global payments trends

Oct 11 Global payments news roundup

Welcome to this week’s global payments news roundup. We unwrap holiday sales predictions for the UK – up 3.5%-4%, according to Coresight and the US up 3.8%-4.2% expected ...
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retailers concerning clicks to bricks

Converting clicks to bricks: Five new retail growth strategies

The impact of digital on bricks and mortar retail is developing fast with some occasional surprising twists and turns. While e-commerce only makes up 11% of total US ...
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2019 UK holiday sales

UK 2019 holiday retail outlook is upbeat and online

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and online sales all throughout the Empire. The good news according to the latest findings from Coresight Research is that ...
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Oct 4 Global payments news roundup

Welcome to the weekly global payments news roundup where it’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas sales predictions. At least according to the National Retail Federation, which ...
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2019 Christmas sales predictions

2019 US holiday sales should grow 3.8%-4.2%

The National Retail Federation (NRF) predicts sales this holiday season should be up 3.8%-4.2% over last year. Despite concerns about a hangover from China-US tariff disputes, the NRF ...
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GoCardless launches direct debit payments in US

GoCardless launches international ACH debit payments in US

UK headquartered GoCardless launched services to enable international ACH (Automated Clearing House) debit payments for US companies in more than 30 countries around the world. The new service also ...
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UK payment preferences differ from other countries

Are you a global payments expert? Take the test!

GoCardless is out with a new report on payments preferences in 10 major markets that comprise 80% of global e-commerce. The report gives us valuable insights into consumer ...
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Sept 27 Global payments industry news roundup

It’s definitely the busy season and we’ll help you save time with this week’s global payments industry news roundup. Narvar tells us what customers hate most about returning ...
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customer returns research

Many happy returns: What makes customer returns an e-commerce asset?

Product returns are one of the biggest e-commerce business challenges. They’re expensive in time, staffing, logistics, and overall cost. They’re frustrating for customers. According to research from Narvar, ...
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Macy's department store

Macy’s same-day delivery is a new reality for retailers

Macy’s announcement of a new, free, same-day delivery program for hundreds of thousands of products, creates a whole new US retail reality. As if retailers didn’t have enough ...
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