International Expansion

In 2012, Cross-border eCommerce sales reached $300 billion, while global online trade is expected to soar to $1.4 trillion by 2015, presenting multi-channel retailers with limitless business opportunities for international expansion...
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Video - Official Launch Cross Border Ecommerce Community

Emerging Markets

"Emerging markets" often refer to the developing BRIC markets, but it is becoming clear that shared borders, a common language and a solid infrastructure, may prove to be crucial drivers for the emergence of cross-border ecommerce in developed markets...
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Law & Legislation

International expansion through cross-border ecommerce requires risk management and due diligence processes in compliance with international law and local legislation. Risk levels differ per region, but global ecommerce remains more vulnerable to fraud schemes than traditional face-2-face retail; in part, because online sales involves anonymous CNP payments...
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Law and Legislation

Risk & Fraud

Global ecommerce has grown over recent years at a compound annual growth rate of more than 23%. With this explosion comes a corresponding rise in online fraud, fuelled also by the global drive to EMV and the increased security this delivers for card present transactions...
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Risk and Fraud

Payment Processing Trends

Global online trade sales figures have consistently increased with 19% each year and payment solution providers, card processors, acquiring banks and web merchants in the various industries are profiting from cross-border ecommerce, resulting in international expansion into foreign markets...
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Emerging Markets and Payment Processing Trends

Alternative Payments

2013 - The total value world commercial services exports today exceeds $4.3 trillion. The lower the costs and the greater the quality of services provided by logistics companies, the better off customers and consumers...
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Alternative Payments


To meet shopper expectations in the check-out page is the key to fewer drop-outs, returning consumers, satisfied clients and lead to higher conversion rates as well as more revenues for merchants...
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Latest Blog Posts

Cartes Bancaires, the key solution for successful ecommerce in France

After more than one year of collaboration between Payvision and Rentabiliweb/Be2bill, we can now look back and have a first evaluation of our partnership, its short-term results, business opportunities and benefits. The success of our joint payment processing solution stays in the international expansion boom of worldwide PSPs and their merchants, and in their need......

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Fighting Cross-Border Fraud: Differences, Difficulties and Defence

Several factors make fraud prevention more difficult for cross-border merchants. To keep fraudsters at bay and maximise sales opportunities, it is important to understand these challenges and take the necessary steps to protect your business.         Fraud patterns and behaviour can vary significantly across geographies, creating added risk for ...

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Preferred alternative payment methods in America

With more than 300 alternative payment schemes in action globally, merchants must meet shoppers’ expectations at the checkout. Providing an adequate mix of alternative payment methods, as well as the right set of local and industry-specific fraud prevention tools, sets merchants apart and therefore ensures PSPs/ISOs success. A suitable payment set-up is the key to......

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MIFs – An Independent Payment Solutions Provider Perspective

On 29th January 2014, in London, I was invited by Vendorcom to speak about multilateral interchange fees (MIFs) from a payments solution provider perspective. Together with industry experts from companies such as ACI Worldwide, Elavon, Merchant Services, Retail Decision, Verifone, Retail Decisions and industry bodies such as the UK Cards Association and the PAN Nordic......

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Country Profiles


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Country-specific Ecommerce facts & figures, mature and emerging markets, preferred payment methods, payment service providers, risk and fraud and eCommerce legislation & regulation.

Global Survey

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CBEC Partners


The Cross-Border Ecommerce Community will be merchant's central information hub when seeking international expansion and business growth. Each partner is committed to CBEC's content marketing mission statement and a piece of the ecommerce-pie in a non-competitive way, for the sake of sharing valuable knowledge with the ultimate goal to boost cross-border ecommerce for the benefit of all stakeholders in the global ecommerce eco-system.

Country Infographics

Cross Border Ecommerce Infographics from Payvision