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Payments

Dec 04, 2020

The $200 billion opportunity: how optimized payments are getting gamers to pay as well as play

In this blog, we outline how video gaming operators can optimize payment to boost revenue while reducing fraud, churn and customer dissatisfaction.

Cyril Chemla

VP Commercial Development, checkout.com

Ecommerce

Payments

Dec 03, 2020

How can international brands thrive in the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan? 

We look at three trends shaping the Middle East, North Africa (MENA) and Pakistan, and how ecommerce entrants to the market can leverage these within their payments strategy.

Payments

Ecommerce

Nov 29, 2020

Go local! How local payment methods are a gateway to customer loyalty and acquisition in MENA

Muzzammil Ahussain, EVP Consumer Travel at Seera Group, explains the importance of MENA’s local payment methods and how they’re powering the company’s rebound from the COVID-19 crisis.  

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Ecommerce

Nov 26, 2020

How payments deliver growth in the Middle East and North Africa 

Emre Talay, Director of Global Payment Operations at Delivery Hero, outlines how payments have been critical to the brand’s success in the MENA region. 

Payments

Nov 24, 2020

When should merchants prepare for soft declines with SCA?

Soft declines will rise with Strong Customer Authentication. But exactly when will be different for each country. 

Ecommerce

Payments

Nov 19, 2020

Fear, excitement, and aspiration: understanding the human motivations behind payments 

Payments might not give us the oxytocin we’ve all been missing this year. Still, most of us want some degree of tangible friction in many of our digital purchases, says Logan Vander Linden, Head of Payments Partnerships and Operations at Scribd, formerly Airbnb.

Payments

Nov 12, 2020

Exemptions to SCA 

Here we look at which payments are out of the scope of Strong Customer Authentication and which ones will need exemptions.

MENAP payments report

Payments

Nov 11, 2020

5 key findings you need to know from our MENAP payments report 

We recently launched our new report on payment across MENA and Pakistan. Here’s what you need to know. 

Payments

Ecommerce

Nov 08, 2020

All you need to know about Strong Customer Authentication

Get ready for the new SCA rules with our 101 guide. 

Ecommerce

Nov 05, 2020

Are you serving the boomer consumer?

The over 65s offer online retailers the opportunity to engage a smart and loyal customer base, but fundamental data shortages are getting in the way of success.

Payments

Nov 02, 2020

Build Beyond: in conversation with Steve Klebe, Head of BD — Google Pay, PSP Partnerships

Industry stalwart, Steve Klebe, provides his unique take on the current payments landscape and what merchants can expect to see heading in 2021 and beyond.

Oct 26, 2020

Preparing for SCA in the EEA and UK — October 2020 update

Checkout.com provides an update on the incoming SCA rules across the EEA and UK.

Payments

Ecommerce

Sep 14, 2020

The rise of social commerce

The future of social commerce is already here – it’s just not evenly distributed.

Payments

Technology

Sep 07, 2020

How to select the right PSPs for your business

Working with a few PSPs can be better than adopting lots of point solutions. But how do you choose which to partner with?

Payments

Technology

Sep 04, 2020

Avoiding payments operational complexity with fewer vendors

Different payment providers bring different capabilities. But too many introduces complexity. So how do businesses find the right balance?

Payments

Ecommerce

Sep 02, 2020

How payments data can mitigate the risk of chargeback fraud

Chargebacks arising from fraudulent intent are on the rise. But businesses are using data to fight back.

Aug 18, 2020

A bold move: How we reimagined our brand

Erin Renzas, SVP of Marketing, and Kasey Ly, VP of Brand Design, explain why now's the time to show the world who we really are.

Payments

Aug 05, 2020

Are the days of the plastic card numbered?

With the rise of new technologies and changing regulations and customer expectations, what’s on the cards for plastic cards?

Payments

Jul 29, 2020

How to use data in your payments strategy

The data questions every payments strategy needs to start with

Payments

Jul 27, 2020

Five payments data points your business should value

The key payments data points you should be looking at and how to analyze the payments insights to drive business growth.

Payments optimization gap

Jul 23, 2020

The real value of optimizing your payments

Why you're not as optimized as you think and how the most progressive companies are closing that optimization gap. 

How to make the new SCA regulations work for your business

Jul 21, 2020

How to make the new SCA regulations work for your business

With new rules for strong customer authentication coming into effect from 31 December 2020 in most European countries, we look at how to turn a regulatory requirement into an online conversion optimizer.

Payments

Jul 09, 2020

Uncovering the paradox of inefficient payments

The more you scale, the more you can fail. Here's why.

Payments

Jul 09, 2020

Introducing “Black Boxes and Paradoxes: The Real Cost of Disconnected Payments”

We talked to 5,000 consumers and 1,500 merchants to shine a light on the biggest untapped payments opportunities for companies today.

Ecommerce

Jun 25, 2020

How to improve your customer's buying journey to increase sales

Create a better buying experience for your customer online and encourage more sales with these strategies and tactics

The world of connected finance - our Series B

A little over a year ago I announced that we had raised $230 million in our Series A. Today I am excited to announce the completion of our $150 million Series B which values the company at over $5.5 billion. Whilst the world is truly a different place than many of us expected it to be, our announcement is testament to the hard work of the Checkout.com team and marks a big step forward towards the future of connected finance.

Payments

Jun 18, 2020

Could this be the death of cash?

As COVID-19 accelerates digital payments, sovereign leaders have a critical window of opportunity to implement a stable, visionary and progressive ‘cashless society’

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