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Jun 14, 2021
Five lessons from behavioral economics to decrease shopping cart abandonment
Behavioral economics reveals why people abandon their purchases at the checkout stage and what merchants can do to stop them and increase conversion.
Jun 08, 2021
Bank response codes and how they drive better payments performance
Anybody that has worked in card payments will have seen bank response codes in their payment systems. But what are they? How are they created? What do they mean? And why might some merchants have access to more meaningful response codes than others? We go back to basics to explain all.
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May 21, 2021
Crypto’s Mainstream Moment: Bridging the gap between Crypto and Fiat
Crypto has entered an era of mass adoption, with innovations like limitless assets and digital tokens positioned to revolutionize financial services for consumers and businesses alike.
May 12, 2021
Gaming payments: solving the performance/risk equation
The gaming industry has always been highly exposed to fraud. And mitigation efforts to combat it can be costing a business more than it saves. Let’s look at how to strike a balance between preventing fraud, optimizing the customer experience and protecting revenue.
May 04, 2021
Refocus and rebuild: nine steps retail brands in APAC can take to get back on track
Payments guru and Head of Financial Services at Arthur D. Little, Arjun Singh, provides his outlook on what retailers should focus on to recover faster from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and drive sustainable long-term growth.
The rise and rise of mobile commerce in Asia Pacific
To win the hearts, minds and wallets of consumers in Asia Pacific, merchants must provide a world-class mobile commerce experience. Ashley Paulus, our VP of Customer Success, details four key areas of consideration that merchants must focus on to thrive in the region.
My path in payments with Louise Garratt at The Walt Disney Company
Ten years on from her first role in payments, Louise Garratt is getting to grips with a fresh set of challenges and opportunities as The Walt Disney Company’s new Senior Payments Manager for International Markets. For all the technological transformation she’s witnessed, one thing remains unchanged; the most important part of the profession is the people who work in it.
The mega-trends shaping the future of online commerce in Asia Pacific
Our new research into the commerce and payment trends across Asia Pacific finds a region at the forefront of payments innovation. Here are some of the key trends you can't ignore and advice from experts on how to achieve growth.
Checkout.com delivers Payouts: a seamless way for merchants to move money on a global scale
The boundaries of finance are changing, and organizations that lead with connected, faster payments systems will gain a competitive edge. That’s why the world's leading merchants like Wise, Hastee and Curve use Checkout.com to power their global payouts.
Why fast payouts are the new frontier for customer-centric merchants
On the long list of factors that instill brand loyalty, payouts are garnering more and more interest. We look at why companies are now turning their attention to deriving value from how they pay; and why getting it right (and wrong) goes way beyond a question of finance.
How and when to retry SCA-related soft-declined transactions
Strong customer authentication rules are now effective across Europe. We explain how to optimize the payment flow to deliver a seamless but secure customer experience.
How to build a checkout experience that converts
Bradley Riss, our Chief Commercial Officer, explores what matters most to consumers at the checkout, how personalizing the experience goes deeper than just offering alternative payment methods, and the emerging trends to watch.
Revisiting the Durbin Amendment and its impact on debit card payment pricing in the United States
Why the Durbin Amendment has made it more vital than ever for merchants to get a clear insight into the price they’re paying for payments.
Why false declines are a problem hiding in plain sight
Declining the payment of a legitimate customer is one of the most expensive mistakes a merchant can make. Grégoire Delpit, our Head of Strategy, explains how to remedy the problem of false declines.
My path in payments with Makis Savvides and Elena Emelyanova at Wargaming
In the second installment of our new series exploring the career journeys of payment leaders around the world, we speak with Makis Savvides, Director of Global Payments and Elena Emelyanova, Senior Payments Manager at Wargaming. They tell us about their circuitous path into payments, how the objectives of the payments department are changing as it matures, and how they’re both ensuring the rest of Wargaming understands the work they do and the value they can unlock for the organization.
Closing the optimization gap: how to illuminate and unlock the true power of payments data
If data is the new oil, then payments data is the new, extra virgin olive oil. It’s rare yet valuable as it can be analyzed for insights to drive real bottom-line benefits. Manuel Huez, our VP of Product, explains how.
Mar 08, 2021
What is friendly fraud and how can you deal with it?
Friendly fraud is a very real burden and cost for online merchants. Here we explain what friendly-fraud is, the industry verticals most at risk and what you can do to minimize the risk.
Mar 04, 2021
A catalyst for growth: how to align payments with the business strategy
Businesses worldwide have an opportunity to unlock unlimited growth by putting payments at the heart of their corporate strategy. Cyndi Hoddinott, VP of Financial Partnerships North America, and former Head of Payments at Expedia, Dropbox and SurveyMonkey, explains how.