New reports of a major data breach—this time affecting an estimated 1.2 billion usernames and passwords and 500 million emails—is yet another wake-up call that Ecommerce can’t take their data security too lightly You cannot go a day without hearing that someone or some group is hacking a website or stealing credit card and other sensitive […]
There’s absolutely no doubt that the use of mobiles for shopping continues to rise every year among consumers interested in interacting with businesses that provide a friendly shopping experience on mobile devices.
Understanding how to retain customers that you have spent money acquiring, is vital for any online business. Attracting a new customer can cost five times as much as keeping an existing one, so companies need to pay as much attention to retention as they do to acquisition.
The phrase ‘It’s important you make “data-driven” decisions’ has generated a lot of buzz lately. However, data is everywhere. How should one go about filtering through and finding useful data, a how should one use that data to make the right ecommerce decisions remain the biggest questions that face every retailer.
Every smart IT organization has made getting ahead of competitors their primary business this leads to them striving for emerging trends in eCommerce. Innovations in technology are driving business evolution and in some cases disruption. Most IT departments are continuously scrutinizing the future in the attempt to recognize the next big technology thing that will […]
Ecommerce merchants love the holidays. So do fraudsters. Chargeback cheats and organized criminals know you’re busy driving sales, fulfilling orders, and keeping customers happy. They hope you are not as vigilant in manually reviewing their orders. To help reduce fraudulent purchases and chargebacks, it may be worth using a fraud prevention service.
When a major financial institution or retailer is hacked, it makes headlines. That coverage encourages the misconception that attackers are only after banks, large companies, or critical infrastructure. However, a more accurate view of the risks facing small business websites comes from industry reports. Case in point: a Verizon 2013 Security Report found that 71% […]
The holiday season is here. Mad rush, shopping frenzy, long queues and adrenaline thrill, nothing beats the sheer enthusiasm of the holiday season. Retailers have much to rejoice. In fact, some retailers claim to make up to 40% of yearly revenue in the last quarter. It is perhaps the most profitable time of the year […]
There is no denying that ecommerce is a ruthlessly competitive business. Same-day delivery, discounts, free shipping and much more, the big giants of ecommerce are leaving no stone unturned to drive many small online retailers and startups to extinction. With the likes of Amazon, Walmart and eBay dominating the scene for decades, it is the […]
Having a midnight bash this Saturday at your place? Make sure it doesn’t get spoiled when you get the news that your site is attacked – Bash Bug is here! Have you chanced upon a security defect in the recent past? At this moment, security experts are scrambling to alter a security defect some are […]