Technology ARCHIVE

Skiing at the Merchant Risk Council Conference  Mar 19, 2014 6:37 PM By Tim Parry

The last thing I thought I’d do in Las Vegas this week was strap on a pair of ski boots. Okay, the last thing I EVER thought I’d do was strap on a pair of ski boots. But Digital River’s John Phillips coaxed me into giving their skiing simulator a shot today at the MRC […]

Rue La La Sees 10% Lift in Conversion with Tag Management  Mar 19, 2014 11:46 AM By Daniela Forte

Invitation only online merchant Rue La La re-engaged its inactive customers, increased conversions and built a strategic cross-channel data capabilities when it began working with Bright Tag, a tag management system company.

Why Merchants Need to Quickly Adopt EMV and mPOS  Mar 17, 2014 7:16 PM By Benny Nachman

The recent Target data breach, together with a series of other events in recent years, have moved Europay, MasterCard, Visa (EMV) adoption in the U.S. from a possibility to a near reality.

Fresh Pair Combats Technology Challenge with Adaptive Navigation  Mar 17, 2014 4:42 PM By Daniela Forte

Fresh Pair is in the process of replacing its static, one-size-fits-all navigation with an adaptive navigation solution by Compare Metrics.

Cyber Security in the Crossroads  Mar 12, 2014 10:22 AM By Tim Parry

Target, Neiman Marcus and Michaels are not the first merchants to have customer data compromised by a cyber-attack, nor will they be the last.

The Effects of Online Credit Card Declines in the U.S.  Mar 09, 2014 8:34 PM By Tim Parry

An independent study of 1k consumers found that 17 percent of consumers report having had their credit cards declined during card not present (CNP) transactions and as many as one-third of these declines were unnecessary. The result is consumer aggravation, increased operational costs for banks and credit card companies and as much as $40 billion in lost revenue for online retailers. 41st Parameter, a part of Experian, released the data from its TrustInsight division.

5 Ways to Enhance Digital Performance Right Now  Mar 09, 2014 4:40 PM By Robert DuRoss

In today’s hyper-connected environment, producing slow-loading or unavailable content is equal to providing no digital content at all. While the challenge to produce always-on, high-performing content is daunting, the truth is, it can be done. In fact, it starts with some relatively easy first steps.

3 Smart Ways Retailers Can Personalize the Ecommerce Experience  Mar 09, 2014 11:07 AM By Tim Parry

Personalization was one of the underlying themes of eTail West – and it seemed whatever track of sessions you attended, there was talk about how retailers are personalizing the ecommerce experience for their customers. Here are three examples that stood out.

Overstock.com Surpasses $1 Million in Bitcoin Transactions  Mar 05, 2014 3:16 PM By MCM Staff

Overstock.com announced that it has sold over $1 million in product to Bitcoin users since the online shopping site started accepting the cryptocurrency on Jan 9. According to Overstock.com, of the over 4,300 Bitcoin customers that made purchases with the site since January, almost 60% are new customers.

Target CIO Resigns after Holiday Security Breach  Mar 05, 2014 1:21 PM By Erin Lynch

Target has announced that Beth Jacob, chief information officer, is resigning from her position as part of an “overhaul” of the retailer’s information security and compliance structure. Jacob’s resignation is effective March 5.






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