The Antidote for Saving Physical Stores

| Jaron Waldman

For retail chains, the bricks continue to crumble: Declining sales, shrinking margins and the inevitable closing of physical stores. They can help reverse this trend by reimagining their biggest and most maligned asset: Physical stores themselves. Here are some tips to help brick-and-mortar retailers beat back the industry shock wave.

Top 3 Ecommerce Trends and Predictions for 2017

| Mickael Froger

2016 saw some huge developments in the world of ecommerce. From leaps in social media and mcommerce to pushing the boundaries of omnichannel strategies, ecommerce made some significant moves forward. So what is in store for 2017? Here are a list of predictions and trends to look forward to this year.

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How True Checkout Abandonment Can Be Reduced by 13%

| MCM Staff

A site abandonment survey of more than 60,000 ecommerce shoppers by Bizrate Insights found that retailers can reduce abandonment of those customers who visited with the intent to buy, but didn’t complete a purchase, by listening to their problems and their proposed solutions. See more about what the survey revealed and what it means for your business.

The Difficulty of Being a Merchant of Record

| Elan Sherbill

Billing your global online customers is a very complex activity. To effectively collect payments in a secure manner, you must, among many other things, open up merchant accounts, put payment gateways in place, manage contracts with global payment service providers, comply with PCI DSS, and abide by global taxation requirements.

Analyzing Buying Behaviors in 11 Different Verticals

| Daniela Forte

Buying behaviors and consumer expectations are impacted by a wide variety of factors – the most telling characteristic of consumer engagement is the type of merchandise the shopper is looking for. See what insights have been gathered in this infographic by ChargeBacks911.

The ALDO Group Raises the Bar in Digital

| MCM staff

The ALDO Group has announced the latest phase of its digital transformation with the release of a new responsive website and ecommerce platform that raises the bar for retail online, in-store and mobile channels. See how this new website and ecommerce platform will change the way customers shop at ALDO.

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Experimenting with Payments to Capture Mobile-First Consumers

| AndyBarker

Today most people use their smartphones to research and browse products before buying online or at a physical store. However, more than half of all online retail traffic in Q4 2016 came from mobile consumers. So why is compelling them to complete mobile purchases proving so elusive? Here is how retailers should use payments to capture mobile-first customers.