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Which is the Best WooCommerce Payment Gateway for Your Business?

Learn what you should look for in a WooCommerce payment gateway to grow your cross-border sales and make the most of global ecommerce. Choosing the right WooCommerce payment gateway is fundamental in achieving more growth by making the online payment…

  • July 29, 2021
Payment Solution in APAC

APAC’s Top Payment Methods in 2021

Unlock the full potential of these 8 APAC nations by understanding consumers’ preferred payment methods. This post covers payments and e-commerce insights in: India Indonesia Japan Malaysia Singapore South Korea Taiwan Thailand Southeast Asia has emerged as the roaring lion…

  • April 23, 2021
What is Magento

What Is Magento? Popular eCommerce Platforms Explained

In the United States, Magento is one of the top e-commerce platforms. Nearly 200,000 websites are using Magento, and yours could be one of them. But, what is Magento? Magento is a ecommerce website platform that specializes in ecommerce websites. Its users…

  • April 22, 2021

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The Impact of Omnichannel eCommerce on Supply Chains

The Impact of Omnichannel eCommerce on Supply Chains

Omnichannel ecommerce and supply chain innovation. eCommerce has grown rapidly worldwide. In fact, from 2014 to 2020, it has seen a massive 220% growth rate. To date, this market is worth over $4.2 trillion and climbing. By 2024, the global…

  • April 12, 2021
Best Payment Gateways for Magento

The 7 Best International Magento Payment Gateway Plugins

Discover which of the top international Magento payment plugins is right for your business. Merchants looking to present a professional online presence have a wide range of ecommerce platforms to choose from, one of the best of which is Magento.…

  • April 7, 2021
International Payment Gateways for Magento

Choosing Payment Gateways for Magento – 8 Mistakes to Avoid

How to choose the Magento payment gateway plugin you need to drive sales everywhere you do business. What Is a Payment Gateway? Payment Gateways allow merchants to accept credit card payments and other payment types online by collecting customer and…

  • April 5, 2021
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Malaysia’s Most Popular Payment Methods to Grow Online Sales

Online payment methods in Malaysia: an emerging market poised for growth. Malaysia is a hot destination for businesses looking to expand to emerging markets. Malaysia is seeing GDP growth that is both high and relatively consistent when compared with other…

  • March 23, 2021
South Africa Payment Methods

South Africa’s Top Payment Methods and eCommerce Trends

South Africa is Rapidly Digitizing, So Are Its Payment Methods Selling directly to consumers and accepting B2B payments in South Africa requires a deep understanding of South African’s payment methods. In the Rainbow Nation, payment methods are as diverse as…

  • March 19, 2021
Philippines Payment Methods

The Philippines Top Four Payment Methods

eCommerce is Primed to Prosper in the Philippines The Philippines is one of Asia’s most exciting and dynamic countries. In a population of almost 110 million people, about 60 million people are connected to the internet (World Factbook). Given the…

  • March 17, 2021
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The Ultimate Guide to Accepting Payments in Latin America

Your guide to capitalizing on the growing Latin American ecommerce market by offering local payment methods. Accepting cross-border payments in Latin America means understanding the market, so merchants looking to trade in the region should ensure they approach it in…

  • March 10, 2021
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The Top Payment Methods in the United Kingdom

A Market in Flux Creates Opportunity for Businesses that Quickly Adapt to Changing Consumer Behaviors. Between Brexit and the coronavirus pandemic, the United Kingdom is in a moment of massive economic upheaval. U.K. consumers across Britain, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and…

  • March 2, 2021
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Increase Revenue & Reduce Cost with Payments-as-a-Service

4 Key Benefits of Payment-as-a-Service Platforms As the global economy becomes increasingly connected, business owners everywhere cannot afford for their payments systems to lag behind. More complex compliance demands, along with evolving consumer behaviors and increased instances of fraud all…

  • February 25, 2021
Magento Payment Solution

The Best Magento Payment Solution for Global Sales

Rapyd provides Magento users with a sophisticated global ecommerce payment solution. Need a Magento Payment Solutions to accept local payment methods worldwide? Get the most from your ecommerce store with Rapyd’s comprehensive payments extension for Magento. Rapyd provides a single…

  • February 17, 2021
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The Case for a Python eCommerce Website

With the rise of cross-border ecommerce, more Devs are turning to Python as their language of choice. Going global is becoming increasingly complicated for eCom devs. Cross-border commerce by its very nature dictates that you need to bring multiple disparate…

  • February 2, 2021
eCommerce Trends

Four eCommerce Trends Global Sellers Need to Know in 2021

How ecommerce payments will change in 2021. Starting an ecommerce company has never been easier thanks to ecommerce platforms like Shopify, WooCommerce, and Wix. Companies and entrepreneurs can now build their online stores in a matter of hours. At the…

  • January 20, 2021
Best Fraud Management Systems

The Best Fraud Management Systems for eCommerce

Here’s how to choose the best fraud management software for your company. There’s a reason companies are seeking out the best fraud management systems right now. 2020 saw a massive increase in year-over-year ecommerce sales worldwide. According to an analysis…

  • January 6, 2021
IoT and Payments

3 Ways the IoT and Payments Are Revolutionizing Commerce

Prepare for the coming wave of internet of things enabled payments. The IoT (internet of things) sector is growing by 15% every year, according to payments and banking analysts (Mercator Advisory Group). There are now more connected devices, like fridges,…

  • December 29, 2020
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6 Progressive Web App Examples To Inspire You (with Pictures)

Inspiring ways businesses are using PWAs to reach and engage users. Mobile websites are fast, easy and inexpensive to produce, however, the user experience is not as good as that of a mobile app. Developing and maintaining a mobile app…

  • December 28, 2020
Best eCommerce Payment Methods

The Best eCommerce Payment Methods in 11 Countries

Do you know the best ecommerce payment methods for growing sales with your shoppers? Here’s how your global audience prefers to pay. The best ecommerce payment methods to offer in your online store often depends on the location of your…

  • December 22, 2020
Types of Payment Methods

4 Types of Payment Methods Your Business Should Offer Now

Gain an advantage in any market by enabling different payment methods to meet customer needs and preferences. eCommerce continues to explode around the world in popularity and necessity, and the need for businesses to reach a global consumer audience is…

  • December 17, 2020
Payment Processing Software

5 Benefits Your Payment Processing Software Should Provide in 2021

Look for Payment Processing Software with These Features To Power eCommerce Growth Having great payment processing software will be critical to merchants who wish to capitalize on the global ecommerce market, which is projected to be worth $5 trillion in…

  • December 11, 2020
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How to Simplify Cross-Border Payments and Power International Expansion

Localize Payments to Reach More Customers Nearly 88% of merchants consider international sales essential to their long term viability. Yet only 35% of ecommerce leaders feel fully prepared to handle international transactions. (Visa) To reach new markets, businesses need to…

  • December 7, 2020
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FinTech Magazine’s Picks for Best Payment Processor

FinTech Magazine has Named Rapyd a Best Payment Processor on Their Top 10 Payment Companies List According to FinTech, Rapyd was included because we are “allowing consumers to access one of the world’s largest payment networks featuring over 900 locally-preferred…

  • December 3, 2020
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Digital Wallet Payment Method Pros and Cons for Merchants

What You Should Know When Exploring eWallet Payment Solutions   Globally, digital wallet payment method adoption is projected to exceed 1.3 billion consumers by 2021, with Asia Pacific and some European markets leading the way. (Fintech News) Smartphones are now…

  • November 25, 2020
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Payment Solutions for US Companies Eyeing International Expansion

Global Digitization for US Based Companies Is Full of Challenges but Payments Doesn't Have to Be One of Them. Digitization is a vital part of business continuity, even more than new offerings or service expansions. And while global expansion can…

  • November 19, 2020
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The Rise of the Subscription Payment Model

Subscriptions and Recurring Billing are Transforming Business Models Across Industries Across all businesses, subscription payment models are changing how consumers read, listen to music, manage their fitness, watch television and so much more. What is behind this trend and why…

  • November 11, 2020
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Catch that Cart! Tackling Cross-Border Shopping Cart Abandonment

The Challenge of Cross-Border eCommerce There is nothing that strikes more fear (and frustration) into an ecommerce manager’s heart than discovering that a big portion of their hard-won visitors jumped ship right before completing the sale. As more businesses are…

  • November 3, 2020
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Shopify Payments: Accept Alternative Payment Methods with Rapyd

Accept Local Payment Methods in Shopify with the Rapyd Shopify Payments Plugin The ecommerce platform Shopify is an excellent choice for businesses looking to sell internationally and boost their global trade. While Shopify offers its own payment solution, you can…

  • November 2, 2020
South Korea eCommerce and Payment Trends

South Korea eCommerce Trends and Merchant’s Guide

Your Guide to Growing Cross-Border Sales, Increasing Cart Conversions and Successfully Navigating the South Korea Payment System With over 80% of its population using the internet,1 South Korea is the third-largest retail ecommerce market in APAC following China and Japan.…

  • October 28, 2020
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5 Things Your In-App Payment Solutions Are Missing

Pay Attention to the Fastest Growing Area of eCommerce When it comes to ecommerce, mobile is the place to be and effective in-app payment solutions are critical to success. Not only is mobile experiencing the fastest growth rates, but it…

  • September 25, 2020
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5 Payment Trends Merchants Need to Know

The payments landscape is evolving because of fintech advances and the ever-shifting sands of consumer habits. From COVID creating an uptick towards contactless payments by customers, to voice commerce on devices like Alexa — here’s five payment trends to watch.…

  • September 21, 2020
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The Top Five B2B eCommerce Trends 2020

COVID-19 Isn’t the Only Thing Shaking Up the World of B2B eCommerce B2B ecommerce is growing nine-times faster than all U.S. manufacturing and distributor/wholesaler sales.1 Broad factors are at play above and beyond the impacts of the virus. The growing…

  • September 16, 2020
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5 B2B eCommerce Payment Methods To Simplify Selling & Buying

B2B Payments Explained The B2B payment landscape is evolving rapidly. As more businesses shift to digital selling, it’s important for merchants to understand the B2B payments ecosystem and its challenges and opportunities. With digital transformation ramping up, it’s also a…

  • September 10, 2020
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The European Payment Methods Merchants Can’t Ignore

For European Merchants, It’s Time to Embrace a “Cards Plus” Strategy for Online Payment Methods When it comes to modern ecommerce and European payment methods, more is more. Cookie-cutter approaches that offer a limited number of payment options for ecommerce…

  • August 21, 2020
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Payment Processing Compliance Explained

Understand and Simplify Payment Compliance to Protect Your Business and Customers With the surge in global eCommerce, it's more imperative than ever for online businesses to protect their revenue, reputation and customers. It's important to understand payment processing compliance, but…

  • August 5, 2020
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Reach More Customers with Alternative Online Payment Methods

Offering Local Payment Methods Online Helps Merchants and Marketplaces Stand Out The world is experiencing a tectonic shift in how people live, work and shop — with businesses across the globe scrambling to adapt. In this tough climate, businesses with…

  • August 3, 2020
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eCommerce Explorer: Mexico Payments Guide

In Mexico, government programs are improving internet connectivity, driving the adoption of digital payment methods and growing smartphone use at the fastest pace in Latin America. While buying habits are shifting quickly, payment preferences are slower to change. A considerable…

  • July 14, 2020
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The Future of Mobile Payments in the US

Companies that Traditionally Relied on Cards Must Accept Mobile Payments or Risk Being Left Behind US consumers are more eager than ever for merchants to accept mobile payments, ewallets and other alternative payment methods. Merchants that enable customers to pay…

  • June 26, 2020
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France eCommerce Explorer: People and Payments Guide

France is one of Europe's top online markets for fashion. French consumers favor credit cards, though their preferred payment methods vary based on what they're buying. Any company expanding into France should be prepared to offer all preferred local payment…

  • June 12, 2020
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Indonesia eCommerce Explorer: People and Payments

The island nation of Indonesia is home to more than 200 ethnic groups1. With the world’s fourth-largest population and a GDP of over $1 trillion2, this archipelagic country boasts the biggest economy in Southeast Asia – a region brimming with…

  • April 1, 2020
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Brazil eCommerce Explorer: People and Payments

Brazil offers ecommerce leaders lucrative opportunities in the largest eCommerce market in Latin America1. Understanding how Brazilian consumers engage in digital commerce and how they prefer to pay is absolutely vital to capturing and growing business. Online marketplaces, digital goods sellers…

  • March 26, 2020
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Germany eCommerce Explorer: People and Payments

Germany can be a challenging market for international ecommerce companies. It’s citizens favor German-made products — due in part to domestic companies' deep cultural understanding of their clientele. Companies looking to enter this market or succeed with cross-border sales need…

  • March 25, 2020
Three Local Payment Trends from APAC’s Booming eCommerce Market

Three Local Payment Trends from APAC’s Booming eCommerce Market

The Asia-Pacific region accounts for nearly two-thirds of global transactions. To successfully tap into this market, ecommerce leaders must look beyond cards and popular ewallets like Alipay and WeChat Pay. “Too often, merchants and retailers enter APAC thinking that offering…

  • January 16, 2020
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