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Payments 101: How Online Payment Processing Works

Payment processing services have come a long way since the days of ‘cash or card?’. Here’s everything you need to know about accepting online payments. From credit cards to technologies like digital wallets and real-time bank transfers, these days consumers…

  • April 14, 2021
Best eCommerce Platform

The Best eCommerce Platform in 2021 – 12 Top Picks

Use Rapyd’s comprehensive comparison to select the best ecommerce solution for your business needs. Choosing the best B2C ecommerce platform to grow online sales is a key decision for a merchant. However, the number of ecommerce platforms has skyrocketed in…

  • February 28, 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
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Omnichannel Commerce Tips For Growth-Minded Merchants

Create a better customer experience across every touchpoint. Consumers can now use as many as six different touch-points when buying a product and 90 percent say they have high expectations for omnichannel commerce experiences. – CX Today What Is Omnichannel…

  • February 12, 2021
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4 Examples of Successful Subscription Payment Models

Here's how to expand your business with subscription-based, recurring payment models. As technology evolves, so do the ways consumers access content. People are no longer limited to one-time purchases; we now have more opportunities to partake of recurring, subscription-based goods…

  • February 5, 2021
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6 Ways to Protect Your Business from Chargeback Fraud

Chargeback fraud is growing. here’s how to protect your business. What Is a Chargeback? Chargebacks happen when a purchase is reversed and a consumer gets their money back because of a dispute initiated with their card company. Originally, the concept…

  • February 3, 2021
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Time to Look At Visual Search – Tools, Tips & Examples

How brands are using visual search to optimize customer experiences. What is Visual Search? Visual search allows people to search using images as opposed to text. With a photograph that they have taken, or found online or on social media,…

  • January 29, 2021
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Rapyd Recap: Singapore FinTech Festival 2020

Check Out Interviews and Insights from the Singapore FinTech Festival The 2020 Singapore FinTech Festival grew into a global phenomenon, with 40+ events in Fintech Hubs around the world and 5 days of 24/7 online engagement. Rapyd was proud to…

  • January 12, 2021
Shoppable Content Examples

6 Great Examples of Shoppable Content from Brands

How to use shoppable content to move customers from browse to buy. Thanks to improved technology, connectivity and convenience, more than half of all ecommerce purchases are projected to be made using a mobile device in 2021. (Rapyd) Consumers are…

  • December 21, 2020
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eCommerce Fraud Prevention Best Practices for Cross-Border Merchants

Merchants Need to Prioritize International eCommerce Fraud Protection Overall retail fraud attempts have more than tripled since 2017. With the rise in international commerce, merchants are increasingly selling cross-border, which brings lucrative sales opportunities, but also increases their exposure to…

  • December 4, 2020
Employees discuss the best B2B eCommerce Platform for their needs.

The Best B2B eCommerce Platform – Pick the Right One for Your Business

Simplify B2B Digital Transformation With The Right Solution 86% of B2B buyers prefer self-service portals to speaking with a sales rep.1 For businesses, this is an opportunity to improve efficiency and accuracy, enhance customer experiences and develop new markets. eCommerce…

  • September 22, 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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Is Your eCommerce Payments Experience Costing You Sales?

Personalizing Your eCommerce Payments Process Is Key By personalizing your customers' ecommerce payments experience and rethinking key elements of the checkout process, you can optimize sales conversion rates and create a friendlier and easier-to-use experience for your shoppers. One Size…

  • September 1, 2020
International Online Payments Systems Working Together

What Is the Best International Online Payment System?

For eCommerce Success, Give Your Customers What They Want A bedrock truism for business success is to “give the customer what they want.” This idea definitely applies when it comes to choosing the best international online payment system. In fact,…

  • August 29, 2020
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Local Payment Methods – Think Locally to Grow Globally

Drive International Success with Local Payments Businesses are no longer limited by physical borders. Understanding customers’ payment preferences and offering local payment methods creates an optimal checkout experience that increases sales. This guide looks at how culture, behavior and available…

  • August 26, 2020
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Simplify Cross Border Payments to Grow International Sales

The Power of Local Payments In A Global Market eCommerce isn’t just becoming more global, it’s also becoming more local than ever before. Your company’s website is an essential place to both localize the shopping experience and optimize the checkout…

  • August 10, 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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India eCommerce Explorer: Payment Trends and Consumer Insights

India is home to the highest consumer ecommerce growth rate in the world.1 This market has seen explosive adoption of digital money and smartphones over the last five years2 and the Covid-19 pandemic has further accelerated this trend. The government…

  • July 17, 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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United Kingdom eCommerce Explorer: People and Payments Guide

The coronavirus pandemic means we still don't really know for certain how Brexit is affecting ecommerce. However, if what's happening during the COVID-19 pandemic is any indication, ecommerce is alive and growing in the U.K.1 As physical stores shuttered, ecommerce…

  • June 1, 2020
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Ten Tips To Reduce Cross-Border eCommerce Cart Abandonment

eCommerce shopping cart abandonment is roughly 70%, according to an analysis by the Baymard Institute. The good news is that many of the factors driving customers away are entirely in your control. For instance, 34% of shoppers abandoned checkout when…

  • April 14, 2020
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