B2B cross-border ecommerce in China drives the industry forward

 “The Millennials are coming!” It was a great honor and pleasure to speak about cross-border ecommerce (CBE) trends and opportunities during APEC SME Summit by DHgate and during WECC 2016 World Ecommerce Conference organized by the CECIA. The later event was held on March 14 in Shenzhen, and the latter one on April 11-13 in…

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Cross-border ecommerce research, omnichannel and mPOS in China

Having been invited to speak at the Cross-border eCommerce Conference in Shanghai at the end of May, I prepared a very insightful presentation focused on Chinese cross-border ecommerce. I put data into perspective on emerging countries from both an import and export point of view and I provided the audience with research-based information from Payvision,…

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Advice for merchants who want to expand globally – ETA Transact 2015

Mobile payments takeaways – 00’:19” – 02’:20”; EMV Transition – 02’:20” – 04’:27”; Cross-border ecommerce advice for merchants – 04’29”-06’20”.   ETA Transact 2015 educational tracks highlighted a powerful message for merchants who want to expand globally; taking advantage of the benefits brought by technological advances and the cross-border ecommerce boom is easier said than…

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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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At CNP EXPO, CBEC shared knowledge to grow the payments industry – Part 2

  Moving forward with the CBEC Grad School held during CNP EXPO 2014, Orlando, Florida, Adam Bouwman from PAY.ON offered those attending a very interesting presentation on Alternative Payments, Thinking in 3-D – Keys to Frictionless International Payments Acceptance.   As North American merchants are pushing their payment providers to “follow them” into European, Latin…

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At CNP EXPO, CBEC shared knowledge to grow the payments industry – Part 1

One of the most renowned card not present conference in the US, CNP EXPO, hosted a pre-conference day focused on sharing knowledge about the very challenging cross-border ecommerce landscape. Payvision together with the Cross-border eCommerce Community (CBEC) developed a 3-hour Grad School session.   The session was scheduled for the 19th of May, between 14.00-17.00…

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Trends in payments and international expansion from ETA Transact

With international expansion a clear trend for US merchants and others, there was extensive discussion by various panels during ETA TRANSACT 14 of topics such as expanding into Canada, cross-border eCommerce, BRIC payments, true global acquirers and successful business models, the international growth potential for acquiring, international expansion strategy, and navigating international strategies.   Extensive…

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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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Talking to Ron Kalifa about Global Acquiring and International Expansion

Global Acquiring is an activity which has traditionally been relegated to the back-offices of financial services, and organizations have only recently started to think about how to invest in acquiring, and how to process transactions internationally, adding value in terms of capabilities, either for investment purposes or to improve services for merchants and PSPs around…

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The Role of PSPs in the international ecommerce arena

Todd Ablowitz, the founder of Double Diamond Group, talked to us during the CNP Expo 2013. As moderator of a dedicated panel on ‘The Rise of PSPs’, Todd shared his thoughts on the role of payment service providers (PSPs) in this growing card-not-present space and the international ecommerce arena.   With the rise of the…

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Friendly Fraud in the International eCommerce Space

As card-not-present fraud migrates due to the transition of Chip & Pin payments, we see fraud levels rising in the US. At the same time, as online merchants choose to expand internationally they face increasingly high levels of fraud in their cross-border transactions. So one of the biggest challenges CNP merchants active in international eCommerce…

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David Montague on the main barriers to international expansion

Like the mobile world, eCommerce is not a regionally-specific type of product or service. Anybody can transact from anywhere they want! Research has shown that cross-border eCommerce figures soared to an impressive figure of $300 billion, but many local entrepreneurs are facing great challenges when wanting to move their online stores to an international level….

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International Opportunities Panel – ETA Annual Expo 2013

The ETA 2013 Annual Meeting & Expo 2013 offered participants the opportunity to attend the Investment Forum – a one-day conference held prior to the main ETA exhibition. The forum aimed to bring together investors and companies able to share their cross-border ecommerce knowledge and experience in the payments landscape, to show entrepreneurship and to…

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