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Key Factors When Selecting and Setting Up an E-Commerce Platform

One of the fundamental choices that an e-commerce retailer must make is the platform they use to sell their goods and services.

With so many choices of platforms now available, it’s important that they make this choice carefully, with an understanding that a platform is a space not just for selling, but for building a brand.

The E-Commerce Times spoke with several e-commerce experts to get their take on how retailers can choose — and customize — platforms to get just the right fit between product, culture, and customer. Read more…..

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Omni-Channel Commerce

Consumers adapt to “omnichannel” payments, survey finds

The COVID-19 pandemic has shifted consumers’ spending and payments pattern, taking transactions to a digital landscape that includes digital wallets, BNPL and social media commerce, according to the recent research published by digital payments company PayPal and the e-commerce platform BigCommerce. Read more…..

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Omni-Channel Commerce

6 Payments trends for 2021

The pandemic accelerated emerging payments trends, as “both the merchant and customer side picked up pace to evolve with changing market conditions,” Forrester analyst Lily Varon said. Read more….

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eCommerce

Fraud picks up as the economy goes digital during the pandemic, studies find

More than $1 trillion was stolen in 2020 due to cybercrime, according to the Sift report. As online and digital transactions increased due to stay-at-home orders, fraudsters had a new avenue to exploit consumers. 

Fraudsters targeted e-commerce, digital wallet transactions, and digital currency transactions the most in 2020. Professional marketplace transactions saw a 66% increase in fraud attempts with a 20% rise in average order value whereas digital wallet transactions experienced a 33% increase with a 9% jump in average order value, according to the March Sift reportRead more….

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3 expert insights into the future of retail payments

Did you know it takes 22 clicks on average to complete an online checkout?

This was one of the discussion points during the recent Live Talk held by alternative payments platform Mode, as experts from retail and fintech shared their thoughts on what needs to change in retail payments.

Among the speakers was L.K.Bennett CEO Darren Topp who brought his experience of leading a non-essential retailer through the coronavirus pandemic to the conversation.

We’ve captured 3 of the best insights into the future of retail payments shared by the experts.

For all the insights, check out the Live Talk, The Rise In Alternative Payments: A Remedy For Boosting Sales And Customer Retention?, on-demand here. Read more….

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How fintechs can help small businesses recover and grow post COVID-19

Not every company is able to reopen their doors now that the world is starting to head back to work. With so many regulations and restrictions in place during the past six months, many businesses couldn’t stay afloat and ended up shutting their doors forever. But for those businesses that were able to keep their head above water during the pandemic, the realization that past marketing and customer engagement programs may no longer be effective to what now is a pretty savvy digital world. Read more…

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AR Commerce

3D, AR can hurdle long-standing e-commerce challenges, help retailers maintain momentum

As we head into the crucial holiday season, Vertebrae’s recent consumer survey of more than 1,000 U.S. consumers found that the Web will remain a leading touchpoint for brands, as nearly 1 in 2 respondents (47.5%) do not feel safe shopping in stores. Close to two-thirds, 74%, said they now shop online at least weekly, with a third (34%) doing so at least once a day.

Furthermore, those who do visit brick-and-mortar locations report altering their behavior to reduce risk of transmission of COVID-19. In addition to minimizing contact at the point of sale, nearly 4 in 10 respondents said they practice no-touch browsing: 38% won’t try on apparel or accessories or test makeup, while 37% avoid touching merchandise unless they’re going to buy it. Read more….

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The great digital migration: 78% of consumers are changing payment methods

There’s a lot of talk, and a lot of percentages, being thrown around about how so many consumers are going digital and how so many small businesses are changing payment methods and a global study by Visa backs up the anecdotal information with research data.

The verdict: a portion of consumers and small businesses once reluctant to go digital prior to the pandemic have not only changed their payment methods, but are looking to continue the exploration of mobile and contactless payments moving forward.

Visa’s Back to Business study

The Back to Business study assessed the shift to digital commerce for consumers and small business, according to a press release. Conducted in the U.S., Brazil, Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Singapore and UAE, the study was directed by Wakefield Research between June 18 and June 29. For the study, 250 small business owners at companies with 100 employees were surveyed. For the consumer portion, Wakefield Research surveyed 1,000 adults age 18+ in the U.S., and 500 adults ages 18 and older in Brazil, Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Singapore and UAE. The data was weighted to ensure an accurate representation of adults ages 18 or older in each market. Read more…..

Have you transitioned your digital presence? Do you understand payments in the new low touch world? Is your eCommerce strategy 2021 ready?

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Retail Recalibration: The need for agile and flexible payment solutions

The word of the future is ‘recalibration’. Since the lockdown, businesses have had to adapt to the new normal landscape – employees working from home, restaurants closed, and store fronts moving online. Over the last few years, online shopping has steadily been increasing, with the likes of Cyber Monday and Black Friday key dates in everyone’s diary, and a 129% year-over-year growth in US and Canadian e-commerce orders as of April 21st. It’s clear that the future of the retail landscape is digital, which has been further catapulted by the proliferation of smartphones and mobile commerce. Read more…

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Payments in retail: The importance of creating integrated solutions amid COVID-19

COVID-19 has forced businesses everywhere to drastically shift strategies, which, for many, has meant taking a more digitally-focused approach. Retail has been one of the hardest-hit industries affected by the pandemic; however, this industry has been primed to pivot. With the proliferation of various payment options and systems including cash, card, contactless, and mobile banking, the industry is overflowing with options.

The pandemic has forced traditional brick and mortar stores that had plans to gradually deploy online sales to expedite that transition or risk permanent closure. Now, retailers need to figure out how to process payments faster and more securely, all while maintaining an engaging and positive customer experience. As we settle into the new remote world, retailers will be looking for ways to create a more seamless omnichannel experience for the end-user, and a major cornerstone of this industry-wide change is integrating the right payment processing system. Read more…

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