As the figures from the weekend’s sales bonanza trickle in, one thing is abundantly clear – people prefer to pay online. With that in mind, the infographic below charts the rise of e-commerce from the early adopters who saw the potential power of the internet to the behemoth it is now and the monolith it will be in the future.
It traces the biggest e-commerce acquisitions in the past ten years such as Amazon’s purchase of Zappos, an online shoe retailer , as early as 2009.
Another example of the increasing e-commerce dominance is the fact that major retailers, stalwarts of the high streets, are closing down or planning to close down many of their branches. In the US Staples will have closed 225 of its locations by the end of 2015.
The problematic US EMV rollout and the larger question: Is EMV actually protecting retailers against fraud?
In this guest post, Vlad Branin, VP, Professional Services, Zooz, talks about the ins and outs of US EMV adoption: process of rolling out and the specific benefits.
New data from Worldpay, which surveyed 4,000 shoppers in Europe, shows the continent is becoming more tech-savvy and a keen adopter of new payment technology.
Berlin neo bank N26 talks new products, UK launch and the advantages of being based in Berlin.
Just under twenty percent of all card purchases are now being made on contactless cards, according to new data from the UK Cards Association.