Online payment fraud losses to exceed $206 billion over the next five years; driven by identity fraud

Retail Technology Review

A new study from Juniper Research has found that merchant losses to online payment fraud will exceed $206 billion cumulatively for the period between 2021 and 2025. This figure, equivalent to almost 10 times Amazon’s net income in the 2020 financial year, demonstrates why merchants must make combatting fraud, through the use of machine learning-based fraud prevention platforms, an immediate priority.

Merchants Online: Which Ecommerce Merchant Account Is Best?


Having the right ecommerce merchantPaymentsOnline success is dependent on conversion — and what’s one key element to customers converting?


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Best Merchant Services

Neil Patel

Merchant services exist to help businesses process credit card payments. Regardless of what you call them, choosing the best merchant service isn’t easy. The Top 6 Merchant Services: Square Flagship Merchant Services Helcim Payment Depot Fattmerchant Stripe.

Amazon launches cash advance program for merchants

Retail Dive

Sellers can access capital from $500 up to $10 million, while payment is based on a fixed percentage of their gross merchandise sales

Everything You Need to Know About Achieving PCI Compliance [Checklist Included]


This is particularly because many of us maintain large numbers of (supposedly secure) personal online profiles that afford us a convenient way to deal with recurring monthly or annual payments. How can we be sure that these online service providers, who so readily accept and retain our credit card information, are taking the appropriate measures to secure it? The SSC defines and manages the standards, while compliance to them is enforced by the credit card companies themselves.

How This B2B Merchant Tripled  Revenue With BigCommerce


The Challenge: Ballard Industrial is an online and in-person business that offers industrial supplies, services, and solutions both to businesses and directly to consumers. B2B Requirements: NET30 Payments: On the previous Ballard Industrial site, customers could place orders online.

The Complete Guide to Google Merchant Center Promotions

Store Growers

The Google Merchant Center Promotions program allows you to do exactly that. What are Google Merchant Center Promotions? Merchant Promotions is a Google Merchant Center program that lets online advertisers show their promotions in their Shopping Ads.

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Workflow Automation Software for eCommerce Merchants


Workflow automation software is a marketing tool or CRM that lets merchants set up a single task or a series of tasks that run on their own. The logic used is typically rule-based, meaning that the merchant sets certain rules based on whether a contact does or does not do something.

Best Payment Gateways For UK Businesses (2021)

Ecommerce Platforms

If you're a UK entrepreneur who's laying the groundwork for their online business, you may have already started researching payment gateway providers. This begs the question: what are the best payment gateways for UK businesses? Shopify Payments. Deferred payments.

Merchants adapt check-out process to thwart cart abandonment

Retail Dive

Merchants are giving online customers a broader menu of payment options in the hopes of keeping customers through to completion of a purchase

SaaS Payment Processing: 10 Questions to Ask When Comparing Solutions


What makes a company choose one SaaS payment processing provider over another? But we wanted to hear directly from technical founders and software developers about what you look for in a SaaS payment processing service. Processing payments is inherently complicated.

What Merchants Want From Their Payments Provider

Forrester Digital Transformation

As part of the latest Forrester Wave evaluation of the merchant payment provider market, we spoke with 23 customer references (i.e., merchants like retailers and brands) about their experiences with their current payment provider.

Braintree Payments Reviews (Nov 2020) – Everything You Need to Know

Ecommerce Platforms

Here we look briefly at Chicago-based Braintree Payments, highlighting some of the features a merchant might consider when picking a payment processor. Braintree currently offers two ways for merchants to use its services. Full range of payment types.

Merchant Payment Processing: Champion/Challenger Models Make Vendors Earn Their Volume

Forrester Digital Transformation

For our latest evaluation in the merchant payment provider space, Forrester identified 11 leading vendors - learn more about our findings. Age of the Customer omnichannel customer experience Payments vendor selection

POS Systems vs. Merchant Services: What’s the Difference?


If you’re on the hunt for a point of sale provider, chances are you have heard terms like payment gateway, merchant account providers, merchant acquirer, merchant services, and many more. What does “merchant services” mean?

Shopify Debuts Creator Marketplace to Connect Influencers with Merchants

Retail TouchPoints

Shopify has launched a new platform called Shopify Collabs that makes it easier for creators to find and partner with Shopify merchants looking for marketing support. Shopify Collabs is now available to all merchants in the U.S.

The Quick Guide To Google Merchant Center Programs

Store Growers

Advertisers use Google Merchant Center to connect their product feed to Google Ads. But Google Merchant Center offers a ton of other features on top of that. These extra features are called Google Merchant Center programs. What are Google Merchant Center Programs?

How Inventory Automation Benefits eCommerce Merchants


Inventory automation enables eCommerce merchants to create a frictionless back end experience for employees and front end experience for customers. It doesn’t only occur with merchants selling perishables, though. What Is Inventory Automation?

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The Ecommerce Payment Processing Guide: The Key to More Conversions


Choosing an ecommerce payment processing solution is one of the essential tasks when launching a store. Finding a suitable payment solution isn’t the only important step that store owners need to do before launching their ecommerce store, of course—but it might be the most important.

International Recurring Payments (How We Handle It for You)


While this may sound simple, there’s a plethora of factors to consider to achieve those three goals including: Currency conversion rates Preferred payment types Payment processing Tax collection and remittance for each country, state, territory, etc. Preferred Payment Methods.

How to Set Up Shipping in Google Merchant Center

Store Growers

When you’re configuring your Google Merchant Center account, one of the essential parts to get right is the shipping settings. Why You Need to Set Up Shipping in Google Merchant Center. How Shipping Settings Work in Google Merchant Center. Last Updated on July 6, 2022.

Wix Payments Review – How Does Wix Payments Work

Ecommerce Platforms

If you're a Wix user (or you're thinking about becoming one), listen up because you might be interested to know that boasts its own payment provider: Wix Payments. What's Wix Payments? As we've just said in the intro, Wix Payments is Wix ’s own payment provider.

What is a Merchant Acquirer?


A merchant acquirer, also known as acquiring bank (or simply an acquirer), is a banking institution that processes credit or debit cards on behalf of a merchant or business. On the other hand, the merchant is the seller. Merchants are also commonly known as retailers. .

What are the Differences Between Merchant Accounts and Payment Service Providers?

Fabric Blog

E-commerce merchant accounts and payment service providers (PSP) give online merchants the ability to process digital transactions. While both allow you to accept electronic payments, there are some important differences between the two.

What are the Differences Between Merchant Accounts and Payment Service Providers?

Fabric Blog

E-commerce merchant accounts and payment service providers (PSP) give online merchants the ability to process digital transactions. While both allow you to accept electronic payments, there are some important differences between the two.

PayPal to increase merchant fees in August

Retail Dive

transaction fees despite a crowd of competitors angling to lure merchants and consumers to alternative payment services The company is raising some U.S.

MoR Partnerships: 5 Ways a Merchant of Record Helps Streamline Online Payments


However, managing payments is so essential that large eCommerce brands typically outsource these financial, regulatory and chargeback concerns to a Merchant of Record (MoR). Control and Reduce Total Cost of Payment Taking online payments is becoming increasingly complicated.

PCI Compliance: 4 Tips For Retailers Who Run Mainframes

RTP blog

As many as 23 of the world’s top 25 retailers use the mainframe to make sure they can provide their customers with the personalized service today’s consumer craves. z13 is capable of processing 2.5 Retail transactions — often involving credit cards — require secure processing. of the world’s credit card transactions are processed on the platform. Worse still, there are merchants who don’t even know they need to engage with PCI DSS.

The Best Payment Gateways for Shopify: 10 Options for 2021

Ecommerce Platforms

The best payment gateway for Shopify is the solution which allows business owners to sell products and services online. However, it’s still up to you to make sure you can process transactions safely and quickly with potential customers. Best Payment Gateways for Shopify: Square.

Merchants say they're losing revenue to online fraud, FIS finds

Retail Dive

Six in ten merchants globally reported higher rates of e-commerce fraud in 2020 and struggle to cope with rising payments fraud, an FIS report indicates

FAQs on Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance and the 4 steps to ensure ecommerce complaisance


With the increase of consumer online shopping and less cash payments, the importance for businesses to choose the right payment processing solution cannot be overemphasized. Before investing in any of the available payment processing solutions that promise to make it easy for customers to make online payments, it’s crucial to be familiar with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance. Commerce payments

Weaponized Bots And The Risk To Merchants

RTP blog

Attempts to defraud apparel web sites were up nearly 70% in 2016, and attacks on food delivery sites jumped 49.8%, according to research by Forter and the Merchant Research Council. Hoarding, or inventory exhaustion is a DoS (Denial of Service) attack that directly sabotages a retailer’s revenue generation. By Omri Iluz, PerimeterX Online bot attacks are growing rapidly.

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Where Payment Processing Systems Are Headed In 2020

RTP blog

market for payment systems is complex. We have over 21 million businesses, and every one of them needs some form of a payment processing solution. Payment processing is complex. However, payment technology is perhaps the best it’s ever been. their payments.

Three Types of Promotions Merchants Can Use To Attract Subscribers 

Retail TouchPoints

Data backs this up as well: A study from the global professional services firm Alvarez & Marsal found that 44% of consumers tried a new beauty brand because of promotions and/or discounts last year, up from 25% in 2020.

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Square vs PayPal (Dec 2019): Clash of the Payment Processing Titans

Ecommerce Platforms

Whether you’re searching for an offline card reader, a way to take credit card payments online , or a POS app, you’ve probably come across both PayPal and Square in the past. Both Square and PayPal are incredibly popular tools for merchants and business owners. Mobile payment support.

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Cryptocurrencies are the Future of Payments: Here is How Merchants Fit In

Retail TouchPoints

With banks and credit card companies warming up to the idea of Bitcoin trading and crypto rewards on card transactions, are they really extending the benefits of crypto to merchants, or is this just a play to get consumers to buy into a shiny new card that looks different but acts very much the same?

Google Merchant Center Account Suspended? Here Is How to Fix It

Store Growers

Having your Google Merchant Center account suspended can be a death sentence for your business. Because if you can’t use Merchant Center, it also means you won’t be able to use Google Shopping. Why Your Google Merchant Center Account Got Suspended. Last Updated on April 1, 2022.

The Hidden Challenges of Proper PCI Compliance


As the online shopping trend continues to grow, it shouldn’t come as a surprise to hear that more customers are taking a greater interest in how merchants handle their payment information. Understanding the basics of Payment Card Industry Standards is fairly straightforward, but maintaining full compliance can be challenging. Shoppers complete their transactions on your site because they trust that your online store is securely handling their payment information.

What is a Merchant of Record?


A merchant of record (MOR) is an entity that is authorized, and held liable, by a financial institution to process consumer’s credit card and debit transactions on your behalf. Not only does the MOR accept payments , but it also ensures your business is compliant with tax laws (local and global) and maintains relationships with financial institutions. If you sell your products online, a MOR allows you to accept debit and credit card payments. Let’s jump right in.

Best Payment Gateway for WooCommerce (Jan 2021): Which Ones Are Superior?

Ecommerce Platforms

If you decide that WooCommerce is your best bet (for its excellent functionality and superior content creation tools,) you'll want to look for the best payment gateway for WooCommerce. It's no easy task, considering there are hundreds, if not thousands, of payment gateways to choose from.

The PYMNTS Cross-Border Merchant Friction Index 2020


One of the most significant causes of abandoned digital product purchases is friction within the checkout process. That is why we would like to introduce the PYMNTS Cross-Border Merchant Friction Index, a resource analyzing the key friction points experienced by the global consumer.

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Importance Of E Commerce Cyber Security For Merchants

Ecommerce Guru

Merchants, restaurants, and service providers were forced to close their brick-and-mortar stores. The post Importance Of E Commerce Cyber Security For Merchants appeared first on Ecommerce Guru. The COVID-19 pandemic has shattered people’s lives in many ways.

WePay Review for 2019: Is This the Right Option for Merchants?

Ecommerce Platforms

Looking for a simple solution for building a payment processing platform? Unfortunately, that doesn't necessarily mean that merchants don't have challenges to face. If you want to get the payments you need each month from your consumers, then you're going to need the right payment processing system. Launched as an alternative to the standard options like Stripe and PayPal in 2008, WePay was designed to give merchants something different.

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