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Mobile Commerce, Mobile Marketing

Apple’s privacy changes drive up ad prices for e-commerce marketers

September 23, 2021

Via: Marketing Dive

E-commerce companies are paying higher prices for digital advertising after Apple’s privacy update made it harder to track iPhone users and target them with relevant marketing. The rising costs of mobile ads will push online retailers again to find ways […]


E-payment & Security, Technology

PayPal agrees to buy Paidy for $2.7B

September 10, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

Tokyo-based Paidy, which has over 200 employees, rates consumer creditworthiness based on its own proprietary technology, underwrites transactions and then guarantees payment to merchants, the release said. Those are the kinds of digital credit services that have been catching on […]


Editorial

Online Sales in Q2 2021 and Beyond

August 30, 2021

Via: Natalie Dunn

2020 brought about a shift to everything digital, as the COVID-19 pandemic swept from country to country, changing shopping behaviors along the way. Online sales may have been the biggest surprise of the year, as lockdowns and social distancing rules […]


E-payment & Security, Technology

Headless E-Commerce System Puts Checkout Button Anyplace It’s Needed

August 19, 2021

Via: Ecommerce Times

Online consumers have voted with their fingers what they think of e-commerce websites that provide a poor experience. In exchange for a less than satisfactory buying experience, shoppers are abandoning their digital shopping carts to show their displeasure. Fast — […]


E-payment & Security, Technology

PayPal drops BNPL late fees worldwide

August 18, 2021

Via: Payments Dive

The BNPL trend started in Australia and Europe and is catching on in the U.S. too, with a flock of competitors, including Afterpay, Klarna and Affirm all wooing consumers. Because the payment method is generally interest-free, it has become an […]


News

Walmart hands US media duties to Publicis as it ramps up omnichannel focus

August 16, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

Estimated to be the top retail advertiser this year, the big-box store is looking to lPublicis scores a major piece of new business following a request for proposal process that Walmart marketing chief William White described in a statement as […]


News

Instacart hires ex-Facebook ad chief as new president

August 4, 2021

Via: Marketing Dive

Like new CEO Fidji Simo, Everson spent a decade at Facebook and brings extensive experience with building advertising relationships as Instacart ramps up its digital ads division. At Facebook, Everson led the company’s relationships with top advertisers and agencies. She […]


Editorial

The Rise of E-commerce in the Time of COVID-19

July 30, 2021

Via: Natalie Dunn

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted not only daily routines, jobs, and the way we spend our free time, but also multiple industries across the world. From healthcare to IT, businesses in most countries have started to experience the ever-growing need […]


E-payment & Security, Technology

Mobile wallet use projected to surge

July 27, 2021

Via: Payments Dive

In much of the world, cash in hand is no longer king. In emerging markets, the penetration of smartphones means that consumers with smartphone digital wallet capabilities now outstrips those with bank accounts. That development has fostered mobile money growth […]


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Instacart taps high-ranking Facebook exec as new CEO

July 9, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

During her time at Facebook, Simo helped the company transition from private to public — potentially key experience as Instacart eyes an initial public offering. As a consumer technology industry veteran, who spent 10 years at Facebook and four at […]