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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…

Is your business coping with the changes in the way consumers are buying? Is your eCommerce strategy out of date? Are you making the most of the increased on-line opportunity? If you need to talk to someone, then talk to the eCommerce Specialists. It costs nothing to talk and who knows, you might just walk away with a new idea. Lets Talk!

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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…

Is your payments and eCommerce tightly integrated to your whole process? Are you operating a true Omni-Channel retailer? Do you have the right structure to be omni-channel? If you didn’t answer YES to at least two of these questions, then you should talk to the eCommerce Specialists. It costs nothing to talk and who knows you might come away with some new ideas. Lets Talk!

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COVID-19 is the perfect time for mobile payments

With COVID-19 currently causing the average consumer to balk at physical payments options such as cash and cards, the time is now for mobile payments to truly take the world by storm.

While mobile payments has already become ubiquitous in certain countries such as China, it has always struggled a bit in the U.S. This is due to a variety of reasons, including:

  • Older population struggle to learn how to use it.
  • Many people view it as a novelty.
  • It doesn’t seem more convenient than other payments method.
  • Users don’t see a reason to switch from their other payment methods.

However, the coronavirus has changed much of how people look at their payments’ options. For example, in the U.S., there is an overall coin shortage because customers are balking at cash. Many are using cards instead, but there is still the issue of having an employee touch the card or having to press buttons or a touchscreen on a point-of-sale device. Read more….

Has your business created a viable mobile payments process? Is your eCommerce solution giving you what you need? Are you paying too much for your eCommerce solution? You should talk to the eCommerce Specialists. It costs nothing to talk and who knows you might just walk away with a new idea. Lets Talk!

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Advantages of E-Commerce Over Traditional Retail.

When you read the following list of advantages of e-commerce for businesses and customers, you will get the sense that e-commerce is the holy grail of retail. Like any holy grail, its not easy to find and getting there can be an arduous journey. But, do it right and the rewards are worth the effort. Read more…

Want someone to talk to about how you start an eCommerce program? Looking for the next idea to keep your business growing? Wanting to understand all the options available to you? Then talk to the eCommerce Specialists. It costs nothing to talk and who knows, you might come away with a new idea. Lets Talk!

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How Ecommerce Companies Can Grow During a Recession.

In recent days, economists determined that the United States has entered a recession that actually began in February. And while much of the focus over the past few months has been on businesses adapting to remote work environments, there is no denying that digital brands have also been affected.

Many ecommerce companies have experienced significant disruptions to their supply chain or faced declining sales in their product categories as cash-strapped consumers focus on necessities.

The impact of this downturn will likely be felt for a long time to come, and ecommerce companies will continue facing new changes that can either serve as opportunities for massive growth or become potential stumbling blocks. But by implementing these few key strategies, you can reduce your risk and continue to scale and succeed. Read more….

Are you considering your next move with eCommerce? Do you have an eCommerce strategy? Are you getting the correct returns from your eCommerce process? Talk to the eCommerce specialists. It costs nothing to talk and who knows you might walk away with a new idea. Lets Talk!

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5 Reasons Your Ecommerce Store Needs a Mobile App Today.

Ecommerce websites and mobile commerce, or m-commerce, options aren’t an either/or situation. Both play different roles in the customer journey and cater to different audiences. What is essential is that you don’t overlook mobile experiences while designing the ecommerce strategy for your business.

According to Pew research, 8 out of 10 are online shoppers, and 51 percent of them use mobile devices for shopping. If you aren’t leveraging mobile traffic, your business is likely missing out vital conversions even as you are reading this. Read more….

Looking at how you can upscale your eCommerce platform? Considering how to bring mobile into the process? Need someone to talk to? Speak with the eCommerce specialists. It costs nothing to talk and who knows, you might just walk away with a new idea. Lets Talk!

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