Beware of gift card fraud —don't let it hijack your holiday season

Beware of gift card fraud —don't let it hijack your holiday season

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After the Year We've Had, Will Black Friday and Holiday Retail Ever Be the Same?

After the Year We've Had, Will Black Friday and Holiday Retail Ever Be the Same?

As we approach the winter holiday season, many of us are looking forward to something positive at the end of a historically difficult year. From consumers who lost jobs or..

Why Low Marginal Costs Don’t Eliminate the Risk from Chargebacks

Why Low Marginal Costs Don’t Eliminate the Risk from Chargebacks

A common claim among ecommerce merchants is that their high chargeback rates are offset by low marginal costs. They trick themselves into believing their bottom line will..

4 Valentine’s Day Marketing Tips to Charm Ecommerce Shoppers

4 Valentine’s Day Marketing Tips to Charm Ecommerce Shoppers

Just when the stretch between New Year’s Day and President’s Weekend seems like it will never end, Valentine’s Day comes along to perk up the mood, give people something to..

International Expansion: How to Increase Your Profits

International Expansion: How to Increase Your Profits

Dang, business is good! So good that the next logical business decision is to expand operations into international markets.

How Fast-Growing Businesses Can Handle New Hiring Challenges Now

How Fast-Growing Businesses Can Handle New Hiring Challenges Now

Despite dire economic news about layoffs and furloughs, companies in some sectors like e-commerce and e-commerce technology are adding people. But the hiring process for these..

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ECommerce Fraud Protection for Online Merchants: The Ultimate Guide

ECommerce Fraud Protection for Online Merchants: The Ultimate Guide

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What is Ecommerce Fraud?

Ecommerce Fraud Risk: Greece

Ecommerce Fraud Risk: Greece

As the Greek economy reinvents itself after its devastating economic crisis, its consumers are turning increasingly to ecommerce.

As a result, ecommerce businesses looking to..

Free Fraud Prevention Tools in Ecommerce Platforms May Be Costing You

Free Fraud Prevention Tools in Ecommerce Platforms May Be Costing You

Fraud prevention may not be your first thought when evaluating an ecommerce platform, but many merchants find that the fraud prevention offered by their platform can make—or..

Strong Security is Paramount to Prevent COVID Caution Affecting Your Online Business

Strong Security is Paramount to Prevent COVID Caution Affecting Your Online Business

In the space of a few months, the world has been transformed drastically by the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. Whilst the UK is slowly beginning to emerge from lockdown..

Why Focusing Solely on Mobile Ecommerce Could Lose You Sales

Why Focusing Solely on Mobile Ecommerce Could Lose You Sales

Consumers are increasingly using mobile devices to shop online, with 65% of ecommerce traffic happening on mobile devices compared to 35% on desktop. This rise in mobile..

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Firearm Market Trends to Have in Your Sights

Firearm Market Trends to Have in Your Sights

For retailers of all kinds, 2020 has been either a boom or a bust year. Stay-at-home orders kept brick-and-mortar shop owners out of their establishments and slowed foot..

Ecommerce Trends in the Cosmetics Market

Ecommerce Trends in the Cosmetics Market

Mirror, mirror on the wall, what’s the biggest cosmetics market trend of them all? Turns out, it’s ecommerce.

Even prior to the pandemic, health, personal care and beauty..

Country Profile: A Guide to Ecommerce in Vietnam

Country Profile: A Guide to Ecommerce in Vietnam

Among Southeast Asian countries, Vietnam has emerged as one of the most promising territories for ecommerce expansion. Young, digitally savvy consumers in urban areas have..

What retailers need to know about gift card fraud

What retailers need to know about gift card fraud

Shoppers plan to buy a lot of gift cards this holiday season. And that means retailers will need to watch for more fraudulent transactions.

Gift card sales—both physical and..

Shopify: A Fast and Easy Ecommerce Platform

Shopify: A Fast and Easy Ecommerce Platform

You can’t take a step in the ecommerce platform market without hearing about the meteoric rise of Shopify, the upstart, merchant-first software that is on a mission to..

Managing Backorders During the Holidays

Managing Backorders During the Holidays

Every year online sales see a boom before and during the holidays, and by leveraging ecommerce backorders, you don’t need to let your inventory limit potential revenue. With..

Holiday shopping may overwhelm delivery capacity this year. Does your store have a plan?

Holiday shopping may overwhelm delivery capacity this year. Does your store have a plan?

As many as 700 million gifts may arrive late this holiday season, according to retail analysts who foresee extra demands on shipping companies that have already been struggling..

7 Design Practices to Improve the UX of Your Ecommerce Website

7 Design Practices to Improve the UX of Your Ecommerce Website

What makes your ecommerce website better than others? The user-experience (UX) you offer customers, the attractive aesthetic that makes them say “wow,” or the easy navigation..

What Shoppers Really Want This Holiday Season Is a Break from Stress

What Shoppers Really Want This Holiday Season Is a Break from Stress

David Fletcher, SVP of Sales, ClearSale

ClearSale Named a Leading Vendor to the Top 1000 E-Retailers

ClearSale Named a Leading Vendor to the Top 1000 E-Retailers

Digital Commerce 360’s annual report lists global fraud protection leader ClearSale among the top 10 vendors in the Payment Security/Fraud Prevention category.

How a Pandemic Increased Digital Gift Cards to Ecommerce Stores

How a Pandemic Increased Digital Gift Cards to Ecommerce Stores

Both consumers and ecommerce sites have embraced the digital gift card for its versatility and convenience during the pandemic. But as the possible applications for this..

Merchants: Don’t Fumble on False Declines this Holiday Shopping Season

Merchants: Don’t Fumble on False Declines this Holiday Shopping Season

It has already been a busy year for e-commerce. The Adobe Digital Economy Index report for May 2020 finds e-commerce spending in that month alone overshadowed the entire 2019..

Platform Profile: BigCommerce

Platform Profile: BigCommerce

Whether your company is opening the door to ecommerce or has been crushing the ecommerce game for years, one question remains: Are you using the right platform? As your..

Consider making these data-driven ecommerce upgrades now to future-proof your business

Consider making these data-driven ecommerce upgrades now to future-proof your business

Digital ecommerce channels have been maturing slowly for a couple of decades, but this year’s events have finally and firmly moved them to the forefront of retailers’ business..

Research: Fraud transparency is key to earning US consumer trust

Research: Fraud transparency is key to earning US consumer trust

Can online merchants earn more customer trust by talking about fraud? Yes, according to a recent survey of more than a thousand US online shoppers. It sounds counterintuitive,..

ClearSale Expands Support for Australian Ecommerce Merchants during Historic Market Growth

ClearSale Expands Support for Australian Ecommerce Merchants during Historic Market Growth

Global CNP fraud prevention firm welcomes Ralph Kooi as Australia Country Manager as in-country customer base expands

Culture And People Will Drive Tech Innovation And Growth

Culture And People Will Drive Tech Innovation And Growth

Many retailers have adopted automation and AI in recent years to streamline processes, reduce costs and create a better customer experience. However, there are limits to..

Top 10 Halloween Ecommerce Stores to Watch

Top 10 Halloween Ecommerce Stores to Watch

While many Halloween shoppers turn to Walmart, Target and Amazon for their costumes and home decor, they’re missing out on the hundreds of other merchants offering unique,..

How to Optimize Your Ecommerce Checkout Flow

How to Optimize Your Ecommerce Checkout Flow

You’ve put a lot of work into your ecommerce website. You’ve optimized your content, made the design responsive, and chosen the best payment acceptance solution. But instead of..

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