2020 Holidays: A Very Digital Shopping Season

To say that 2020 has not been a typical year is both an understatement and a cliché. The past eight months saw COVID-19 change nearly every aspect of our lives, from how we work and study, to our travel, to our social interactions. In retail terms, the pandemic upended consumer behaviors and priorities, making availability, […]

7 Things That Will Be Different This Holiday Season

Recent months saw the global COVID-19 pandemic completely change the way we live, work, interact, and buy. With the virus expected to be part of our lives for the unforeseeable future, we are looking at a completely different holiday season. For many, Zoom meetups will replace big family gatherings, and an uncertain economic climate will […]

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 […]

Fraud Trends to Expect This Holiday Season: An Infographic

Consumers are increasingly going online for their holiday shopping, with this season expected to generate the highest eCommerce order volume ever. Holiday shoppers present an enormous revenue opportunity to eCommerce retailers. However, this season is also a source of challenges for fraud teams: much of the order spike will come from hard-to-verify international cards, and since order […]