A Field Guide to Boosting Omnichannel Success Through BOPIS

In their attempts to compete with online-only merchants, many brick-and-mortar merchants focus on building their digital operations and offerings. They see it as the key to omnichannel success. While a robust online footprint is critical for competitiveness, it’s not a panacea. By concentrating solely on what they lack, these brick-and-mortar merchants are losing sight of […]

Growing Your Online Business Across Borders: A Report

With the eCommerce landscape becoming more and more competitive, merchants are being forced to constantly think of new ways to generate growth. One of the most accessible, yet underutilized channel is cross-border online sales. Consumers are expected to spend $627 billion on goods from overseas merchants by 2022, with the highest growth rates projected in […]

Bringing Eastern European eCommerce in from the Cold

In a highly competitive business landscape, it’s important for eCommerce merchants to identify and capitalize on new growth engines. In the past year, Russia and many of its neighboring countries exhibited the highest eCommerce growth in Europe, and Eastern Europe became the fourth largest eCommerce market in the world. Estonia showed a 35% hike in […]

Don’t Let Fraud Rings Run Rings Around Your Business

No merchant is immune to the risk of attack from sophisticated fraud rings. And even if you think your eCommerce store is handling that risk well, complacency is a dangerous choice. Threats from fraud rings often arise unexpectedly and the strategies and schemes they use are continuously evolving.   On average, fraud costs merchants 8% […]

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 […]

How Do Fraudsters End Up On Your Site?

Shoppers don’t arrive at your eCommerce store by chance. They either typed in your URL directly, arrived via search engine, or clicked a link on some other website. Merchants usually use this information to maximize the quantity and quality of their site visitors. But one aspect that tends to get overlooked is the rate at […]