Catergory: eCommerce

How to improve your authorisation rates

Today's retail landscape requires merchants to focus on improving all aspects of the customer journey in order to be successful. To ensure a seamless and efficient user experience, merchants must double-check that everything works seamlessly and efficiently from the time a customer browses their website to the point where they complete a transaction. The latter part of the customer [...]

By |March 8, 2022|Blogs, eCommerce, Fraud, Online Payments, POS|

Top 7 reads for a blooming side hustle entrepreneur

If you’re thinking about starting a side hustle, then what you need are fresh ideas, good analysis, and wise insights. When you're just starting on this journey, it can be hard to find the inspiration and information to really get going.We have your back, so to celebrate World Book Day, we’ve put together a list of top reads for newbie [...]

By |March 3, 2022|Blogs, eCommerce, Events, Online Payments, SME|

The top 3 benefits of travel businesses working with acquirers

It’s no secret that the last two years have been turbulent for the travel industry, resulting in greater caution around perceived risks related to payments in particular. Yet, with a sense of normality slowly emerging around the world, the time to re-engage with merchant acquirers has never been more pressing. Fresh from speaking at the ABTA Travel Finance Conference, [...]

By |March 1, 2022|Blogs, eCommerce, Online Payments, SME, Travel|

Your guide to basic crypto speak

If you've largely ignored cryptocurrencies for the past few years, their rapid growth can make you feel as if the blockchain is closing in on you now. Investing in and using cryptocurrencies can mean a high degree of risk and will require the understanding of a whole new vocabulary. If you are still confused about crypto, you might first [...]

By |February 25, 2022|Blogs, Cryptocurrency, eCommerce, Online Payments|

Top 5 eCommerce Mistakes You Need to Avoid

News flash: if you're starting a business, you're going to make mistakes. It's just a fact. Even the most experienced entrepreneurs, who have run businesses for years, still make costly blunders. One of the best ways you can protect yourself from making mistakes is by learning from others' misfortunes. Here are five common errors made when you buy and [...]

By |February 21, 2022|Blogs, eCommerce, Online Payments, SME|

Valentine’s Day Ideas Your Customers Will Love

Valentine’s Day has always served as a unique occasion to increase sales through campaigns targeting couples despite its proximity to Black Friday and Christmas. Activity-wise, it's pretty standard, so it’s the perfect opportunity to plan ahead. If you get all your ducks in a row in a short amount of time, you'll quickly pull in a tidy sum. And [...]

By |February 11, 2022|Blogs, eCommerce, Events, Online Payments, SME|

The Latest ‘Buy Now Pay Later’ Consumer Insights for Your Business

Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) is now the fastest growing online payment method in the UK, with over 5 million customers, according to Statista. Its growth rate is several times higher than that of bank transfers and triple that of digital wallets. We've previously covered how you can use BNPL to boost your business and the basics of starting [...]

By |February 4, 2022|Blogs, eCommerce, Online Payments|

Top 5 Payments Trends to Expect in 2022

So much has changed in the last 24 months, and consumer payment habits are no exception. Contactless payments via smartphones rose massively and this is expected to continue. Another convenience and safety and hygiene-driven trend the pandemic brought us more recently was an increase in the use of mobile payment wallets via wearable technology from companies such as Apple, [...]

By |January 3, 2022|Blogs, eCommerce, Events, Online Payments, POS, SME|

Christmas Spending in the UK: What has changed in 2021

Each year, in a blink of an eye, Santa Claus comes to town again. From decorations and lights going up as early as November 1st to the last-minute shopping rush on December 24th, Christmas is undefinably an exciting season many people look forward to celebrating. According to some research, 1 in 10 brits begin their Christmas shopping as early as [...]

By |December 22, 2021|Blogs, eCommerce, Events, Online Payments, SME|

12 days of eCommerce – Our Top Tips to Help You Take Advantage of the Year-End Sales: Part 2 🎁🎁

In our previous article, we started exploring our top tips to help you make the best of the 12 days of Christmas - these are sure to engage your audience and boost festive sales. Read on to find out what else you can do to keep your customers happy (and receive a partridge this holiday season): On the [...]

By |December 16, 2021|Blogs, eCommerce, Events, Online Payments, SME|
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