The gulf between industry policy and the practical realities of the market creates vulnerabilities and opens the door for new threats like friendly fraud and cyber shoplifting. Visa and Mastercard are stepping up to take this challenge seriously. But is it enough? What’s really needed is a consistent process across card brands.
With an annual $7.6 trillion in economic activity, consumers over 50 are the real power players in the U.S. economy. But, can you really attract older shoppers to a dynamic, fast-changing ecommerce market? Of course you can. All you need is the right approach to reach them. Here’s how more marketing focus on the 50+ crowd can pay off.
Social media is an invaluable tool for ecommerce. Shoppers turn to social media for both its common knowledge and advice before making a purchase. Here are what some of the masterminds behind some of today’s most popular social media platforms plan to make the ecommerce experience part of their platforms.
PayPal and Visa have entered a strategic partnership and recently outlined a number of anticipated benefits from the collaboration. While industry observers suggest the move will expand PayPal’s acceptance at point-of-sale locations and drive more Visa transactions across PayPal’s digital payments platform, the ensuing analysis has primarily focused on the key implications for the payments industry and how the partnership is likely to impact consumers and merchants.