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The three hottest ecommerce trends of 2017

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The three hottest ecommerce trends of 2017

2017 has seen a reinvigoration of the worldwide ecommerce market, with the cross-border market developing faster than domestic online retail. In fact, the compound annual growth rate predicted for cross-border ecommerce for 2017 to 2022 now stands at 17%, higher than the 12% growth rate for ecommerce overall. Below are some of the most interesting …...

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The influence of cryptocurrencies on the future of payments

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The influence of cryptocurrencies on the future of payments

As we quickly approach the end of 2017, we are thinking about what’s next, what are the upcoming developments within the payments industry. One type of payments technology that continues to generate buzz and draw more and more attention is blockchain and cryptocurrency. For a long time, from the first release of Bitcoin in 2009, cryptocurrencies …...

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Payvision Group’s latest achievements and current focus

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Payvision Group's latest achievements and current focus

We are concluding our Payments Predictions Series with a video report in which we discuss Payvision and Acapture’s most memorable achievements from 2016, and our current focus and objectives for this year. This month we celebrated Payvision’s 15th anniversary within an exciting and ever-changing industry. We are proud to have established ourselves as key payments …...

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Keeping up with 2017: Payments Predictions – blockchain and robotics

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Keeping up with 2017 Payments Predictions – blockchain and robotics

In part III of our Payments Predictions Series, we focus on technologies that are currently reinventing the commerce and payments landscape: blockchain and robotics. Make sure you don’t miss the first article of this series, focused on market consolidation and regulation. Blockchain Known under the name of “New Internet”, blockchain is set to revolutionize the …...

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Keeping up with 2017: Payments Predictions – omnichannel, IoT, data science

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Keeping up with 2017 Payments Predictions – omnichannel, IoT, data science

Continuing our Payments Predictions series, let’s further examine three topics that had a great impact on 2016 and will almost certainly dominate the retail and payments industry this year. We’re talking about omnichannel, the Internet of Things (IoT) and data science. Omnichannel As I discussed with PYMNTS at the end of last year, 2016 was …...

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Payments trends and takeaways from MPE Berlin 2017

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Payments trends and takeaways from MPE Berlin 2017

The 10th anniversary of the Merchant Payments Ecosystem conference, known as MPE Berlin, tackled all the essential themes: payments trends, ecommerce developments, regulation, fraud fighting techniques and, ultimately, what the future holds for the industry. Attending such an exciting forum helped us start the year well informed and focused. We returned more inspired, with new …...

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Keeping up with 2017: Payments Predictions – market consolidation & regulation

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Keeping up with 2017: Payments predictions – market consolidation and regulation

Making payments predictions is an absolute MUST when you’re part of a constantly changing, technology-driven industry that brings forward innovation and trends. For this reason, we can’t help but be excited and curious about the next developments within the payments industry. Also, looking back at the previous year’s developments offers us a further glimpse into …...

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2016, the year shifting the cross-border ecommerce landscape

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2016-the-year-shifting-the-cross-border-ecommerce-landscape

The global reach of cross-border ecommerce has grown comfortably since the launch of this annual report in 2013. Originally, this growth was organic. Customers were willing to accept complicated and unreliable delivery options for the benefit of a good deal or a quality product. In the past few years, however, merchants have actively targeted and welcomed overseas …...

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Mobile payments, a great opportunity, yet a high risk

Comments (0) Cross-Border Ecommerce, International Online Payments, Mobile Payments and mPOS, Payvision

Mobile payments currently play a major role within ecommerce. Now that almost half of global ecommerce transactions are mobile-based, retailers will almost certainly convert more consumers by implementing clean and robust mobile payment strategies. The opportunity for online merchants to improve user experience and win more sales has never been greater. Despite this, retailers are …...

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Emerging markets – the major adopters of mobile payments

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Emerging markets are the major adopters of mobile payments With the second year anniversary of the Apple Pay roll-out  this month and as we gather more data on mobile payments usage, some unexpected trends are evolving. Mobile payments thriving in the BRICs and other emerging markets Regardless of the high profile launch of Apple Pay in …...

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