Visualizing eCommerce Fraud: An Interactive Map

Riskified is pleased to share our ‘Visualizing eCommerce’ series, a new interactive medium our readers can use to review data they don’t usually have access to, mainly around eCommerce fraud. Our first installation is a world map, organized according to approval rate categories. Geographic data is based on IP address. Hovering over each country will […]

The Equifax Breach: Keep Calm and Keep Selling

Everyone has heard about it by now. Equifax, a provider of credit scores, was hacked between May and July of this year. PII (Personally Identifying Information) for about 140 million Americans was potentially compromised, as well as the details of over two-hundred thousand credit cards. We’ve been hearing a lot of concerns from merchants that […]

Make the Grade on Your College eCommerce Revenue

It’s no secret that millennials spend a lot of their money shopping, and unsurprisingly 67% of younger consumers prefer purchasing online. US college students alone have an estimated buying power of $523 billion, and with a lifetime of online shopping ahead of them, they are a highly lucrative eCommerce growth engine. Yet many retailers fail […]

How the Tech Behind Google Analytics Helps Detect Fraud

It’s hard to imagine what the internet would look like without Google Analytics. It’s a powerful tool for eCommerce retailers to understand the efficacy of their online marketing campaigns, learn about their online customer base and optimize their various shopping pages. The technology that makes this customer tracking possible is both simple and ingenious. When […]

Risk and Reward in the Indian Market

India’s eCommerce market is widely considered the most rapidly expanding in the world. Annual growth is currently 51%, and market value is expected to hit $120 billion by 2020. Bearing in mind India’s huge (and increasingly tech-savvy) population, plus the fact that over 80% of online transactions come from major international e-tailers (compared to the global […]

Our New Report on CNP Fraud in Event Ticket Sales

The global online event ticket market is strong and growing, valued at $30 billion annually, and exhibiting an impressive 19% compound annual growth rate. In the US alone, revenue is expected to exceed $10 billion in 2017. The move online has clearly benefited consumers, but the changing business landscape creates challenges for ticket sellers. One […]

The Middle East: An eCommerce Oasis

In 2016, the Middle Eastern eCommerce market was worth around $5 billion – a figure that’s expected to double by 2018. The region, as a whole, has tremendous potential. The digital share of retail in the Gulf states is a mere 1-2% of the total spent, compared to around 15% in more mature markets. To add […]