E-Commerce

December 6, 2019 12:01 AM
In theory, the beauty of e-commerce is that a merchant can court any shopper in any part of the world with an internet connection. In practice, attracting a shopper and providing them with the customer experience they expect will look different in every country, says Lee Clifton of JP Morgan Merchant Services.
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Shoppers will soon be able to work out the true carbon footprint of their purchases thanks to an app from one of the most digitally savvy nations in the world.
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Jack Ma, the co-founder of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., said African entrepreneurs will find countless opportunities in e-commerce, logistics and e-payments as the continent prepares for the start of a free-trade deal.
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Not long ago, a Walmart Inc. store manager asked the company’s e-commerce department if it could send over the details of any online orders that customers were planning to pick up at the store that day.
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November 11, 2019 2:10 PM
Alibaba's Singles Day e-commerce marketing event set another record, suggesting Asia's giant digital payments market shows no signs of slowing down.
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Digital transformation
The athletic brand tapped former eBay Inc. head John Donahoe to replace Chief Executive Officer Mark Parker next year in the biggest sign yet that Nike wants to be seen as a technology business. Like Starbucks Corp., which hired a Silicon Valley veteran as CEO in recent years, Nike is joining a parade of retail companies remaking their image.
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October 23, 2019 12:01 AM
As e-commerce becomes international, American merchants should embrace alternative payment methods in other countries, says PPRO U.S.'s Steve Villegas.
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EBay Inc. Chief Executive Officer Devin Wenig is stepping down amid pressure from activist investors to break the company apart.
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September 19, 2019 12:33 PM
Selling to international markets is the name of the game for online merchants, which face a threat to their relevance if they can't match the distinct transaction preferences of individual markets.
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September 19, 2019 10:44 AM
Vibrant Credit Union sees great value in converting its members to mobile and digital payments. And days like Amazon Prime Day can be critical for its digital wallet strategy.
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