7 Tips for Ecommerce Merchants to Detect Online Fraud

| Srii Srinivasan

Being an ecommerce business comes with its own set of unique challenges. For one, it’s very difficult to validate a real customer, and you can also face a lot of issues that come with unauthorized transactions—such as resulting chargebacks, which can cause even more financial loss. Here are seven tips that can help you detect online fraud.

3 Ways to Stay on Top of Your Ecommerce Site Security

| Bart Mroz

Operating an ecommerce store is the perfect option for many retailers. There’s no physical overhead, a relatively small team can handle a lot of work, and you can sell your products directly to consumers. Here are a few thoughts to keep in mind as you reexamine the way you protect your site.

FedEx Program Expands Pickup Times to Enable Next-Day Delivery

| Mike O'Brien

FedEx has created a new program to address demand for faster fulfillment of online orders by offering later pickup. Extra Hours lets retailers expand their pickup cutoff by up to eight hours to more easily offer next-day local delivery or two-day delivery anywhere in the continental U.S. via FedEx Express.

4 Essentials to Planning Growth of Your Ecommerce Business

| Brian Barry

Large businesses have comprehensive processes necessitated by owners and investors and the need to communicate objectives and results to various stakeholders. While long-range planning can be time consuming in larger companies, smaller ecommerce businesses can benefit from adopting some of the key best practices.

Peak Holiday Season Sales Up 5.1% Over 2017

| Mike O'Brien

Consumer confidence and fatter paychecks steamrolled right over stock market woes and a partial government shutdown, with overall peak holiday season sales excluding automobiles increasing 5.1% to $850 billion between Nov. 1 and Dec. 24, according to data from Mastercard SpendingPulse.