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

Logistics

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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Logistics



Latest Blog Posts

My contribution to China’s cross-border ecommerce booming market

As Chairman and co-founder of the international Cross-border Ecommerce Community and great advocate of online cross-border expansion, I have been invited to hold a keynote at the second Cross-Border eCommerce Import Conference, which takes place on November, 27 in Shanghai, China. I will also be presenting the Cross-Border Ecommerce Award Ceremony at the VIP Banquet......

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Alternative Payments: Rival to the card in global eCommerce?

Looking at eCommerce transactions worldwide, there is a transformation taking place. Alternative payments account for 22% of global online transactions already, and continue to grow in acceptance. A report from WorldPay reveals that by 2017 alternative payments will rival cards as the world’s most popular payment method. eCommerce purchases made using alternative payments ...

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Big Data: Smart Compliance and Privacy Laws and Regulations

Today’s service providers, such as search engines, social networks, banks, eInvoicing and payment services, are collecting huge amounts of personal data for a variety of purposes. This so-called “Big Data” revolution brings a series of legal compliance issues.  As time.lex partner, I highlighted below the benefits, challenges and opportunities concerning Big Data smart ...

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Global Payment Summit puts Asia at the forefront of the payments industry

Within just two years, the Global Payment Summit has built a remarkable reach, with 200 delegates joining from 27 nations. The strength of this event continues to be the exchange of information within the ecommerce and payments industry, with a focus on Asia. It brought together companies such as McKinsey, PayPal, American Express, Standard Chartered......

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Country Profiles



CROSS BORDER ECOMMERCE REPORT

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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.

European Legislation




During my presentation at the Grad School hosted by Payvision during CNP EXPO | Orlando, I talked about the regulatory ins and outs that operating in the European Union has, for those players interested in expanding their business to Europe or to improve their already-existent European activities. Europe has a quite complex regulatory landscape, which is fragmented and constantly flooded with new regulations and legislation issued by different authorities.


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CBEC Partners



OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF THE CROSS-BORDER ECOMMERCE COMMUNITY - CBEC BY THE INITIAL PARTNERS: THE PAYPERS; RED; WORLD IT LAWYERS; PAY.ON AND PAYVISION.


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