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Avoiding Ecommerce Return Fraud This Holiday Season

| Yohanna Andom

Flexible returns policies increase customer confidence, especially for ecommerce purchases, which is why savvy marketers dedicate themselves to ensuring an easy process. However, this frictionless approach also opens the door to those looking to exploit it. Here’s how to deal with ecommerce return fraud this holiday season.

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Ecommerce Fraud Increasing, But Help Is On the Way

| Mike O'Brien

From account takeover to friendly fraud, phishing, spoofing, counterfeiting, chargebacks and more, there are many ways for fraudsters to disrupt and derail ecommerce. This special report from Multichannel Merchant takes a deep dive into current fraud trends and explores solutions and steps you can take to safeguard against it.

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5 Reasons Why Checks and Cash Are Slowing You Down

| Mikkel Hyldebrandt

For the logistics industry, historically heavily reliant on a checks and cash economic system, converting to consumer-like electronic payments similar to Venmo or Paypal was fast-tracked for many out of a necessity to limit exposure to the coronavirus. It also proved to be a revelation of unrealized, long-lasting advantages.

Ecommerce Fraud Prevention Firm Riskified Goes Public

| Mike O'Brien

Ecommerce fraud prevention company Riskified has taken the major step into the public markets, launching an IPO today at $21 a share on the New York Stock Exchange as it looks to expand in Asia-Pacific, Latin America and western Europe and improve its technology for keeping bad actors out.

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Needed: A Secure Shopping Experience Across All Channels

| Isaac Kohen

Recognizing the risks, retailers are increasing their cybersecurity budgets. Some threats are more prominent than others, and directing resources toward these risks helps you capitalize on ecommerce opportunities without compromise. Here are 3 threats worthy of investment and attention to create a secure shopping experience.

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Amazon Fake Review Scam Involved Over 200,000

| Mike O'Brien

The cybersecurity team at SafetyDetectives uncovered a database leak that appears to have exposed more than 200,000 people involved in a scam where Amazon vendors exchanged free products for fake reviews. The server, based in China, contained more than 134 million messages between 3P sellers and reviewers.

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Breaking Down the True Cost of Coupon Fraud

| John Helmle

Saying coupon fraud costs the retail industry $100M/year is an oversimplification of the problem. Yes, that is the aggregated face value of mis-redeemed offers, but it doesn’t reflect all of the costs borne by industry players. Here’s a breakdown of how it affects manufacturers, retailers and consumers, and how to mitigate the impact.

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3 Ways to Prepare for BOPIS Fraud This Holiday Season

| Erika Dietrich

As consumers have begun holiday shopping earlier than ever, merchants are expecting historical peak trends, and fraudsters will try to take advantage of this. To prepare for the uptick in BOPIS fraud this holiday season, consider enacting both short-term and long-term fraud mitigation strategies to protect yourself and your customers.

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Handling Holiday Ecommerce Fulfillment Issues

| Rafael Lourenco

For retailers, massive holiday ecommerce this year raises the prospect of more customer complaints, lost package claims, returns due to delays and possible shipping fraud as harried customer service agents try to keep shoppers happy by making post-order changes. Here’s how you can plan now to keep holiday customers happy.

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Will Shadow Code Grinch Ecommerce This Holiday Season?

| Ameet Naik

Shadow Code effectively solves real problems and accelerates web development, critical to giving online holiday shoppers a stellar experience. But it does carry risks and could Grinch the holidays. You need to build guardrails that enable your team to develop innovative web applications while detecting and stopping malicious code.