Retail Fraud Attempts Expected to Rise 14% Over Cyber Weekend

| Mike O'Brien

Retail fraud attempts are projected to increase 14% during Cyber Weekend compared to last year, according to benchmark data from online payment provider ACI Worldwide based on hundreds of millions of merchant transactions. The fraud activity is likely to peak on Thanksgiving Day, according to ACI.

5 Tips to Keep Customers’ Data Secure for the Holidays

| Garry McCracken

In no time at all, Black Friday and Cyber Monday will be upon us. And that means that consumers will be heading to stores or jumping on their computers to shop for the best deals on things they’d like to buy. Here are five tips to keep your customers safe and secure this holiday season.

Is Using AI for Fraud Protection Keeping Your Online Stores Safe?

| Rafael Lourenco

Fighting fraud is a time-consuming task and most online retailers need help with it. Ecommerce platforms are stepping up to assist their merchants with AI-driven solutions, but do these AI-only tools provide enough fraud protection? Here are some factors to consider before opting in to a platform-provided fraud screening program.

Google, Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp Face GDPR Related Lawsuits

| Mike O'Brien

The ink was barely dry on the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) when a European privacy advocate sued Google, Facebook and Facebook-owned Instagram and Whatsapp, claiming they violated the regulation by using “forced consent” practices to obtain consumer data.

Over a Quarter of Organizations Worldwide Not Ready for GDPR Compliance

| Mike O'Brien

More than a quarter of organizations globally are not prepared to comply with the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which went into effect May 25, according to a survey conducted by SAP Hybris. See what else the survey revealed about compliance efforts, or lack thereof, as the major directive impacts the use of customer data worldwide.

How Asics Combated Online Journey Hijacking

| Daniela Forte

Online journey hijacking hurts the customer experience, impacting conversion rates and brand equity.
Find out how Japanese sports apparel and footwear giant Asics tackled this growing problem, increasing conversion rates, decreasing cart abandonment and adding $1 million in incremental sales.