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.

Millennials Want Companies to Adopt New Identity Verification Approaches

| Daniela Forte

When it comes to sharing personal information, millennials are extremely reluctant. However, there is a gap between millennials wanting to secure access on all connected devices and their willingness to sharing data. Here is what retailers need to know about what millennials want when it comes to sharing their personal information.

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.

Worldpay Heads Down Under with Australia Licence

| MCM Staff

Worldpay is expanding in Australia after winning its license to process payments in what is one of Asia Pacific’s largest ecommerce markets. The company’s expansion in Australia comes at a time of sustained growth for Worldpay, which processed 13.1 billion transactions in 2015 valued at £401.9 billion (approximately $593.3 billion) in 2015.

Global Ecommerce Payment Market Will Grow 16% By 2020

| MCM Staff

Cross-border solutions are expected to take center stage over the next four years, and a report shows the global ecommerce payment market will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 16.42% by 2020, according to the latest edition of the PYMNTS.com X-Border Payments Optimization Tracker.

Rio 2016 – How to Win the Payment Olympics

| Oren Levy

Although the jury is still out as to whether the Summer Olympics in Brazil will serve as a vital lifeline or a costly folly, there is one aspect that inspires universal agreement: Olympic participants, hundreds of thousands of visiting fans, and even native Brazilians need to feel secure and comfortable when making purchases in a country well known for its credit card cloning activities. Here are several examples of how to win in the payment Olympics.

6 of The Top Cross-Border Ecommerce Tips from CNP Expo

| Tim Parry

CNP Expo was held May 24-26 at Loews Pacific Resort in Orlando. While card not present payments, fraud prevention, and handling of chargebacks were prevalent themes at the show, an awful lot of attention was paid to cross-border ecommerce. Here are 6 of the top cross-border ecommerce tips from CNP Expo speakers