When it comes to shopping online, mobile is the new normal.
According to eMarketer, global m-commerce sales rose 40% last year to USD1.357 trillion. And as we round the corner to the holiday season, smartphones are predicted to account for 68% of retail sales. Read more “Decoding the mobile payments ecosystem”
Looking for the latest retail trends and best practices from the most inspiring brands and key opinion leaders? We’ve got you covered! Since retail is one of our favorite topics and we’re always looking into what’s trending in the retail world, we now share with you our takeaways from the most recent edition of the Internet Retailing Expo that took place in Birmingham, UK, in April.
Read more “Retail trends and insights from IRX 2017”
In an industry as rapidly changing as gaming, it’s never easy to predict the future. At Acapture, however, we specialize in staying ahead of the curve when it comes to payments. Here’s our view on how some of the current trends in gaming could influence video game payments solutions in the coming years.
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In the omnichannel retail era, merchants have an ever increasing amount of payment data streaming back to them from various sources – in-store, online, mobile and social. This massive volume of information is one of the modern retailer’s most valuable assets when it comes to better understanding their consumer, improving their payment authorization rates and locking out fraud. And yet, properly leveraging payment data requires expertise, resources and a lot of time. That’s why, of the mountains of data produced, less than 0.5% is ever analysed and used by retailers.
Read more “Payment data: the key that unlocks real omnichannel retail success”
On May 30 and 31, two major conferences will be hitting Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam: Tech Live! and Ecommerce Live! Created by Emerce, these major events will deliver a complete view of where the current ecommerce market is headed and how those involved in the sector should prepare.
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The German ecommerce market is the second biggest in Europe and the fifth biggest in the world. With extremely healthy online sales figures of USD64 billion (tipped to hit USD83 billion by 2018) it’s a good time for international merchants to consider moving into this lucrative, booming region.
Read more “WATCH: How It’s Paid: The German Ecommerce Market”
For an online travel agency (OTA), entering new markets presents a specific set of complications. Not only are you juggling languages, legislation and currencies, you’re also dealing with travelers from different cultures who may expect different things from the experience. The only way to survive when expanding internationally is product localization using in-depth knowledge of your target region.
Read more “Localization is key to cross-border growth for online travel agencies”
With 380 million shoppers and an annual revenue of USD670 billion, Chinese ecommerce is one of the most exciting sectors in the world. Breaking into the market is not a simple process, however. The Chinese online shoppers is extremely choosy about where and how they buy their products. Unless you understand their preferences, it will be impossible to get their attention in such a competitive region.
When ecommerce payments need to be split, things quickly get complicated. Dividing a transaction manually drains time, resources and money. If the recipients operate in different regions, varying financial regulations and currency exchanges come into play. SlicePay ensures even the most complex transaction is settled with minimum hassle.
In the video below I explain it in more detail.
When Payvision launched Acapture a little over one year ago, we knew that a new type of payment service provider (PSP) was needed. Payment processes were not in step with the pace of modern retail. Major PSPs were still relying on bloated, inflexible payment solutions from previous decades, which were slowing down their clients’ growth.
As we built our new platform, we put flexibility and data science at its heart. The flexibility would ensure each client got a solution crafted to their needs, while the data aspect meant changes could be made to improve conversion rates as the client used the solution.