Julia Millot

APMs Are Taking Over Europe

Across Europe, payment preferences are shifting to accommodate the consumer demand for simpler checkout experiences. As a result, alternative payment methods (APMs), such as eWallets and Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL), are becoming more popular throughout the region. Part of this is due to a growth in mobile commerce – more than one-third of eCommerce […]

The Ticket to High-End Fashion Recovery

Through the pandemic, China has proven to be the most resilient and fastest growing market in high-end fashion. The primary driver of that growth is the Chinese luxury shopper who has shifted their spending to eCommerce in the local market now that travel restrictions prevent them from shopping high-end abroad. Furthermore, new research predicts that […]

How the Fashion Industry Can Stay Resilient in 2020

While analysts expected fashion growth to slow down in 2020, none could have predicted a disruption that would contract the industry’s global revenue by nearly 30%. Store closures and shifts in consumer priorities impacted this decline, but eCommerce offers a lifeline for merchants looking to recoup lost revenue. Fashion retailers and brands must adjust their […]

Is AVS for Fraud Detection Still Relevant?

The address verification system (AVS) has been one of the most relied upon forms of fraud detection for years. It checks the billing address submitted by the card user during checkout with the billing address on record at the issuing bank. The credit card processor indicates how much of a match there is to the […]