E-Commerce

Why It Is Time to Give Payments a Seat at the Table for E-Commerce Growth

E-commerce has evolved significantly in the last few years, ushering in an era of connected payments. This era is characterised by the emergence of innovative payment types, cutting-edge payment infrastructure, and novel business models. A key symptom of the connected

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China’s E-Commerce: Resilient Amidst Economic Downturn

With a population of 1.4 billion, China has all the makings of a hotbed for e-commerce, a match made in heaven. According to Global Data, the most populous country has a compound annual growth rate of 13.3 percent between 2018 and 2021,

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10 Key Highlights from Day 2 of Hong Kong Fintech Week 2022

Hong Kong Fintech Week 2022 ‘s second day was every bit as exciting as the first, with a packed schedule of events, announcements, and sessions with some of the biggest names in the industry.  With so much to see and

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Unlocking APAC’s Cross-Border Commerce Opportunity with Embedded Payments

In Asia Pacific (APAC), the rapid development of cross-border e-commerce has fueled demand for cross-border payment capabilities and embedded financial solutions as small, online businesses embrace digital technologies to broaden their reach and go global, a recent report by Currencycloud shows. Embedded

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Card-Not-Present Fraud Escalates Amid Sudden Surge in Online Shopping

The sudden surge in e-commerce activities has brought with it a rapid rise of card-not-present (CNP) fraud, costing e-commerce merchants an estimated US$35.54 billion globally in 2020, a new report by Forrester says. According to the “How to balance risk

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Stripe Deepens Partnership With UnionPay to Tap Into China’s Consumer Market

Payment infrastructure provider Stripe has deepened its partnership with China’s UnionPay International to widen its access to the booming global Chinese consumer market. Stripe’s partnership with UnionPay International complements its existing Alipay and WeChat Pay integrations. Through a single integration,

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Using Payment Data to Increase E-Commerce Revenue

If extracted effectively and used properly, payment data hold immense value, allowing businesses to make smarter decisions to optimize authorization rates and increase revenue, according to a whitepaper by payment fintech Checkout.com. The paper, titled Optimizing authorization rates with access

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