Articles with tag like: COVID-19

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Bringing ecommerce professionals together during a time of industry transition – MRC Virtual Conference 2021

Interviews | Ecommerce | 16 Apr 2021

In this pre-event interview, Julie Fergerson, CEO at the MRC, reflects on the lessons learned during the last year and how those experiences will inform the 2021 MRC Spring Virtual Conference as well as the future of the MRC

Julie Fergerson, MRC, COVID-19, ecommerce, merchants

Accelerated Payments advances EUR 300 mln to SMEs during COVID-19 crisis

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 15 Apr 2021

Ireland-based Accelerated Payments has advanced EUR 300 million worth of invoice financing to SMEs across the UK, Europe, and North America since its inception.

COVID-19, supply chain finance, trade finance, e-invoicing

How COVID-19 is shaping the future of payments: reducing cash and increasing mobile transactions

Voice of the Industry | Online Payments | 13 Apr 2021

Stephen Markwell of JP Morgan sheds light on how COVID-19 is shaping the digitisation of payments for businesses, touching on key technologies that have been essential in fueling its quick growth

JP Morgan, contactless payments, COVID-19, customer experience

Standard Chartered invests in the merger of CurrencyFair with Assembly Payments

News | Online Payments | 07 Apr 2021

CurrencyFair, a cross-border payments platform, and Assembly Payments, whose platform automates payment workflows, has announced their merger because of a strategic investment by Standard Chartered

digital payments, investment, merger, cross-border payments, ecommerce, COVID-19, transactions , online security, data

Ecommerce in DACH region surpasses EUR 100 bln

News | Ecommerce | 06 Apr 2021

Ecommerce in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland (also known as the DACH region) has reached a consolidated volume of more than EUR 100 billion, Ecommerce News Europe reported.

research, ecommerce, COVID-19, online shopping

Bank account switching in the UK declined with 30% in 2020

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 05 Apr 2021

Current account switching in the UK has fell around 30% in 2020 as the pandemic raged in the country.

banks, COVID-19

A look ahead at the travel payments space – interview with FareHarbor

Interviews | Online Payments | 01 Apr 2021

We interviewed Zack Powers, the Director of Payments Strategy at FareHarbor, to learn more about consumer behaviours and payments expectations in the travel sector post-COVID-19

travel payments, payment methods, COVID-19, PSD2, local payment method, digital payments, SCA, FareHarbor

Manu Atelier launches on Net-a-Porter China

News | Ecommerce | 31 Mar 2021

Turkey-based leather goods company Manu Atelier has launched on Net-a-Porter China to grow its business and target the East Asian market.

expansion, marketplace, ecommerce, online shopping, COVID-19

Over GBP 34.5 million stolen in pandemic scams, UK police reports

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 26 Mar 2021

The UK’s police forces have recorded more than 6,000 cases of COVID-19 related fraud and cyber-crime during the pandemic, leading to a total loss of GBP 34.5 million since 1 March 2020.

cybercrime, payment fraud, scam, COVID-19

1 in 5 US consumers changed their bank during pandemic, FIS study

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 24 Mar 2021

A study by FIS has shown that the COVID-19 made US consumers more interested in trying out new banks.

banks, COVID-19, study, customer experience, digital banking

BNY Mellon, World Economic Forum to shape the future of capital markets

News | Payments General | 24 Mar 2021

BNY Mellon has announced a collaboration with the World Economic Forum to address the challenges of an interdependent world.

partnership, COVID-19

Financial crime compliance costs increased 20.6% across APAC, LexisNexis shows

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 24 Mar 2021

LexisNexis Risk Solutions has released the findings of its latest True Cost of Financial Crime Compliance Study – the APAC edition.

study, financial crime, COVID-19, KYC, money laundering, compliance, AML, transaction monitoring

Banks show increasing interest in pooling and sharing ATMs, study shows

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 15 Mar 2021

A study made by RBR shows that cost pressures is driving banks in more countries to consider pooling or sharing of ATMs.

study, ATM, COVID-19, banks

Flipkart seeks to strengthen its position in the Indian ecommerce market, GlobalData reports

News | Ecommerce | 12 Mar 2021

India-based Flipkart has revealed it is now exploring going public in the US through a merger with a special-purpose acquisition company (SPAC). 

Flipkart, GlobalData, study, merger, ecommerce, COVID-19

Don't let cross-border payment challenges get in the way of doing business in emerging markets

Interviews | Online Payments | 12 Mar 2021

Bogdan Dinu, head of product at Thunes, a leading cross-border payment network, reveals the most common payment challenges faced by businesses that start out in emerging markets

Thunes, cross-border payments, growth markets, COVID-19, online payments

Key trends and challenges shaping the ecommerce industry in 2021

Voice of the Industry | Ecommerce | 12 Mar 2021

Luca Cassetti, the Secretary General of Ecommerce Europe, elaborates on the main trends and challenges that are expected to play a vital role in the ecommerce sector in 2021

Ecommerce Europe, ecommerce, omnichannel, COVID-19, online payments, Brexit, SCA, 3-D Secure, European Commission

EBA identifies creditworthiness assessments and digitalisation as some consumer trends for 2020/2021

News | Payments General | 11 Mar 2021

The European Banking Authority (EBA) has identified topical issues including irresponsible lending, creditworthiness assessments, and digitalisation in its Consumer Trends Report for 2020/2021.


EBA, contactless payments, bank account, COVID-19, lending

The unsaid reality of women in the workplace

Voice of the Industry | Payments General | 08 Mar 2021

On International Women’s Day, Kelly Cutchin, Country Head at moneycorp Americas talks about the importance of women in leadership roles within organisations to support workplace parity and diversity

payment institution, financial services, COVID-19

LexisNexis' report finds an increase in bot attacks

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 26 Feb 2021

LexisNexis Risk Solutions has provided insight into the effects of COVID-19, by releasing its latest Cybercrime Report, which examines the period from July to December of 2020. 

LexisNexis Risk Solutions, report, Bot attack, COVID-19, cybercrime, ecommerce

Spain-based company Wallapop raises EUR 157 mln for its classifieds marketplace

News | Ecommerce | 25 Feb 2021

Wallapop, a Spain-based virtual marketplace that lets people resell their used items, has raised EUR 157 million.

marketplace, funding, online shopping, COVID-19, ecommerce, Wallapop