Tagged: e-commerce

Checkout.com Exec Reveals that Payments Data Provides Immense Utility for Businesses

The team at Checkout.com says that 2022 looks set to be a “defining year” for digital payments and commerce, with the “exponential” growth seen in recent years expected to continue. Checkout.com, which has become the most valuable Fintech after finalizing a massive $1 billion funding… Read More

Philippines based Netbank Introduces a Payments Service to Support Digital Commerce

Netbank, the banking as a service platform, has introduced a service that allows international payment firms to support various transactions in the Philippines. As mentioned in an update shared with CI, the Philippines has a fast-growing international trade market. Global trade in goods has has… Read More

Refund Fraud Prevention: Disputify Founder Explains How His Tech Platform Addresses Online Refund Abuse

The team at Mastercard (NYSE: MA) notes that for most or many of us, returns are “a necessary evil” following the holiday shopping season. For example, that sweater that Mom gave you might be two sizes too small. But for some consumers, returns are just “another… Read More

Fintech Company Affirm Shares Survey Results Revealing 58% of Consumers Would Rather Use BNPL than Credit Cards

The team at Fintech company Affirm (NASDAQ: AFRM) notes that two years of living with a global pandemic have “reshaped expectations for consumers and retailers in 2022.” Affirm writes in a blog post that shoppers plan to “travel and buy new clothes, and many retailers… Read More

Insurtech Spott Launches E-Commerce Digital Insurance Platform, Targets $5B Market

Spott today announced the launch of a digital insurance platform designed exclusively for e-commerce sellers. As part of a broader suite of financial services, Spott’s insurance offering enables e-commerce businesses to protect their stores against claims and comply with up-to-date insurance requirements from leading marketplaces,… Read More

E-Commerce Report: 50%+ of Young Shoppers Don’t Return Unwanted Items

As post-holiday returns skyrocket due to the explosion in e-commerce sales globally, Gen Z and Millennials are the ones most likely to choose not to return unwanted items, according to Global Voices: Cross-Border Shopper Insights, a new global survey from ESW (formerly eShopWorld), a global direct-to-consumer… Read More

QR Payments for Businesses in India have Become Popular, Expected to See Greater Adoption in 2022, Pine Labs Reveals

The team at Pine Labs, a digital payments firm that confidentially filed for a $500 million IPO at valuation of around $7 billion, notes that online payment methods in India have been “around for a while now and with their rising popularity, they are here… Read More

Digital Commerce: Majority of Businesses are Actively Investing in New, Improved Payments Technologies, Checkout.com Survey Reveals

Checkout.com reveals that their research finds efforts to promote environmental sustainability, mitigate fraud and “unlock new growth channels” which should help define e-commerce in 2022. Checkout.com writes in a blog post that they’ve witnessed “an explosion” in digital commerce growth in recent years. And that… Read More

E-Commerce: Airwallex Offers Global Accounts, Affordable Online Payments, Borderless Cards

Airwallex notes that the world of e-commerce is “changing rapidly.” As consumers continue to drift away from the high street into the “outstretched arms” of digital commerce marketers, brands are “upping their game.” Airwallex writes in a report that we should no longer just show… Read More

BNPL: Fintech Affirm Explains How Buy Now, Pay Later Options Can Help Digital Commerce Platforms

Providing a Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) option to your clients may help with boosting conversion 20-30% and average cart sizes 30-50%, according to an RBC Capital report. As mentioned in a blog post by Affirm (NASDAQ: AFRM), these benefits could make a significant difference… Read More

Mastercard Reveals How Jacksonville, Florida’s MRKT Is Using the Company’s Shop Anywhere Technology

Mastercard writes in an update that the future of physical retail is “slowly making its way into your daily life.” As noted by Mastercard (NYSE: MA), you may find an example of that trend “near Section 244 at TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville, Florida.” There,… Read More

BNP Paribas Asset Management Reveals How Digital Commerce Is Evolving as Big Players Emerge Outside China

Zhikai Chen, Head of Asia Equities at BNP Paribas Asset Management, notes that a number of factors justify their hopes for “a better year after the challenges that 2021 brought to Asian equities, and northern Asian equities in particular.” Chen writes in a blog post… Read More

Bogota’s BNPL Fintech Addi Secures $200M to Support Business Expansion Efforts

Addi, a startup that has experienced steady growth by providing clients in Latin America the chance to use Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) services, recently secured $200 million of debt and equity in order to support an expansion in the region. The Bogota-headquartered Fintech confirmed… Read More

2021 Saw Growing Appetite for Digital Payments Across Latin America: Report

Rapyd, a Fintech-as-a-Service firm, shared the results of a survey exploring the adoption of digital finance tools and e-commerce in Argentina, Colombia, Mexico, and Brazil. Even though the region has a fairly large unbanked population, the survey revealed that among those with active bank accounts,… Read More

Hubert Rachwalski: CEO at Nethone Explains How His Data Science, Security Team Combats Online Fraud

We recently connected with Hubert Rachwalski, CEO at Nethone, a company focused on a “Know Your Users” strategy to resolve fraud, so clients are able to gain more loyal customers while rejecting only fraudsters. Hubert talked about how cybercriminals are attempting to exploit online platforms… Read More

Indian Neobanking Fintech Razorpay Introduces Instant Settlements for Amazon Sellers

The team at Indian Fintech Razorpay notes that if you are running a business on Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN), then you are probably well aware that effective cash flow can be vital to the scalability of your business. Whether your business is growing or just starting… Read More

B2B Commerce Platform Bizongo Acquires $110M via Series D Led by Tiger Global Management

Bizongo has announced its latest fundraise of $110M via a Series D round that was led by New York-based Tiger Global Management. As mentioned in an update shared with Crowdfund Insider, the B2B e-commerce and supply chain enablement platform also launched India’s first IoT powered… Read More

Mercado Libre Is Acquiring Redelcom to Enhance its Strategy in Payment Systems

Mercado Libre, a tech company and one of the largest digital commerce firms in Latin America, confirms the acquisition of Redelcom, a Chilean firm that has been operating since 2010 as a payment services provider and in October 2019 started providing point-of-sale (POS) terminals with… Read More

Walmart Canada Introduces Interac Debit Payments for Digital Commerce Shopping via Walmart.ca and Walmart Mobile App

Walmart Canada and Interac Corp. have announced that they have teamed up to provide  Walmart Canada clients the option to make payments with Interac Debit via Walmart.ca and in-app. As of December 8, 2021, Walmart Canada clients are able to check out using Interac Debit… Read More

BNPL: Klarna Introduces Browser Extension Enabling Clients to Pay Later Across E-Commerce Sites

Klarna, an international retail bank, payments, and shopping service, has announced the launch of the Klarna browser extension, which had been in “beta testing with over 100,000 consumers.” The extension enables consumers to “shop with Klarna’s flexible payment options on their desktop at every online… Read More

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