Even though a decade has past since most retailers became multichannel, the majority still don’t have a good way to track customers across channels. One of the biggest problems is the offline “data hole.” Where online transactions require customers to identify themselves, the same is not true offline.
Predictions for the uptake of mobile payments by American consumers have been falling like the stock market in 2008, while global payments are zooming upward.
For some retailers, a pop-up store is key around the holiday shopping season or in hopes of opening up your brand to a new audience. But for J&P Cycles, which runs a pop-up store every year during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, it means a $1 million boost in sales.
Ecommerce merchants are primarily using email to communicate with shopping cart abandoners, according to the results of the MCM Outlook 2013 survey. According to the results, 45.1% of respondents use email, up from 36.2% in 2012.
While many businesses small and large are talking about and worrying about the Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA), what do you really know about it?
The National Retail Federation, along with 20 other retailers, have asked a federal judge to reject a proposed settlement over credit card swipe fees alleging it is an “evil” price fixing practice conducted by Visa and MasterCard.
Google announced this week it would be retiring its Google Checkout in November of this year as the company transitions to Google Wallet, a platform enabling merchants to meet the demands of a multi-screen world where consumers shop in-store, at their desks and on their mobile devices, according to blog post by Google.
Google announced this week in this video that going forward there will be a dollar sign in Gmail attachments. The video shows all it takes is a simple click and you can transfer cash through Google Wallet, according to an article on Mashable.
PayPal announced this week they will be offering free payment processing through the rest of the year for some U.S. businesses that use its PayPal Here mobile payment system, according to an article on Mashable.com.
ROAM, an Ingenico company and mobile commerce platform provider, and iPayment, Inc., today announced a new program in which iPayment will use ROAM’s mobile commerce platform to deliver a suite of … Continue Reading →