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.
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.
While we hear about the explosive growth of ecommerce in the U.S. and China, one can’t help but wonder what the next big market will be. Which countries are on … Continue Reading →
Amidst a year of market-moving news coming out of China, no shortage of attention has been paid to its growing consumer class’ buying power as more enter the global online ecommerce market. PayPal and Ipsos released the findings of their second global cross-border commerce report, which investigated the online and cross-border shopping habits of more than 23,200 consumers in 29 countries, and reveals new opportunities for merchants to expand their international sales.