mobile payments

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.

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A Guide to Combating High Credit Card Decline Rates

| MCM Staff

For an online merchant, the most important measure of success is almost always the conversion rate: the more customers complete the checkout, the higher your revenues. But there is an equally significant metric that many merchants struggle with, that can impact your business: decline rates. Here are some ways businesses can combat credit card decline rates to ensure success.

User Authentication Will Counter Post-EMV Online Fraud

| Brian Kelly

To combat online fraud post-EMV, the Electronic Funds Transfer Association (EFTA) is calling for more stringent user authentication and urging industry stakeholders to push for wider adoption. See what else the EFTA found in terms of fraud and chargeback frequency, and what the industry is doing in response.

Going Beyond Ecommerce Chargeback Insurance

| Suresh Daksina

If you’re a merchant getting hit with chargebacks, the concept of chargeback insurance might sound like the perfect solution for you. But that may not always be the case. Here are some important considerations as well as suggestions for augmenting your insurance.

PayPal and Mastercard Expand Partnership

| Daniela Forte

PayPal and MasterCard announced an expansion on their existing partnership that will enhance the consumer experience making MasterCard a payment option within PayPal. See what options consumers and small businesses will have available to them with this new expansion.