| André Malinowski

The payments landscape is changing fast –and much of this fast-paced change is being driven by today’s digitally empowered consumers, whose expectations have been transformed by the smartphone and the services these supply. Which means that more than ever before, consumers expect payments to be fast, convenient and hassle-free.

Adopting New Payment Technology For Your Business

| Alon Feit

Over the last several years, the introduction of new payment solutions has risen dramatically, yet consumers are ultimately reliant on retailers actually implementing these new solutions at the point of sale to enjoy the benefits these technologies provide.

Evolving Retail Trends to Watch in 2016

| Dax Dasilva

2015 has come and (nearly) gone, and for the retail industry, it has been a year of big change. From a variety of new payments options and requirements to new ways to sell online, there are a number of trends propelling the industry forward. Here are Dax Dasilva’s predictions for which retail trends will bubble to the top in 2016, and how winning retailers will react.

Chinese Consumers Shop U.S. Brands for Holiday 2015

| MCM Staff

China-based consumers shopping U.S. brands online through Alipay ePass has increased 8 times over last year. Check out this infographic highlighting this growth, as well as increases in sales, top categories, key demographics, and shoppers by region.